How to Decide Whether an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice is Right for You

20 November, 2014 (12:21) | Criminal Justice | By:

Police Woman Criminal Justice CareersIf you are interested in a career within the field of criminal justice, then earning a college degree will almost certainly be the best place to start. Careers in law enforcement as well as the legal world tend to require applicants to have a minimum of a college degree in the field of criminal justice. High school graduates or adults returning to higher education will have to decide between two of the most common criminal justice degrees out there: the associate degree and the bachelor’s degree. Exploring the pros and cons of both can help you make up your mind about which degree program will be best suited for you, your budget, your schedule and your career goals.[...] Read More...

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What’s in Your Future – A Job or a Career?

18 November, 2014 (11:46) | Advancing Your Degree | By:

Pretty College GraduateEven though you have to work at both, a job and a career are two separate entities.  There are major differences between the two kinds of employment. A job tends to refer to something less permanent as well as something that requires less training. A career, on the other hand, is a trajectory that you can follow, and the goal at the end is success in a particular field, an impressive salary and fulfillment.[...] Read More...

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Why Stay at Home Moms Benefit from Online Education

13 November, 2014 (11:19) | Going Back To College Online | By:

Mom and Daughter It is no secret that getting a college education can be the key to a successful career. Numerous studies reveal that the higher your education, the greater your annual take home pay can be. However, many nontraditional students struggle with attending a typical college campus for their degree. With accredited online colleges, stay at home moms are realizing that they can study, earn a degree and still be with their children during the day. Here are just a few of the countless benefits that stay at home moms appreciate about online learning.[...] Read More...

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The Many Hats of A Guidance Counselor: Find Out More About a Career in Counseling

11 November, 2014 (08:44) | Counseling and Psychology | By:

Student with Counselor A student needs to vent about a teacher she feels is unfair.  Five schools request transcripts.  OGT tests need to be ordered.  A frustrated parent calls for help with a student’s grades.[...] Read More...

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Exploring Sonography, Ultrasound & Radiologic Technology Careers

4 November, 2014 (11:33) | Careers | By:

Sonography-Radiology-CareersIf you’re interested in finding a career within the medical field, you might feel like you have three options: administrative work, hands-on medical work with patients and technical or maintenance work. In reality, there is one field that combines dealing with patients, medical diagnoses and the technical aspect of maintaining and troubleshooting medical equipment. Sonography, ultrasound technology and radiologic technology are fields that span the range of medical study, and they may be the perfect option for you.[...] Read More...

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How To Fit Studying Into Your Busy Schedule

30 October, 2014 (11:00) | Online Learning | By:

Go Back to College OnlineGoing back to school as an adult can feel like a daunting task. After all, if you’ve been out of the classroom for a few years, studying is a whole new world that you will have to become familiar with all over again. Thank goodness adult learners who opt to earn a degree online have an unparalleled level of convenience when it comes to getting an advanced education. The following tips can also be effective ways of incorporating studying into your everyday routine.[...] Read More...

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