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Author Selingo, Jeffrey J.

Title College (un)bound : the future of higher education and what it means for students / Jeffrey J. Selingo.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013]
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  378 SEL    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  378 SEL    AVAILABLE
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Description xviii, 238 pages ; 24 cm
Note "Some material in this book has appeared, in slightly different form, in the Chronicle of higher education"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The great credential race -- The customer is always right -- The trillion-dollar problem -- The five disruptive forces that will change higher education forever -- A personalized education -- The online revolution -- The student swirl -- Degrees of value -- The skills of the future -- Why college?
Summary Jeff Selingo, journalist and editor-in-chief of the Chronicle for Higher Education, argues that colleges can no longer sell a four-year degree as the ticket to success in life. College (Un)Bound exposes the dire pitfalls in the current state of higher education for anyone concerned with intellectual and financial future of America.
Subject Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
Universities and colleges.
College students.
Educational planning.
Added Title College unbound
ISBN 9780544027077
0544027078
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SRP 2013 X
August 14 2013
SRP 2013 REVIEW: The four-year college experience is as American as apple pie. So is the belief that education offers a ticket to a better life. But with student-loan debt surpassing the $1 trillion mark and unemployment on the rise, people are beginning to question that value. Is a college diploma still worth pursuing at any price?
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