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List of Degrees That Pay off Well (and Don't Suck) A List of Degrees That Pay off Well (and Don't Suck)

Every fall, hundreds of thousands of students descend upon college campuses as freshmen. They are wide-eyed optimists, ready to begin that trek toward a degree and a great career.

How to Avoid Being
Broke After College How to Avoid Being Broke After College

These days, students leave college with an alarming amount of debt. This debt comes in the form of credit card bills that have piled up, student loan debt, car loans, and in store financing for items such as electronics. Add to this the fact that many students aren’t finding full-time, career level employment…

Financial Literacy ABC:Things To Know Before Leaving for College

You may not have had a lot of financial responsibility during high school. You lived at home, were fed pretty well, had a lot of your clothes purchased by mom and/or dad, and pretty much just asked when you needed or wanted something. Maybe you have had a part-time job and some financial responsibilities like your gas…

How to Choose a College Major in 10 Steps

“What are you going to major in?” Your parents and even friends of your parents are asking you this question now that you have been accepted to college. Some kids just seem to have their five and 10-year plans all mapped out by the time they graduate from high school. They have their college majors selected; they…

The Student Guide to Acquiring Free Food (and Networking) The Student Guide to Acquiring Free Food (and Networking)

On a certain other Kinja blog, I am known for my ability to acquire free foods.* I was joking about it on a recent weekly cross-thread and suddenly found myself enlisted to write a how-to post for a group of people who have been named the "most helpful people on Kinja" by a certain editor. So, uh, here goes?

Educating A Sailor - First Course Down! Educating A Sailor - First Course Down!

Well, here you see it. Two courses done, with 24 weeks left in my first term at WGU. For those just joining us, I'm writing about my experience with the competency-based approach at Western Governors University as I tackle my degree in IT Security. WGU has 6 month long semesters, costing approximately $3,000 each,…

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