Success Tips for Non-Traditional College Students

Many colleges are experiencing growth in non-traditional student populations, with some campuses catering specifically to working adults. Although non-traditional students are more common and schools are working to cater them, it will always be a challenge to balance work and school.   If you’d like to go back to school or currently attend college as Read More …

Why Four-Year Degrees are Overrated

Young adults in previous generations viewed a college degree as the ticket to a secure career future. They could also pay for tuition and related expenses by working summer jobs and part-time throughout the school year. Today, the career opportunities for college graduates have dwindled and the idea of paying tuition from a part-time job Read More …

The Value of a Graphic Design Degree

Focusing on a degree, or a college for that matter, is something that should be at the forefront of any aspiring student. However, with the many advertisements, budgets and distances needed to travel, choosing these two isn’t always easy, especially for students looking to get into their creative side. Graphic design schools have risen in Read More …

There are No Guarantees

A lot of websites (this one included) and colleges may lead you to believe there are certain careers or degrees that guarantee a job offer or high pay. Unfortunately, almost every field has both graduates and experienced professionals that can’t find work. And you can find professionals in any industry that are unsatisfied. Articles about Read More …

Four Year Degrees that Pay Off

There are many reasons a student may not pursue a post-graduate education. You may be undecided about graduate school, or may wish to work before going back to graduate school. Therefore, it’s wise to choose a bachelor’s degree that offers good job prospects and good pay. Biomedical Engineering Biomedical engineers design medical equipment and process, Read More …

Book Review: The New College Reality

Countless newspapers and blogs have featured the struggles faced by college graduates to find good jobs. Despite the media attention given to the diminishing opportunities for new graduates, many colleges still offer promises of career success and higher earnings. The New College Reality: Make College Work for Your Career, by Bonnie Kerrigan Snyder, provides the Read More …

Jobs You Can Get With Any Degree-Part II

Whether you have a liberal arts degree, chose the wrong major, or just want a career change, you can find several career options that don’t require a specific degree.  I’ve written about careers suitable for any college degree and jobs for liberal arts majors.  Those were only a small number of the hundreds of jobs Read More …