Gainful Employment: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Recent events such as the American Council on Education’s release of their Recalibrating Regulation of Colleges and Universities report, the introduction of the Supporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act, and APSCU’s latest motion in their suit against the Gainful Employment rule may give hope to colleges that are feeling ove...

How Can You Tell if Your New Graduates Will Meet Employer Needs?

Producing students who are properly prepared for the workforce is not only beneficial to the student, it is also representative of the quality of your program. When your graduates consistently have the necessary skills to be successful, the reputation of your school is strengthened and employers are likely to recognize your students as be...

Understanding the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam (SLE)

The leading student admissions test for Career Colleges is the Scholastic Level Exam (SLE). This blog explains what it is, what it’s used for, and how it can help your school admit students who are likely to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Let's talk about Wonderlic's ...

For-Profit Repayment Rates Improving

Last Friday, the Department of Education released new data on two- and three-year federal student loan cohort default rates. Don’t let the news get you down. There were some exciting – an...

Embracing Gainful Employment

On the eve of implementing the Department of Education’s (ED) highly controversial Gainful Employment regulations, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled against the Department of Education and struck down the regulations, stating that, “The debt repayment standard was not based upon any facts at all.” W...

APSCU 2012: Turning up the Heat!

The heat at this year’s APSCU Conference had little to do with Las Vegas, although temperatures in the 100’s certainly had Wednesday’s golfers sweating! Sessions were well-attended, the exhibit floor was busy throughout the conference, and Thursday evening’s reception and concert were met with enthusiasm. The buzz throughout th...