You have a regular job or attend school, but have always dreamed about launching a business on the side. Like many budding entrepreneurs, you’re not about to quit your day job.
When you are ready for college, you can either study abroad or you can opt for a local university. You can choose to stay in the city where you were born or you may travel to another city or to another state to choose the university that you prefer.
You have landed a college internship, a summer opportunity that will be over before you know it. The best thing about this job is that it will give you much needed experience and put you in a better position to launch your career after you finish college.
America’s community colleges are two-year public schools and are often not fully appreciated for what they do. Community colleges prepare Americans for work, by offering certificate programs and associate degrees that can lead to a whole range of jobs.
With a degree in hand you’re ready to take on the world. Trouble is, the world is not supplying the job you thought was waiting for you. Instead, your chosen field has dried up and the only job openings will come about when someone retires or new positions are created.
If you enjoy parsing data, then pursuing a career as a statistician might be to your liking. Your strong interest in math or statistical theory can lead to a position where you collect, organize, and interpret numerical data, summarizing your findings into information that people find usable as well as useful.
Individuals with sight problems face many challenges with even the simplest daily tasks difficult to accomplish. Aiding them in this endeavor are vision rehabilitation therapists, individuals who train patients to manage their homes, communicate, and use a computer.
You’ve considered attending graduate (grad) school, but are wondering if the investment is worth it. Grad school means about two more years of higher education, but the per credit costs and fees are greater than undergraduate school and your financial aid options are limited.