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East Coast vs. West Coast: Are you on the wrong coast for your career goals?

The East Coast and the West Coast differ from one another in a lot of ways, not least of all in terms of opportunity for success in particular careers. We took a look at some key metrics of employment and education in tech, finance, business and entertainment on both coasts, and the results of where strengths of each are may surprise you.

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NorCal vs. SoCal community colleges: Who makes the grade?

California is one of the most affordable states in the U.S. for community college students, but who wins in the all-important contest of NorCal vs. SoCal? We crunched the numbers on the best community colleges in Northern and Southern California, and the results may surprise you.

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Best community colleges in New York

The junior colleges, city colleges and community colleges in New York serve thousands of students every year, but which ones are the best in the state? We crunched some numbers to find out which ones among the traditional and online colleges in New York took top marks for accessibility, opportunity and value.

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What's it like to get a religious studies degree?

With such a wide variety of religious studies degrees available, it can be hard to know your options if considering a career path in the field. Learn what a religious studies educational path is like from a professor at UC Santa Barbara.

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5 perks that prove summer school in college isn't a waste of time

Summers are a time for beaches, vacations and friends. No one doubts that. But if you toss in a class or two to those fun summer days, the benefits can be huge.

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What can you expect while getting your MBA?

We interviewed faculty from renowned business schools to give you insight into what you can expect when you first start an MBA program.

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How to choose a business program that's right for you

Here are five easy steps to help you choose a business major and school for your career goals.

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Best community colleges in Texas

Texas is home to more than 60 distinct community colleges, but some fare better than others when it comes to providing support, accessibility, and student success. Here are the 10 best community colleges in Texas.

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Top 10 careers in business

Interested in a business career but not sure which way to go? Check out this list of the top 10 business careers in the U.S., based on our rankings, which include earning potential, job growth and more.

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Game designer interview: What do game designers do?

We've interviewed an actual game designer to share insight into how rewarding a career as a video game designer can be.

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Top 25 community colleges in California

California's two-year schools can be every bit as challenging (and valuable) as big-name four-year colleges, and these 25 community colleges ranked using data primarily from IPEDS prove it. 


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10 colleges worth considering in Virginia

Virginia is home to a wealth of opportunities for prospective college students, but choosing a single one among all of the available options can be more challenging than it sounds. Here's some detail on 10 of the top colleges in Virginia, both large and small, to help you put together a more complete picture of what's out there before making your decision.

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Advice for nontraditional students from nontraditional students

Here's some advice from former nontraditional students on how today's nontraditional students can further their careers by successfully going back to school.

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10 community colleges in Virginia

Virginia community colleges all offer an affordable start to a four-year degree, job-ready skills or lifelong personal enrichment, but that does not mean they are one-size-fits-all. These ten schools prove just how diverse they can be.

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8 jobs to help save the Earth

Want to help the planet beyond Earth Day? Read on to plan your next eco-friendly career move.

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