With their students facing rising debt and pressure to land a job after graduation, colleges and universities are focusing less on the meaning of life and more on how to earn a living… A set of technical skills can double the number of jobs for which a typical liberal arts major is qualified, said Matthew Sigelman, chief executive of Burning Glass, a Boston-based labor market analytics firm. Those skills can also add about to $6,000 to average salaries. Read more >>

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