Before you begin on your higher education journey educate yourself with all your available online learning options. Discover which degree programs can create the most job opportunities with the maximum salary potential. Explore the wide variety of career choices including healthcare, criminal justice, business administration and computer programming. Your future is just a mouse click away.
New college graduates leave school with an average debt load totaling almost a year’s worth of entry-level salary, which makes the prospect of paying it off quite daunting.
When people aren’t familiar with something, the tendency is there to make generalized statements that may or may not be true. It’s a human instinct to categorize what we see until details that further clarify the topic, and online education is unfortunately one of those victims.
When people usually think of Starbucks and education, one of two thoughts comes to mind: a) the seemingly overabundance of highly educated baristas working behind the counter, giving rise to the cliché of getting a PhD and finding the only job you can work is serving coffee, or b) their involvement in a partial tuition payment plan, where employees can get a tiny bit of money to pay for their education.
Graduation day is usually one filled with pride and excitement, as you’ve finally reached the day that marks the culmination of years of hard work, effort and sacrifice. Every ounce of blood, sweat and tears you’ve put into your studies has finally paid off, and now you get to sit back and bask in the glow of joining the world’s elite club of having achieved higher education.
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Months ago, you sent out your college applications and waited anxiously to hear back. If you’re one of the lucky ones, you’ll have more than one offer of admission. And if that happens, how do you narrow it down to just one school?
Your college years may seem like a means to an end, but it’s much more than that: it’s two to four years of low-key training for life in the so-called “real world” where who you know matters more than what you know.
In the last article, we took a look at the five most demanding college majors based on number of study hours per week, average GPAs, and the amount of work involved. Today, going to the other end of the spectrum, we’ll survey the five easiest majors that, for better or for worse, make college seem like a cakewalk.
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The professional science master’s degree, also known as the PSM, began in 1997. It provided a way quickly equip students with the skills that they would need in science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
Choosing the right master’s degree program is one of the crucial points when pursuing an education because it can really determine what your career pathway is going to be like.
Those who are prospective students need to start considering the statistics and the numbers before they enroll in their next graduate program.
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Now, an online degree is seen not only as okay, but as a viable alternative to an in-person degree. Why? Here are 4 reasons how online degrees aren’t stigmatized anymore.
As Americans, we may feel that we have the edge when it comes to online learning, but there’s still a lot we can learn from other countries.
The competition for those jobs is fiercer than ever, and many students will do whatever it takes to rise to the top. What some of them don’t know, though, is how they can use their online degrees to market themselves as superior job candidates.
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No college student has it easy, with deadlines and assignments piling up faster than you know what to do with. In the rush to do well at school but maintain a personal life, too, sometimes there just doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day.
No student sets off to get a college degree with the intention of doing extremely poorly, but it happens in almost every class. But the good news is, it’s most likely a collection of bad habits. And the even better news is, they’re probably easier to fix than you thought.
During the four years spent getting a degree, certain types of people make themselves known, for better or for worse. Here they are.
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Many of us choose to get our degrees online because it’s a fantastic way to save money (along with enjoying the luxury of being able to study at our own pace and wherever we’d like).
For 1.4 million Americans who are active military personnel and the other 850,000 reservists, a military career can be a secure, financially rewarding career.
It almost sounds too good to be true: head to college to specialize with a degree...and have your employer pick up the tab. But for the following list of 10 companies -- just a handful in the United States -- it’s not a dream, it’s a reality.