Despite all the hardships required, my mind craves the thrill of learning, discovering, and being challenged. I enjoy talking with really smart people and talking about theories and philosophies, the kinds of conversation you won’t find in the workplace. Education has become a stimulant to me. It has become addictive.… Read More


Trying to decide on a college major? There’s a lot to take into consideration. Which ones earn the most money? Which ones interest you? Should you pursue a major that is career-oriented, like business management or computer science, or academic-oriented, like the humanities or social sciences? These study results may change the way you answer these questions.… Read More


Let’s say you’re in the process of choosing which university you would like to attend. which one should you choose? How do you know which one is right? While the criteria will vary, every prospective student should mull over these four.… Read More


College football has had a wacky season. But not as wacky as the people who show up to root their teams on to victory or bitter defeat. I’m talking about fans. In their myriad of forms, they flock to stadiums, bars, or big-screen TVs to scream, shout, curse, sing, or just politely clap. Away from football, they are business professionals, blue collar workers, artists, someone’s brother, sister, parent or grandparent. Once under the influence of the gridiron, however, they turn into a rabid mob. At their best, football fans have been known to propel their team to a win. At their worst, fans have been known to break store windows, overturn cars, and get friendly with police in riot gear.

College football just wouldn’t be the same without the fans. In the next few weeks, this unusual season will build to a hopefully exciting climax. To those who will find themselves surrounded by this endearing breed this weekend, I provide this guide to five types of college football fans…… Read More


“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a familiar question. But somewhere between elementary school and your senior year of college, your answers to this question change from fantasy (“I want to be a secret agent-ninja assassin-space freighter pilot-NFL quarterback-millionaire.”) to acceptance of bleak reality (“I guess I could be a call center supervisor.”) or just plain cluelessness (“I dunno.”).

Greater numbers of college seniors than ever before don’t know what they want to do when they graduate. Heck, greater numbers of mid-life professionals don’t know what they want to do.… Read More


Adults want their education to be relevant to their specific needs. What they are learning must be applicable to their job, values or other responsibilities. Once they see the relevancy in their learning, adults want to create goals for their education. They will desire to see the path that leads them from the beginning to… Read More


The number and nature of college degrees are as diverse as the people who get them. They come in different sizes — associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral — and in scores of different subjects. So how do you choose the right degree for you? Here are a few questions you may want to ask yourself.… Read More