You probably hear the phrase “typical college student” all the time but does anyone know what the typical college student is like? By now you’re picturing a young twentysomething hanging out on a big campus, sprawling green grass and historical looking buildings in the background. Maybe there’s a game of Frisbee going on and students are bustling around the campus.
Degree completion among Latinos has slowly but steadily been increasing. However, President Obama’s wish to have to the most college graduates by 2020 is relying on said Latinos to meet this goal. In particular, Californians need to step their game up. California has the largest population of Latinos in the country followed by Florida, Pennsylvania and Texas.
While the value of a college degree has already been explained in our blog, there are many other things that get factored into your lifetime earnings. You college major, the city where you work, your degree level, and even how often you work can change how much money you could potentially earn in a lifetime. Special reports have found that all in all your college major matters now more than ever before.
Although the unemployment claims have finally dipped below 400,000 many people are still at risk of losing their jobs. Hundreds of thousands have already lost their jobs and are struggling to figure out what’s next. Going back to school has always been a good option, but what will you do there?
Who doesn’t like a good app these days? Students, parents and kids alike are all hanging their heads down staring at their cell phones or staying up till the wee hours online. We live in a tech-savvy world where everyone uses some form of technology to advance their life.
Success in college is more often than not falls solely on the student. You are in control of how many hours you spend studying, completing coursework and how many classes to take on. When it comes to success in an online degree program you really have to focus on key issues.
When it comes down to choosing a college major there are many things to consider; how long is it going to take, how difficult is the course load, what major should I choose? These questions are tough to answer, especially how to go about choosing your major. For the most part, it’s about your interests and passion in life.