AIE News Archive

Apr 23, 2014 - Best, Brightest and Rejected: Elite Colleges Turn Away Up to 95% Enrollment at American colleges is sliding, but competition for spots at top universities is more cutthroat and anxiety-inducing than ever. (New York Times)

Apr 21, 2014 - When are the Top Three Times to Apply for Summer Jobs? Consider: Now, now, and also now. (Adventures In Education)

Apr 18, 2014 - YoungMoney: How I paid off my student loan A graduate tells you how she used her tax refund to pay off a student loan with tips for how you can do the same. (USA Today)

Apr 16, 2014 - Savvy Consumer: New calculator shows value of Texas college degrees College acceptance letters are out. Now it's time for parents and students to do some math. (Star-Telegram)

Apr 14, 2014 - Don't miss this week's TG Financial Literacy Credit Report Telethons It's never too soon to start managing your credit history (Adventures In Education)

Apr 7, 2014 - It costs a lot to get an education ...but it usually costs more not to get one. (Adventures In Education)

Mar 31, 2014 - Standardized Tests: the specifics may change, but the idea's the same Digging in to Step 3 of our awesome 8 Steps to College infographic. (Adventures In Education)

Mar 24, 2014 - Are You Getting Academically Prepared for College? More on step 2 of AIE's 8 Steps to College. (Adventures In Education)

Mar 17, 2014 - Take a tour of your student loan future Mental time travel can help you avoid problems later by making good decisions now. (Adventures In Education)

Mar 12, 2014 - The Best and Worst Careers, Based on Job Outlook and Work Environment Take a look at this infographic highlighting the best and worst careers, according to salary, projected job growth, and job environment. (Lifehacker)

Mar 10, 2014 - What career choices will you make? Food for thought. (Adventures In Education)

Mar 7, 2014 - How I Finally Paid Off a Lifetime of Credit Card Debt How one woman was able to pay off $100,000 in student loan and credit card debt. (

Mar 5, 2014 - Your online presence can influence scholarship decisions Be sure to put your best face forward online. (Adventures In Education)

Feb 28, 2014 - Big Student Debt in Unexpected Places Ignore the price tag: Grads from big-ticket colleges leave campus with less debt than peers. (Yahoo Finance)

Feb 26, 2014 - Why Focusing Too Narrowly in College Could Backfire Students are told learn the subjects that will best land them a job when they graduate. But that could be the worst thing they could do. (Wall St. Journal)

Feb 24, 2014 - Where do students from your high school go to college? Find out on AIE. (Adventures In Education)

Feb 21, 2014 - Is an associate's more valuable than a bachelor's? With the rising costs of tuition and high unemployment rates today, is an associate's degree more valuable than a bachelor's degree? (Yahoo Education)

Feb 19, 2014 - FTC Poses Eight Questions to Ask When Choosing a College After Military Service To help servicemembers identify a school that will meet their needs as they transition to student status, the FTC released a new tip sheet. (Federal Trade Commission)

Feb 17, 2014 - Prepare for life in the real world with AIE's Your Graduation Kit It's never too soon to find out what you need to succeed. (Adventures In Education)

Feb 14, 2014 - Is your social networking profile costing you a job? Admit it. When you're perusing people's profiles on Facebook and other social networking websites, you sometimes judge them. Prospective employers are doing the same thing to you. (U.S. News - Money)

Feb 12, 2014 - Best Places for Veterans: Jobs The list highlights the best places in the nation for veterans to find military skill-related jobs. (USAA)

Feb 10, 2014 - Find Out How to Get Money for College Got questions? Here's how to get answers. (Adventures In Education)

Feb 7, 2014 - 20 new apps to help your college and financial aid search Navigating college might be a little easier if these new online tools are as good as promised. (Oregonlive - The Oregonian)

Feb 5, 2014 - State Colleges See Smallest Tuition Hike Since 1975 The gravity-defying trajectory of the cost of college finally appears to be losing momentum, with tuition at public universities this academic year rising at its slowest rate in decades. (Yahoo Finance)

Feb 3, 2014 - Credit reports: What they are and how to get one A credit report is basically like your financial report card. Are you a good or a bad credit risk? (Adventures In Education)

Jan 31, 2014 - The 10 Best Careers Right Now for Recent College Graduates One of the biggest fears for many college graduates is finding a good job that pays well and has solid career prospects. (Yahoo Finance)

Jan 29, 2014 - The Online Activity That's Keeping You Unemployed Businesses are now using social networking sites to scope out applicants, and that embarrassing picture - and other bad behavior found on your profile - may make your job search more difficult. (Mashable)

Jan 27, 2014 - Ph.D. for me? What you should know about graduate school Is an advanced degree the ticket to more opportunity, higher pay, and job security? (Adventures In Education)

Jan 24, 2014 - 11 High-Paying Blue Collar Jobs with Mike Rowe No One Knows Dirty Jobs Better than Mike Rowe (

Jan 22, 2014 - Top 5 Fast-Growing, High-Paying Jobs- Bachelor's Degree Not Required According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are several fast-growing occupations requiring only an Associates Degree, vocational training, or on the job training that offer moderate to high earning potential. (

Jan 20, 2014 - The surprising benefits of higher education It's not all about salary. Find out more about how a college degree can improve your life. (Adventures In Education)

Jan 17, 2014 - 57% of college students think their Facebook postings aren't vile at ALL! That's a dangerous perception mismatch, given that at least one previous industry survey found that 69% of recruiters have rejected candidates because of what their social media personas reveal. (NakedSecurity)

Jan 15, 2014 - The Biggest Mental Roadblocks of Paying Debt (and How to Face Them) For most people the hardest part to complete your goal of being debt free is the perseverance. (Lifehacker)

Jan 13, 2014 - Your guide to the TASFA If you're an undocumented student who qualifies as a Texas resident, you can get your financial aid process underway by filling out the Texas Application for State Financial Aid. (Adventures In Education)

Jan 10, 2014 - The Best and Worst Careers, Based on Job Outlook and Work Environment Take a look at this infographic highlighting the best and worst careers, according to salary, projected job growth, and job environment. (Lifehacker)

Jan 8, 2014 - How to Strategically Manage Your Debt There are strategic ways to approach debt so that it works to your advantage, as long as you are disciplined enough to follow the rules. (Yahoo Finance)

Jan 6, 2014 - Are there easier ways to keep New Year's resolutions? If you want to incorporate some new behavior, your old patterns can create powerful resistance to your new resolve. (Adventures In Education)

Jan 3, 2014 - 8 College Degrees with the Worst Return on Investment While there's no doubt that a college degree increases earning power and broadens opportunities, today's high cost of education means it makes sense to more carefully consider which degree you earn. (

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