Are you deciding on whether you should you live on or off campus during college? This is the question that every college student must answer before the school year begins. Learn more about the statistics of college off campus housing in this infographic from College Student Apartments which outlines the benefits of living off campus during college and the DOs and DON’Ts of choosing a place to live.
Wonder what the future holds for the college class of 2013? Check out this infographic presented by SpareFoot to learn about the class of 2013 and what is in store for them.
How much is the average American spending on higher education? More than you might expect. This infographic by Varsity Tutors goes beyond tuition and offers a comprehensive breakdown of the real costs of college, as well as what goes into financing a degree, including the realities of student loan debt. Get the info you need to plan and pay for college.
No matter how excited you are about starting your freshman year of college, you’re bound to experience some nerves as well. What if your roommate is a horrible slob who blasts terrible music late into the night? Or what if your classes are harder than you expect, tanking your shot at a good job or graduate school offer before you’ve even finished your first semester?
Nearly 20 million young people will step onto a college campus as a student for the first time this year. They’ll need more than highlighters and a class schedule to make it to another year. Top Colleges Online gives us 21 things every first-year college student needs to know.
Learn how to interpret your financial aid award letter with information in the infographic below from Citizens Bank, provider of private student loans. Using a financial award letter sample, they explain the core information you need to know as you choose a college.
Despite the growing belief that a college degree may not be worth it, many Americans still strongly believe in the necessity. As the gap widens between the two philosophies, we decided to look at the data. This infographic from Masters in Public Health Degree Guide contains recently published facts and figures on the subject.
College students today are older, more diverse and have more work and family obligations to balance. Today, nearly 40 percent of college enrollments are adults over the age of 25, a percentage that’s expected to grow by 20 percent by the year 2020. How are working adults fitting school into their already busy schedules?
Before choosing a college or career, make sure you are aware of the potential financial burdens and risks. Choosing the wrong path out of high school can set you back time, money, and happiness. Learn more in the following infographic from Grow Up Me.
Saving for college is not easy, especially the case if you have more than one child. Many families are now choosing to use 529 college savings plans with tax-free earnings, which can be used for tuition and other qualified higher education expenses. GradSave provides more information on 529 plans and how to go about this in the following infographic.
In the following infographic, designed by Beckon Media Inc. in partnership with California Cryobank , take a trip back to 1960 to see how much it cost to raise a child 5 decades ago. Compare it to the cost of raising a child in 2011, and you may just be surprised at what you find.
One of the biggest problems with adults and their careers is many of them are not satisfied. Maybe they don’t feel they aren’t getting paid enough, or they aren’t enjoying the work they do, but whatever the case, dissastification in their job can result in various problems. This infographic from graduatedegreeprogram.net highlights some of the reasons people are dissatisfied with their jobs as well as some possible solutions.
The 2012 presidential election is right around the corner and everyone is wanting to know more about the candidates. This infographic presented by Degree Jungle compares how Obama and Romney financed their education. Check it out below to learn more.
Sure, you think you know what a college student looks like, but did you realize that only 15% of college students attend a 4-year school and live on campus? Find out more about what college students REALLY look like in 2012 with the following infographic from SheerID.