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Three Steps to Choosing a Career

Three Steps to Choosing a Career

Finding your dream job is easy if you really, truly know yourself.

By Michelle Tullier
Published September 28, 2010
Exploring Winter Term

Exploring Winter Term

Winter Term may be a foreign concept to you, but the trend is catching on at colleges across the country. Some college students don't jump right back into economics and art ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 29, 2010
Help Your Guidance Counselor Help You

Help Your Guidance Counselor Help You

When it comes to selecting and getting into a college, guidance counselors are invaluable. But they can't help you unless they know what you're looking for. Help them give the guidance ...

By Mike Pugh
Published June 2, 2008
Ask an Expert: What's the Deal with Community College?

Ask an Expert: What's the Deal with Community College?

An expert answers tough questions about community college choices.

By Peter Vogt
Published October 4, 2010
5 Black Colleges That Changed America

5 Black Colleges That Changed America

Discover five black colleges that made a big impact on the U.S.

Adam Starr, MonsterCollege
Published February 8, 2010
First Things First: Passion or Practicality?

First Things First: Passion or Practicality?

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" This was easy to answer when we were kids: "I want to be a ballerina. An astronaut. A racecar driver. A ...

By Kerry Martin
Published September 4, 2008
How to Narrow Down College Choices

How to Narrow Down College Choices

A student gives his account of narrowing down college choices.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published April 2, 2013
Epiphany at the Bookstore

Epiphany at the Bookstore

A student shares her college search experience. How do you relate?

Published June 5, 2007
How to Handle the Final Load

How to Handle the Final Load

It’s like the professors and university are torturing you. December means holiday celebrations, a break from school and time at home with your family. But December also means two of the ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 2, 2015
AP Courses - Accept the Challenge

AP Courses - Accept the Challenge

To improve the college search process, look into advanced placement courses.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published September 4, 2008
Tranferring from a Four-Year to a Four-Year School

Tranferring from a Four-Year to a Four-Year School

Be certain that transferring colleges is the right move for you.

By Bridget Kulla
Published October 5, 2010
Smarten Up Over Holiday Break

Smarten Up Over Holiday Break

We get it—you’re strapped for time during the regular semester and you just want to enjoy your holiday time off. But there’s something to be said for making the most of ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published November 19, 2010
Look Forward to Smelling the Roses

Look Forward to Smelling the Roses

A student shares her college application experience.

Published June 5, 2007
Ask an Expert: What Should I Major In?

Ask an Expert: What Should I Major In?

An expert answers tough questions on choosing majors.

By Peter Vogt
Published October 4, 2010
Are You Ready for Graduate School?

Are You Ready for Graduate School?

Find out if you're ready for what graduate school requires.

By Bridget Kulla, edited by Kathryn Knight
Published June 9, 2010
Top 10 Fall College Campuses

Top 10 Fall College Campuses

Fall is the best time to start your college visits. Start with these beautiful campuses.

By Kathryn Knight
Published August 20, 2015
Break the Mold: Unique College Choices

Break the Mold: Unique College Choices

When it comes to your college search, break the mold with unique college choices.

By Emilie LeBeau
Published March 9, 2009
Should You Submit an Early Application?

Should You Submit an Early Application?

Find out if you should submit an early application.

By Katherine L. Cohen, PhD
Published March 12, 2009
Undecided is Not a Major

Undecided is Not a Major

When it comes to college, undecided is not a major.

By the About USM Team
Published September 2, 2009
Ask an Expert: Will My Degree Get Me a Job?

Ask an Expert: Will My Degree Get Me a Job?

Many college students ask "how do you plan academics around a career?"

By Peter Vogt, Monster Career Coach
Published February 24, 2015