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This Can Be the Year You Finally Take the Leap

This Can Be the Year You Finally Take the Leap

A new year is a great time for taking a look at how you’re doing. And, sure, physical health is an important part of that. But what about your career goals?

If a lot of people are honest, the life they thought they’d have—or the one they once said they want—isn’t exactly how it’s turned out. A big part of that is because of education.

Studies suggest only 46 percent of Americans complete college once they start—that gives the United States the worst college dropout rate of any developed country.

Even among the people who earned a bachelor’s degree, you’re likely not following the same path you planned. That’s why experts estimate just 27 percent of graduates work in a field or industry related to their college major.

46% of Americans complete college once they start

But it’s not too late: 2017 can be the year you take the action steps to get the job you always wanted, advance in the career you have or develop aspects of your life that have nothing to do with work at all.

If that’s what you want this year to be like, we made RELEVANT U for you.

This section is a content extension of our higher education directory at The following pages answer some of your questions about undergrad studies, grad school, seminary and some of the issues you’ll face.

We want it to help you take informed next steps to make the next season of your calling a reality.

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