Education

Is Nursing Your True Calling?

Is Nursing Your True Calling?

It can be very challenging if you decide to go to nursing school to become a nurse but it can also be very fun and rewarding. Being able to help others through their medical needs is a true blessing. There are a variety of different types of nurses out there that work in all areas of medicine. This will give you the opportunity... read more »

 

What sets them apart?

What sets them apart?

There are so many different types of nurses in the world which makes it difficult when you are choosing your career path. All registered nurses perform similar tasks but many of them work in different fields of medicine. It is crucial that you understand the different nursing opportunities that are available before you... read more »

 

Will Getting A Liberal Arts College Education Help Your Career?

Will Getting A Liberal Arts College Education Help Your Career?

It works all the time! Cappuccino has a way of perking you up and stirring your mind to get it focused on what you’d want to do with college and your all-important career. College today is a very expensive, costly proposition but graduates need to distinctly and positively stand out when facing prospective employers... read more »

 

Child Taken Out Of School For His Facial Hair

Child Taken Out Of School For His Facial Hair

Out of all the things boys may get in trouble in during their years in the education system, I never thought having facial would be one of them. Yes, the exact existence of facial hair was enough to have 15 year old Sam Taubman taken out of class, put in an isolated classroom, and taught away from his peers for two full... read more »

 

Gender Inequality In Schools Doesn’t Have To Be A Bad Thing

Gender Inequality In Schools Doesn’t Have To Be A Bad Thing

For the longest time education and political leaders have been fighting hard to bring total equality to schools and the work force. This doesn’t just mean equality in race, which is a very popular problem that is brought up quite often, but this also means in gender. Believe it or not there is a lot of inequality... read more »

 

What’s Your College Degree Really Worth?

What’s Your College Degree Really Worth?

It is a fact that going to college can be very expensive. Different schools charge different amounts of tuition fees and that difference can be in the thousands of dollars. Although it is tempting to go for the cheapest option when it comes to choosing a college, for some courses it really does pay more to go to the best... read more »

 

Careers In Medicine: Your Route To success!

Careers In Medicine: Your Route To success!

Some career sectors continue to rise despite the economic background and this is true for medicine. There is always a need for graduates in this field and as the population increases this requirement will continue to grow and grow. To work within the field of medicine you will need to study until at least bachelor’s degree,... read more »

 

Getting On The Top Of The Food Chain!

Getting On The Top Of The Food Chain!

Everybody loves food and many people have made their fame and fortune by being involved in the catering industry. Fine cooking is an art but even if you plan to just cook at home rather than take it to a professional level there are many options for improving your skills. There are many cookery courses available that will... read more »

 

The Real Cost Of Counting Money

The Real Cost Of Counting Money

By Ellen Wilson If you’re considering an accounting degree, by now you probably know demand is high and salaries are good, but you also have a natural interest in the bottom line. What’s it going to cost you to earn your degree? Many factors affect the cost of earning an accounting degree. As with any other post-secondary... read more »

 

Success is in the Cards for Those Studying Finance

Success is in the Cards for Those Studying Finance

By Ellen Wilson If you’re planning to pursue a degree in finance, you’re working toward a bright future. The benefits of pursuing a finance degree include a wide-ranging array of job options as well as steady growth in employment opportunities and lucrative salaries. Depending on your specialization, you might work... 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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

The Real Earning Power of An Accounting Degree

The Real Earning Power of An Accounting Degree

https://www.flickr.com/photos/82066314@N06/13794027995 Working as an accountant can mean that you are in the top 10% of high earners. The higher qualified you are and your level of experience will be reflected in your salary. The Bureau of Labour Statistics forecasts a rise of 22% in the accountancy sector, which is good... read more »

 

All That it Takes to be an Accountant

All That it Takes to be an Accountant

https://www.flickr.com/photos/thewanderinggod/ Taking a degree in accounting can offer plenty of opportunities to new graduates, and this is a good time to get into accountancy as the Bureau of Labour Statistics forecasts that this is one of the growth sectors with a projected rise of 22% in new jobs. Once you have obtained... read more »

 

Teaching Chicago Bringing Back The Education To Illinois

Teaching Chicago Bringing Back The Education To Illinois

Photo Credit: Oldtasty via photopin cc Becoming a teacher in Illinois can have its benefits and its difficulties, just like teaching jobs everywhere. Those that have committed their lives to teaching are certainly a group of people that can never be fully repaid for their efforts. When choosing to be a teacher, it is important... read more »

 

Demand For Nurses Is High, Now Is A Great Time To Get In

Demand For Nurses Is High, Now Is A Great Time To Get In

Photo credit here. With the demand for nurses soaring throughout the country, now is a great time to get into the field. Nurses have a variety of educational opportunities and specialties, and this makes nursing a dynamic field. Here is what you need to know about choosing a career in nursing. Statistics on Nursing Degrees With... read more »

 

Education Graduates Run Into Saturated Job Market

Education Graduates Run Into Saturated Job Market

Photo credit here. As more and more education students graduate, it has become increasingly clear that the education market is saturated. According to a study published by the Associated Press and Yahoo News, America’s National Council of Teacher quality estimates that the number of education graduates nearly triples... read more »

 

NC Teacher Salaries Poised To Possibly Get Revamped In 2014

NC Teacher Salaries Poised To Possibly Get Revamped In 2014

Credit: Department of Education A new proposal for revolutionizing teacher’s salaries in North Carolina puts many teachers in jeopardy. The plan is set to change the structure of teachers’ pay and encourage turnover. Here are the basics of North Carolina’s new proposal. North Carolina’s 60/30/10... read more »