College Academics Archives — College Planning Center and Guides

study tips

Study Tips for College Students

You might think that because you have graduated high school, you have a pretty good grasp of how to study effectively. However, when you go to college, you will no longer be living with your parents or guardians, and thus you will not have anyone standing over you and making you put in the long […]

online higher education

4 Online Higher Education Opportunities for Military Veterans

Military veterans have done great things for the citizens of the United States. That’s why they deserve only the best after they’ve completed their service. Starting a new career, however, can sometimes be difficult at first. Getting a higher education can only make things a lot easier. Fortunately, there are quite a few higher education […]

stay active studying

A Breath of Fresh Air: How to Stay Active Whilst Studying

You’re a few months into your first year at college, the workload has picked up and you find yourself spending all your time either in lecture room, the library or in your dorm studying. It’s easy to imagine and hard to avoid. In the winter months especially, when days are shorter and temperatures colder, it’s […]

study skills

Savvy Study Skills for College Students

Whether you’re starting your first semester of college or returning for another year, you’ve probably spent some time thinking about how to succeed in your classes. There are many different approaches to studying — our minds learn so differently that there couldn’t possibly be a one-way-fits-all method. Therefore, it can take some trial and error […]

pick right major

No More Decisions! 5 Tricks to Help You Pick the Right Major

Deciding on a career is something that haunts and causes anxiety for a large portion of graduating high schoolers and college freshman. College is a big investment of time and money, so the experience needs to be worth the investment. Here are five tricks and tips to help you pick the right major. Wait Until […]

nutritional studies

5 Tips for Acing a Nutritional Studies Degree

Since the 1980s, the United States has undergone an increasing move towards developing personal health and fitness. While early iterations seemed little more than a fad, taking supplements, tracking calories, or having a gym membership is no longer just within the purview of fitness fanatics. While dietary apps, health and fitness blogs, and other resources […]

Back to School: Is an Associate Degree Enough?

With the rising costs of earning a degree, or going into debt it the process, more people are beginning to question the value of earning a degree. This is especially true for adults who have reliable jobs with only a high school diploma. Why spend so much time and money for the chance to earn […]