Welcome to the Real World
Apr29

Welcome to the Real World

You’ve probably heard this one before: college student graduates, has valuable degree, cannot find a job, and moves back home. Sadly, this is a new reality that college students have been facing for the past few years. It continues to be the reality for the new college graduate. Whether you’re still in college or you’re in the middle of your job hunt, taking the time to see which companies are hiring from the graduating classes of...

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Protected: Analyzing College Student Newspapers
Oct29

Protected: Analyzing College Student Newspapers

For many aspiring journalists, the campus newspaper is the first opportunity for real-life career experience. Whether they serve as reporters, columnists, or editors, students gain valuable on-the-job training while the college community benefits from hot-off-the-press local news. But not every college paper is created equal. We analyzed campus newspapers – focusing on reading levels, syllable counts, words per sentence, and more in...

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Higher Ed. Enrollment Changes by State
Oct01

Higher Ed. Enrollment Changes by State

Which States and Colleges saw the Most Fluctuations from 2004–2013? Institutions of higher education typically attract ambitious people in pursuit of new experiences, knowledge, and solid careers. But during the last decade, student enrollment has been consistently inconsistent. This research uncovers the ebbs and flows of student enrollment across the U.S. between 2004 and 2013. By analyzing data from the National Center for...

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