Career Planning

How to choose a career

No one said it was easy to choose a career. If you are feeling stuck or stressed, try this step-by-step approach.

Associate’s degrees boost earnings and employment

According to the winter 2008–09 issue of the Occupational Outlook Quarterly, associate’s degrees are a step towards higher earnings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an associate’s degree holder earns an average of $128 more a week and is more likely to be employed compared with a high school graduate. Visit to download the article in PDF.

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More career planning resources

There are a lot of websites related to career planning, but not all are created equal. Here are some we like—besides our own of course!