5 Important STEM Careers that Require an Associate Degree

Exciting, in-demand jobs don't always require a bachelor's degree. Discover your passion through STEM careers that require an associate degree! Pursuing a STEM career doesn't mean that students must also pursue a bachelor's degree, or master's studies. Many jobs exist for students who are interested in STEM work, but would rather dedicate time to a...

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6 Tips for Taking Notes that Don’t Suck

It's no secret that you're going to be taking notes in school - and the quality of those notes could determine your performance in your classes. Taking notes can seem annoying to many students, but it's also an important part of the learning process. Writing down important points can help clarify what you're learning and...

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By |December 2nd, 2016|Education, Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

5 Ways to Avoid Being a College Dropout

Research done by Third Way shockingly concludes that 41 percent of college students fail to graduate within six years. Check out these tips to avoid being a college dropout. Six out of 10 Americans over the age of 24 have attempted college, but one-third of those people ended up becoming a college dropout. College dropouts...

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By |November 22nd, 2016|Education, Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

5 Colleges Preparing Students for High-Paying STEM Careers

High-paying STEM careers are part of what makes a college degree in the STEM subjects so attractive to many students. The STEM Jobs Approved Colleges list was compiled through a combination of publicly available data and survey responses to find the very best institutions for STEM students. Here are five of the schools that understand...

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By |November 18th, 2016|Education, Featured, How do I get there?|1 Comment

5 Top STEM Colleges for Diversity

These are some of the top STEM colleges for diversity named to the list of STEM JOBS Approved Colleges for 2016. Attracting and supporting students and faculty from many cultural and ethnic backgrounds with different life experiences and perspectives is an important part of any school. A bright spotlight focused on the need for diversity...

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10 College Terms to Know

From FAFSA to registrar, check out all the college terms you need to know before going on your next tour or filling out another application! Not only do college applications take a lot of time and effort, but they also can be full of unfamiliar terms. Use this college terms guide to help you navigate...

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By |November 8th, 2016|Education, Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

Important Changes to the FAFSA

Starting in October 2016, the government’s approach to the FAFSA will change—be in the know before applying. Students who wish to attend a college or career programs through eligible schools with the assistance of federal student aid must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students must complete the FAFSA to be considered...

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By |October 11th, 2016|Education, Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

College Planning Guide for High School Seniors

If you thought senior year would be nothing but fun and games, think again! Your final year of high school is critical in your college planning guide. So this is it - senior year! If you've decided that college is the right training for your career goals, it's time to get serious. Although you've probably...

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By |October 6th, 2016|Education, Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

Busting 5 Myths about STEM Majors

It turns out that people have a lot of misconceptions about STEM majors. Look past the stereotypes to see if a STEM major is right for you. Traditionally, STEM majors seemed to attract a certain person or demand stringent requirements. As the STEM world evolves to become more inclusive, the realities about STEM majors –...

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Do Colleges Really Want Well-Rounded Students?

While colleges might seek to make you a well-rounded person once you're on campus, they aren't necessarily looking for a membership to every high school club and sport on your resume. What are colleges looking for in a prospective student? While every college differs some on their ideal student, most colleges now want to see passion,...

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By |September 30th, 2016|Education, Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments