academic degree

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Synonyms for academic degree

an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study

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Many parents believe their children must get a college degree--especially if they want to have at least as comfortable a lifestyle as their parents had; yet the price of a college degree has been rising rapidly over the past three decades.
Additionally, various studies and anecdotes from recent college graduates lament the soft job market for Americans with a college degree.
Increasingly, the jobs available to those without a college degree are service-sector positions, many of which are short term or pert time and lack benefits.
The same number said that a college degree is either somewhat or very important to earning more money.
If policymakers want to eliminate the wealth gap between White households and those of people of color, they could start by focusing on equalizing college graduation rates and the return on a college degree that graduates get, according to a new study.
In 1979, workers with at least a college degree made 35 percent more on average than workers with no more than a high school degree.
Not everyone needs a college degree, of course,'' she writers, "but far too few people in the United States -- and especially far too few people from groups that are historically underrepresented in college -- are getting one.
18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people are taught that a college degree is a direct avenue to success.
If one turns to the arts - and I often do to make some sense of both the secular and spiritual worlds - there is again a shortage of trustworthy leadership, at least in California, where the first officially state-sanctioned poet laureate, a respected and beloved University of California, San Diego, literary professor, had to withdraw from the position after a few months when it turned out he had lied decades earlier about having a college degree.
The vast majority (85%) of investors describe a college degree as a "must have for students today" and the majority also agrees "a four year college degree is worth paying for, no matter what the cost "(87%).
The program will provide eligible staff in participating Keystone STARS programs up to $4,500 a year in tuition assistance for early learning college credits or the pursuit of a college degree in the early childhood education field.
The study, whose results were published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research's issue for the first quarter of 2002, showed that a college degree or certification by a top-notch organization is a better gauge of fitness knowledge than experience, Malek said.
May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At this time every year, many new high school graduates enter the working world with no intention of earning a college degree.
Although he started in the boiler room and never earned a college degree, the manager of mechanical services at the campus lectured to the university's mechanical engineering students.
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