You’re a semester into your degree and you realize, “wow, this major really sucks!” It’s nowhere near as interesting as you thought it would be, so now you’re sitting in front of your advisor to change it. But what do you change it to? Choosing a major is like being in a candy store. Tons […]-Read more!
As you begin reading, note that I’m not talking about unemployment, but “underemployment”. What’s underemployment, you ask? Underemployment would be a term used to describe individuals who are employed, but aren’t working at a job that reaches their level of qualification. In a recent survey, it was reported that close to 46% of those in their early […]-Read more!
This should come to no surprise to anyone thats been keeping up with the news. Obamacare, by just the mention of it, has caused many changes already, probably more bad than good. Private insurance companies are having to meet up to new standards and many employers are being forced to provide their employees with health […]-Read more!
After Obama’s proposal of a college ranking system back in august, theres no surprise that there might be some criticism coming from colleges. it means that if some colleges are ranked lowly, they’ll receive less federal aid, which means that less students will be able to enroll. but isn’t this what we need? it will […]-Read more!
Black Friday. It’s the day after Thanksgiving. It’s the one day out of the year where everyone gets to act like a bunch of crazy animals, trampling over store clerks and fighting over the latest gaming consoles. It’s the one day when families, after finishing their Thanksgiving dinner, get together in the living room, pull […]-Read more!
You probably haven’t heard me say very much of what’s bad about the Common Core. That is because on the surface, it’s a fairly good idea. It creates an outline for education that mostly every state has adopted, which would make the learning criteria virtually identical across the board. It was open to input from […]-Read more!
The chasm between college and the workforce is a mighty big one. It’s something that our education system has failed to correct and many students arrive at this gap totally unaware. A bridge must be built to get to the other side, which may surprise many since no one had been told through grade school […]-Read more!
As you’re filling out your FAFSA, you’ll eventually come to the part where you have to list the colleges that you plan to attend to, or which ones you want to attend to. Little did you know that your listing is shared, meaning that colleges can see how you rank them among other colleges. So […]-Read more!
Flipping through your college’s course catalog, you may have seen one or two classes in there that may have made you scratch your head. Whether if it’s about how to survive a nuclear holocaust or an in-depth study of the psychology of the latest television series, you might have seen it in there somewhere. These […]-Read more!
So you’re heading off to college. You have newfound independence that you’ve never experienced in the first 17 years of your life. And you’re not married either, so you don’t have to confide in anyone for every decision that you decide to make. You have the freedom to do what you want, whenever you want. […]-Read more!