When Do I Have to Declare a College Major?

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It seems that everybody has a different take on just when to declare a college major. Some say you should declare it right on your application, others say after freshman year. While each of those examples have their pros and cons, it begs the question: when do you have to declare? Declare Your College Major …

What is a 2+2 College Program?

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Across the country, 2+2 programs are becoming increasingly popular. You may have come across the term during your college prep, but what exactly does it mean? Is a 2+2 program right for you? Community College to a 4-Year Institution Simply put, a 2+2 program is attending a community college for two years, then transferring to …

What Is A “Carnegie Classification?”

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‘Carnegie Classification’ is the shortened version of ‘Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education’. This Classification is mainly used for educational and research purposes in order to identify groups of comparable institutions. History of the Carnegie Classification The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education was created in 1970 and first published in 1974. Its …