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What is the difference between a school, college and university in the USA?

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4. Be patient if students can’t find jobs

4. Be patient if students can’t find jobs

A: Associate: a two-year program that either leads to a specific vocation or transitions to a bachelor program. Bachelor: a four or five-year program where students earn credits in a wide variety of courses.

Early Benchmarks Show ‘Post-Millennials’ on Track to Be Most Diverse, Best-Educated Generation Yet

Early Benchmarks Show ‘Post-Millennials’ on Track to Be Most Diverse, Best-Educated Generation Yet

The parents of post-Millennials are more well educated than the parents of Millennials and those of previous generations, and this pattern most likely contributes to the relative affluence of the households in which post-Millennials live. More than four-in-ten post-Millennials (43%) are living with at least one parent who has a bachelor’s degree or more education. Roughly a third (32%) of Millennials in 2002 had a parent with this level of education.

Record Share of New Mothers are College Educated

Record Share of New Mothers are College Educated

From 2008 to 2011, the number of new mothers with less than a high school diploma declined 17%, and the number with only a high school diploma went down 15%. By contrast, the number of new mothers with some college education fell by 6%, and the number with a bachelor’s degree or more fell by just 1%.

Are Universities Going the Way of CDs and Cable TV?

Are Universities Going the Way of CDs and Cable TV?

Why terrifying? Because I study how new technologies cause power shifts in industries, and I fear that the changes in store for higher education are going to look a lot like the painful changes we’ve seen in retail, travel, news, and entertainment.

Eight tips for boosting mental health at college in the age of COVID-19

Eight tips for boosting mental health at college in the age of COVID-19

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Which vaccines are recommended for adults ages 19 through 26?

Which vaccines are recommended for adults ages 19 through 26?

Young adults need vaccines, too. Vaccines protect young adults from getting serious and even deadly diseases. They may be especially important if you’re living in close quarters with others — like college dorms — and sharing bedrooms, bathrooms, and food. This can make you more likely to come into contact with dangerous germs.

5 ways parents can support their college-age children who’ve been forced to return home due to COVID-19

Also, many students might be questioning their decisions to go to college in the first place. Or what school will be like when they return. Can they still choose their roommates? Study abroad? Take some time to ask your child about their educational goals. Many may have shifted based on the major disruptions brought about by COVID-19.

Back-to-School Resources for Families and Educators

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