The Best and Worst States for Teachers in 2021

Teaching can be a rewarding profession, but many teachers in the United States are overworked and underpaid. The COVID-19 pandemic has added to that stress, with teachers having to teach all classes online or develop hybrid models. Due to the lack of traditional in-person learning, a large percentage of students experienced significant setbacks in both Read More …

Brainly Aims to Help Students Share Knowledge Worldwide

Have you ever struggled with a homework problem but had no one to turn to for help? Michal Borkowski — the CEO and Co-Founder of Brainly — has created a peer-to-peer learning community allowing millions of users across the world help each other with academic questions. The company has raised $38.5 million dollars of investment to Read More …

Why NOT Going to College May Be The Right Choice

A new report shows more high school graduates are choosing NOT to go to college. Michael Horn, education expert and co-author of the forthcoming book, “Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life,”  says that for many people, college is not delivering the desired or anticipated results. Below, Horn draws on his latest Read More …

How to Choose the Right College Major

Choosing a major may be the most difficult and important decision a college student makes. With college costs on the rise, students feel increased pressure to choose the right major and to make every class count. Unfortunately, many college students don’t have the knowledge or guidance to help them with this decision. A few key Read More …

Why Community College is a Good Investment

In the past, community colleges were considered inferior to four year universities by many people. But as tuition prices have risen and unemployment/underemployment among university graduates has become a prominent issue, more students are wisely choosing community college over traditional four year colleges and universities. Why should you choose community college over a university? For Read More …

10 Great Jobs for Music Majors

When thinking of music careers, musician and music teacher probably come to mind. But there are many careers within the music industry, including several behind-the-scenes roles that many don’t consider. And music doesn’t have to be an unstable or low-paying career path. Many music-related jobs pay six figures and offer great job security. Some great Read More …

What Type of College is Right for You?

Your choice of college can determine the trajectory of your career and your life. Therefore, the decision should not be made on a whim. Just because your friend raves about her experience at a big university doesn’t mean you’ll love it, too. Consider your personality, career goals, and finances before deciding on they type of Read More …

10 Certificate Programs for Career Advancement

Lower Columbia College (LCC) via Compfight Preparing for a stable career doesn’t need to be a long and expensive endeavor. Certificate programs provide practical career skills to high school graduates, career changers, or professionals wishing supplement work experience. If you feel that a two-or four-year degree isn’t the right choice but still want a career Read More …

The Wrong Reasons for Choosing a Major

Because choosing a major is so difficult, it’s tempting to take shortcuts. A good friend majors in psychology? Maybe that means it’s right for you. Your parents are both doctors? Maybe you should be a pre-med major. Although these are common scenarios for college students, they demonstrate bad decision making. Some common, but very wrong Read More …

Success Tips for Non-Traditional College Students

Many colleges are experiencing growth in non-traditional student populations, with some campuses catering specifically to working adults. Although non-traditional students are more common and schools are working to cater them, it will always be a challenge to balance work and school.   If you’d like to go back to school or currently attend college as Read More …