“Business degrees have long been considered among the most utilitarian, simply because they can be applied to so many jobs.” – “4 Degrees that Guarantee a Job Offer” by Lindsay Olson, U.S. News
Maybe you majored in philosophy in college – or in sociology, classics, or art history. But now you’re in the real world and [...]
Posted on October 29, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“Business degrees have long been considered among the most utilitarian, simply because they can be applied to so many jobs.” – “4 Degrees that Guarantee a Job Offer” by Lindsay Olson, U.S. NewsRead More...
Posted on October 26, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“Those already in the industry know: Studying online with the United States Sports Academy can advance a career in sports. Whether you need a degree, continuing education, or a course or two, the United States Sports Academy has a wealth of sports courses to enroll in. With rolling registration, you can begin at your convenience [...]Read More...
Posted on October 21, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“I want to become a licensed medical perfusionist” says Julie Huong, a health care aide who lives in Nevada. “I am studying for my state’s licensing exam, but it has been hard to figure out what qualifications I need to earn my certification. I earned an Associate’s degree in pharmacy science a few years ago [...]Read More...
Posted on October 20, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re looking for an online college that’s dramatically different from other online schools, you’ll want to check out Azusa Pacific Online University. APOU could be the perfect school for you if you’re seeking . . .
A unique opportunity to learn from a Christian perspective. APOU builds its education on its “Four Cornerstones” of Christ [...]Read More...
Posted on October 18, 2013 by Barry Lenson
According to “Unexpected ways to save for college,” a video on Bankrate.com, one of the best ways to save money on college is to know your major before you enroll in college and start paying for courses.Read More...
That makes sense. Every three-credit college course you take in a regular college could cost you more than $1,200 [...]
Posted on October 17, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re a computer programmer or would like to be, you should take the Introduction to Programming in C++ course here at StraighterLine. It’s a powerful online course that will earn you 4 college credits, yet it will cost you only $99 (plus a modest subscription fee). That price includes tutoring and proctoring – and [...]Read More...
Posted on October 16, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“Engineering has become an `it’ degree, recent grads are discovering, in both traditional tech professions and across the economy.” - “Engineering Grads Enjoy Greater Job Prospects” by Arlene Wientraub, US News, March 14, 2013Read More...
There are many good reasons why it makes a lot of sense to go back to college to earn a degree in [...]
Posted on October 15, 2013 by Barry Lenson
When Alex Evdokimov decided to start a new career as a teacher in Massachusetts, he found Western Governors University and decided to enroll there. “I have lived in several countries and taught in them,” Alex explains, “but I wanted to earn a degree in education and get my teacher certification in Massachusetts. I was attracted [...]Read More...
Posted on October 13, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Save time and money with StraighterLine’s partnership with Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeRead More...
Wisconsin Lutheran College is a top choice for adults who are eager to complete their college degree. The college’s accelerated degree completion program is tailored for working adults who need the flexibility to take classes either on-campus or online. Students experience a Christ-centered, results-oriented curriculum that [...]
Posted on October 11, 2013 by Beth Dumbauld
You want to go to college. You are ready now. You’re on a budget, yet you are determined to go back and earn your college degree.Read More...
What do you do?
If you are like most adult students, you will find an institution online or nearby that has a degree program you like, for example in engineering or [...]
Posted on October 10, 2013 by Beth Dumbauld
The reality in higher education today is that a high percentage of college students need to take college courses outside of their degree program. You cannot use financial aid to take these courses. If your goal is to affordably earn a college degree, you need to pay the least amount possible for any college course(s) [...]Read More...
Posted on October 9, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re thinking of studying engineering in college, you’re thinking smart. Recent engineering graduates are in demand from Coast to Coast. And engineering grads don’t only find jobs, they earn top dollar too.Read More...
According to data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers that Lauren Weber reports in a recent post on The Wall Street [...]
Posted on October 8, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Students who graduate college with a degree in psychology have a lot of career options today. According to “The Top 10 Reasons to Major in Psychology,” an article that Susan Krauss Whitbourne, PhD., Wrote for Psychology Today, there are some very good reasons why a psychology degree leads to success.Read More...
“Workforce analyses of psychology majors show [...]
Posted on October 6, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Whether you are just starting college or going back to school to earn a degree, Rasmussen College is a great choice for you. Let’s take a look at why this top college has already attracted more than 14,000 students and why it continues to grow.
Rasmussen College offers a tuition lock program*, which guarantees tuition will not increase [...]Read More...
Posted on October 3, 2013 by Guest Blogger
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In his column in the New York Times, As More Attend College, Majors Become More Career-Focused, Nate Silver talks about the value of certain degrees over others.
Namely, the worth of an English degree.
I understand where he is coming from. I, myself, am a previous English Major. I have since switched to getting my [...]