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We bring students together to get you the inside scoop about colleges and universities across America. Our education experts highlight degrees and programs that might help you pursue a career path you've always been interested in.

How to Use Your Alumni Network to Get a Job

Improve your chances of landing a great job after graduation by reaching out to those who've shared your experiences at school: your alumni network.
How to Meet Alumni
Check out your school's alumni association homepage. This site lists upcoming events open to current students, where you can introduce yourself to alums. You should also be… | Read More

How to Get an Extension from a Professor

Every college student is familiar with the feeling of panic that occurs when you're an hour away from a paper deadline a few hundred (or thousand) words from the end of your paper.
If you'd asked for an extension, you wouldn't be this stressed out, but an hour ahead of time is much too late… | Read More

5 Practical College Degrees

Choosing a major is no casual affair. Higher education encourages the growth and development of students -- personally, professionally, and academically. That all sounds great, but students want to know: Which majors get jobs? Check out our list of the five most practical college college majors.
1. Computer Science
Pro: Computers are everywhere. There is… | Read More

Insider's Guide to Transferring College Credits

If you're debating whether to change schools while working toward a bachelor's degree or another program of study, one of the most important considerations is whether you can transfer credits. Transferring college or university credits to another school is a routine task for admissions offices, but to you it may seem like a confusing and… | Read More

5 Ways Career Centers Can Help You

Career centers can be a big help when it comes to choosing your field of study or finding a job, but it's up to you to take charge and make the initial contact.
5 Ways Career Centers Can Help You

Choosing a major. Not sure what to study? Career centers offer counseling, personality tests,… | Read More

College Writing Tips

You're likely already tired of hearing that college coursework differs from significantly from high school work. You have many fewer hours of class. Professors are much less involved. You are pretty much on your own. All the brochures are right: College is what you make of it.
The disparity between high school and college is… | Read More

The ROI of a College Education

College tuition + fees + housing and a meal plan total $50,000 annually. It's no secret that college is expensive, but numbers like these still cause sticker shock.
Given the price, it's natural -- and wise -- to question what the return on investment (ROI) of college will be. In short, what is the worth… | Read More

If Jersey Shore Went to College: Admissions Advice for the MTV Stars

With the second season of Jersey Shore in full bloom and the insanity turned up to eleven, our college admissions experts decided to give a few cast members some free advice (not that they can't afford their own). We mean no disrespect; the cast must be doing something right, but we thought these tips might… | Read More

Associate Degree Requirements

The City College of San Francisco is a ten campus community college serving over 100,000 students annually; the largest in the country. There is a full range of 50 academic programs and over 100 occupational disciplines that lead to degrees. The College lays out specific associates' degree requirements that likely reflect what you'll… | Read More

Top 10 Undergraduate Majors

Princeton Review’s annual survey of all things collegiate includes a list of the top ten majors for today’s college students. This list does not factor in the value of a degree in any of these fields, either in starting salary range or the availability of jobs in the field.… | Read More

Career Education & Articles

  • Interviews: Professors and deans sit down with our team to give you unique insights on college life.

  • Careers: Unsure about your career path? Study profiles of hundreds of professions.

  • College Reviews: Real students give you the in-depth scoop about their schools.

  • Edecisions: Expert articles help you make an informed choice about which school to attend.

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