prepare 150x150 How to Prepare for the Future…While Still in CollegeWhile 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

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Depositphotos 23237350 xs 150x150 Great Gifts for Your Soon to be College Student

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.

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growth 150x150 Growth of Online Graduate Programs over the Years

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.

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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.

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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.

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education concept alisa tsoy 24830510 xl 150x150 Education for everyday life, not just for getting a jobStudying 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.

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Depositphotos 20600109 xs 150x150 Are Online Classes on Your Educational Path?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.

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Depositphotos 24770505 xs 150x150 Applying from Abroad: 4 Tips to Craft a Stand Out MBA Application for International ApplicantsWhen 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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secret business schools 300 150x150 Under the Radar: Hidden Gems in Business EducationAn 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. 

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Cost of Tuition Thumb 150x150 College Tuition Around The WorldU.S. college tuition and fees have increased 1,120 percent since records began in 1978. Maybe American students should consider colleges outside our borders.

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.

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