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January 16 2018, 7:16PM PST

Paralegal Majors Affected by Economic Downturn

There is no guarantee that once you earn your degree you will be able to get a job. Students in central California who pursued paralegal studies are finding that the market in their area does not have jobs available.

The graduating paralegal plans to continue her studies at California State University, Fresno, but she's looking for part-time work. It doesn't look promising.

"There's not too many job openings for part-time paralegal work," she said. "My backup plan would be working [Read More]

Top 10 Ranked Online Universities & Colleges - Degrees

1. Walden University- Request FREE info packet

When business magazine Fast Company reviewed and graded five online colleges, they only handed out one straight-A. That coveted glowing review went to graduate degree haven Walden University, the same school that was singled out by U.S. News and World Report as a "respected virtual institution." Why such praise? It may have something to do with its affordable classes and its multimedia approach to learning. Or maybe it's the sense of community it strives to [Read More]

Online College Applications: What to Expect

Filling out an online college application is not so much different than filling out an application for a traditional college. You'll need to include basic information such as your name, phone number, address, social security number, etc. You'll also need to include the names and addresses of any other postsecondary schools you're earned credits in as well as the name and address of your high school. Depending on your age, you may even need to offer some information [Read More]

School Review: University of Minnesota

Founded in 1851, the University of Minnesota is comprised of four campuses throughout the state of Minnesota: Twin Cities, Duluth, Morris, and Crookston. It is the only research university in the state. Online courses at the University of Minnesota are offered through the Crookston campus. University of Minnesota awards Bachelor's Degrees in Business, Manufacturing Management, and Applied Health through fully-online programs.

While only these three degrees are the only offered [Read More]

School Review: Indiana University

Indiana University is comprised of eight campuses across Indiana: Bloomington, Indianapolis, Gary, South Bend, Fort Wayne, Kokomo, Richmond, and New Albany. The main campus is located in Bloomington. Throughout its eight campuses, IU offers 963 unique degree programs and is well-known for the quality of both its faculty and its academics. In addition to their traditional degree programs, IU also offers online MBA degrees and online joint [Read More]

When the Perfect Grad School Finds You

Choosing a grad school can be a long, tedious process. You have to sift through website after website and brochure after brochure looking for the schools that meet your needs. Then, you have to apply to a narrowed-down group of your preferred schools and hope that you're accepted to one of the schools. However, Peterson's has made this process much easier with their GradSchoolsWantYou program:

If grad school is in your future, take the first step in finding the perfect school [Read More]

American Public University Reviews

Founded in 1993, American Public University has quickly grown into one of today's largest online colleges with more 20,000 students studying from home in all 50 states and 130 different countries. APU awards associate, bachelor, and master degrees, and all of their programs are available entirely online.

American Public University offers flexible class schedules so that students can complete their degrees as soon as possible. Their new courses start monthly so that students who cannot work under a traditional semester schedule [Read More]

Online High School Arrives in North Carolina

High school students in North Carolina will soon have a new way to earn their diploma. North Carolina is one of the many states that are beginning to offer high school courses online. Administrators hope that students will be able to complete their degrees in as little as two years, or, if it takes longer, to earn an associate's degree as well as their high school diploma. According to Goldsboro News-Argus:

Some of the programs provide dual credit for high school [Read More]

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