There are no guarantees that any degree, no matter how rigorous or encouraging the job outlook, will lead to a great career that satisfies both on a personal and financial level. Take a look here for the list of jobsContinue reading… Will A Degree Lead To A Great Career?
With the No Child Left Behind Act now holding all students accountable to standardized academic achievement criteria, high school campuses around the country have become more academically driven than ever. While the media and high school counselors readily tout U.S.Continue reading… Do I Really Need a College Degree?
While the focus of most high school advising centers seems to give the impression that college is an essential first step toward a rewarding career, life doesn’t always play out that way. According to the latest census data, only 27Continue reading… Options: Degree or Career First
It’s no secret that a college degree can give you a tremendous advantage in today’s job market. Not only will it give you a leg up on non-degree holding job seekers, in some cases doubling your odds of being hired,Continue reading… What Type of Degree is Best For You?
Many students spend so much time and energy deciding on a major that they often overlook a related and often equally component of their degree plan: What minor, if any, is worth the trouble. The answer probably depends on yourContinue reading… What’s the Point of a Minor?
If you’re asking yourself this question, you may have missed a step or two in the career-assessment process. Or, as is sometimes the case, you started a degree and, two semesters short of graduation you had a rude awakening: “WhyContinue reading… What Can I Do With This Major?
“You can’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been.” This sage advice couldn’t be more applicable than when considering one’s strengths and weaknesses in school. Know your strengths and weakness through our various experiences, successes and difficultiesContinue reading… Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses for School Success
Before committing to an undergraduate degree, do some research to make sure it is one that will best serve your overall career goals. While individual strengths, interests and aptitudes should ultimately guide your course of study, it is well worthContinue reading… Know The Job Prospects for Your Degree
By and large students eventually choose a major that meets their skills and interests and will guide them toward a specific career. But what if you want to do more? Depending on your college of choice, you may have theContinue reading… Is it Worth it to Double Major?
American universities are struggling with a perplexing dilemma that would have confounded higher education activists 50 years ago. Today the question is not how to recruit a diverse and inquisitive student body, but rather, how to get rid of them.Continue reading… Consider Your Personality Before Committing to a Major