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Tips for Writing a Statement of Purpose for PhD or Grad school

Advanced-degree programs want candidates with defined goals, unlike undergraduate programs, which are more understanding of students still trying to find their way. A statement of purpose — which will vary in length from 300 to 1,000 words, depending upon the school -- should describe your interest in the chosen discipline, while demonstrating your background

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Best Master's Degrees for C-Level Jobs

More and more people now understand that getting to the executive suite – and many other prestigious, well-paying positions -- requires a master’s degree. Fom 2000 to 2012 the annual production of master’s degrees increased 63%. And a master’s degree generally means more money.

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GRE vs GMAT: Which is the Best For You?

If you are thinking of returning to school to get a master’s of business administration, one of the first considerations is whether you should take the GMAT or GRE. Most schools accept both, which means that the choice is often yours to make. Both are designed to test your readiness for graduate school, but they take different approaches.

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Master’s Degree in Computer Science Degrees and Career Options

Computer science is a very broad field that offers high pay and solid job security.

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PhD in Psychology Degree Profile, Career Options and Salary Potential

A doctoral degree in psychology is a requirement for many jobs in this incredibly diverse field, including most clinical, research and university teaching positions.
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Wednesday, Apr 09 2014 09:00 AM

7 Top-Paying Careers in Computer Science

Driven by strong consumer usage of computer technology and applications in a number of different fields, computer science is gaining ground as a popular degree and career choice.
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Monday, Apr 07 2014 09:00 AM

Ten Ways to Advance Your Career in 2014

You’ve been in the workplace for some time now and while things are OK, you haven’t advanced up the career ladder as far as perhaps you’d like. Maybe the co-worker you think is inferior got promoted ahead of you. Perhaps a less-qualified new hire got a higher-ranking position. Or maybe it just seems as if the boss always makes you the scapegoat. Well, there’s no reason to just sit there and take it. And maybe you are at least partly at fault. But what can you do to break the logjam, get promoted, earn more money or maybe get a new and better job? Here are a few ideas to make you stand out.
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Tuesday, Mar 25 2014 09:00 AM

Best and Worst Master's Degrees for Boosting Your Salary

For some students, there is real joy associated with completing an education, but for many others, especially at the graduate level, the learning is tied to the earning. Aside from the importance of learning, a master’s degree pays off in tangible benefits.
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Wednesday, Mar 19 2014 12:00 PM

Top-Paying Jobs for Business Finance Degree Holders

Obtaining a degree in business finance helps students familiarize themselves with the fundamentals of finance and equips them for future jobs. However, people who are the most successful in this field often possess certain skills that set them apart from other job candidates
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Tuesday, Mar 18 2014 12:00 PM

Why Get A MBA?

Many associate an MBA with a high salary and a high-powered career. And that’s often true. But getting one takes dedication and work.
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Tuesday, Mar 11 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!