It was a year that experienced the loss of 2.6 million jobs nationwide. The unemployment rate ended the year at its worst level since the early 1990s. But for millions of young adults, it was still their turn to come out of college and enter the labor market.
Taking on one of the hardest issues to tackle, a new report out of Richard Stockton College offers key recommendations for policymakers on how to make college more accessible, affordable and valuable for students and their families.
There is a growing divide between who earns a bachelor's degree by age 24, with the gap between the nation's richest and poorest students doubling during the last four decades, according to a report released Tuesday.
The New Jersey Assembly is scheduled to vote on Monday on legislation that would create a College Affordability Study Commission. The legislation was recently amended after Gov. Chris Christie conditionally vetoed it on July 10.
Many graduates say that college was a huge learning and growing experience. The four years students spent in college are unlike any other point in their lives - the classes, after school activities, and events are a unique part of the college experience. For a while, living on campus was the only wa…