‘School Finder’ Posts

6 Reasons Why You Need a Minor in College

6 Reasons Why You Need a Minor in College

Before I started college, I understood very little “college jargon,” such as majors, minors, concentrations, and certifications.  Even now, I’m no expert on what separates a minor from a certification and other licenses.  I do, however, see the importance of a well-rounded education, and I recognize that minors can help provide that. Some majors–like my ...

Career Spotlight: 5 Career Paths for Sociology Majors

Career Spotlight: 5 Career Paths for Sociology Majors

If you are interested in sociology, but you’re not sure how well that translates to a career path, don’t worry! Sociology is an incredibly versatile major — more so than you might think. You learn a great deal about interacting with different kinds of people, and in upper level courses, you’ll also get practice in ...

5 Great Career Options for Accounting Majors

5 Great Career Options for Accounting Majors

Let’s be honest, the accounting field isn’t exactly known for being exciting and dynamic. Thoughts of sitting in front of a computer holding a calculator all day tend to come to mind when you think of what accountants do. There’s definitely some truth to that, but accounting isn’t necessarily a “boring” career field. You can ...

Why You Should Minor in Psychology

Why You Should Minor in Psychology

Regardless of your major and your future career path, every single person can benefit from a little bit of a psychology background. If you’re planning to work in business, with kids, or even locked away in a lab or operating room, psychology has a lot to teach us about others and ourselves and can be ...

5 Career Opportunities for Forensic Science Graduates

5 Career Opportunities for Forensic Science Graduates

Shows like Law and Order and CSI have helped drive more people towards a career in forensic investigation. A lot of us used to play “detective” when we were younger, so the thought of making an actual career of investigating crime scenes and helping to solve real crimes brings the Sherlock Holmes out of you. ...

The Best Majors for Entrepreneurs

The Best Majors for Entrepreneurs

Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg. What do all these names have in common? Well, as you probably already know, they all made a ton of money, and none of them have college degrees. Seeing success stories of people like this has led many aspiring entrepreneurs to question whether or not college is ...

The Pros and Cons of Online Education

The Pros and Cons of Online Education

Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for a great online college or want a mix of online and campus classes, use HackCollege’s School Finder to find the best one for you.   Online classes have made it possible for a lot of working adults or people who can’t fit certain classes into their schedule to get a degree. ...

Career Spotlight: How to Get a Job in Social Media

Career Spotlight: How to Get a Job in Social Media

Are you a Facebook addict? Do you spend an insane amount of hours following what’s trending on Twitter? Do you Instagram or Pin everything you do? If so, you might want to start looking into getting a job in the Social Media industry. HackCollege Guide: Launching a Career in Online Marketing Why Social Media? More ...

What College Admissions Look for in a Student

What College Admissions Look for in a Student

It’s fall, which means that universities all over the country have opened their college application process. Unfortunately, admission rates have shrunk over the years due to severe budget cuts. Because of this, it’s crucial that you apply to a number of schools (5-10 is realistic), including your top choice that you don’t necessarily expect to ...

What to Do If College Isn’t for You

What to Do If College Isn’t for You

I’d like to be able to say that college is for everyone, but I’d be lying. College definitely has a ton of benefits, and anyone can attend. But some people simply have their own plan and college isn’t in it. There are plenty of successful people out there that didn’t go to college or dropped ...

The Worst States for Law School Grads to Find a Job

The Worst States for Law School Grads to Find a Job

While a law degree will certainly be of benefit to you in the long-run, recent law school graduates have just as hard of a time getting a job as anyone else. Except they also tend to have a substantially higher amount of student loan debt to go along with it, sometimes in excess of $200,000, ...

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