Join Us at College and Career Talk on Facebook!

  College, Career Life has a new Facebook group for students and job seekers. Join us at the College and Career Talk Facebook group for polls, discussions and advice. Wondering about what major to choose or what to put on your resume? Just ask our group for advice from a variety of individuals. You can Read More …

Coping with Depression in College

Depression is common among college students. A new environment, increased academic stress and growing responsibilities can contribute to depression. Students suffering depression tend to isolate themselves or turn to harmful coping mechanisms. However, there are healthy ways to prevent and treat depression. Read on for tips on how to cope with depression in college.*   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 …

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 …

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 …

Tips for Your First Semester at College

The first semester in college is a crucial time for students. Actions taken-or not taken- in the first few months of college can have a lasting impact on academic and career success. A new environment combined with increased academic pressure can push even good students off track. Fortunately, there are several things college freshman can Read More …