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The Professional Importance of Certifications and Further Education

As the old adage goes, “you are never too old to learn.” But what this adage doesn’t tell you is that continual learning can directly translate into higher wages, particularly through certifications. Even after graduating with a bachelor’s degree, specific certifications may increase your appeal and marketability. Types of Certifications No matter your career, chances […]

The Benefits and Advantages to Online Schooling and Classes

Online education is rapidly growing in this country. People are mixing online and traditional courses, earning their degrees entirely online, and taking part in MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Here are just a few of the benefits an online education can offer. Many Different Class Formats Available Online classes are offered in as many different […]

Tips for Working Adults Going Back to School

The phrase "a college degree is the new high school diploma" is catching on quickly. More and more employers are requiring college degrees for jobs that previously only required a high school education and some job experience. There are very few companies left where you can start out in an entry-level job and work your […]

Making Sense of Your College Years

When you are thinking about a college education, you may be feeling nervous about the money that is required. College education in the United States is more expensive than it has ever been in history, and it seems like resources are more scarce than ever before. What can you do to pay for college in […]

5 Tips to Stay Organized in Your College Classes

In high school, you may have been provided with a list of required school supplies or even asked by your teachers to keep your papers stored in a certain way. College, however, gives you much more freedom in how you keep track of your notes and handouts, and it’s up to you to come up […]

Top 7 Tips for Writing a Strong College Application Essay

An application essay, also known as a statement of purpose, is a way for the educational institution you are applying for to assess your suitability for the programme. The essay is a way to showcase your personal strengths and experiences and make your application even stronger. The personal statement, combined with your educational background, grades […]

Seven Reasons Why You Should Choose To Study Abroad

University is a life changing experience anywhere you choose to attend. Over your years of university you will realise how easy life is at home and how much the cost of living really is. Moving abroad to study university is a totally different experience; it means you have to cope with cultural differences and language […]

Popular Careers That Can Inspire Your Entrepreneurial Drive

Everybody who works will specialise in a certain industry. There are those who may leave school and decide on their chosen career possibly through an apprenticeship where they attend college once a week to gain further knowledge for the job they have chosen. Others will know exactly what career they want and will go on […]

Know What Your University Health Insurance Covers

Navigating college can be a challenge in and of itself. On top of that, students also must decipher what is and what is not covered under their university health insurance. Here, we consider some important coverage points to consider when selecting a health insurance plan. Options vary by plan, so it’s best to check specific […]

The Benefits of a Science Degree

One of the biggest decisions you will make in your life is deciding what you want to major in. There are two major options available to you. The two main options are to go with a science degree or an arts degree in the field you are interested in. While an arts degree may be […]