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May 27, 2013

Veterans Returning from War and Going to School

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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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December 19, 2012

Cool Careers: Video Game Designer and Precision Machinist

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“So, what do you want to be when you grow up?” All of us have either heard these words from a parent, friend or spouse, or we have pondered the question internally. No matter your age or stage of life, this is a subject that requires deliberate thought if you want to find work that […]

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