Going Back to School

Your College Degree is Bigger than the Sum of it's Parts
Earning my college degree - how long will it take?

Two years. Four years. Six years. Seventeen years. Ask how long it takes to earn a college degree and you’ll get as many different answers as people. That’s because how long it takes depends on a whole bunch of things; like timing, course offerings, work schedules, full- or part-time attendance—even you and your study habits. […]

Should I earn my degree online or on-campus?

Decisions, decisions, decisions. First, you have to decide whether or not to go back to college. (Yes.) Then you gotta choose a college degree program to major in. (Check.) Now you need to figure out if you should go into the classroom, enroll in an online degree program or some hybrid combination of both. (Read on.) Here are […]

If you're unemployed, you might want to consider going back to school.

Unemployment stinks. Oh, sure, it’s fun for a little while. Staying up late into the wee hours. Channel surfing infomercials. Playing video games. Reading the latest bestseller. But day after day, week after week or month after month of lackluster job opportunities, unproductive interviews and dwindling bank accounts? Not so fun. It’s time for change. […]

Considerations when thinking of earning your MBA

Is an MBA always worth the effort? Short answer: no. That’s not to say you shouldn’t go to graduate school; only that it’s not for everyone. Going to grad school is a major decision. It requires a certain investment of time, money and energy. And even though it amps up your professional credentials and carries […]

Be a role model for your kids - finish your degree.

If there’s one thing we tell kids it’s this: stay in school. We celebrate their educational milestones with graduation parties at every turn, including kindergarten and 8th grade. We applaud loudly and beam proudly when they earn their high school diploma or pass the GED. (Remember Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas who made front-page news when […]

Interesting statistics covering the start of the new university school year

Since school is starting up soon, it’s a great time for a “Back to School” infographic. Check out some interesting statistics, and if you like what you see, please share it!

Child care solutions for adult students

Parents have been navigating the daycare dilemma for as long as there have been kids and families. Short of staying home with the kids all day and quitting your job, what’s a parent to do when juggling work, kids and classes? Until recently, options for finding quality yet affordable childcare was somewhat limited for adult […]

Make sure you're positioned for college success by following these steps.

Skipping class is hardly an option if you’re an adult returning to college. Chances are, you (or your employer) are paying your tuition, so you’ll want to make every class count. Even if that’s not the case, it’s quite likely that you’re extremely motivated to finish your degree so you can change or advance your […]

Do you want to change careers? Maybe it's time to go back to school.

According to the Holmes and Rahe stress scale, changing careers ranks among the top 20 most stressful life events; even higher if you’ve lost a job or been through a business readjustment. There is something you can do, however, to change careers successfully, smoothly and with confidence: finish your college degree. While the U.S. Department […]