After eighteen years of caring for their children, the prospect of shipping sons and daughters off to college can represent a mixed bag for parents. On the one hand, they finally have an empty nest, but on the other, their children must leap several hurdles in order to be admitted. According to the National Center for Education, over twenty million students will enroll in universities this year. Parents need to remember several things when it comes time to look for schools and programs.
What’s at stake?: $400 billion: amount of money spent annually in U.S. on universities. The $400 billion represents: more than the annual revenues of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter combined. Every educational institution wants a piece of that pie. MOOCs could jeopardize that. 10 million is the estimated number of students who have taken at least one MOOC.
Studying and education is often seen as a means to an end; a way to get a job and progress in your career. However, anyone who has been to university or taken a Higher Education course will tell you that this is only half the story.
Education is about enhancing your everyday life, not merely helping you to get a job. By studying Higher Education courses with London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), you can reap the rewards which are offered to you – both professionally and personally.
The quantity and quality of online classes is increasing. More than 50 percent of college presidents surveyed by Pew Research said that online courses provide the same value as do traditional classroom courses. With more people seeking alternative ways to learn, online classes are proving to be an effective solution.
When it comes to getting that business degree, American MBA programs remain strong choices for international applicants. Of the top 10 MBA programs in the world, six are located in the United States, according to the Financial Times. Fortunately, these well-ranked business programs consistently look for competitive applicants from overseas. For example, international students formed 34 percent of Harvard Business School’s Class of 2013. When it comes to the MBA application, it’s all about how you market your global experience and unique skills as an international applicant.
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An infographic about hidden gems in business education. Take a look at the way large Universities was and how they are now, which are the 5 top reasons why to go on a small school, and 5 reasons why big schools might be better.
See also the 10+1 top-rated lesser known business schools, as well as some of the famous businessmen who graduated from small schools.
Some schools are breaking the tuition trend and allowing students to attend for free, but how do they make up for all of that money?
Finding tuition free colleges is far easier when going abroad as an international student. Countries like Germany, Norway, and Sweden all have programs that allow international students to attend for free.
BYOD, or bring your own device, has been the goal of progressive school administrators across the country for the past several years. As early as 2009, the idea was being implemented in schools like the Katy Independent School District in Texas to help offset the costs of providing students access to 21st-Century technology.
Students today frequently choose majors based on what they’re interested in rather than what benefits them; however, your choice in education attainment, major, and occupation could affect your bank account by millions of dollars over the span of your working life.
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.