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We all know that furthering your education can be expensive. Even with generous grants and scholarships, it's not often that a student can complete a degree without having to take ...
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As traditional college students and adults who are going back to school know, higher education can be really expensive. Although there are many scholarships, grants and financial ...
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As an adult who has already been in the workforce for many years, going back to college can be overwhelming. Traditionally, college students are recent high school graduates who ...
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Are you tempted to lie on job applications and say that you have a high school diploma - when you really don't?I can remember being a teenager and watching my mother struggle to ...
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In one of my postings last week, I looked at three particular career fields that did not require a four-year degree, and that had better than average starting salaries and growth ...
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For most folks in the United States right now it is a struggle to maintain employment just to pay bills and keep our heads above water.  Many employees realize that to ...
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With the job market the way it is, and unemployment so high, many people have returned to school for further education to come out more employable in the end. It is a good use of ...
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Holding down a job while going to school can be really hard. These days, with distance learning programs and the high availability of college courses online, more and more people ...
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 I was a very non-traditional student.  By the time I got my bachelor’s degree I had gone to six different two- and four-year colleges in three different ...
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We’ve all heard the statistic that someone with a college degree will make $1,000,000 dollars more in their lifetime than a non-degreed person.  Nevertheless, recent ...
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With the big push these days to get an education and get a better job, you would think it would be a bit easier to do. It does not take much surfing of the ‘net before you ...
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 As jobs are tight you need to employ every advantage possible to make the cut when looking to find employment. In almost every job field there is a growing need for ...
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 I have found out in the course of jobs that I have had that you need to be learning and growing constantly.  If you stagnate and just get comfortable in your job, ...
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There has been a great deal of debate lately about for profit colleges and financial aid. Many say that for profit colleges exploit poor people by promising them new careers and ...
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There’s a final scene in the movie Office Space, where Peter (Ron Livingston) has given up his drone computer programming job in favor of working outdoors in construction ...
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  USA Today recently reported the average college tuition has risen 15% between 2008 and 2010, and increased up to 40% in states like Georgia, Florida and ...
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Times are tough for job seekers.  But they’re even tougher for those who have served their country in uniform. If you’re a transitioning veteran and ...
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There has been a lot of debate lately about how much a college degree costs and if it is worth the price. I can understand. The cost of a college degree has skyrocketed and many ...
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If you’re interested in working in the energy field—specifically clean fuel and alternative energy—colleges are responding by offering a number of campus-based ...
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There's been a lot of debate and controversy about whether or not college is worth the investment. The way that this is determined is by looking at the number of students who have ...
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  If you’re interested in pursuing an energy industry career, you might look into getting a National Career Readiness Certificate. This skills credential tells utility ...
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  US energy companies will have to fill more than 100,000 skilled jobs over the next eight years. According to the Edison Electric Institute, utilities will need to replace ...
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Making a decision to go back to college is a huge financial commitment. Whether you have help in the way of grants and scholarships, the odds are good that you will have to get a ...
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We all have things that we are passionate about, and sharing those skills is a great way to help others and to hone your talent at the same time. But, how do you connect with ...
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  As a medical office administrator, you’ll schedule patients, file medical records and collect medical bills. It’s a demanding job with many diverse ...
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 With so many educated individuals out of work, someone without a high school diploma or GED equivalent may be at the back of a long line to get a job.  A college ...
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Being unemployed is never fun, and it can be very time consuming depending on the amount of time you spend “pounding the pavement” looking for work. Of course in this ...
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  If you're a new healthcare professional, you might want to consider becoming certified as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ). The certification exams are ...
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 I saw on the news a group of college students doing what looked like a line dance in a grocery store, singing a song urging people not to buy Hummus.  It was to protest ...
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So, how do you succeed in college?  I didn’t have to research this, I went to college twice.  The first time my grades were such that my Dad, who was paying the ...
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In a recent report from Education Week entitled "Virtual Education Seen as Understudied", the issue of virtual education is being examined these days to determine if it is being ...
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The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that Georgia has been granted a waiver releasing them from the “No Child Left Behind” Federal program that required all children be at ...
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                        by Alex A. Kecskes   So you want to be a speech therapist? You’ll need some ...
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    by Alex A. Kecskes   The Navy's Online Academic Skills Course (OASC) is now a solely Web-based program. The self-paced academic skills improvement program ...
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    by Alex A. Kecskes   If you’re eager to get into the renewable energy industry, a company called Boots on the Roof can help. Their courses on the ...
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Using the internet to learn about anything.Let's face it - college tuition isn't cheap. In fact, the cost of education has been rising at an astronomical rate. For many people ...
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I just finished watching a segment on our local news station on the “Top Teacher” award. Students or co-workers nominate a teacher in the area for this award based on his/her ...
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The Occupy Wall Street movement or OWS is noisy about the high cost of student loans which most financial job workers and seekers can relate to. Yet, there's more to the problem ...
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Whether you are recently unemployed or have been on the job hunt for awhile, now may be the time to take a step back and consider your job search strategy.· Are you looking the ...
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    by Alex A. Kecskes   If you expect to find a high-paying job in this economy, as well as in the coming decade, you’ll need a college degree. So says a ...
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    by Alex A. Kecskes   Actor, author, economist and pop culture icon Ben Stein will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition ...
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Knowing when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em.If you hate what you do for a living or want to make a career change but feel stuck, don't worry. Even though right now might not be ...
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The education field continues to use modern technology as a way to reach its target audience. Traditional ways are still in full swing, as I know for a fact, having one of my ...
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    by Alex A. Kecskes   If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the electric utilities industry, you might want to look into the many programs provided ...
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Funny that that's the name of the training agency I wrote about last week and how I'm feeling about this whole job search process.Something new is just over the horizon.The ...
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More and more schools are offering a wide range of classes online, offering more people an education without the need to travel to and from school, as well as allowing for a ...
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The idea of extending high school for an additional year.For most high school students, the idea of adding on an extra year is horrifying, but that is just what educators in the ...
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How to pick the best school for you.There has been a lot of debate lately about the pros and cons of for-profit universities. When you are looking for a job, or trying to get ...
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Should you go straight into a Graduate program after college? With the fall school year on the horizon, many recent graduates are filing into the classroom to start their ...
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When it comes to learning more in a shorter period of time, it seems online programs are becoming the path to take. It is an excellent way for you to enhance your skills sets that ...
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 You've been on the hunt for the perfect job for awhile now and nothing seems to be jumping out at you. Thinking that maybe you should head back to school and add a little ...
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For me, this month is a first. I have my first experience with sending a child to college. As we have scrambled all these months filling out paperwork, applying for grants, loans, ...
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Just the other day I was having a coaching session with a 27 year old young man who is between careers. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in communications one year ...
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Career advancement is one of the key things that we all look at in order to gauge our overall success. Climbing the ladder to higher pay and more responsibility is the end goal ...
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When I do a needs assessment with my clients concerning the communication issues within their company, I like to ask a question that always raises a few eyebrows. That ...
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by Alex A. Kecskes   If you want to move up from your job as a secretary and pursue a career as an office manager, you'll no doubt need some training and education in the ...
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One of the best investments you will ever make in your future is in your brain. Stocks, bonds, real estate and gold, pale compared to the vast empire you possess within your own ...
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I was at the bottom of my class in high school and was warned I would never get into college because the admission boards only look at GPAs and SAT scores. I was barely passing, ...
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Are you contemplating graduate school? After all, many people do decide to continue on in their academic studies when they are faced with less than ideal economic situations. That ...
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Whether you are trying to move up in your career, or just want to make yourself more marketable to new employers, many of us think about getting a degree or enrolling in a ...
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It was early in life I realized being good at sports could take me a long way in life. It landed me a scholarship and offered a career path. It wasn’t until my mom put me in a ...
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Tuition costs are on the rise, and unemployment rates for recent college graduates are at an all time high. In fact, recent statistics are putting the rate at 4.4%. Student loan ...
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In third grade, I cheated on a spelling test. My mom would be disappointed to know my horrible habits started so young, but it’s true. I am a horrible speller and I realized it at ...
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When measuring career success, one of the things that most people look at is career advancement. Moving up the ladder to jobs with more responsibility and higher pay is the goal ...
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We all learned it in kindergarten, show and tell. The telling part was ok but it was the showing part that really drew the kids’ attention. The same is true with job hunting. It’s ...
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When I was an administrative professional at the University of Pennsylvania, one of the big concerns of the group that represented our interests before the administration was how ...
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Grammy-winning singer John Legend is lending his support to the Department of Education’s efforts to increase the number of minority teachers in America. Most recently, the ...
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Are you intrigued by a career in education but can’t stomach the thought of four more years of college?If you have a degree but missed out on the teacher certification, there is ...
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If you want to get a job in higher education, you almost always need a Master’s degree or higher – whether you want to be an administrator, faculty member, academic adviser, ...
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When there is a down time between jobs, many people wonder if it would be a good time to go back to school. If you are one of these people, maybe you are thinking of getting your ...
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One of the best ways to make yourself more valuable to your present or future employer is to set and reach self development goals. Some of the most exciting things will come your ...
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An article published earlier this month showed that more than half of recent graduates from college did not receive a job offer prior to graduation, regardless of their ...
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Anyone who is a teacher or school administrator understands the importance of education – after all, you’ve dedicated your careers to the cause. But the importance of education – ...
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Education and professional development Employers look at job skills and education when deciding if you are qualified for a job. Many jobs require particular degrees or levels of ...
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Training programs are gaining in popularity due to people attempting to find any and all means to “get ahead.” Where I live, many training programs are only offered to ...
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Using the recession as an excuse, organization after organization has cut out or reduced their tuition reimbursement programs and their support for additional education. But, I ...
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The recession has cost millions of people their jobs, causing the job market to be flooded with new applicants. This lowers everyone's chance of getting a new job, and many ...
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Online learning is a relatively new phenomena delivered courtesy of the availability and pricing of the computer. This new trend in learning, however, is taking off at the speed ...
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By: Amy Nutt Both before and after you start a career, it is essential to continue to develop your knowledge and skill base. We live in a world where change comes at the ...
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If you have considered taking the distance learning route, you should know that there are many different pros and cons to getting an online masters degree or education. Carefully ...
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By: Lisa Parmley The GRE General Test is the most widely accepted college admission exam for graduate school. This test strives to measure the knowledge that test takers ...
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Are you ready to take your education to the next level? If so, graduate school is probably the next big step in your future. Grad school is an enormous commitment, but the rewards ...
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It is widely viewed that obtaining an MBA is an excellent strategy for career advancement. Generally, people seeking an MBA are doing so not only to enhance their business ...
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Technology Schools, colleges, and universities offer degrees and certificates in all kinds of technology, from auto repair technology to veterinary technology. Technology has ...
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Most people have lots of questions that need to be answered about obtaining an MBA degree, so let's get started. Most business schools, as well as major universities, both ...

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