The Coding Boot Camp Guide

• 13 min read • What Are the Ways Someone Can Learn to Code? There are many avenues an individual can take to learn to code and get the chops needed to land a new job and change careers. Some people learn to code on their own. Self-taught individuals are highly motivated and use online […]

Set Your Priorities: The Essential Guide to Choosing the Right Management Program

The internet is full of inspiring stories of visionary businessmen and women who made their fortune on nothing but their own brilliance and dedication – people who dropped out of school, failed miserably over and over, survived disasters and losses, and still came out on top, household names and admired by all. The thing about […]

What’s My Major Worth?: The Value of a Master’s Degree in Big Data

“Big Data” is one of those terms that gets thrown around that we all pretend to understand, but probably couldn’t really talk about in detail. When we hear in the news about hackers stealing credit card data, or investigators requesting phone records, or a corporation selling information, we know vaguely that we’re talking about Big […]

Top 50 College Scholarships for 2017-2018 School Year

The cost of college has been rising faster than the rate of inflation for quite a few years, now, according to the College Board, and that fast increase affects some segments of students harder than others. First-generation college students, non-traditional aged working adults, minority, and low-income students have the most difficulties paying for college, and […]

Silicon Valley Everywhere: The Essential Guide to the TechHire Initiative

For all the talk about the booming tech economy, there’s a fact that doesn’t get nearly enough attention: there’s a considerable shortage of qualified workers, and a large hole in the tech workforce. How large? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 500,000 – that’s how many jobs are open in the tech field. Meanwhile, […]

25 Best Online Degree Jobs for 2017

Online degrees are becoming as mainstream as online dating, but just like with online dating, many people are still skeptical; “Sure, it’s convenient,” you may say, “but can I really get a good job with an online degree?” Short answer: Yes. Long answer: With the right online degree, graduates can do much better than just […]

Top 10 College Campus Radio Stations

College radio is one of the last places on earth where advertisers don’t dictate the play list, subversive speech is encouraged and strange sounds don’t mean you should call the plumber. Young people across the nation are bringing back lost recordings, introducing the next big thing, embracing multiculturalism better than your average anthropologist and giving […]

Top 10 Most Popular Liberal-Leaning Colleges for 2017

Using statistics from over 880 colleges that are considered liberal-leaning, we determined the following schools to be the most popular schools to attend for 2017. Finally, by comparing tuition by semester and fees per credit hour, Value Colleges developed this list of the Top 10 Most Popular Liberal-Leaning Colleges in the United States. Typically speaking, liberal colleges […]

Top 10 Bike-Friendly College Campuses for 2017

Whether your school of choice is a large university or a small liberal arts college, if you’re an avid cyclist or simply want to cut down on your motorized vehicle use, you’ll benefit from knowing which colleges and universities qualify as being bike friendly. There are a few ways to determine if your school of […]

Top 10 Green Colleges for 2017

Green colleges are all about sustainability, conscious living and learning, and making social, environmental, plus local and global impacts in positive ways across the country. Here at Value Colleges we focused on green colleges with an enrollment of at least 750 students and schools that were featured within the Top 50 Green list from the […]