Close-up of a  girl writing into her diary, in the park

“What’s the opportunity here?” This is the phrase that was playing in my mind after a conversation with my daughter, who is, in her own right, a talented writer and editor — with the possibility to also become a publisher in the future. At age eighteen, though, she will not…

modern and historic architecture at college campus

College is often considered the surest path to a lucrative career. After all, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, a worker with a bachelor’s degree or higher typically earns 79% more than someone with just a high school diploma. But not all college degrees are created equal. “There are more…

Female civil engineer wearing helm and checking the drawings in front of industry harbor background

“Do what you love, and the money will follow.” Well-meaning friends and family members may utter those words as you head off to college. And they’re right — to a point. After graduation, money almost certainly will follow. On average, a worker with a bachelor’s degree earns nearly double the…

Two students sitting in a computer lab, studying on the internet or writing something for their courses.

The difference between the projected salaries of the highest- and lowest-earning bachelor’s degrees is clear, but not all students may choose majors with future salaries in mind. While those with a bachelor’s degree in health and STEM fields might have a starting median annual salary of around $40,000, those in…

College Students Studying Together at Park

Every freshman comes into college knowing that this will obviously be different from high school, but not knowing what to truly expect. College is a completely different world than high school, and it can be intimidating walking into the place where your future is basically decided. When I was a…

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