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Low College Graduation Rates? Blame Low Admissions Standards

‘Tis the season.  High school graduation. It’s a wonderful time of the year.  But it’s also a time of year when high school seniors–and maybe a few juniors–are waking up to the fact that perhaps they aren’t ready for college. Part of the problem, it seems, is that high school graduation requirements have been diluted. […]

Traditional Four-Year College Degrees are the Exception, not the Rule

You must read this article by Neil Swidley in  the Boston Globe.  Mr. Swidley  pulls together some great information that shatters the myth of the four year college degree. Fact:  Census data from 2005 indicate that only 28% of Americans have obtained a Bachelors degree. Fact:  Only about 10% of Americans take the “traditional path” […]