College shapes your future salary and job opportunities.
On average, a college degree in the US pays off because it leads to higher salaries that offset the cost. However, results may vary.
In general, majoring in STEM fields leads to higher-paying jobs and to lower rates of unemployment than majoring in the liberal arts.
According to a recent study the lowest-earning majors were in the fields of arts, education, consumer services, psychology, and social work.
College rankings can be helpful, but are easily able to be manipulated by the colleges themselves to demonstrate increased favorability.
While liberal arts majors tend to earn less than their more major-specialized peers (especially early in their careers), it is not necessarily a bad choice for some students. Here's what the data show.
Each outlet ultimately has its own unique approach for measuring a school’s value, and students and parents should always be aware of the specific methodology that was used to create each list.
When it comes to college, 'selective' is too often confused with 'high quality.' Attending a selective school is a worthy investment for some students - but for others, which school they attend may not make a significant difference in their future earnings. Learn why.
College career services may be as important to students as financial aid programs when it comes to getting the most out of college. Here's how to tell if they'll support you well.
Estimate how much you'll need for college, and make your plan for how best to save.
Master college finance basics and start setting your expectations.
Build your college list by finding schools that are a great financial fit.
Choose the college that will set you up for long-term success.
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