College Journal — Page 124 of 125 — College Planning Center and Guides

What You Need to Know Before Traveling Abroad

So, you are planning a trip abroad? And you are in good company too as millions of people travel abroad each year, with 750,000 traveling for medical tourism reasons alone. College students are also traveling, with thousands leaving the country each month to study abroad for three to six months or for a year or […]

Unprepared For College

Are high school students prepared for college? Unfortunately, many student are not. View this quick infographic on areas where students need to step up in order to compete for the best careers available. Provided by: CollegeatHome.com

Where the Jobs Are: Fast-Growing Occupations

One very important consideration for college students is the career they want to pursue after graduation. However, not every career is promising, with some fields such as journalism drying up. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks occupational growth and provides estimates of the fastest growing industries in the country. Not surprisingly, the medical field […]

Make the Best of Your Internship

The obvious benefit of attending college is an advanced degree and credentials that will give you an edge in your chosen career field. However, the path to obtaining this certification is filled with opportunities that may prove even more valuable than the degree itself. One of the most enriching experiences of college may be the […]

The Most Lucrative, Exciting and In-Demand Careers in Photography

As a photographer, you understand the power of a photograph. The right picture can capture a beautiful memory or change a whole nation’s point-of-view. Unfortunately, your desire to set the art world ablaze with your thought-provoking work isn’t exactly paying the rent or even allowing you to purchase new equipment. If you’re struggling to make […]

Outcomes-Based Learning: What It Is and What It Means to You

For those returning to graduate school after being out of the educational environment for some time, the changes in how education is delivered and evaluated might be surprising. In many programs, the old model of teaching, in which students were presented with information and graded on their ability to understand and retain that information, has […]

Five Reasons to Pursue a Project Management Degree

Project managers are employed throughout many industries and professions. Although their exact job duties vary, their function is the same: to oversee the completion of the stated mission objectives for the project. Tom DiVincenzo, analyst for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), states that project managers’ key responsibilities include creating attainable objectives and project requirements […]

The Most Unusual College Degrees

Every year, thousands of students graduate with degrees in fields like accounting, finance, business and biology. These are degree plans with proven career tracks. Students concerned about paying back student loans often opt for more traditional degrees; however, a number of students also choose lesser-known degree tracks each year. These students are acting on personal […]

Five Essentials to Help You Survive Dorm Life This Semester

Dorm life is a little different from living at home or living on your own. Some situations only exist when sharing tight communal spaces with strangers. Others stem from being on your own, juggling school and other responsibilities. Move in prepared and your semester will go a lot smoother than if you show up empty […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Dorm Safe

College is full of wonderful opportunities. It is also full of danger. If you are heading to college or have a loved one who is doing so, you might worry about safety. While there are many things that you cannot predict, you can do quite a bit to ensure the safety of one area – […]