MENU

Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students


Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






By Jack Martinek

For many students, working in college is not just a choice, it’s a financial necessity. For others, it’s a chance to jump start their career or learn some valuable life skills. Whatever the reasons, according to a 2015 Georgetown University national study, for more than 70 percent of college students nationwide, earning while learning is their higher education reality. We spoke to three working students and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Beth Hellwig to find out more.

Read the Georgetown University study and learn more about  higher education trends, statistics, and coping strategies for working college students from the U.S. Department of Education

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

    Inside Eau Claire

    UW-Eau Claire joins in nationwide gun violence walkout

  • Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

    Inside Eau Claire

    Small town Wisconsin native reaches the grandest of stages

  • Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

    Inside Eau Claire

    The class of 2018 looks ahead

  • Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

    Inside Eau Claire

    Long winter delays spring sports teams

  • Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

    Audio

    Setbacks delay Five Guys restaurant opening

  • Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

    Inside Eau Claire

    Lack of affordable housing in Eau Claire leads to poverty and sometimes homelessness

  • Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

    Diversity

    Civil Conversations: Closing a hole in history

  • Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

    Inside Eau Claire

    Sexual assault training required for UW-Eau Claire students

  • Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

    Audio

    UW- Eau Claire commemorates the Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies program with award presentations

  • Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

    Audio

    Blugold takes a seat on Eau Claire County Board

The student news site of the University of WI - Eau Claire
Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students