As Graduate School Costs Skyrocket, the Student-Debt Problem Is Getting Worse
Universities are increasingly turning to graduate programs to balance their books. Students are shouldering the costs.
When Universities Shortchange Grad Students, Undergrads Suffer Too
A new report highlights gross inequities in health coverage for grad students—and a lack of access to mental-health resources more generally.
The GOP Tax Bill Is Designed to Bully Graduate Students
The GOP tax plan won't just shift wealth upward—it'll also remove the educational tools that make it possible for people to shift their own class status.
GOP Tax Plan Would Cut Precious Resources for College Students
Paying for an education is already a difficult, if not impossible, task for many students. The republican tax bill won't provide any relief.
Don't Be Afraid of Going to Graduate School in the Humanities
Full-time, tenure-track professorships in the humanities are famously scarce. But that's not a reason to avoid an advanced degree. Even if you don't end up in academia, odds are you'll have a job—and you'll love it.
Grad School Isn't as Terrible as Everyone Makes It Sound
They tell you it's supposed to be bleak, so it is—but what if you enrolled without any expectations?