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Higher Education

by Jaimie Francis and Zac Auter

How to fix the misalignment between the talents employers demand and the skills graduates have as they enter the workforce.

Opinion
by Brandon Busteed

Tips for the college-bound based on Gallup research

by Brandon Busteed

If you're like the majority of U.S. adults who pursued a postsecondary education, you would redo your degree type, institution or major.

51% of U.S. adults would change at least one of their education decisions.

Nearly three-fourths of WGU grads strongly agree their education was worth the cost

by Valerie J. Calderon and Jeffrey M. Jones

Most chief academic officers and provosts say their institution is focusing more on the ability of degree programs to help students get good jobs.

Building innate talents into strengths in college or at work requires practice, much like building physical strength.

Struggles with indifferent B2B and banking customers were major business challenges Gallup.com covered in 2016.

by Brandon Busteed

Students and colleges could benefit from putting more emphasis on students' successful exit from -- rather than entrance into -- college in the form of effective career services.

16% of college graduates who visited their career services office report the office was very helpful.

by Valerie J. Calderon and Jeffrey M. Jones

Faculty members with online teaching experience are more confident in online learning outcomes than are faculty with only in-person teaching experience.

50% of U.S. Alumni Strongly Agree Their Education Was Worth the Cost

39% of Employed College Graduates Are Engaged At Work

by Brandon Busteed and Jonathan Rodkin

Postgraduate degree holders who took at least half of their classes online fare just as well on many employment and life satisfaction measures as those who took most courses in person.

College presidents say they value teaching and student service, but they are not incentivizing faculty to pursue these roles. "Publish or perish" is undermining student success and the mission of higher education.