Not surprisingly, the last decade has seen workers in many industries, from retail to entertainment, experience drops in wages. Amid such turbulent economic times, which college degrees command the highest wages? A new study just released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers tracking the... Read More »
College students pick their majors for any number of reasons - interest in a particular field of study, ability to get a job post-graduation, amount of education or training needed, and more.
Another factor students often consider is how much they might earn once they enter the workforce. While it's hard to... Read More »
This article originally appeared on OnlineDegrees.com
By Clare Kaufman
A recent report by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce made headlines with the claim that "Not all majors are created equal." The report, "Hard Times: College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings," draws on data... Read More »
by CONNIE CASS
No matter how many subjects they're acing, most college students these days find economics a grind. Tricky financial calculations influence everything from what school they attend and what major they choose to how quickly they finish their degrees - or whether they graduate at all.
Money... Read More »
For parents with children thinking about going to college it's difficult to not be a helicopter parent and hover over your child while they select a college major. It could be one of the most important, and costly, decisions of their lives, and can lead to a better paying and more rewarding job than without a... Read More »