Choosing a college

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What do colleges look for in applicants? 

What do college admissions look for in applicants? They want to know who you really are. Find out why you’re much more than a number.

September 28, 2022 | by Brennan Barnard

How many colleges should I apply to?

We reveal the “golden mean” of how many colleges you should apply to. Learn how to prioritize your college list to save time and effort.

September 12, 2022 | by Brennan Barnard

Going back to college: 9 tips for a successful return

Going back to college to earn your degree may be just what you need to change your life for the better. Learn how to get started.

August 18, 2022 | by Tom Czaban

Microcredentials in higher education: a path to learning for in-demand fields

Microcredentials offer an alternative educational path for high-demand sectors and can lead to a graduate degree. Read on to learn more about microcredentials and what they can do for your career.

August 5, 2022 | by Dr. Victor R. Prybutok

The test optional movement goes to graduate school

Many schools across the US have jumped on the test options train and this time its making it's way to graduate schools.

July 15, 2022 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

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Here’s how U.S. News ranks the best medical schools

these rankings have come under severe criticism, and many higher education experts have urged to...

June 24, 2022 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

How to become a licensed professional engineer (PE) 

Finally earned your engineering degree and looking to get licensed in your state? This simple...

May 19, 2022 | by David Levy

What is STEM?

STEM professions are facing a shortage as the modern world relies on their expertise in...

May 19, 2022 | by David Levy

Progressive colleges in the U.S.

Our study has assessed the top 40 universities and colleges across the U.S. based on...

May 10, 2022 | by Brandes Gress

Community colleges offer personalized student support

Compared to their bigger, better-funded higher education cousins, community colleges are implementing changes that promote...

May 9, 2022 | by Dr. Karen A. Stout

Decision fatigue: how to manage during the admissions process

Learning how to overcome decision fatigue during the admissions process can be tough. Thankfully, we’ve...

April 13, 2022 | by David Levy

Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) in the U.S.

HSIs enroll 70% of all Latino college students in the U.S. Many are looking for...

March 2, 2022 | by DegreeChoices Staff

Women’s colleges in the U.S.

Women's colleges were established to diminish the disparity between sexes in higher education and continue...

January 10, 2022 | by Olga Knezevic

Faster learning and less debt: why credential stacking is the degree path of the future

A new way to enhance your employability without breaking the bank is pursuing credentials. Learn...

January 7, 2022 | by David Levy

Earning a bachelor’s degree at community college

A growing number of states are passing legislation that allows community colleges to offer bachelor...

January 5, 2022 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

Religiously affiliated colleges in the U.S.

Students looking to combine their spirituality with academia may thrive and benefit from attending a...

January 3, 2022 | by Olga Knezevic

Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs)

HBCUs are community anchor institutions and hubs of Black excellence, crucial for the economic upliftment...

November 26, 2021 | by DegreeChoices Staff

The different types of educational institutions

More than simply colleges and universities, educational institutions differ by program, funding, student demographic, and...

November 24, 2021 | by David Levy

A guide to test-optional and test-blind admissions

Find out what test-optional and test-blind admissions are and what this means for applicants in...

October 4, 2021 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

Online vs on-campus courses

This article by the team at Degree Choices looks at the pros and cons of...

January 27, 2021 | by Ana Mcginley