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6 Study Tips for Master’s Students By Dixie Somers

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.

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Why Invest in Competency-Based Education? By Adela Belin

161128_book-exposition-composition-poland-51369Imagine 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:

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5 Benefits Of Attending College Online by Kara Masterson

5 Benefits Of Attending College OnlineOne 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

6 Great Degrees to Have if You Want to Own a Business by Dixie Somers

6 Great Degrees to Have if You Want to Own a BusinessOwning 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

America’s Future Leaders: How Education Can Change Our Nation by Rachelle Wilber

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

How to Use Your Foreign Language Skills in your Job Search by Brooke Chaplan

How to Use Your Foreign Language Skills in your Job SearchAccording 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

How to Finance your Master’s Degree by Vera Marie Reed

There are several ways to finance your Master’s Degree. Most of us already know about the FAFSA for Graduate students, which qualifies you for the standard government loans. However, with a combination of smart shopping, some extra paperwork and savvy bargaining, you just might be able to score yourself a discount or even a free ride. There are different types of financial aid available, and the first step to savvy financing is to understand the differences.  Read on to learn more. Continue reading