B.A., English, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Terri Williams is a former writer for ThoughtCo who covered higher education, career choices, and the workforce. She has written extensively on topics in higher education, including post-secondary credentialing, college affordability, income-share agreements, financial literacy, academic and career counseling, and campus safety. She also has written about the challenges facing employees in the workforce, ranging from skill and career development to work-life balance and diversity. She has interviewed college professors, deans, admissions officers, and students at institutions ranging from Ivy League schools to community colleges as well as recruiters, hiring managers, economists, and executives. She has been published in USA Today, Yahoo Education, U.S. News & World Report, The Economist Careers Network, The Houston Chronicle, GoodCall, and The Center for Digital Ethics and Policy at Loyola University in Chicago.
ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content.
We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company.
Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.
For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired.
We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly.
Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.
Tips For Adult Students
Essay Samples & Tips