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How Student Loan Debt Ruins Your Life

While you may think getting your degree—no matter what it takes—will set you ahead, student loan debt might actually end up being the ball-and-chain you carry around your neck for decades.

What Is A 529 Plan (And Should I Have One)?

What is a 529 savings plan? How does it differ from a prepaid tuition plan? Are these things you should have? And if you do have one, what can you do with it? In this post, we answer all these questions and more.

The Best Way for Homeschoolers to Prepare for Grad School

Before you spend your high school years stressing yourself out by attempting to perfectly arrange the next 8 years of your academic life, let me offer you a little advice.

What Should I Major In?

If you’re stressing about choosing a major, you’re not alone. This free ebook, What Should I Major In, will walk you through every step you need to consider when picking a college major, so you can begin your studies with confidence!

What You Should Know About Organizational Leadership

Leadership in its simplest form is beneficial, proactive influence. Even if you’re an entry-level employee at a coffee shop, movie theater, or fast casual restaurant, you can take the initiative and show leadership.

What is STEM?

I’m sure you’ve heard how important STEM is. But do you even know what STEM is? Or why it’s important? Or if it’s right for you? This post will help you answer those questions.

Should I Get a Music Degree?

Like any artistic endeavor, music isn’t a surefire way to secure a comfortable job with status and money to spare. You’re often going to be working twice as hard for half as much. Will a music degree give you the extra edge you need?

What You Should Know If You're Considering an Accounting Degree

As an artistic book worm, I was an unlikely accountant for sure. However, by pursuing this most unlikely degree choice, I discovered accountants are more than stern, semi-monastic gurus of great financial mysteries. They're organizers on steroids.

The BIG Problem With California College (And What You Can Do About It)

Why are the acceptance rates for dozens of completely average colleges across California plummeting, with less than half of applicants finding a spot? I have one word for you: impaction.

68 Ways to Save Money in College

Don’t want to be broke in college? We’ve got your back. Here are 68 ways to save money.

Why Your College Major Doesn't Matter

Is trying to pick a major stressing you out? Put down the pros and cons list and stop Googling every emphasis, minor, and elective you find. Here’s why your college major doesn’t matter as much as you think it does.

6 Ways to Rethink the College Experience

Do you really need an amazing campus, flashy sports teams, and all-nighters to complete the college experience? Here are 6 ways you can craft your own perfect college experience, no matter where you go to college.

Why Your Bachelor's Degree Won't Get You a Job

Are you hoping college will land you your dream job? Think again. Getting a bachelor’s degree is great, but it might not be quite as “useful” as you were hoping...

After Being a Homeschool Mom: My Journey of Continuing Education

After her only daughter graduated high school, Elah needed a new adventure. As she worked to help her daughter find the perfect college option, Elah realized her daughter might not be the only one who would benefit from higher education.

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Choosing a Path Less Traveled

Abby wanted a chance to learn her way, but she also wanted a college degree. She had no idea she could get both.