Google the term ‘college‘ in March and you are likely to get a ton of search results about the NCAA basketball tournament, affectionately referred to as March Madness. It triggers office brackets and binge basketball viewing, even during work hours. In short, it pretty much takes over American culture. If you aren’t familiar with March… Read More


Being well-rounded. Thinking critically. Life experience. These are all good reasons to go to college, online or traditional. But, with college costs climbing, parents and students are fully justified in questioning if all that money is a good investment, more than just a glorified summer camp. But how do you put a dollar figure on… Read More


For parents looking to give their child the best start in life, college used to be the default. A college degree would practically guarantee that your child would be spared from any significant unemployment or the low salaries that plagued that rest of the workforce. Well, times have changed. And parents are rethinking their strategies.… Read More


Whether your planning on sending your child, or yourself, to college online or on campus, there is always one big question on your mind: How am I going to pay for all this? As you’ll see in our newest infographic, you want to start saving for a college education as soon as possible. No, seriously.… Read More


Most colleges, online or traditional, recommend that, for every credit hour students take, they spend three hours per week preparing for class. That means reading, completing assignments, and doing quizzes. For a full-time student taking 15 credit hours, for example, that would mean 45 hours preparing for class per week. Despite these recommendations to students,… Read More


We here at ClassesAndCareer.com are fond of discounting the much-hyped practice of issuing annual college rankings, as if one might need such rankings to put together their own roster of fantasy colleges. We have adamantly insisted that no rankings can tell you what college or university you should attend. We stand by the idea that… Read More


Applying to college is an incredibly stressful process, but preparing to transfer from a two-year school to a four-year university can be just as daunting. If you’re currently attending a two-year community college and preparing to make the leap to a four-year school, consider the following tips and tricks to help make this transition as… Read More


Studies show that almost all students, at tradition and online colleges, enter college expecting to study far more than they did in high school. Despite this fact, however, most college students study far less than they should. According to a recent study at La Roche College and the National Survey of Student Engagement at Indiana… Read More


Almost all U.S. colleges and universities agree that diversity is a good thing, but whether or not they actually pull it off is another matter entirely. The truth is, at most American colleges, white students still make up the majority. At HBCUs, black students are the majority. But true diversity is when all races are… Read More