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What is a Quality College Education?

Some of the most expensive schools in the country do not offer college degrees that are more valuable than what some community colleges can get you.

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Being an Adult Students
Advantages and Disadvantages of Being an Adult Student

A rising number of adults are returning to college, finding that the advantages of earning a degree outweigh the disadvantages.

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NY Med Highlights Medical Professions and Professionals
NY Med TV Show Highlights Medical Professions and Professionals

Watching a sibling recover from a traumatic accident obviously is more impactful than watching even the most compelling television drama. Still, seeing the medical profession portrayed realistically but dramatically could very easily influence young viewers deciding on a career to consider medicine.

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What Can You Do With a Science Degree?
Up and Coming Science Majors and Careers

STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) discipline students in general look to be the most sought after graduates by employers for years to come.

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Best Paying College Majors and Careers

For many, a main reason (if not the main reason) for attending college is to land a high-paying job. But which degrees lead to the highest salaries?
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Monday, Aug 11 2014 09:00 AM

Reasons Why Students Drop Out of College, and How to Avoid Them

According to a study done by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, only 68.7% of students who enrolled in the fall of 2012 returned to school the following year. In 2009, the percentage of students who returned to college the second year was 69.9%.While the percentage difference between 2009 and 2012 may not seem significant, a 1.2 percentage drop means that 3.1 million additional students did not return to school between 2009 and 2012,
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Sunday, Aug 10 2014 09:00 AM

Programs to Help Adults Return to College

Going back to school is beneficial for a number of reasons. For those who never completed college, obtaining a degree can help them earn higher salaries. Additionally, attending college can help professionals learn new skills to advance and succeed in their jobs. Having a college education can also help working individuals earn leadership and management positions in their field
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Friday, Aug 08 2014 11:00 AM

Planning a Career Change: Develop Transferable Skills

These skills tell potential employers about a person’s ability to do a job and they can help make selecting a new field easier. In some cases, skills that transfer are also the main requirements in brand new career fields.
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Friday, Aug 08 2014 09:00 AM

MyPathway Helps with College and Career Planning

The MyPathway tool on is designed to give users a highly personalized experience as they access resources related to education, careers, job seeking, interviewing and more
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Thursday, Aug 07 2014 09:00 AM

Best Big Data Degrees and Certificates

Big data is the collection of data that comes from traditional and digital sources inside and outside a company that serves as a source for analysis, according to Forbes. Because businesses are now collecting vast amounts of data at an increased pace, companies are looking for employees who are experienced in big data analytics.
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Wednesday, Aug 06 2014 09:00 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!