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 …

10 Great Jobs for Music Majors

When thinking of music careers, musician and music teacher probably come to mind. But there are many careers within the music industry, including several behind-the-scenes roles that many don’t consider. And music doesn’t have to be an unstable or low-paying career path. Many music-related jobs pay six figures and offer great job security. Some great Read More …

What Type of College is Right for You?

Your choice of college can determine the trajectory of your career and your life. Therefore, the decision should not be made on a whim. Just because your friend raves about her experience at a big university doesn’t mean you’ll love it, too. Consider your personality, career goals, and finances before deciding on they type of Read More …

10 Certificate Programs for Career Advancement

Lower Columbia College (LCC) via Compfight Preparing for a stable career doesn’t need to be a long and expensive endeavor. Certificate programs provide practical career skills to high school graduates, career changers, or professionals wishing supplement work experience. If you feel that a two-or four-year degree isn’t the right choice but still want a career Read More …

The Wrong Reasons for Choosing a Major

Because choosing a major is so difficult, it’s tempting to take shortcuts. A good friend majors in psychology? Maybe that means it’s right for you. Your parents are both doctors? Maybe you should be a pre-med major. Although these are common scenarios for college students, they demonstrate bad decision making. Some common, but very wrong Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Top 5 Projected Careers in the Next 25 Years

Choosing a career for the future can be overwhelming when you consider all of the factors: what jobs are available, how much money you’ll make, and what will bring you a personal sense of fulfillment. Though the latter is a choice you’ll have to reconcile on your own, you don’t need a crystal ball to Read More …