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November 21 2017, 7:49AM PST

Top Five Reasons To Get an IT Degree Online

Whether you're looking for a popular associate's or bachelor's degree, targeted certificate training, or an advanced master's or doctoral degree, there are benefits of distance education in technology and IT:

1. Work with aspiring tech gurus across the country.

Reach out and find fellow techies from sea to shining sea and around the world. One of the benefits of an online degree in technology and IT is the networking you can do with fellow students. Best of all, you don't have to worry [Read More]

Female Students Still Outnumber Male Students

College campuses have long noticed a larger female student body than the guys. Not only have the ladies outnumbered the guys, the have also out performed them. A current study released this week shows that the gap between male and female students has stopped getting bigger. They are also evening out in enrollment in bachelor's degree programs.

One notable exception is young Hispanic men - especially new immigrants - who are falling further behind Hispanic women.

Men account for 43 percent of [Read More]

Top 10 Electrical Engineering Schools

Electrical engineers design and develop electrical equipment. Mathematical principles are at the basis of engineering, and are used to help electrical engineers to develop devices such as electric motors, machinery controls, and more. Electrical engineer degree holders design the electrical systems of vehicles, radars and navigation, and aircraft. Electrical engineering degree courses cover robotics, integrated circuits, power systems, and computer hardware design. Us News has ranked to best undergraduate engineering schools that specialize in electrical, electronics, [Read More]

Top College Admissions Changes

Financial cutbacks and budget crises in our public universities across the country are changing the typical admissions protocol from years back. US news and World Report talks about 5 things you might find different about the admissions process this year.

1. SATs won't count as much. Students who get good grades but score poorly on tests will have a better shot of getting into their dream schools. College officials say more students are taking ACTs. And some college admissions officers say [Read More]

Top 10 Psychology Programs

Psychologists study human behavior and mental processes through observation and interpretation. Psychology degree holders work in a variety of settings based on their degree level. Some fields include metal health care in hospital or clinical settings, schools and private settings. US News has ranked the top schools for psychology degrees.

1. Stanford University
2. University of California--Berkeley
3. Harvard University
4. University of California--Los Angeles
5. University of Michigan--Ann Arbor
6. Yale University
7. [Read More]

Top 10 Pharmacy Schools

Jobs in the health care sector are some of the most sought after careers. With an aging population, more and more health professionals with medical degrees are needed to keep up with demand. Pharmacy is considered a growth industry by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and will see a 17 percent growth in the next 8 years. US News and world report has ranked the top schools for you to earn your pharmacy degree.

1. University of [Read More]

Top 10 Freshmen Retention Rates

Many first year college students do not return for their second year. As many as 1 in 3 will not return for various reasons. It is in the best interest of the university to help make sure these students return to complete their bachelor's degree program. US News has ranked national colleges according to their freshman retention rate.

1. Yale University New Haven, CT [Read More]

Top 20 Things You Should Do Before You Go For Studying Abroad

With the increasing globalization and connectivity between different parts of the world, the number of students migrating from one country to another for higher studies has also increased significantly. Every year thousands of students migrate from one country to another (usually from the developing to developed nations) to study in various universities.

Going abroad for studying isn't easy. If you have any doubts, ask that student who's planning to do it. There are just so many things to take care of. After [Read More]

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