Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, and Forbes Magazine are just a few of the organizations currently offering college ranking lists. And while the jury’s still out on which ranking system is superior, one thing is clear: college rankings do matter to students. According to a recent poll conducted by the website Art &… Read More


American community colleges don’t get nearly as much attention as its four-year colleges and universities. They don’t get ranked by big name magazines. They don’t have any nationally broadcast bowl games for their football teams. And when they provide online courses, no one makes any noise about it. And yet, 45% of all undergraduate students… Read More


Maybe it’s the late nights, the lack of sleep, or the tendency to abuse substances at traditional colleges and universities. Or you could write it off to students who clearly have too much time on their hands for their own. Or it could be, as many students and faculty believe, that the spirits of the… Read More


Whether you are getting your college degree online or on campus, college is a time of unbridled optimism for the future. The world is your oyster, career opportunities are unlimited, and sky is the limit for salaries. Soon after graduation, however, reality sets in. A recent survey of 2013 and 2012 college grads reveals that… Read More


Applying to college can be an incredibly stressful process. Between acquiring transcripts, getting letters of recommendation, and composing essays, your to-list can quickly become overwhelming. And there is always the anxiety that comes with the unspeakable question: “What if I don’t get accepted to any college?” But before you let this anxiety and stress get… Read More


Yep, it is that time again. Time for the U.S. News and World Report to release this year’s list of the best colleges and universities, based on such factors as retention and graduation rates. In a non-surprising moves, they scored Princeton and Harvard in the top two and Yale in its perennial number-three spot. But… Read More