What Makes Business Administration Degrees so Popular?

December 30th, 2014 by

Young Business WomenThanks to the availability of online degree programs and the ease and flexibility that they offer students, almost everyone can pursue higher education. With dozens of different degree types literally at your fingertips, you may wonder why the business administration degree is so popular among today’s students. Believe it or not, the country’s number one online degree is the bachelor’s degree in business administration. Find out what makes business administration degrees a top pick among so many college students today.[...] Read More...

6 Skills You’ll Need to Earn an Online Degree

December 25th, 2014 by

Basic Computer SkillsWith the rising popularity of online degrees, an increasing number of students are turning to this convenient way of advancing their education. However, some potential online students are scared away, worried that they don’t have the digital literacy required to study through an accredited online college. Thankfully, you don’t need to be a computer expert in order to take a class over the Internet.[...] Read More...

How to Say Goodbye to Distractions When You’re Studying Online

December 23rd, 2014 by

Get Rid of DistractionsThere are an immeasurable number of perks that you’ll enjoy when you opt to earn a degree online. You might save money, you won’t have to worry about long commutes to campus and you can have a greater degree of freedom when it comes to the pace of your program.[...] Read More...

How to Take Advantage of Military Financial Assistance to Further Your Education

December 18th, 2014 by

Military Educational Financial Aid Earning a college degree can be an obvious way to learn more about a given field, advance your career and greatly increase your earning potential. Those who are currently serving in the military, those who have served in the past and those who are dependents of military personnel can all get the education they want for less money thanks to military financial assistance. These are just some of the ways that military financial assistance can help you advance your education.[...] Read More...

Top 7 Most In-Demand Online Degrees

December 16th, 2014 by

Earn Your College Degree OnlineWe are firmly living in the digital age, which is why you shouldn’t be surprised that so many students are opting to earn their degrees online. Whether you want to get your high school diploma, a bachelor’s degree in history or a master’s degree in engineering, you can complete the entire program through an accredited online college. While you should pick a degree that aligns with your interests and passions, you may also want to think about which degrees and major are most in-demand. The following seven degrees are in-demand and hold plenty of potential for graduates.[...] Read More...

Earn Your College Degree at Any Age: Forget the Excuses!

December 11th, 2014 by

Older College Graduate When most people think of a college student, they picture a fresh high school graduate of 18 or 19. While it is true that the majority of students living on college campuses and earning their undergraduate degrees are between the age of 18 and 22, that doesn’t mean that older students can’t have the same opportunity to get ahead. Whether you want to finally get that high school diploma or earn a bachelor’s degree, age definitely shouldn’t slow you down. These are some of the most common excuses given by older students as well as why each is far from the truth.[...] Read More...

A Career in Nursing: Is it for you?

December 9th, 2014 by

Nurse and Little Girl In the mid 1800’s, Florence Nightingale paved the way for modern nursing, advancing the craft to be symbolic with compassion, integrity and professionalism. Today, registered nurses constitute the largest sector of healthcare workers, with the US employing over 3 million nurses.  Yet, despite the fact that nursing is projected to be a leader in job growth, over 515,000 nursing related jobs will remain unfilled in 2015.[...] Read More...

Online vs. Traditional Learning: A Comparison

December 4th, 2014 by

Online Learning In many ways, earning an online degree is identical to earning a traditional campus degree. Whether you are completing your associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree, both online and traditional learning programs help improve your knowledge, your practical skills and your ability to find work after graduation. However, there are also some big differences between the two. Find out more by comparing traditional and online learning programs.[...] Read More...

So You Want To Be A Pharmacist?

December 2nd, 2014 by

Pharmacist and InternYou have done all the research. You have put in hours of thought and consideration. After a long deliberation it hits you. I want to be a Pharmacist. You feel great. You made the decision. The only question remaining is…how do I become a Pharmacist? If you are like the thousands of individuals contemplating a career in pharmacy then you have asked yourself that very question. So what is the answer? The short answer is, attend a pharmacy school. The long answer is a little more complicated. However, the good news is, three easy steps can get you on the path to becoming a pharmacist.[...] Read More...

5 Things You Gain By Earning Your Degree Online

November 27th, 2014 by

Perks of Online Learning-There are a variety of different reasons that people turn to an online degree when they want to further their education. Convenience, flexibility and affordability are just some perks, but there are also many benefits that you might not expect. Here are five of the things that you will gain by earning your degree online.[...] Read More...

Become an Educator and Shape the Future

November 25th, 2014 by

Teacher And Young StudentsCareer paths are often difficult decisions and we must look inside ourselves to find what truly motivates us. Education is a career choice for those who want to make a difference and are motivated to help every child reach greatness![...] Read More...

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

November 20th, 2014 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...

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

November 18th, 2014 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...

Why Stay at Home Moms Benefit from Online Education

November 13th, 2014 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...

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

November 11th, 2014 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...