“Higher education that overcomes the boundaries of geography, time and money!” – Gerald Dicen Although financial aid and scholarships can ease the financial burden of a college education, it is fair to say that the costs involved can be prohibitive for many potential students. There may also be other factors that prevent you from attending […]
How to Navigate the Minefield to the Pitch or the Pool The ongoing excitement of the Olympic Games has undoubtedly got youngsters all over the world keen to try out a host of new sports for themselves. If you are up and running with a sport already, you might consider applying for a sports scholarship […]
There are changes occurring in the nursing profession. Employers and State Boards of Nursing are bumping up the educational requirements with the hope of mandating the entry level RN to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN). Almost every online university out there offers a BSN program with most not requiring a clinical rotation. Many employers that are requiring their current Associate Degree RN’s to go back to school to obtain their BSN’s are even offering tuition assistance in some form or other incentives. Obtaining an advanced nursing degree has never been easier or more convenient.
As you begin your online learning experience you will find that at the beginning of each of your courses the instructor will ask that you prepare and submit a 1-2 page autobiography so that you can get acquainted with your peers. In addition there will be an extensive list of other housekeeping items to complete prior to getting into the nitty gritty of the course. In an effort to save yourself time and to make sure that you are consistent presenting yourself appropriately, I suggest that you create an exceptional autobiography that can be saved and used for each of your courses.
With the economy in its current state and the instability of businesses and companies around the country, many potential students and current students find it difficult choosing the right degree to pursue. Let’s face it, regardless of what your educational level is, there is no promise that your current position will be there for you tomorrow. With that being said, students are taking a wiser approach to education and employment plans today.
Online Universities are popping up left and right. In fact, today you will see more advertising and marketing of online universities than brick and mortar schools. It is absolutely fantastic that potential students have such a selection to choose from but what do they base their decision on? Let’s face it; the cost of college is one of the expensive investments that a person will make during their lifetime. They surely need to make sure that their chosen school is all that it says that it is.
The price of college can be overwhelming for the young adult or middle aged adult. In many instances it is the cost of tuition that deters people from pursuing their college education. With the interest rates on Federal Student Loans increasing, most potential students will shy away from a college education rather than being deeply […]
One of the best times in life is your college years. It’s a time of socializing, independence and goal setting. Your experiences and education will help to mold the professional that you become. But so many people ask, “How will I get to socialize if I decide to proceed with an online degree?” “After all, at a brick and mortar school, there are specific activities arranged for students.” “I will be missing out.”
So you have made the decision to further your education online. You know that a Master’s Degree related to your current occupation will pave your way to the top. But, how will you finance that graduate degree? Fortunately, today, many employers offer educational assistance for those employees that have the desire to return to school to achieve a degree that is related to their current profession or an executive position in the company that they currently work for. In most instances, tuition reimbursement is part of an employee’s benefit package. If that is not the case in your place of employment, don’t give up. There are still ways of approaching the boss for tuition assistance.
The phrase team work is tossed around daily regardless of the type of profession that you are in. A collaborative approach to anything by a few different people brings depth to a project or presentation. From a manufacturing position to the office of the President of the United States, a team approach is utilized. Team […]
Many people are wondering what E-learning is about. E-learning, also called distance learning or online learning, aims to provide students the same education and learning a usual class has, however this time, it uses the net to do this. Some people think that it’s impossible to attain learning through these programs but hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world have finished their high schoolwork, college, master’s and even PhDs through these programs. People have learned new skills that they use in their lives via online lessons. Online programs try as much as they can to mimic the same learning experience as a conventional class would have, and with the aid of technology, this is becoming possible.
Online programs have become a very common way for students who want to pursue their studies. However, not all students who take online programs actually pass and finish them. Becoming successful with your online classes needs you to adapt to special challenges. Since online programs conduct their classes via the net, you will not be […]
A big problem that college students face is budget. College is expensive, and students have to consider the cost of living, transportation, food, books, school materials and other factors that need money. If you are currently studying and are facing a financial issue, you need to think about the situation, consider all the options you […]
Graduating from college is one of the best ways to secure a good job in the future. Although it’s not an assurance that you will get a job that pays big, it definitely gives you an edge over other applicants. According to statistics from the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, college fees […]
If you are thinking about going to school, you might want to consider online education. Even though online programs are very popular, many people still think twice about taking online classes because they are afraid of online learning myths. Below are a few common myths about online education.