Study Shows Less Than 55% of College Students Graduate in 6 Years

In his first speech to Congress, President Obama promised that "by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world." Diplomas and Dropouts: Which Colleges Actually Graduate Their Students (and Which Don't), released today by the American Enterprise … [Read more...]

Pick-A-Prof Adds Applications to Facebook Social Network

Most college students are familiar with ratemyprofessor.com. You can go to the site, click on the class and see how others rate the professor. Since the information provided are opinions it is not really that useful. Pick-A-Prof is gives you more information that just opinions. Pick-A-Prof has … [Read more...]

InLikeMe’s 2009 College Admissions Planning Guide

InLikeMe.com is “The College Admission & Student Aid Resource Hub “. They are offering a free guide “InLikeMe's 2009 College Admissions Planning Guide” you can download. While intended for college bound high school students the guide contains some useful information. Stay Focused on … [Read more...]

Academic and Career Choices – Skills May Not Equal Passions

For many people it may take two years or more to find out a hard lesson in life. What you are good at, your skills and abilities may not equal your interests and your passions. This is one reason many college students change their major halfway through college and a life lesson everyone should … [Read more...]

IBM and Marist Survey Shows U.S. College Students Want Technology Skills to Compete for Jobs

Amid concerns that the economic downturn could impact their career plans, eight in 10 U.S. college students see a growing need for more IT professionals as technology advances, according to a survey by IBM and the Marist Institute for Public Opinion. The survey of more than 1,600 college students … [Read more...]