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August 12, 2013

Changing Careers without Going Back for a Bachelor’s Degree

Change-career

If you’ve ever thought about changing careers to chase a dream – or are thinking of doing so to pursue a better paying, more reliable line of work – one thing that’s likely prevented you from making the leap is the idea of going back to school. Totally understandable. You have bills to pay, after […]

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May 27, 2013

Veterans Returning from War and Going to School

Veteran-in-school

More and more veterans are coming back from war and then signing up for school. With the Iraq war over and the War in Afghanistan coming to an end there is little room for service members to stay in as the military draws down. Thankfully with the educational benefits of the Post 9/11 GI bill […]

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February 4, 2013

Top 5 Reasons to Earn Your Associate Degree (Even if you want to transfer)

Transfer

Starting at community college but have your sights set on a four-year degree? Think you’ll take a few courses then transfer? Then read this—there are at least five reasons you should reconsider and get an associates degree before you transfer.

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January 7, 2013

Is a College Education Really Worth It?

College-Ed-worth

Everywhere you look these days, there’s an article or talking head questioning the value of a college education. They often use examples of recent graduates who have a bachelor’s degree but no job. I can relate. When I graduated from college in 1981, it was the worst recession on record at the time since the […]

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