Posts Tagged ‘college’

As a college student with little to no job experience, getting the right internship can make a world of difference for when you graduate. Because it gives you real world experience in the industry you want to work in, you can get a good idea of what it’s really like to work in that field […]

  Students who did not finish high school always have the option of receiving their diploma through GED testing. Earning your GED opens up doors to opportunities that you may not have had otherwise—often, the same opportunities that high school graduates have. This includes various jobs that require high school as a minimum education requirement; […]

For many college students moving out on their own, living in a dorm room isn’t their first choice. And depending on the school and the area, dormitory rent can sometimes be higher than traditional rental housing. But as a college student with little to no reliable income, finding affordable off-campus housing can still be stressful, […]

There is so much to think about when it comes to college expenses, including transportation, living costs, textbooks, tuition, and so on. The cost can quickly add up, and for many students, it’s this expense that stands in the way of pursuing a higher education. The following tips can help to lower college costs: Living […]

Tuition is easily one of the largest costs to plan for when it comes to college, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other ways to lower of these costs and save money. Some of the following tips can help to make college tuition more affordable: Consider the college According to the College Board, the average […]

  Four years of college isn’t for everyone, and many people find that training at a technical or vocational school is the perfect fit for their career goals. If you’re thinking about furthering your education by going to vocational school, but not sure what career path you want to take, the following high-paying vocational careers […]

More and more students nationwide are beginning their college education at community colleges. There are a number of reasons for this—it’s a cheaper way to get credits for all required core classes, and the acceptance criteria often allows automatic admittance for anyone with a high school diploma or a GED.   Many public state universities […]

  The following are some high-paying* jobs that don’t require a college degree: Electricians Similar to plumbers, electricians receive training through technical school and/or an apprenticeship. A high school diploma and electrical license is also required, but a college degree is not. Average yearly salary: $48,250 Elevator repair and installation Usually, a high school diploma […]

Although a college degree can be a great way to expand your education and possibly increase your earning potential, there is no guarantee that a college degree will automatically land you a high-paying job. At the same time, it also doesn’t mean that you can’t land a fantastic job with a great salary, even if […]

The following are some important things to consider when deciding on a college: Flexibility Do you have a demanding job that won’t allow you much time in the classroom, and therefore you’d prefer all or mostly online classes? Or perhaps you need classes that are offered on the weekends and/or in the evenings? If you […]