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Category: Career

Accredited Cosmetology Schools

Finding the Perfect Cosmetology School for You Students interested in pursuing a career in the beauty industry will want to start by completing an internal analysis of priorities.  Your priorities and goals are unique as should your choice in schooling.  Start by reading our College Admissions Guide followed by our Cosmetology Career Guide and then…

Career Colleges in America

What is a Career College? A career college is a higher education institution that is focused on teaching transferrable skills and industry-specific knowledge for a defined career path.  A traditional associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree program, on the other hand, requires students to study core curriculum such as philosophy and creative writing regardless of your…

Graduate Schools in the U.S.

What is Graduate School? Graduate school is an advance study of a trade, profession, and/or academic discipline.  Historically, a graduate school has been associated with an academic endeavor.  Meaning students would focus on creating original works of research in a defined area of interest.  Today, graduate students can also elect to pursue an advanced professional…

Trade Schools in the United States

What is a Trade School? A trade school is a postsecondary institution that combines career-specific training with general education curriculum.  Trade schools are often used interchangeably with career college, technical colleges, vocational school, vocational college, trade college, technical schools, and technical institutes.  Most degree programs at a trade school can be completed within two years…

Best Websites for College Students

Top Ranked Sites for Students Our team at MatchCollege has assembled the best student websites below.  The categories are broken down by categories such as 1) education, 2) productivity, 3) entertainment, and 4) health to help you navigate the list in a more efficient manner.  Find the top student sites and bookmark these pages to…

How to Curb College Costs

Top 10 Ways to Pay Less for College Do you know the average tuition and fees associated with attending college?  For private colleges, the average tuition and fees is over $34,000 and just over $9,000 for in-state 4-year public universities.  Given the financial heft involved, it’s time to make a plan to maximize your resources…

The Best Nursing Schools for 2018

Top Ranked Nursing Programs in 2018 Below you will find a list of the best 35 four-year nursing schools from around the country.  The list has been curated to help you more effectively make decisions about your academic future and serve as a valuable college resource guide.  Many nursing schools on our 2018 list are…

Best Dental Hygiene Programs for 2018

Top Ranked Dental Hygienists Programs in 2018 Our team at MatchCollege is excited to announce the 2018 top dental hygiene degree schools in the country.  The list of 30 accredited colleges and universities below have been analyzed against thousands of dental programs based on our proprietary ranking methodology.  The net result is a set of…

Career Guides for College Students

Essential Career Guides for Students To help to determine which career path is best for you, we have assembled a list of the most popular guides below.  The guides are created to help you understand the intricacies of various career tracks and provide insights to assist you make great decisions about your future.  Our career…

Ultimate Guide to Green Schools & Green Degrees

Your Guide to Green College Degree Programs We have assembled a list of colleges and universities that have been found to have the most sustainable, environmentally friendly schools.  These school practice and adhere to the principles of being green through the following means: sourcing food that is local and organic, promoting mass transit & bike…