College & Career

From standardized testing to packing for your freshman year of college, this section covers all college-related topics.

Getting it write: Rock your college essay in 6 steps College & Career

Experts shared their do’s and don’ts for writing the best possible essay

September 15, 2014

Illinois grads made progress on ACT, but numbers troubling
College & Career

August 20, 2014

Chicago Tribune The state’s high school graduating Class of 2014 scored an average of 20.7 on the ACT college entrance...

ACT college entrance exam no longer a required state test
College & Career

July 21, 2014

After nearly 15 years, free exam for juniors will become 'optional' in 2015.

10 email subject lines from colleges that sound like a desperate ex
College & Career

July 17, 2014

Here are Kasey's top 10 favorite email subject lines from last week

GOING GREEK: Why I decided to rush
College & Career

July 15, 2014

Masher Kathryn Cua changed her mind about going Greek.

5 easy college road trips
College & Career

June 18, 2014

Check out these colleges, all less than 250 miles from Chicago

Truck driver vs. lawyer
College & Career

June 5, 2014

DRIVE AND DEDICATION: Compare these jobs side by side By Sarah Zhang NEW TRIER If you thrive under pressure and...

The cost of no college degree
College & Career

May 21, 2014

Can you really afford to skip college?

Correctional officer vs. college professor
College & Career

May 20, 2014

Compare these jobs side by side