higher education

Late Capitalism

The College Scam Is Exposing All the Legal Ways Rich People Game Society

The real question is what took so long for the country to start looking at this stuff more closely.
Alex Norcia

‘Art Sqool’ Is a Game About Following Your Passion in an Exploitative World

Wait, shit, is this a scam?
Cameron Kunzelman
Late Capitalism

What a Student Loan 'Bubble' Bursting Might Look Like

Let's game this out a bit.
Allie Conti

Legislators are Pushing a Law to Help Students Get Jobs After Graduation

Students are making life-changing college decisions with limited information, but a database created by the controversial College Transparency Act could change all of that.
Kimberly Lawson

Here's What the US Can Learn From Finland's Student-First Education Policy

US education policy makers could follow the lead of Finland's education reform that shapes its school system around what goes on in the classroom.
Alexis Chemblette

Europe and Asia Are Churning out College Grads at Higher Rates Than the US

America's struggle to keep up with other countries in producing degree-holding grads continues.
Impact Staff
Rise Up

POC College Grads Are Challenging Disproportionate Student Loan Debt

"Not all student debt is created equal."
Kimberly Lawson
Rise Up

College Is for the Rich, Now More Than Ever

Higher education is increasingly out of reach for many low-income, working-class and middle-class Americans.
Kimberly Lawson
affirmative action

Is Trump Trying to Make Colleges White Again?

We asked an expert what happens if the federal government goes to war with affirmative action in higher education.
Allie Conti
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Most Republicans Think College Is Ruining America

A new Pew Research Center survey found 58 percent of right-leaning Americans think colleges and universities are harming the country—up 13 percent from last year.
Drew Schwartz
mental health

Getting a Doctorate Is Such a Total Beatdown

A new study suggests just how dramatically dispiriting the process of studying for an advanced degree can be.
Jesse Hicks
We Asked

How Much Do 30-Hour Shifts Suck for Medical Residents?

A lot.
Dhruv Khullar