In the movie Monty Python’s Holy Grail, King Arthur of the Britons is charged with taking a sacred journey to recover one of the most revered relics of all time. He travels to distant lands, forms a band of some of the greatest knights of his era, and withstands wave after wave of ruthless taunting by the French. True to typical blogging form, I will now explain, through a vague and overextended metaphor, how an awesome parody of an Anglican myth relates to your college experience.
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So, you (or your child) got accepted into your first and second college choices. Great! Two college to choose from! Everything seemed to be falling into place. That is, until you found out, that based on the information filled out on your FAFSA, you don’t qualify for Federal Student Aid to help you cover the cost of your higher education at either school. At this point, you may be asking yourself, “How can I ever afford a college education without Federal Student Aid?” Do you give up and consider other long term and career options? Definitely not.
Headed to college this upcoming new year without a clue as to what you want to major in? Don’t stress yourself out too much because it’s the same situation for “80% of college-bound students” according to Dr. Fritz Grupe, founder of MyMajors.com. I know that I definitely had no idea what to major in when I first applied and even when I arrived at college! To help you get out of the “undecided” category and into a major course of study that will leave you in a good position after getting your degree, here are some of the “hot” majors expected to be biggies in 2011 from WalletPop.com and the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Job Outlook 2011 (172 employers were surveyed to learn the kind of majors they were looking to hire).
UtahFutures.org celebrates one-year anniversary with 324,000 users SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s free website for education and career planning, UtahFutures.org, is celebrating its one-year anniversary by soliciting success stories from its 324,000 portfolio holders. Any Utah resident can set up a portfolio and/or browse UtahFutures.org free of charge. Since its October 2009 launch, some 324,000 portfolios have been organized. ...