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Inside the Classroom

What can you expect when you get to college? You'll certainly need to make some major decisions, especially if you haven't chosen which major you want to pursue just yet. College isn't just a party - it's about academics and taking the path to your career. Explore college majors, college programs, college courses, and more when you enter college and step inside the classroom.

  • College Degree Breakdown
    Don't know your BS from your AA? Learn the ins and outs of various college degree options and opportunities as well as information about the importance of accreditation. Choosing the right college degree to fit your career goals -- whether it's an associate degree, a bachelor's degree, or an advanced or professional degree -- is one of the wisest investments you can make, so choose wisely.
  • College Majors
    You've got the school all picked out, the orientation date set, and you've made a ton of trips to Bed, Bath, and Beyond for the latest dorm decor. But you're just not sure what you're going to major in when you get to college. Never fear, for most schools don't even make students declare a major until their sophomore year. If you're still applying to college and you're not sure what you want to major in once you get there, check out different schools with programs you may be interested in. From straightforward English and math majors to unique, student-created majors, we've seen them all. You're sure to find your path in no time at all.
  • College Programs
    College programs provide a variety of opportunities for students, from study abroad to interest-specific programs. Students may choose to enroll in a specific school because of a specialized college program. Some of these may include online courses, army programs, dual degrees, and others. There are many schools that may meet your interests in some way - the only thing is that you have to find the right college program that fits you.
  • College Courses
    Explore the multitude of interesting, unique, and even strange college courses available at the nation's top colleges. Find out how to plot your college course schedule so that you get the most out of your tuition dollars and more important, manage to graduate in four years. And, discover the importance of different types of college classes including those from the core curriculum, electives, and major/minor ones.
  • College Academics
    College academics are challenging, but savvy students find unique ways to succeed. Learn the techniques and tricks to acing all types of college courses and term papers, how college classes are different than high school ones, and how to maximize your college GPA.