Almost 2 in 5 Americans Don’t See Value in College Degree

  A new survey of 2,245 Americans commissioned by finder.com in July 2017 and conducted by global research provider Pureprofile, found that almost 2 in 5 Americans, or 38.7%, are unsure or don’t think their college degree was worth the money. That’s an estimated 60.96 million Americans. Of these degree holders, 49.6% say they aren’t making Read More …

Why Community College is a Good Investment

In the past, community colleges were considered inferior to four year universities by many people. But as tuition prices have risen and unemployment/underemployment among university graduates has become a prominent issue, more students are wisely choosing community college over traditional four year colleges and universities. Why should you choose community college over a university? For Read More …

Fastest Growing Careers By Education Level

If you’re deciding on a career path, growth is an important factor to consider. High growth careers offer better employment opportunities and security. Although some fast growing jobs require a large investment in education and training, others require only a high school diploma or post-graduate certificate (plus on the job training). Not surprisingly, healthcare careers 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 …

The Most Marketable Liberal Arts and Sciences Degrees

When thinking of the most marketable college degrees, the liberal arts may not come to mind. But there are many career opportunities for graduates with degrees that fall under the broad category of liberal arts and sciences. Not surprisingly, the science and math degrees offer the most lucrative opportunities and translate most easily to “real Read More …

Poll: What Do You Think about For-Profit Colleges?

Recently, government bodies have been cracking down on for-profit colleges and their accrediting agencies. For many years, reports have been released about students at for-profit colleges struggling to find work and pay off loans after graduating. What do you think? Are for-profit colleges good, bad, or somewhere in-between? Answer our poll below to weigh in. 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 …