5 Unique Colleges to Explore, One Amazing Community
The next step. The great journey. The empty nest. Once high-school is finished where are you or your kid/s headed? Well, the week of August 7th is a great opportunity to take a look to the future, right here in Dubuque.
Yes, Dubuque’s five colleges are once again partnering and working with the Dubuque College Access Network (DCAN) to highlight the city’s rich history in education and offer in-person campus visits during the third annual Dubuque College Visit Week held Monday, August 7th, through Friday, August 11th.
Dubuque has a long history of providing students from across the country and international community with a diverse choice of higher educational opportunities with Clarke University, Emmaus Bible College, Loras College, Northeast Iowa Community College, and the University of Dubuque.
“College changes everything, and it is worth it! There is no better way to learn about a college than visiting and seeing the campus. The educational opportunities in Dubuque are exceptional and this is a great way kick off the academic year and your college search process. The experiences the students enjoy during Dubuque College Visit Week will serve them well as they begin building a foundation of knowledge from which to choose their dream school and/or career path."
-Robert Broshous, MBA, vice president of enrollment management and dean of admission at UD
There is no better way to learn about a college than visiting the campus and seeing for yourself how the educational experience can be transformative. Dubuque College Visit Week offers potential future students the opportunity to tour campuses with student ambassadors, meet with professors about academic areas of interest, learn about student activities and programs, meet with admission counselors, and lots more.
Food for thought
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics your odds of getting that dream job in Iowa are as follows:
- Doctor - 1 in 444
- Lawyer - 1 in 407
- Firefighter - 1 in 784
- Chef - 1 in 948
- Veterinarian - 1 in 1269
- Architect - 1 in 1600
- Psychologist - 1 in 1908
- Pilot - 1 in 2632
- Writer - 1 in 3571
- Photographer - 1 in 4505
- Singer - 1 in 8130
- Athlete - 1 on 9174
Casinos.com calculated the odds, the “jobs per 1,000 occupations” data was extracted from the Bureau of Labor Statistics website and then divided by the population of each state and multiplied by 1,000 to reveal the odds of landing each dream job per state. The nationwide odds where then tallied by calculating the average odds of every dream job across all the states.
Give yourself a fighting chance at that dream job of yours with a quality education close to home in Dubuque. Visit our five local colleges to learn more about the educational experiences that can help prepare students for their future. Head to this website to schedule a visit during Dubuque College Visit Week.