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Posted June 19, 2013 by

10 Things College Freshmen Should Do During the Summer

Later this year, many high school graduates will begin their first semesters in college.  Before then, they can prepare themselves to make the transition a bit smoother.  The following post shares 10 things college freshmen should do this summer before taking the next step in their education.

Three million students will be starting college this fall. If you’re one of them, it’s a good idea to do some things right now to make the transition as easy as possible. (more…)

Posted May 15, 2013 by

College Review Sites – Protecting Your Investment in Your Education

Steve Rawlinson

Steve Rawlinson

In this day and age, college — and even graduate school — is a necessity. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, young adults with postsecondary degrees — bachelors and up — have lower unemployment rates and earn an average of $19,000 more than adults with just a high school diploma.

College is also expensive. The National Center for Education Statistics reported the average 2010 tuition costs at nearly $16,000 for public four-year institutions, and almost $33,000 for private four-year schools. (more…)