Career Planning

Few students start out in college thinking that they will drop out or flunk out. Despite that massive optimism, some schools feature alarmingly low graduation rates and scarily high attrition rates. more …

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Do you want or need an advanced degree? People pursue Master’s degrees and Ph.D.s for a variety of reasons. Some students want to increase their earning power while others simply want to immerse themselves in a subject they are passionate about. more …

Post-baccalaureate certificatesMany people earn Master’s degrees, but, even though they are increasingly common, they still have a certain cache. more …

Many recent college graduates return to their home state or hometown upon graduation. And the social ties to a hometown can be strong. But going home again is not necessarily the best strategy for accelerating your career. more …

A college education is a major investment. It usually costs the student and his or her family quite a bit of money. It also requires a major time commitment.

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Are you a compassionate person? Do you have good stamina and a strong stomach? Do you like an exciting, fast-paced environment? If so, you may want to consider a career in nursing. For many years, nursing has been an extremely secure occupation. more …

It’s well known that doctors are well respected, make good money, drive expensive cars, and take great vacations. You rarely, if ever, hear of a doctor who is broke or out of work. That is not going to change any time soon. more …

Do you have a strong aptitude for math and science? Are you frequently praised for crossing the Ts and dotting the Is? Do people think you’re a perfectionist? more …

It’s easy to think choosing a career is a simple task. After all, when you look at the ads in the local, state and national newspapers and other media, there always seem to be a lot of jobs available. more …

If you look at the literature, you will see career planning is one of these easy-to-do exercises. There are step guides showing you the order in which you should do things, or there are process diagrams showing you the loop of actions to take in sequence. more …

If you look at today’s job market, there’s an uncomfortable truth. There are not enough good jobs to go around. That has turned the job-seeking activity into a form of competition between all those without work or who want a transfer to the better paying jobs. more …

As with all lists, this does nothing more than give general information about jobs and careers. It does not recommend one over the others, nor does it in any way suggest one of these careers is a good fit for your interests or abilities. more …

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