Choosing a Degree

Cats vs. dogs. Pepperoni vs. sausage. Admit it. You have a favorite. A favorite cola, favorite pet, favorite pizza topping. It’s okay. Everyone does. We can’t help it. We live in a comparison nation that loves to take sides. But when it comes to the non-profit vs. for-profit college or university debate, which side are […]

What’s popular among students and equally in demand by employers? A business administration degree. So say the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and U.S. News & World Report. NCES reports that increases in the number of degrees conferred is expected to continue through academic year 2021-22. A recent […]

What do biomedical engineering, event planning and bicycle repair have in common? They’re among the fastest growing occupations, so says the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in its report, “Occupational Employment Projections to 2020.” Good to know, since keeping up with what’s hot in the future can help you decide what to major in now. […]

This piece presents a high-level view of which college degrees correlate to higher (and lower) paying jobs. If you like it, please feel free to comment!

When you’re a kid, someone invariably asks, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” From firefighter to president, from teacher to trash truck driver, and from lawyer to rock star, we’re all somehow able to answer the question. At such a young age, we don’t know much of anything about work, life […]

If you’re thinking of getting your degree and you want to do it online, there’s literally never been a better time. Nationally, there’s been explosive growth in the availability and diversity of online degree programs, as evidenced by the 6.1 million people who took online classes in 2010 alone. Like in-the-classroom programs, however, the colleges […]

Wanted: Number cruncher looking for stable, boring cubicle job. Proficiency with calculator and pocket protector a must. Sense of humor not required. That was then. This is now … Energetic problem-solver needed to consult on business strategies and financial operations. Must be an excellent communicator, critical thinker and technologically savvy. Career Prospects While always a […]