College Journal — Page 88 of 91 — College Planning Center and Guides

Continuing Your Education as a Parent

Going to college and seeking a degree, or continuing your education is never an easy task. It can be an especially difficult feat for those returning to college who are pregnant or currently raising children. Oftentimes parents are already busy and overwhelmed by their parenting responsibilities and work outside the home that they cannot imagine […]

Real Estate Careers that Pay Well

Working in the real estate industry can be quite rewarding because many of the professionals that work in the industry not only help people buy their dream homes but also end up making a tidy sum for themselves in the process. Students interested in sales should take note at the possible career options and salaries […]

Dreaming Big: Larger Than Life Careers

A career is something that you need to choose carefully because it will determine a lot of important things in your life — how much you earn, the sense of professional fulfillment you experience, the type of people you meet and of course, the happiness you get. Many young people are fascinated by the workings […]

The Freshman 15: A Myth Exposed!

Students heading off to college can expect to gain weight, with some researchers claiming that gains of 15 pounds or more are common, what has become known as the "Freshman 15." The Freshman 15, however, may be more of a myth than a reality as the average gain is usually much less, with students gaining […]

Budget Guidance for College Students

When students go off to college, they may quickly encounter financial challenges never faced previously. Or at least not experienced apart from parental assistance. Quite suddenly, college students are dealing with tens of thousands of dollars annually, money that pays for tuition, room and board, covers the purchase of books and provides funding for related […]

How Cloud Computing is Taking Academia by Storm

Cloud computing has taken academia by storm, as college and university Information Technology managers turn their application, platform and infrastructure management to remote servers, dispensing with costly local servers. That transition is a near seamless one, enabling institutions to enjoy more space while freeing up some of the administrative tasks associated with acquiring software licenses […]

How to Prepare For College

Preparing for college begins before starting high school as the student’s choice of a middle school can have a bearing on his or her academic success. Do well in middle school and you can find yourself ready to take Advanced Placement classes in high school or a curriculum that will be most conducive to ensuring […]

How to Succeed With Virtual Learning

Virtual education is synonymous with distant learning, courses you take online in pursuit of your academic goals. Colleges and universities have been offering online instruction for decades with entire universities based on this style of learning. Virtual schools, catering to elementary and secondary school students are also on the rise, offering a connection for students […]