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How to Write a Resume When You’re Still in College (With Examples)

You know the battle. You need experience to get a job, but you need a job to get experience. Here’s the good news. As a college student or recent grad, you’ve probably already developed a lot of the knowledge and qualifications to ready yourself for the professional world. We'll show you how to put that info to good use on your resume.

Which Business Major Should I Choose?

How do you choose a business major with so many options? Eyeing the job market is a good place to start, but your decision should also take into consideration your goals and preferences. We’ll help you narrow down your choice by looking at three motivating factors: Do you want to earn the most money, gain a sense of fulfillment or be your own boss?

How to Get Your College Transcripts

Ready to go back to college? Excellent decision! To find out how much of your prior college credit you can transfer, you’ll need to obtain your transcripts. But how? And what if it’s been years since your last college attendance? No worries! We’ll answer your questions and walk you through all the steps.

What Jobs Can I Get with a Criminal Justice Degree?

Criminal justice can be a wonderful way to get a broad base of skills that could transfer into all sorts of careers. It’s a great choice if you are not 100% sure where your career will take you. Let's take a look at some of the job areas of expertise and their degree requirements.

13 Free Electives for Your Dream Degree

Discover 13 options that might do more for your degree than you think.

Finish Your Degree Early with Non-Semester College

Roland is up for an Associate Director promotion that earns double his current salary. To qualify, he’ll need to complete his bachelor’s degree as quickly as possible. The company knows how hard Roland works, but without meeting the education qualifications for the promotion, he’ll be surpassed. Here's how he finished his degree early and gained the promotion!

We Do Your College Research for You… for FREE!

Finding the right college and degree can be overwhelming. Take a deep breath because expert help is on the way! At Pearson Accelerated Pathways, we build a College Options Report with a side-by-side degree plan of the best colleges that fit your goals, schedule, budget, prior credit and more.

6 Tips for Back-to-School Success from an Academic Success Coach

I sat down with our Success Coach Manager to chat about trends he’s seeing with students. When so much is in flux, like it has been with the pandemic, it can be difficult for students to buckle down and do what needs to be done for their education. The good news is that he has some excellent tips to help students get back on track.

5 Emerging Careers with Excellent Earning Potential

Before making any career decision, it’s always a good idea to ask yourself, “Will this career be in demand? And if so, how much can I earn?” With thousands of options available, it can be difficult to narrow down a career path that's right for you. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of five careers that have great demand and excellent earning potential.

10 Questions to Help You Decide on a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D.

How do you know what level of education you need? We’ve compiled 10 questions you should ask to ensure you’re making the best college decision for your schedule, budget, and future career.

Exploring College Options: Tips & Resources for Choosing Your College Experience

Are you exploring your college options and trying to decide between in-person and online learning? Learn more about how to choose your college experience.

Covid Spoiled Sarah’s College Plans: Here’s How She Won

Feeling like it’s becoming impossible to plan your education in the Covid era? Sarah knows exactly how you feel. After getting accepted to her dream college in Winter 2019, she felt elated knowing her college goals were within reach. But just as she got settled on campus—you guessed it—the pandemic hit!

College with a Disability or Chronic Condition

Going to college when you deal with a chronic medical issue or other disability is stressful for many students. For students with underlying health issues, college during the COVID-19 pandemic is even more fraught. Learn tips to navigate college and keep yourself healthy in this post.

Course Codes 101: A Beginner's Guide to Course Codes and Transfer Credit

Transfer credit can be an efficient way to save thousands on college... as long as you know those courses will transfer. But how do you know which courses will transfer before taking them? The answer: college course codes.

How to Transfer Community College Credits to University

40% community college students lose most of their credit upon transfer, but you don’t have to be one of them. This post teaches you the steps you can take to ensure your community college credit transfers safely to your bachelor’s degree.