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Continued Education: 3 Tips to Help You Return to College

If you went to college but were unable to finish, there’s no need to be ashamed. People often have to withdraw from school due to various circumstances. It might be frustrating at the time, but it’s important to remember that what’s happening now does not have to be forever. You can appreciate the challenges you […]

When is a Certificate Program Right For You

For years, pursuing a degree has been the standard next step for anyone looking to develop their professional skills, prepare for a leadership role, or explore a new career path. Recently, however, a shift has taken place in graduate education, with professionally focused, shorter programs representing a growing piece of the academic market. Universities have […]

A Professional Way to Stay Professional

Almost every definition of a profession includes the description of a body of knowledge that is common to that profession. Anyone who is a professional knows how important continuing education is for keeping up with the latest developments in the field. Real estate professionals like others need to take continuing education hours to learn of […]

Jump Start Your Career With Continuing Education

For anyone that feels like they’re in need of a career change, continuing education courses can be a great way of learning a new trade. Thanks to services like those offered by StateCE, it’s become easier than ever to find new courses online for careers ranging from real estate to insurance to any number of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Continuing Your Education as a Parent

Going to college and seeking a degree, or continuing your education is never an easy task. It can be an especially difficult feat for those returning to college who are pregnant or currently raising children. Oftentimes parents are already busy and overwhelmed by their parenting responsibilities and work outside the home that they cannot imagine […]