With the relatively recent shift to online learning, it’s hard for many of us to think that an online MBA program could be equivalent in terms of learning and reputation to that of an in-classroom MBA. Many of the perceived benefits of a traditional MBA, including networking and interaction with your professors (conceivably top business members in your field of study) may appear to be impossible with an online MBA. The reality is that you can obtain an excellent MBA education by taking the very modern, very mainstream, online path.
In: Uncategorized22 Feb 2014
The total amount of student loan debt carried by 37 million U.S. borrowers surpassed the $1 trillion mark in 2012, according to Federal Reserve data. The data is particularly troubling for Millennials (those under the age of 29), who account for 38 percent of all borrowers. Both chambers of Congress have proposed bills that would provide significant relief to millions of borrowers, but both have hit legislative snags in the process.
Higher education isn’t, and has never been, purely about the degree you get at the end of your course. The journey is as important as the destination especially for those who study abroad and combine the discovery of a new nation and way of life with academic learning.
That means that you need to endeavour to get as much out of your student years as possible. The things that we do during our time at university and college, the experiences we have and the friends we make, are the initial steps we take in our adult lives.
Having success in online graduate school amounts to one’s ability to engage the classroom with a practical and realistic attitude. Below is a list of five things anyone beginning an online graduate program can do to enhance their chance of success. Of course, what we mean by success is not merely finishing the program; it’s finishing the program with high marks and with a sense that you walked away with something valuable.
Of all the messages left behind by tech giant Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple Computers, perhaps the most poignant was his commencement speech at Stanford University. “Do what you love,” said Jobs, “and the only way to be satisfied is to do what you consider to be great work.” Perhaps your view of great work involves helping others or running a business or selling lunches from a food truck. If you’re passionate about the following jobs, the great news is they offer some of the best financial rewards for each hour of work you put in.
If you’ve determined that you’re interested in going back to school for an online graduate degree, you may be overwhelmed at the thought of paying for it. While financial aid is sometimes not as easy to obtain for a graduate degree, there could be money is out there to help you, if you qualify, reach your goal if you invest some time and energy into finding it.
For many young people, college is supposed to be the natural next step after graduating high school. Unfortunately, a lot of high school students are unprepared for the transition to college education. Even the best students get caught off guard by the multiple deadlines, more reading, and more homework of college courses. College life moves faster than most are used to, so read on to learn some do’s and don’ts of studying in college.
While college is the time to study, make friends, and have fun, it is also the time to start thinking about the future and taking advantage of all the great resources that surround you. It’s way too common, and unfortunately I was no exception, to procrastinate certain actions and steps that can contribute to future success. By engaging in the practices below, you will not only have more money while in college, but you will be better prepared once you leave.
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin
Senior year of high school is a time to enjoy quality time with friends, reflect on the progress made over the past 12 years of school, and look forward to life’s next chapter. Too often, though, it becomes a frantic season of college applications, essays, final exams, and other life stressors. Fortunately, the holidays are a perfect time to encourage your child to slow down a bit. Purchase a holiday gift that promotes relaxation, entertainment, or a slower pace of life to ease the transition into college.
One of the upshots of going to graduate school, other than a boost in credentials, is that students can now attend through the ease of online courses. The volume of students attending on-campus graduate courses has gradually decreased over the last few years, with higher volumes of applicants and lower volumes of acceptances. On the other side, however, online graduate programs have grown dramatically over the past decade. This trend is true in general with respect to the online arena. The number of students, graduate and undergraduate, who have taken at least one online course has grown from 1.1 million in 2002 to an estimated 22 million over the next five years.
There are so much going on in the area of e-Learning and schooX is always in the front line trying not only to provide a great experience for its members but also to inform everyone about the latest trends in Online Education.