Updated January 2015: College is many students’ first real introduction to time management. There are papers, exams, study groups and of course, a social life to balance. Managing to do it all and doing it well is important to their success both during college and after graduation. Finding technology gadgets that can assist in achieving […]
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By Sarah Blais – Jan. 5, 2015: One of the reasons people are iffy about going back to school is because they have no idea what they want to study. Whether you’re trying to get a degree that will make you more relevant in your current company or you want to completely change your career […]
By Sarah Blais – Dec. 31, 2014: You might already have a mortgage and some credit card debt on your plate… does the thought of adding a student loan to that pile scare you? Contrary to popular belief, it’s not necessary to take out a loan to get through college. It isn’t always the quickest […]
Updated December 2014: Starting college is a huge milestone for students and their families. Cramming possessions into a rented truck and moving lock, stock and barrel into a new world of possibility is a reminder of the exciting adventure ahead. This can also be nerve-wracking, emotional and just a bit daunting in equal measures. For […]
By Sarah Blais – Dec. 29, 2014: It’s not easy to be loyal to both your employer and your college. Both have different needs and expectations. With proper organization, you can still be successful in both areas of your life. Don’t take on more credits than you can handle You may have had it ingrained […]
E-Learning is the current trend in turning the collegiate system itself into a business, and the movement is making headway around the planet. Today, striving for-profit companies and accredited universities identify that web-based education and learning can enhance their earnings ten-fold. A multitude of systems are presently being used to deliver academic training on the […]
Have you ever overheard an individual in a sharp business suit say, “I am into biz dev?” Ordinarily, this utterance may not interest most folks, until they observe the biz dev director get into his or her Ferrari and drive away. So what exactly is Business Development? Is it about revenues? Is it about developing alliances? […]
Studying for a college exam can be tough and sometimes annoying, but with today’s web apps available for free on the Internet, it really doesn’t have to be. Wouldn’t it be great to have the most-recent web-based study apps in the palm of your hand when preparing for a physics mid-term? Check out Degree Jungle’s […]
The world is as small as your computer screen. Thanks to technological advancements, the Internet has enabled the world to be more accessible than ever. People can glean information from thousands of miles away just by using a few keystrokes. Ride the wave of technology and welcome the curious into your business. Ignoring the perks […]
To be sure, being a single parent is tough. Not only do you have to be “on” all the time at work, you’re also on the go constantly at home. As a professional woman, you have the extra challenge of needing to professionally upgrade your skills from time to time, so how do you attend […]
The average cost for students taking a degree course in the United States can top $30,000 a year. It’s a significant sum that can lead some students having to reach to meet the required payments. A few will benefit from various scholarship and grants, but not all are so lucky. With such overwhelming financial demands […]
Luxury vacations are a well-deserved reward for those who work hard, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they have to break the bank. With the stressful holidays finally over, you may want to reward yourself with your own special holiday, a place where you can go and forget about everything and immerse yourself in foreign sights […]
Buying used textbooks will save you money each semester and can add up to thousands of dollars in savings over the course of your educational career. Students can also sell their textbooks at the end of the semester to recoup money paid. Here are some of the top websites for buying and selling used textbooks.
Updated Jan. 2015 One of the most overwhelming chores a college student has to face is grocery shopping. Because most college students move right out after they graduate high school and look for an apartment or dormitory near their college, there is a real need to be self-sufficient. Grocery shopping might sound simple, but it […]
Adults have many demands on their time in this era of fast-paced business deals and instant communication. Getting an education is often put on the back burner of things they want to get to one day. Many people have no idea how they will be able to squeeze in enough time to commute to a […]