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A Neat Interactive on College Majors and Earnings

A neat interactive on earnings, occupations, and college majors from the Brookings Institution.  You can view the median earnings for various careers over time based on factors like age, sex, college major, and whether you attended graduate school. The disparities in median earnings between the sexes are especially notable. Try putting in your own information …

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Welcome to the New Adulthood

For most of us, moving out of the parental units’ house is the ultimate signifier of adulthood.  So, what’s the threshold defining adulthood for the growing numbers of 25 year olds, who live with their parents (even after moving away for college)? Since 2002, parental co-residence rates have only risen:   And, in 2012:   Related PostsSAT …

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Parents Mean Well

There may be a point of “too involved”… Photo credit: New Yorker Magazine Related PostsThe Modern “Starving” Student CMC’s Top Ten Guest Post: Investigating the Stereotypes about Women’s Colleges Creative Marbles Summer College Essay Intensives By the Numbers: University of California Fall 2013 Admissions