Jessica King

Jessica King is a contributing editor for Careers and Colleges magazine.


Finding Fun on Campus

They tell you to join activities as soon as you arrive on campus to make friends and meet new people. But with hundreds of clubs to choose from, where should you look first?read more

The Facts of Campus Life

Try as hard as you might, problems are bound to occur, so you have to be prepared to deal with them as they arise. Campus life can be a blast, but there are a few common issues that most freshmen have to more

Types of Schools for Science and Engineering

You're heading off to college and you want to study science or engineering (or both!). There are countless colleges and universities to choose more

Top 10 Campus Visit Tips

Choosing a college is a huge investment! College visits are a sure-fire way to help you make the right investment. Here's some advice for making the most of more

What is an Institute of Technology?

Perhaps you're considering a degree in engineering, science, or computer programming, and you've heard about institutes of technology, but you don't really know what makes them more

10 Colleges That Went Green Before It Was Cool

Check out all the ways schools around the country have gone green--and how you can do it too!read more

When and How to Apply to College

When's the best time to apply to college? Should you submit an optional essay or test scores? There's no one right answer to all these questions. See why here. read more

Examining Your Financial Health

You've graduated and are now a member of the real world. Congratulations! Welcome to the land of credit, debt, and personal financial responsibility. But what exactly is credit? How do you earn it? Is it even that important?read more

Music Conservatories

If you are a music-lover and cannot see yourself studying anything but notes on a page, you may want to look into more