College Must-Haves 2016

As an entering college freshman, it can be hard to predict what you’ll need and what will be a waste of money. Some things are obvious, but others you might not think to bring. Being prepared, both in your dorm and for classes, will relieve the stress of your first semester as a college student. Read More …

Community College or University – Which is Right for You?

Both community colleges and four year universities offer different advantages to students. The choice on which to attend depends on several factors, including one’s financial status and career goals. With tuition costs continuing to rise at universities, many students are choosing community colleges for some or all of their higher education. A few things to Read More …

College Degrees for Your Career Interest Area

Finding the right career path starts with education. Many student struggle to choose the best major. One area to focus on, in addition to career values and personality, is your career interest area(s). There are six main career interest areas, and most people have one primary interest (including a secondary and possible third interest area). Read More …

Back-to-School Supply Checklist for College Students

Before you head off to college, it’s important to make sure you have all the essential supplies you’ll need. Being prepared will reduce stress throughout the semester and can save money if you buy supplies off-campus rather than at the campus bookstore. While everyone’s needs will be different depending on class schedules, there are some Read More …

How to Succeed in an Online Class

Online classes are a convenient way for busy students and working professionals to get college credit. However, they require a higher degree of self-motivation than traditional classes. If you want to pass an online class, you’ll have to be well-organized and committed in order to succeed. A few success tips for online students: Create a Read More …

Signs of a Bad College or University

Choosing the right college or university is a major decision that can greatly impact your future. Attend the right college and you can expect a great career and financial success. Choose the wrong college, and you may not learn the skills necessary for your chosen career path which will lead to a lack career satisfaction Read More …