Written by: Patrick Thomas and Andrea Fuller Published by: The Wall Street Journal MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Borrowing money to go back to graduate school can be a surefire way to get mired in student debt. But one master’s degree appears to pay off for many people who finance their education: the M.B.A. At about 98% of universities that offer master’s of business … [Read more...] about A Graduate Degree That Pays Off: The M.B.A.
Written by: Scott Carlson Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Education MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Higher education’s data crunchers have increasingly been training their sights on the postgraduation career path. It’s an often-unpredictable trajectory shaped by students’ aspirations, talents, and backgrounds, by economic conditions, and by institutions’ effectiveness as … [Read more...] about What’s a College Degree Worth?
Written by: Melissa Korn and Andrea Fuller Published by: The Wall Street Journal MBA News Digest Comment: Interesting numbers about non B-School graduate programs and how graduates are failing to earn enough income to meet federal loan obligations. Extracted Content: Recent film program graduates of Columbia University who took out federal student loans had a median debt of [$181K]. Yet two … [Read more...] about ‘Financially Hobbled for Life’: The Elite Master’s Degrees That Don’t Pay Off
Content written by Jason York and published by University Business. MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Despite growth in the number of graduate degrees conferred, students have lacked vital information on the economic value of an advanced degree. A recent American Enterprise Institute report uses new data from Colorado, Florida and Texas to show that future earnings depend … [Read more...] about Higher ed study: Master’s degree ROI