When you make a big purchase, such as a new car, you have to do your research. You find lists of the best models from credible sources, compare prices, and consider all the standard details – the color, the gas mileage, the safety features – before making your decision so that you know you’re getting the best fit for you. A brand with a good reputation doesn’t hurt, either. When it comes to your education, it’s the same thing. And that’s where we come in.
At TheBestColleges,org, you can find information on hundreds of online programs. We only include schools that are recognized and reputable, so you know they’re the best ones out there already. We also aim to bring you affordable options, so you know you’re getting good quality for your money, but not spending a fortune in the process. And we rank schools based on all the standard details – including tuition, retention rate, and median starting salary for graduates – that go into picking a high-quality program.
Our rankings of schools cover a range of topics, from the best MBA programs to the most affordable online schools to, simply, the best overall. Not sure what path you want to take? You can even find career profiles of professions you can pursue with online degrees, such as carpentry or chiropractic.
Meet Our Communications Manager: Halie Hartman
The communications manager for TheBestColleges.org, Halie Hartman is a self-described tomboy-bookworm-turned-Internet-media-junkie. The second oldest of four girls, the literary character she most identified with growing up was Jo from Little Women, who she credits for inspiring her to pursue a career in writing. A graduate of Texas Tech University, Halie holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in both journalism and psychology with a minor in mass communication, which she picked up just so she could take a few more courses in electronic media. As evident from her college transcript, she possesses a love of learning and strongly believes in the power of knowledge and benefits of higher education. In her spare time, she enjoys reading memoirs, practicing yoga, being an avid Red Raider sports fan, and playing ball with her beagle Zoey. You can find Halie on Google+.