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How Much Does a Graduate Degree Add to Lifetime Earnings?

Those who go the extra mile to earn a master’s degree will see weekly earnings hit $1,329, on average, while unemployment is a scant 3.4%.

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STEM Degrees Lead to Big Career Opportunities
How STEM Degrees Can Lead to Job Opportunities, Big Salaries

There were 5.7 million total job postings in STEM fields in 2013. Of those postings, 76%, or 4.4 million, require at least a bachelor’s degree. And 2.3 million of those postings (1.55 million in healthcare alone) are entry-level jobs that call for two years of experience or less.

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Good Paying Business Management Degrees
Best Paying Management Degrees for Six-Figure Jobs

Managers need solid skill sets for managing both a business and the people it takes to successfully run a business. A degree in management can also best prepare people for jobs as managers.

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First Year College Questions
Questions Every College Freshman’s Parents Should Ask

Parents play an influential role in helping guide their children through successful college careers. In order to help your child make a smooth transition into college and do well in school, you first want to know all the ins and outs of your child’s school.

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Five Tips for Choosing a College Major

While choosing to acquire a college degree is important, experts say that choosing a college major may be three to four times more important, as noted by Huffington Post. The majors that students choose will have long-lasting impacts on their career paths.
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Thursday, Sep 04 2014 09:00 AM

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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Thursday, Aug 28 2014 09:00 AM

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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Saturday, Aug 23 2014 09:00 AM

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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Thursday, Aug 14 2014 11:00 AM

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

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!