Career Prep

Most students expect to work after graduating, but you’re preparing for your career shouldn’t start when you graduate. Career planning and preparation is something all students should do throughout their college studies, especially within the last two years.

  • As the role of technology in everyday life continues to grow and evolve, degrees in computer science remain popular among those who want to work in this fast-growing field. However, students considering this career path are likely wondering if earning an online computer science d... Read More
  • For individuals previously incarcerated, earning a college degree can be one of the best ways to move forward and decrease their odds of returning to prison. While pursuing higher education after incarceration may have a few extra steps and restrictions, it's far from impossib... Read More
  • During the 2020-21 school year, the National Center for Education Statistics estimated that 52% of the over 2.2 million students enrolled in a postsecondary program used student loans to finance their education. The average student borrowed around $7,219 for their student loan th... Read More
  • Earning an undergraduate degree is supposed to help young adults develop the skills needed for the workplace. However, according to a December 2023 survey by of 800 U.S. managers, directors, and executives who are involved in hiring, recent Gen Z college graduates... Read More
  • For students seeking to further their education after high school, two of the most common options are a traditional two- or four-year college or university or a trade school. Each option has benefits and drawbacks, but both can provide valuable training and preparation for a vari... Read More
  • Higher education is changing, with students questioning the value of a traditional bachelor's or master's degree or finding that they need to learn new skills to keep up with changing technologies. Many students are turning to online courses (also known as Massive Open Online Cou... Read More
  • The amount of interest that accrues on your student loans significantly affects how much you pay overall. Therefore, it’s unsurprising that borrowers look for ways to lower their interest rates. One of the most common methods for lowering interest rates on student loans is refi... Read More
  • With the tech industry expected to continue growing over the next decade, now is an ideal time to learn the skills needed for in-demand jobs like software developer and web designer. Students have various options for how to learn those skills, including degrees in computer sci... Read More
  • Students who want to pursue careers as software engineers, web developers, or computer programmers have multiple educational options that will give them the skills they need to qualify for these positions, including coding bootcamps and computer science degrees. The right educ... Read More