Category | Education

Never Too Late to Learn

Posted on 01 March 2009

Many older students are making their way back to school. The number of older, more “nontraditional” college students is growing. These students say that maturity and life experience give them a clear advantage in the college classroom, and college counselors agree. As Roselynn Kingsbury, a 50-year-old graduate student at Syracuse University, puts it: “Old age [...]

E-Learning Boosts Your Bottom Line

Posted on 28 February 2009

Colleges and universities have long offered classes at night, on the weekends, and off campus to accommodate hectic schedules and make college education more attainable. But now you can earn specialized certificates and degrees without ever setting foot inside a classroom. Between 75 and 80 percent of all colleges and universities across the U.S. have [...]

A Higher Degree Can Open Doors to Many Opportunities.

Posted on 24 February 2009

So you’re thinking about graduate school? Returning to the classroom to earn a Master’s degree? Before you grab your letter jacket from the closet and dust off the old backpack, consider everything that comes with a return to higher learning. A Master’s is a serious commitment and a sacrifice of both time and money. It’s [...]

The Right Online Learning Program

Posted on 22 February 2009

You are an intelligent, ambitious person, but you didn’t have the money or inclination to go to college after high school. Or maybe you did attend college, but your degree is in an area that doesn’t interest you anymore or is leading your career nowhere. Either way, you are stuck in a job that you [...]

Is Online Learning Right For You?

Posted on 27 October 2008

E-learning has been touted as the easiest, fastest way to get a degree. However, does it really live up to the hype? Will taking online courses help you advance in the workplace? Many people think e-learning is the way to boost their resumes and paychecks. Recent statistics show that more than 2 million people have [...]

Going the Distance in Education

Posted on 20 September 2008

Online education offers working professionals the convenience of sharpening their skills and adding to their credentials without ever having to leave the office. Institutions on the Web offer programs ranging from accredited degrees (Masters of Business Administration, for example) to seminars on marketing techniques. New Media learning challenges traditional classroom instruction by delivering lectures that [...]

Timing is Everything

Posted on 27 August 2008

The phrase “a year off” passes through the lips of almost every graduate considering grad school, at one point or another. What’s the right choice for you? There is a fog that generally hangs over many a recent grad, resulting from the need to take that first real step after 16+ years of preparative schooling. [...]

Should You Go To Graduate School

Posted on 24 August 2008

Here are a few things to think about: Can you afford the price tag without going into too much debt? If finances dictate prolonged part-time or night-class enrollment, have you the patience and stamina to follow through? Will the possible increase in future salary garnered through an advanced degree offset the costs incurred? Does any [...]

The Law School Admissions Game

Posted on 23 August 2008

After creating pro-and-con lists, consulting counselors, and engaging in some serious soul-searching, you’ve finally decided that legal academe is the next step on your career path. You know that a law school education teaches students how to acquire and analyze information, solve problems, and effectively articulate ideas. But did you know that in this time [...]

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Taking the Test for Grad School

Posted on 22 August 2008

No matter which grad school test you plan on taking, you can always use a leg up. Here’s a list of practical tips to increase mental acuity while keeping unwanted stress to a minumum. Test Day Tips Leave early, leaving yourself plenty of time. Read something to warm up your brain; you don’t want the [...]

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