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While Politicians Play Students Pay

Tweet There has been a great deal of debate about the repercussions of the government shutdown that has left thousands of government employees temporarily out of work. There is also

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Career Choice: Statisticians

If you enjoy parsing data, then pursuing a career as a statistician might be to your liking. Your strong interest in math or statistical theory can lead to a position where you collect, organize, and interpret numerical data, summarizing your findings into information that people find usable as well as useful.

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9 Ways to Save Money in College

College is expensive and those costs may keep you from academic pursuits. In many fields a degree is required, but attaining the higher education dream may seem beyond your reach.

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12 Career Tips for College Students

College provides plenty of knowledge, access to the brightest minds in academia, and contact with people that can last a lifetime. One area where it is weak is in career preparation, especially how to practically apply what you learn.

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Career Choice: Vision Rehabilitation Therapists

Individuals with sight problems face many challenges with even the simplest daily tasks difficult to accomplish. Aiding them in this endeavor are vision rehabilitation therapists, individuals who train patients to manage their homes, communicate, and use a computer.

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Long-Term Goals for Community College Students

With a semester or two of community college under your belt, you’ve established a pace that will eventually lead to an associate degree. That degree may be your final higher education goal or it could be a steppingstone to bigger and better things, namely a bachelor’s degree.

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Short-Term Goals for Community College Students

As you begin your community college experience, you may find that the campus environment has some similarities to high school, with some stark differences too.

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Community College Enrollment Made Easy

Young adults seeking a higher education may consider community college as a steppingstone to greater pursuits or as a path to a new job. Community colleges, also known as technical colleges, are two-year public colleges that serve millions of students.

Social Networking

Job Hunting With Social Media

Is it possible to find a job using social media? Yes, absolutely. And when you use social media in its broadest definition to encompass message boards, Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs, Twitter, and other sites, your chances of finding work may be better than the person who isn’t particularly Internet savvy.

Academics

Online College Courses and How to Take Them

Online courses are nothing new with millions of students enrolled in them from around the world. The Internet has opened up education possibilities and options that did not exist a generation ago, enabling individuals to pursue undergraduate and advanced degrees alike.

Career Planning

10 In-Demand College Majors

High school seniors and non-matriculated college students are nervously scanning the news these days to see if their intended career path is still open or whether they’ll need to adjust their plans accordingly. Fortunately, an economic downturn usually means that hiring for key jobs is only temporarily curtailed while the long term prospects for most in-demand careers remain bright.

Advanced Education

Grad School: Why Going Makes Sense

You’ve considered attending graduate (grad) school, but are wondering if the investment is worth it. Grad school means about two more years of higher education, but the per credit costs and fees are greater than undergraduate school and your financial aid options are limited.