Are You on the College Road to Nowhere?

Picture this. You pay $120K for a bus to take you somewhere over the next four years because all your friends are going and your parents went and everyone says you gotta do it and it’s fun and you’re learning cool stuff and you’re making friends and the scenery’s great but after a while you realize you don’t actually know WHERE you’re going or what you’re supposed to do when you get there…wherever it is.

For too many students, that’s college.


Why would you do that? Yes, many of the highest-paying jobs in demand require a college degree and yes, students’ instincts are generally sound when they desire a college education in order to get a better job, but it’s not that simple. You can’t get just any degree. You should get THE degree—the one you need to prepare for the career you want. You should also make sure you can afford it.

Millions of people are unhappy with their careers and crippled with debt all for lack of knowledge of the right career to pursue or the price tag of education—or both. The good news? You CAN make educated decisions, and we want to show you how!

Career Paths & CareersOn FindYourCalling.com, discover hot, in-demand careers that will bring meaning and satisfaction to your life—careers wherein you can be confident you are changing the world by doing what you love. A strong, achievable career goal that fits your strengths and interests will give purpose to your education and save you from pouring time and money down the drain. Give your life (and your education) some direction. Everyone is going somewhere; it’s up to you to decide where.

Next, plan the education you need at a price you can afford. Associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral degree…. Whatever level of education your dream career requires, Find Your Calling will help you find the right program at the right school at a manageable cost that won’t hamstring your career before you even begin. Compare tuition rates and typical student loan debt (among other important facts) for hundreds of schools across the country.

A final smart move: Take the wages of your future career and put them against the debt you are likely to have when you graduate. Will your income allow you to pay off that debt quickly? Or will you be stuck with a $37K/year salary and $130K in loans?

Don’t just hop on the college bus. Pick your destination. Know the cost. Love your future.

Ready to take the first step? Answer a few questions in our short Discovery Questionnaire and explore career recommendations tailor-made to YOU. Then find affordable schools that will help get you ready. It’s that simple.

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