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Jumpstarting Your Career: Reasons to Go Back to College

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An article by Ohio based contributor Lizzie Weakley. College is no longer just for the young twenty-somethings. Nontraditional students are becoming more and more common and accepted at American universities, and so if you would seriously like to go back to school, there are plenty of reasons to explore your options. If you’re still on the fence or think this might not be for you, consider these excellent reasons for why you should go back to college. Flexible And Distance Learning Are More Common and Accepted Online degrees used to be doled out by shady for-profit colleges that weren’t particularly … / Read more »




5 Ways Postgraduate Study Can Accelerate Your Career

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An article by contributor Rachael Murphey. It has been found that master level graduates earn about 25% more annually than their bachelor level counterparts. By continuing your education after the undergraduate level you will experience professional development, create a broader network, and have more career opportunities. Below, check out five ways that postgraduate study can accelerate your career: 1. Higher Career Advancement It is obvious that earning a masters or doctoral degree is no easy task. By having one of these degrees it shows that you have persistence, drive, and dedication, all of which are qualities that employers value. An … / Read more »




Want To Learn Something New? How To Expand Your Knowledge

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Article by contributor Kara Masterson. In a recent study by Robert Half Finance & Accounting, 94 percent of employees said that getting the chance to learn a new skill was at least “somewhat” important when they considered switching jobs. It is in our nature to want to learn new skills and talents. In our lives we always have a thirst for knowledge and that thirst is something that we never lose. Here are some great ways to keep learning throughout your life, even after you get out of school. Read Books Go to the library and find books on your … / Read more »




6 Jobs That Pay Better With More Schooling

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An article by contributor Meghan Belnap. After years spent on your undergraduate studies, going back to school may not be high on your to-do list. You worked hard to attain your degree in order to get a good job that pays the bills and allows you opportunity for growth. Perhaps your undergrad didn’t quite get you the type of career you’ve always wanted and now you feel stuck in your current job. Here are six degree’s that pay better with more schooling: Electrical & Computer Engineering Students with a master’s degree in computer and electrical engineering can work for some … / Read more »




How to Take Online Classes and Get Hired

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An article by contributor Alicia Hill. The job market is more competitive than ever. While it helps to have experience and a degree, another way to improve your chances of getting hired is to take online classes. Naturally, you should find classes that are relevant to the type of job you’re seeking. This is an often overlooked way to give yourself an edge when seeking a job. Benefits of Online Learning and MOOCs There are many benefits of taking online classes. When many people think of online courses, they think of degree programs offered by colleges and universities. While these … / Read more »