Archive for College Degrees

5 Tips for Helping You Stand Out to Graduate Business Schools

Jul 09, 2012 No Comments

Now-a-days if you’re trying to be accepted into a graduate business school, a great GMAT score and professors singing your praises are helpful. However, what can you do beyond these things to get you noticed and have you stand out from the crowd? Here are some tips that could help.

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Is Online Graduate School Right for You?

Jun 14, 2012 1 Comment

Maybe you’ve heard about earning your master’s degree online—even a PhD. The thought is intriguing to you since attending online graduate school could be the perfect fit. Could be you’re already working full time and need flexible options when it comes to your education.

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Four College Degrees With Nearly 0% Unemployment Rates

Jun 07, 2012 No Comments

Have you ever wondered if degrees with a nearly 0% unemployment rate exist? What do they look like and what type of education is involved? What do you need to study in college to earn one of these degrees?

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How to Boost Female Participation in Engineering Programs

May 10, 2012 No Comments

Women and engineering—a topic written about with great frequency and the dialogue continues because women are still turning away from opportunities that may await them in engineering programs and industries. Why is this an issue today with more young women “taking AP calculus and physics in high school?” according to the Washington Post. One possibility might be that women don’t recognize how engineering careers could positively impact society.

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Colleges Should Focus More On Mental Health Awareness

May 08, 2012 No Comments

May is ‘Mental Health Month’ which was founded in 1949 in an effort to call attention to the importance of mental wellness. This year, Mental Health America is zeroing in on two themes: Do More for 1 in 4 and Healing Trauma’s Invisible Wounds.

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Animation Careers Could See a Revival in the Music Biz

May 02, 2012 No Comments

Many of you have probably heard the news about Tupac and his appearance with Snoop Dogg. The two recently rapped together during the Coachella music festival and stunned audiences who were overwhelmed to see an onstage image that looked like Tupac himself! Afterall, Tupac has been deceased for over fifteen years.

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Marketing 101: What Not To Do

Mar 23, 2012 No Comments

Sometimes, we learn the right way to go about doing something by hearing stories that reveal what not to do. Marketing and advertising fields are not exempt. If we are business majors, we can learn lessons from major brands’ faux pas—like Nike.

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Linguistics Degree Trends: Like, Wayyy?

Mar 18, 2012 No Comments

“Like, really? I don’t think, like, colonization is responsible, like, for everything that is, like, bad in the world? Like, right?” While many professors might be smashing their heads onto their desks by now, they should know that some of the people who use these “vocal trends” might do so to serve a specific purpose. They could use “these embellishments” to achieve some ‘kind of interactional and stylistic end,’ according to Penny Eckert, a linguistics professor at Stanford who spoke with the New York Times.

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A New Take On The Average College Student Diet

Mar 17, 2012 No Comments

Do you ponder how to make the perfect prosciutto, arugula, heirloom tomato and fresh mozzarella panini? Maybe eating foie gras excites you. How about baking a five-minute cake with a shot glass to measure the ingredients?

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NBA, NFL, NHL? Oh The Places You Could Go with a Sports Management Degree

Mar 16, 2012 No Comments

It could be the NBA, NFL, NHL or PGA—or any other type of sport—the bottom line? You want in and have dreams of becoming a manager and rubbing elbows with your favorite athletes and coaches. You’re not alone. Many students are diving into sports management programs and seeking related degrees.

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