Tag: degree

How Can Community Colleges Improve Degree Attainment?

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The bachelors degree has long been considered the cornerstone of student achievement at four-year institutions of higher learning throughout the U.S., while community colleges (CCs) are known for their shorter vocational programs. These paradigms, however, are in flux….

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Should You Go to Grad School? Pros & Cons

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To Graduate School or Not, that is the Question   Many college graduates think about going on to advance their degree, however, it is not always the best choice for everyone. Every individual needs to weigh the pros…

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Is It Really More Affordable to Earn an Online Degree Compared to a Traditional College Degree?

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Your State School May Be Cheaper   US News and World Report recently compared 300 ranked colleges. They found in-state tuition to earn a bachelor’s degree on-campus averaged $243 per credit.

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A Career Teaching Social Studies

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Graduate School: Should You or Shouldn’t You? Career in Education: Any financial crisis encourages people to look for new careers that can weather the crisis, or ways to improve their skills and make them invaluable to an employer.

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Comparing Dropout Rates: Online For-Profit Schools vs. Traditional Non-Profit Colleges

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  The explosive growth of for-profit colleges has opened doors for students, but it has also set traps. In 2009, 9% of all US undergraduate students were enrolled at a for-profit institution.

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Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates, Oh My! What are the Different Options for Psychology Degrees?

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So You Want to Study…Psychology? Psychology is a fascinating field in which one studies human behavior and how the mind works. Holders of an advanced degree in psychology have several career paths they can follow, including counseling, sports…

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