When it comes to choosing a college major, we’re advocates for doing what you love and picking the area in which you’re most interested.
If you’re passionate about what you’re studying, you’re more likely to succeed both during and after college.
That being said, particularly with the rising cost of college and increasing student debt, we believe that students need to be realistic about their future prospects when making the choice to attend a college and, perhaps, go into debt to earn a Bachelor’s degree.
What’s more important to employers — that a job candidate has a college degree or possesses specific job skills? The majority of working adults believe it’s the latter, according to a new survey by job listing site Glassdoor. College degrees vs. job skills: what’s more important? The site surveyed 2,000 working adults and found that 72% said getting trained in […]
Good news (finally!) for young college graduates.
According to a survey released on April 16, employers said they plan to increase the number of college graduates they hire this year by nearly 9 percent.
Are colleges adequately preparing graduates to enter the workforce? Why are so many college graduates unemployed? Is online education as effective as traditional in-person classes? A new survey from Northeastern University attempts to answer those questions and more. College graduates not ready for a career The study revealed that nearly two-thirds of Americans believe the higher […]
Many students and parents assume that attending an elite, well-known university is the key to a great career and future financial success. But that’s not always the case.
A recent study found that graduates of regional and second-tier colleges, on average, earn about the same as those who go to prestigious flagship universities. And surprisingly, it also confirms that students with associate’s degrees often out-earn bachelor’s degree-holders.
Schools that operate for-profit have recently come under fire for deceptive recruiting practices and low educational standards. In the video above, ABC News investigates for-profit colleges accused of misleading prospective students about job prospects post-graduation.