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January 16 2018, 3:27PM PST

UNC Launches its Online School

Currently, the University of North Carolina offers more than 90 different online degree programs. However, until recently, these programs weren't organized into one working space. According to The Charlotte Observer:

UNC system officials said their goal is to extend education to those who can't get to a campus. Admissions standards for online programs will be the same as those for traditional students.

At East Carolina, which offers 60 online degrees, the majority of the MBA students are online. The students, who hail [Read More]

School Review: Sessions School of Design

Founded in 1997, Sessions School of Design is an online college offering educational certificates in the field of computer-aided design. Sessions was the first online school to be licensed by the New York State Department of Education. Their programs are all fully online and can be completed in as few as six months.

Faculty members at Sessions are all leaders in the art and design industry, in fields including web design, architecture, and photography. Many are [Read More]

Getting Into a Top MBA Program with an Online Undergrad Degree

Many students stray away from online undergraduate degree programs because they feel that earning an online degree will hamper their chances of getting into a top MBA program. However, where an undergraduate degree is earned is not always the most important thing that an MBA school looks at. According to Men.Style.com:

MBA programs will tend to value work experience much more highly than the degree you earned in undergrad. Full-time MBA students typically have six years of work experience under [Read More]

The General GRE is getting a Facelift

It has been announced that the General GRE, the test that many students must take prior to applying to graduate schools, is currently being revised and will change as of September of 2007. According to CBS News:

The GRE General Test, the bane of many applicants, is about to get more challenging. A much-delayed revamp debuts in September with changes designed to make it more relevant-at least according to Educational Testing Service, the people who dreamed it up. The new exam [Read More]

Virtual Internships Are On the Rise

One of the most hampering aspects of online learning is that it hinders a student's ability to score an internship or work-study position that offers them work experience in their field of study. While many students work in their field while also earning their degree online, many others are not able to work in their field and are unable to be set up with an internship position due to the fact that their online school is half a country away from [Read More]

Concord Law, America's First Virtual Law School

No more must potential law students send out a dozen lengthy and expensive law school applications and wait with bated breath for an opportunity to move across the country, uproot their families, give up their jobs and endure 80-hour weeks full of law classes, study groups and exams. Now, future lawyers need go no further than their computer to gain a fully accredited law degree and join the legal ranks. The South Florida Business Journal reports:

Distance education becomes instant learning. [Read More]

Review: VocationVacations.com

It might be that you're a restaurant manager, but you've always thought that maybe your true calling was as a journalist. However, journalism isn't a field that you can just jump into without a degree and some experience, and you're not sure that it's worth going back to school when you can't possibly know that you wouldn't hate working as a journalist. You like more information on what it's like working as a journalist, but [Read More]

Study Shows the Benefits of Online Degrees

A recent study performed by Carnegie Mellon's Open Learning Initiative shows that online students perform just as well if not better than traditional students in the classroom. Besides being a faster and more convenient means of earning a degree, studying online has been shown to be just as valuable as studying in a traditional classroom. According to KRISTV:

Ongoing research being conducted by cognitive scientists and education experts at Carnegie Mellon University suggests that it is. Carnegie Mellon's Open Learning Initiative [Read More]

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