College Journal — Page 89 of 92 — College Planning Center and Guides

Interesting Careers for Daring Students

Are you looking for a career that is exciting? Do you want to go to work every morning knowing that each new day will bring something different? If the answer to these questions is yes, you need to carefully consider your choice of a major in college to ensure that you will find a position […]

Safety Tips for Intramural College Sports

Intramural college sports are a very important part of life for many college students. Intramural sports help college students meet new friends, stay active, and continue interests they may have started in high school or middle school. As fun and beneficial as intramural collegiate sports can be, safety should always be the top priority during […]

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 […]