If you are getting your bachelors degree, we have one huge piece of advice: get yourself a mentor. From college campuses to boardrooms, everybody talks about mentors. Ask someone successful what their secret is and they will likely mention that they had great mentors to help them along the way. When you’re in your undergraduate… Read More


How do you quantify which jobs are best for an entire population? There is so much wrapped up in the decision of which career you choose—your degree, your interests, salary, desired lifestyle, where you live, etc.—it seems a little arrogant for one national magazine to pretend that it can prescribe which careers are best for… Read More


You would be hard-pressed to find a business degree-seeker who has not thought about how much money they might be making after graduation. Sort of like how English students dream about the Pulitzer-winner they’re going to write. With the fluctuations in the economy of the last five years, salaries for business degree-earners have had their… Read More


For anyone thinking about getting a traditional or online degree, student loans have never been a bigger topic.  Just for the record, student loans had already nearly double since 2007 and were greater than credit card or auto loan debt before this happened. Now, with the U.S. Congress failing to take action to prevent interest rates… Read More


Ah, college rankings. They seem to be so useful for the college-seeker, wrapping up something so complex as the choice of which college to attend into a tidy ordered list. Now, all you have to do is start at the top of the list and work your way down, right? Yeah, if you want to… Read More


After the long battle which is a bachelors degree program has finally ended, going for a professional degree can seem just plain masochistic. The length of medical school, for instance, has been the subject of many a joke, as is the case with this great exchange from the 1995 comedy Tommy Boy: But seriously, professional… Read More


About 30 percent of American adults hold a bachelors degree, but the way you hear people talk about it, you would think everyone in the workforce does. Although many jobs do require a bachelor’s degree, there are also fairly decent jobs out there that don’t, prompting us to do our own search for decent (like… Read More


Nowadays, the prolonged recession and subsequent shortage of jobs has led many to gripe about how bachelors degrees must not be as valuable as they used to be. Some even wonder if bachelors degrees are so common that they’ve become devalued, diluted, and now occupy the spot that was once reserved for high school diplomas.… Read More