Today’s show got really personal. We paused the topic of the state controlled schools in NJ, to speak with a college student, Melissa from Edison. Melissa vented her frustration over trying to get through college and find a career.
Mike Rowe is a man that wears many hats. He is the voice of shows like 'The Deadliest Catch," and hosts the hit show "DIrty Jobs," and is also a spokesperson for Ford Motor Company as well. How did he get so successful? He didn't take someone's advice.
New Jersey's "Brain Drain" has been going on for years, with many of the state's best and brightest high school students attending college out-of-state because local schools don't have enough room for them. Now there's a new push to change the trend.
Calling higher education an "economic imperative," President Barack Obama is pushing for an ambitious new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on affordability and performance and ultimately determine how federal financial aid is distributed.