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Online Learning: The Wave of the Future

It’s really no surprise that online learning is taking the world by storm. In this technological age when everyone is connected through social media, it is only natural that students of all ages are opting to take advantage of educational opportunities via the computer as...
Posted On 07 Nov 2013

Nurses Impacting the World Through Compassion and Commitment

While nursing has existed for centuries, Ellen Dougherty is credited with being the world’s first RN. A commitment to the wellbeing of a hospital inspired her at an early stage to promote the needs of the institution through sewing bees that led to making sheets and other...
Posted On 08 Apr 2013

Student Debt Is Killing the Chances of America’s Youth

It has generally been agreed that going to college ensures students that they will get better-paying jobs that will more than make up for what their education cost them. However, these figures are being called into question as more and more college graduates find themselves...
Posted On 18 Feb 2013

Books Every Teacher Needs – 50 Great Books For Teachers

Students aren’t the only ones who should be reading throughout the school year. Teachers should be reading as well, finding new methods, new techniques, and new opportunities to enrich young minds. There are many books available that are geared towards educators and the...
Posted On 16 Feb 2013

Top 5 Scholarships for Grad Students

With the undergraduate years behind them, men and women who are thinking of heading back to school to earn a graduate degree will want to scour the online landscape looking for grant money. Many scholarships, in fact, are reserved specifically for graduate students. With a little...
Posted On 09 Jan 2013

The Many Career Paths for Criminal Justice Majors

Getting a degree can be one of the biggest financial investments you make in your life – and the cost is rising every year. Most students go to college for one simple reason – to make more money in their chosen field. In today’s economy, the surest path to...
Posted On 06 Nov 2012

How to Turn Your Love of Music Into a Career

If you are a music lover or a songwriter, you may not think of music as something that can become anything more than a hobby. There are tons of stories about starving artists, and how only one in a hundred talented bands ever achieves any kind of success with their work. The...
Posted On 23 Oct 2012

What a Healthcare Administration Master’s Can Mean to Your Career

Getting a master’s degree in healthcare administration opens doors in so many arenas that it can be difficult to choose a career path. “Haziness is common,” councils Susan Odegaard Turner, a nurse executive, “Folks just don’t know what to do with this degree.” One of...
Posted On 25 Sep 2012

Why You Want A Terminal Degree

Terminal Illness is a bad thing. However, a terminal degree is a GOOD thing. Before adding additional education that will do nothing but pile up additional amounts of debt, ask yourself these three questions:   Are the degree requirements clearly defined? How many years is...
Posted On 10 Sep 2012

Business Grants for Women – A Real Opportunity for Your Business

While women can apply for any grant, there are many that list gender-specific selection criteria. Let us take a look at opportunities available for business-minded women. Most grants are either for a newly-launched company, or for a woman to attend school for entrepreneurial...
Posted On 07 Aug 2012

5 Good Reasons for Going Back to School

Going back to school to continue your education is not an easy decision to make. Job and family responsibilities can make it difficult to give studies the concentration they need to succeed. However, doing so can be a very rewarding experience for a variety of reasons. People...
Posted On 24 Jul 2012

Using Your Summer to Learn New Skills For Your Life After 25

Summer can be a great time for learning and expanding our skill base. It’s also a fantastic time to start your journey towards learning new skills, because the days are longer, the weather is better and if you’re like me your motivation will be rocketing. It can be difficult...
Posted On 10 Jul 2012