Archive for: May, 2014

The similarities and differences of occupational and physical therapy

The similarities and differences of occupational and physical therapy

At first glance you could be forgiven for thinking that physical therapy and occupational therapy are the same job, and it is true that many of the services they provide overlap. But there are distinct differences between the two professions which I will explore in this article. Physical therapists are concerned with people’s... read more »

 

The pros and cons of becoming a college professor

The pros and cons of becoming a college professor

College professors have major freedom in their jobs, they are able to pursue their subject interest and get paid very well at the same time. Being a professor puts you in an excellent position to get work published and be involved in research developments. It allows you to share your knowledge with like-minded individuals... read more »

 

The University of Southern California offers online programs for current and aspiring teachers

The University of Southern California offers online programs for current and aspiring teachers

The University of Southern California is ranked as one of the best online schools in the country. It is possible to undertake single programs or a full degree program online. This allows students more flexibility in their learning, prevents unnecessary travelling and instils student self-learning and motivation techniques.... read more »

 

Where is the best location in the country (or world) to teach?

Where is the best location in the country (or world) to teach?

The top teacher salary in the country is California, where the average wage is $70,394. It tends to be the case that wealthier schools pay a higher salary than at poor schools with poor students. The high salary that you could receive in California is in stark contrast to the average starting teacher salary of $39,000.... read more »

 

Career options for a gunsmith

Career options for a gunsmith

Employers are looking for a gunsmith with a bachelor’s degree in business or engineering, although it is possible to undertake a gunsmith degree at diploma, certificate or associate level. Gunsmith programmes will teach you mechanical skills, design and function of different firearms, firearm safety and legislation. There... read more »

 

Is a doctorate degree worth a six-figure investment?

Is a doctorate degree worth a six-figure investment?

Most doctorate degree programs cost approximately $200,000 so it can be seen that a doctorate degree is a significant financial investment. A doctorate degree can also take a long stretch of time to complete, approximately 5 years, so you will need stamina and commitment to gain your certification, and it is only worth... read more »

 

Is an associate’s degree right for you?

Is an associate’s degree right for you?

More high school graduates want to enter the workforce sooner rather than later and considering that community college costs ¼ of tuition at a traditional college, it is not hard to see why some people may opt for an associate degree. The beauty of studying at a community college is that you do not have to up sticks and... read more »

 

Data Journalism: The combination of journalism and computer science

Data Journalism: The combination of journalism and computer science

Data journalism is becoming more popular, as technology has become more important for journalists. Technology allows greater access to information and can help the journalist to systematically sort out which information is useful to the story he is reporting. The use of the internet inundates us with information, which... read more »

 

Culinary Art Therapy: Cooking to ease anxiety

Culinary Art Therapy: Cooking to ease anxiety

Cooking is often a relaxing experience which is why it has therapeutic value. When people are engaged in something they love doing it can relieve stress and give them a sense of purpose. It also allows people to express themselves and gives them a sense of control over their life. Culinary therapy is used to engage people... read more »

 

Requirements for a degree in Veterinary Radiology

Requirements for a degree in Veterinary Radiology

To become a veterinary radiologist you must first earn your doctoral in veterinary studies. There are many options of residency programs for a veterinary radiologist. (different from regular nuclear medicine programs) Once you have earned your graduate veterinary certificate and have gained at least a years’ experience... read more »

 

How to become an athletic trainer

How to become an athletic trainer

If you can’t play sports, you can still work for your favourite team as an athletic trainer. An athletic trainer is someone who specialises in physical fitness techniques, enabling people to reach optimal health, assisting with weigh problems or assisting sports people who may have sustained injuries and need to rehabilitate.... read more »

 

Student Loan Tax Deduction: Great News for Refinanced or Consolidated Student Loans

Student Loan Tax Deduction: Great News for Refinanced or Consolidated Student Loans

Paying off student loans may be the least enjoyable part of your new life as a college graduate, but there is one benefit: You may qualify for tax deductions for student loan borrowers. Loan consolidation or refinancing can also help you and tax incentives may be just one more reason to do it. The tax deduction on student... read more »

 

Pay Off Your Student Loan To Start Investing In Early Retirement!

Pay Off Your Student Loan To Start Investing In Early Retirement!

The average college student graduates with student loans of $26,500 and may also have private loans and credit card debt on top of that. That much debt can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. You need a plan to tackle it. Investing in your retirement is also important, and the earlier you get started, the better... read more »

 

How a Revocable Trust Can Help Protect Your Business Assets

How a Revocable Trust Can Help Protect Your Business Assets

By Ellen Wilson If you own your own business, one of your worries is how to protect your assets. While a revocable trust may be a good way to protect the continuity of your business if you become incapacitated by naming a successor, it is primarily used for estate planning. If you want to protect your assets from creditors... read more »