April 2017

  • What are AP Classes?

    What are AP Classes?
    Beth Dumbauld

    Advanced Placement (AP) classes help students earn college credit in advance of completing high school. These college credits are awarded upon successful completion of an AP course and the passing of an AP exam. Here are some more important things high school students should know about AP classes. There is an array of subjects that AP students can explore. This is because different students have different interests. Some students are unsure of what they would like to study in college or what career they may seek afterward. AP classes are designed to help sort out those thoughts, offering classes in the following study areas: Arts English History and Social Science Math & Computer Science Sciences World Languages & ...

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  • Nursing Careers: Past, Present, Future

    Beth Dumbauld

    If you want to become a nurse, it's helpful to know where the where nursing industry has been, where it's going, and where it stands today so you can choose the right degree for your nursing career! If you have questions around using online courses to save on your nursing prerequisites, need help finding a nursing degree program, or want to know more about online course transfer, we are to here to help you get started! Need to know how to get started? Download our free guide on Careers in Nursing today! Add the Nursing Careers: Past, Present, Future Infographic to your Site or Blog If you'd like to share this infographic, please click the button below to copy and paste the embed code on to your site! <a href="www. ...

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  • High Paying Science Jobs That Are In Demand

    High Paying Science Jobs That Are In Demand
    Beth Dumbauld

    There are plenty of high-paying science jobs you can choose from, depending upon the degree you earn. If tackling challenging problems, conducting long-term research and meticulously documenting results appeals to you, then consider these science fields when you graduate from college. Biologist Biomedical Engineer Chemist Geologist Nuclear Engineer Physicist Research & Development Technical Writer Biologists study living organisms and how they interact within certain environments. It is a very important field of science. This is why Biologists are well-paid in the United States. Biomedical Engineering combines medicine and biology to improve healthcare, by offering innovative ways to diagnose, and monitor ...

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  • What Can You Do With A Math Degree?

    What Can You Do With A Math Degree?
    Beth Dumbauld

    What can you do with a math degree after graduation? Some of the answers might surprise you! What many students don't realize is how versatile a math degree really is. While you typically think of accounting, finance and banking as good career choices - and you are correct - almost any career in science, technology and engineering requires a solid foundation in basic and advanced math to do the work. Here are some traditional and not-so-traditional career fields you can get into with a mathematics degree. Accounting Finance Banking Computer programming Engineering Academia Accounting is considered one of the nation’s most in-demand math fields. It employs professionals within many different industries and it offe ...

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  • A Working Father Finds a Way to Accelerate Completion of His Business Degree: A StraighterLine Success Story

    A Working Father Finds a Way to Accelerate Completion of His Business Degree: A StraighterLine Success Story
    Beth Dumbauld

    Calvin Duker lives in Delaware, has 3 children, and works full time in the financial services industry...but that’s only part of his story. Calvin is also a 37 year old college student who is on track to become the first male in his family to earn his bachelor’s degree. And that’s a big deal. “Earning my bachelor’s degree is not only for me, it’s for my whole family,” says Calvin, adding, “I’m living proof that in spite of every obstacle, you can still get your degree.” Calvin first went to college right after graduating high school. He earned his associate’s degree in business administration with a concentration in management. He then started his career in an entry-level position in financial services industry. ...

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