Best and Worst Jobs in America and Other Posts

15 Best and Worst Jobs In America

In my most popular college blog post on CBSMoneyWatch this week, I wrote about a list of the 200 best and worst jobs based on much more than pay. When you see lists of the best and worst jobs in America, the creators are usually focusing on salaries. CareerCast.com developed the list based on income, as well as four other important factors.

Roustabouts, those guys who work on oil drilling platforms, have the worst jobs. Click on the above link to find the best job.

Don’t Miss Those Financial Aid Deadlines

The FAFSA generates headlines every January when the latest federal financial aid document is released. But it’s the deadlines of individual colleges that are most important.

Do You Really Need a Business Degree?

I’ve never hidden the fact that I’m a huge believer in a liberal arts education. I think majoring in the classics or philosophy can be more valuable and more lucrative than becoming a business major, which every Tom, Dick and Harry is doing.

Lynn O’Shaughnessy is the author of The College Solution. You can follow her on Twitter as CollegeBlogs.

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