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The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is one of the most popular English language proficiency tests in the world. If you want to study or work in a country where English is the primary language of communication, you may need to take the IELTS.
Enrolling in college is an incredibly exciting time in a young adult’s life. It can also be incredibly overwhelming. Even if you’ve chosen your school, you have a very big decision to make: what to major in. Most universities will offer a wide variety of majors, ranging from subjects in the arts and humanities field to science. To choose the best degree, you need to consider a variety of personal factors. Here are four ways to choose the best degree.
You made it into graduate school! Now you can really get entrenched in career studies to prepare for an exciting job, whether that be an MBA or a master’s in public administration. But first you have to develop effective study skills that will allow you to master vital information for each course. The following tips can help you establish a routine that will let you competently and confidently address graduate coursework.
The cost of a four-year university education continues to climb while the earning potential of many popular degrees is declining. This has created an education bubble in which “the cost of higher education has far outpaced its actual value.”
Imagine your first heart surgery being done by a doctor who has learned surgery through textbooks; or a pilot who has learned the concepts of flying a plane in classroom and college labs. What about a soldier who has learned the art and science of fighting war through PowerPoint presentations and simulation-based games? The scary outcomes that are expected in all three cases explain the necessity of Competency-Based Education (CBE) in select professions. Perhaps, the time has come to implement CBE for all subjects, classes and age groups. Here are four reasons why you should invest in Competency-Based Education system in your institution:
Technology has changed just about every facet of life, and education is no exception. An influx of technology in the classroom has changed how, where and when students learn. It’s also helped educators keep their students more engaged and involved. Here are just a few of the ways technology has changed higher education.
One significant consequence of the personal computer revolution is that post-secondary education is now accessible to anyone wishing to pursue it. While a certain amount of technical skill is required to successfully complete online courses, other barriers have been eliminated. This has opened up the possibility of a college degree or certificate for any individual who has completed high school, can use a computer, and possesses the basic skills that online learning requires. Continue reading
Owning a business is something that requires a compound skill set if the business owner expects to succeed. If you hope to own your own business someday, you need to obtain an academic degree from an accredited college. The following are six examples of degrees that can help a business owner to aim high and keep soaring: Continue reading
Today’s children are tomorrow’s future leaders. If America desires to make sure that the country is placed in good hands, it is very important to heavily invest in the children of today. The best way to do this is through education. Education has the power to equip and strengthen a child’s ability to succeed in the future. America’s future leaders need to build a strong foundation of education in order to think critically, rationally and systematically. Investing in the education of a child will also change the nation in many other ways. Continue reading
According to past research, people in the United States are sadly behind most countries when it comes to learning foreign languages. Fortunately, the situation is changing as many students and adults are learning to speak Spanish and other prominent languages represented in our country. If you are fluent or have a working knowledge of a foreign language, it may serve you well in a job search. Here a few ways it can help and how to include it in your search and resume. Continue reading