BATON ROUGE 80 miles west of New Orleans, 40 miles east of Lafayette Home to: Louisiana State University and Southern University Population: 225,000 Highlights: Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Rural Life Museum, Raising Cane’s River Center (...
We all look back on times in our lives when we wish we had been more informed, more responsible … maybe just a little bit smarter. We spoke with several college graduates and asked them what they would change if they could rewind the clock and start their...
There’s no doubt about it: The process of planning for college and other types of postsecondary training can be confusing! But it should be part of every junior’s and senior’s life—along with pizza, football, friends, concerts and English class, of course....
Being a member of a sorority or fraternity can become a home away from home for students on a college campus by making that campus seem a little smaller.   According to Angela Guillory, associate dean of students and director of Greek Life at LSU, being a...
Once you’ve made the decision to attend college, choosing the right one is your next step. Public or private? Large or small? Community or vo-tech? It depends on many factors, including  your personality, financial situation, educational skills, and life...
For most high school seniors, the path to college is an all-consuming process full of hope, dreams and anxiety. It includes visiting campuses, writing—and rewriting—college essays, mourning rejections and celebrating acceptances. From there, the to-do list...
What’s next for me?  It’s the question that keeps high school seniors up at night as they approach graduation. Sure, there’s the straight and narrow path of pursuing a four-year degree, but there are other quality options out there if that doesn’t seem...
As a small town Louisiana girl, Jennifer Gray was introduced to meteorology during a job shadowing program her senior year of high school. She went on to study journalism and meteorology in college and, after several years of working at smaller stations and...
Louisiana college graduates tell us about the work they do and how they got there. By Erin Z. Bass MARKETING PRODUCER  Name: Amanda CarlinHometown: Big Branch, LouisianaaHigh School: HomeschooledCollege: Southeastern Louisiana UniversityDegree: B.A.,...
The energy degree Want to snag a place in one of Louisiana’s most iconic industries? Study it at South Louisiana Community College, which has a new program in oil and gas production technology. This program began accepting its first students in the spring...
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