Parenting U: Prepare Your Youngster for College

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File this one under the “Time Flies” category. Whether you’re kid is still learning or filling out applications, there’s never a bad time to start preparing for college. From what you feed your children to how much TV they see, the decisions you make now can mean the difference between Ivy League and air-conditioning school. […]

Career Paths for Students Graduating With a Graphic Design Degree

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Can you create a visually stimulating piece of artwork or some catchy displays for the general public?  Is your dream job to create pieces of work for companies or advertising agents?  Then becoming a graphic designer is the perfect career for you, and luckily these careers are looking up. Graphic designers assemble together images, motion […]

What Can I Do With A Psychology Degree? | Career Options For Psychology Majors

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Recently, I had a student in my office who had asked the question, “what can I do with a psychology degree?”.  She had gotten accepted to a number of good schools already and was considering pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.  This is a pretty common question that I’ve heard more than once, so let’s […]

Must Have Supplies For The College Bound Student

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Back to school season can be stressful on you and your college student, and more so if your kid is college bound, going to school. Worries like separation anxiety, the stress of being in a new environment and not being close to what is familiar can be a great concern for both the parents and […]

What Degree Is Right For Me? | 5 Crucial Factors To Consider Before Committing To A Degree

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It happens every year.  A student comes in who has applied for college admissions and gotten accepted to some great schools, but there’s only one question they have… “What Degree Is Right For Me?” While this is certainly a loaded question and one that’s not easily answered, we are going to cover 5 crucial factors […]

How Many Years Is Law School? | Will You Be In College For A Decade?

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Completing a college degree can take a student anywhere from 2 years, to 4 years and beyond!  For those deciding to enter the field of law, there is one common recurring question: How Many Years Is Law School? And while earning your degree in law will certainly take you past that standard, 4 year bachelor’s […]

Popular Careers for English Majors | It’s NOT All About Teaching!

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This week’s post from Sarah, our student and the University of Illinois, explains a few of the different avenues you could take in the English field, and also some possible careers for English Majors. Since I’ve been in college people have asked my major and career path.  When I tell them that I’m an English […]

How Do You Calculate GPA For College? | Not As Simple As It Seems!

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When it comes to college admissions and getting accepted to college, one of the most important factors that colleges will consider is a student’s GPA.  But, how do you calculate GPA?  And, exactly what grades are factored into a student’s overall GPA for college? Today we’re going to talk about what the difference is between […]

What Is A Good ACT Score? | Are ACT Scores For Colleges On The Rise?

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As most high school juniors begin last minute preparations for the upcoming ACT test, one question comes to their minds: What Is A Good ACT Score?  And while there are very few “guarantees” when it comes to college admissions, that question doesn’t have a clear-cut answer to it. In our previous article, we discussed SAT scores […]

SAT Scores For Colleges | What Is A Good SAT Score?

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When it comes to competitive college admissions, your standardized test scores will play a major part in whether you get accepted or get denied.  The two college admission tests that are the most widely used by colleges in their evaluation process are the ACT and SAT tests.  Today, we’re going to focus on SAT scores […]

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