Career Trends Stories

December 15 2017, 9:09PM PST

MBA Advice: Are you ready to apply to Business School?

Are you planning on going to business school? You will need to be highly organized and motivated to get your GMAT, applications and essay together in a timely fashion.

Here is a little guideline from MBA advice about when to get things done.

10 Weeks
Two to two and a half months before your first application is due is about the right time to start the process in earnest. There are several things that you should take care of in the [Read More]

News: Online Degrees are Becoming Mainstream

Did you know that approximately 65% of campus based undergraduate schools today also offer online programs? Just a few years back, online degree programs were regarded with skepticism. Were the programs valid and worthwhile? Were the degrees even "real"?

Today's online learning programs have come to be known as a great alternative to traditional campus based study. Not only are there more post secondary institutions offering online classes, they are also offering a wide variety of coursework. [Read More]

Tips for Adults Returning to School.

Many adults returning to college can find the experience to be quite daunting. Transitioning back in to a college student - or doing it for the first time - can be exciting and scary. Adults entering college classes on campus or taking online classes should engage their families in to the process to make the transition easier for everyone involved.
Here are some tips to make the transition a little easier for everyone involved.

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What is the Value of a College Degree?

So you are ready to go to college " you have your major picked out " and a career in mind. But what is your college degree really going to be worth in the real world?

College graduates made an average of $51,554 in 2004, the most recent figures available, compared with $28,645 for adults with a high school diploma. High school dropouts earned an average of $19,169 and those with advanced college degrees made an average of $78,093.

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Medical Transcription Career

There is a growing number of healthcare professionals in the United States today - doctors, nurses therapists, dieticians, etc. With the number of medical professionals on the rise, those trained in writing concise, well-organized medical reports are in high demand.

A medical transcriptionist transcribes dictated recordings from healthcare specialists and physicians and makes reports, correspondence, or other materials regarding administration. This process is done by using a headset to hear the recordings and a foot pedal for any necessary pauses. [Read More]

The Art Institute Online Game Art & Design Degree

Are you looking for a career in game design? Game artists are the imaginative force that brings a game design concept to life. If you are interested in video games, and enjoy a challenge, there are great opportunities for graduates with a degree in game art and design.

At The Art Institute Online offers online degree and diploma programs in a broad range of creative fields " like Game Art and Design. The Game Art & Design program focuses on [Read More]

Is an Online Degree Right for You?

Adults today are looking for education options that will better prepare them for a career change in today's competitive job market. Anyone who is looking to move forward in their careers, but don't have time to attend a 4-year college should consider earning their degree online.

The practicality and convenience of online learning has helped it become a popular choice among busy adults. Currently, there are hundreds of thousands enrolled in online degree programs. University of Phoenix, the largest accredited university in [Read More]

It's a Good Time for Engineers

Are you looking at a career in engineering? Engineering jobs are among the most in demand jobs in the nation right now.

Engineering is a field desperately seeking qualified workers. As boomer-age professionals retire, engineering industries are facing serious shortages, according to Abbie Goodman, executive director for The Engineering Center, which provides management services to professional engineering-related associations. Often taking a quieter back seat, engineering has moved front and center as one of the best careers, with dependable jobs and [Read More]

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