Whew – what a ride!
At some point in your life—or, more likely, at many points—a well-meaning person will wander up to you and ask what you plan to do as a career.It happens because your family members, teachers, neighbors, and friends just want to help. Really, they do. They’re checking in to hear what you think and what you have already considered. Maybe they heard about a great career path and want to share it with you. Perhaps they hope you’ll go into the family business but do a better job of running the place than Great-Uncle Mortimer did. The list goes on and on.
But once you figure out what you want to do in the future, how do you connect that vision with a particular major to help you get there? Glad you asked.
It’s the summer of 2018 and college starts in the fall, but you’re still not sure how you’re going to pay for it. Yikes.
The cost of college creeps up a little more every year, so at least you aren't alone. Millions of students across the country hope to find extra funds for college so they can reduce the amount of federal and private loans necessary to pay their education bills.
If you want to firm up your financial footing before setting forth on your college journey, check out these five great tips.
Your 3 Biggest Junior Year College Search Decisions
With your first two years of high school behind you, it’s time to make your first serious decisions about college. Students really begin their college search in their junior year, and start thinking hard about what they want to do with the rest of their lives.
But where should you be in your hunt for the perfect school? That's a great question—and we have some great answers. Check out this broad timeline for your college search as you head into 11th grade.
May Checklist for Juniors and Seniors
Ah, May! For seniors, graduation is around the corner – and juniors can catch the sweet scent of summer vacation in the air. But despite the idyllic scene, everybody’s college future needs some care and attention before the summer. (But only a little bit, so you still have time to relax.)
Yes, this month has to-do items for everybody, even you graduating seniors. Take a look through the checklists below to stay current on everything. (And big congratulations to those of you graduating—well done!)