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GMAT Preparation and Study Tips

the GMAT can be enough to spur stress and generate anxiety as it is a key element in decisions on admission to more than 2,100 schools worldwide with more than 238,000 exams given in 2012-13, according to a 2013 survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council,

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Aeronautics Careers for Women
Amelia Rose Earhart Story Highlights Career Opportunities for Women in Aeronautics

Aviation and aeronautics are hot fields right now, either for those who long to fly or for those who enjoy the groundwork that keeps aircraft in the sky. According to Plane & Pilot magazine, demand for mechanics, air traffic controllers and aerospace engineers is far ahead of supply, making these fields particularly attractive – and lucrative – for flight-fancying career seekers.

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Best Hospitality and Tourism Majors
Best Jobs for Hospitality and Tourism Degree Holders

Hospitality and tourism is a competitive industry, and success in it, particularly for those aiming for management positions, can require both hands-on experience and higher education.

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Mechatronics Degrees
Mechatronics Degrees Offer the Latest Career Path in Engineering

Mechatronics represents a new approach to product design and development – by merging principles of electrical, mechanical, computer and industrial engineering. In other words, it rejects having engineering split into various disciplines.

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6 Non-Degree Jobs with Phenomenal Growth, Good Pay

Training and certification programs are a great option for those wanting to obtain a steady job without having to obtain a college degree. By obtaining certification, you can gain knowledge and take courses in your area of interest and begin work all in a short period of time. Today, there are many growing careers that only require certification and training rather than a college degree.
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Tuesday, Jul 22 2014 09:00 AM

Five Entry-Level Criminal Justice and Criminology Degrees

There are plenty of fast-growing careers where a degree in criminal justice, criminology or related fields such as psychology is desired.
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Sunday, Jul 20 2014 09:00 AM

Three Top-Paying, Fast-Growing Careers

Finding a job that promises good wages, a rewarding career and fast job growth is like hitting the lottery - and these jobs hit the mark in all three areas.
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Monday, Jul 14 2014 11:00 AM

Exploring the ROI of a College Degree

A Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report found that while a high school dropout can expect to earn $973,000 throughout their working career, a high school graduate will earn $1.30 million (about $330,000 more in lifetime earnings). Someone with an associate degree will earn $1.73 million. Advance to a bachelor’s degree and the total hits $2.27 million (nearly $1 million more than a high school graduate), and a master’s degree earns $2.68 million. Secure a professional degree and the total climbs to $3.65 million.
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Friday, Jul 11 2014 11:00 AM

Top Technology Jobs for Military Veterans

The transition doesn’t have to be difficult for a couple reasons.First, service personnel don’t have to go it alone because of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) each military branch offers. TAP helps separating veterans transition into the civilian world by offering job-search assistance and related services. A partnership among the Departments of Defense, Labor, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs, TAP gives employment and training information to armed forces members within 180 days of separation or retirement. It works in tandem with other benefits, such as the Montgomery GI Bill, so you don’t forfeit other rights or benefits. Service members participating in TAP found their first post-military job three weeks sooner than nonparticipants, according to an independent program evaluation. And don’t forget the aforementioned Montgomery GI Bill and the Post 9/11 GI Bill, both of which offer significant financial assistance to veterans who seek a college education.
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Friday, Jul 11 2014 09:00 AM

Exploring the Value of a Master’s Degree

The number of people in the United States who held a master’s degree climbed by five million, or 43%, from 2002 to 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This increase occurred despite the ever-rising cost of tuition and growing student loan debt. Here we’ll examine if getting a master’s degree is worth the time and expense.
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Thursday, Jul 10 2014 11:00 AM

Back to School – Continuing Education Online & Adult Learning Articles, Guides

So you’ve decided to go back to school – congratulations! This section of the U.S. News University Directory resource center features articles about adult education and continuing education, as well as guides on how to go back to college after being away for years. They can help you figure out the best way to return to school and earn the credentials you need to advance your career!