The Path to Better Transfer Pathways in Education

A large critique of the traditional post-secondary system is the expenses incurred during attainment of a degree. Currently, the solution is to begin a college career at community college then transferring to a public or private university. This works because entry-level credits are transferable to most public and private universities, and the credits are taken … Read more

The 20 Fastest Growing and Most Rapidly Declining Industries Right Now

In recent years, the United States and the world as a whole has experienced unprecedented changes due to factors such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the sudden “golden age” of artificial intelligence. These major factors will inevitably shape the industries that serve society. So which industries will experience the greatest growth and greatest decline in … Read more

Analyzing Student/Teacher Ratios in the U.S.

Teachers are responsible for so many things these days. It is not only about educating students but also keeping them safe inside classrooms in this day and age. Teachers also had to keep students safe during the pandemic with remote learning. Keeping students engaged and learning was possibly the largest challenge teachers have faced.  Remote … Read more

Top Udemy Instructors in 2023

Courses on Udemy cover a wide range of topics: music, history, design, fitness, and business. But the top instructors at Udemy teach technical skills: programming, data science, and cybersecurity. A Winner-Takes-All Market Because anyone can post a course on Udemy, there are tons of classes on the site. A relatively small number of top courses … Read more

How Basic Needs Insecurity Hurts College Students

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a national survey set out to assess the financial wellness of students. The results were shocking. In 2020, nearly 3 in 5 of America’s college students lacked stable access to living essentials. Over half of respondents showed signs of food insecurity. More than 40% were housing insecure. At its worst, over … Read more

A Comprehensive Guide to Military Pins and Ribbons in the U.S.

Every pin and ribbon that can be found on the uniform of a service member tells a story, and serves as a testament to the journey that they’ve embarked on. Across the six different branches of the United States Military, there are more than 100 different pins that can be awarded to servicemen and women, … Read more

Influence Networks Across Industries

Alumni are known for their powerful influence in the elite circles of countless industries and markets. 98% of Fortune 500 companies have an alumni program in some capacity. Alumni networks promote more funding, more investments, and a more positive brand sentiment. In the collegiate and university world this influence is similarly prominent. College alumni networks … Read more