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How can you set yourself up for grad school success? If you’ve chosen your program, that’s the question that now matters most. Before you enroll and start that first graduate school course, you must be prepared for what’s ahead. Many well-intentioned degree seekers start strong but fail to finish. You need a plan that will […]

You have your bachelor’s degree, and you’re well into your career. But something isn’t quite right. It might be a matter of salary, advancement, opportunity, or confidence—or even just a feeling that you’re not really fulfilled in your work. Regardless, something has to change. One strategic way to change it is by getting a second […]

If earning a doctorate degree were easy, everyone would do it. But not everyone does. It takes a certain kind of fortitude to commit to – and finish – such a rigorous academic program. Those who do are among an elite group of finishers because, according to The Atlantic magazine, about 50 percent of all […]

You’ve got enough financial stress on your plate. There’s a mortgage, or rent. Typically a car payment or two. There’s the savings, mutual funds, and investments you’re funding. And then there’s the debt—the overall U.S. household debt has increased by 11% in the past decade. Going back to school may seem impossible because you can’t […]

When it comes to a masters of business administration (MBA) versus a doctor of business administration (DBA) degree, think of it as a chicken-and-egg-style argument: both have merit. But this article isn’t so much about which terminal degree is right for you as it is about how a DBA can help you stand out from […]

If you’re considering going back to school, switching to a new postgrad program, or transferring from a community college to a 4-year university for a bachelor’s degree, transfer credit can be a huge time (and money) saver. But it’s often an opportunity that many fail to seize. The Transfer Credit Dilemma Far too many students […]

There’s an old adage that says, “Some things seem impossible until they’re done.” At one time or another, this adage holds true for all of us. Perhaps your “impossible” has been traveling to far away places, starting a family, owning a vacation home or rising to a senior level within your organization. One of the […]

If you feel stuck in your career, graduate school may be a strategic move to advance your career prospects. In many high-earning professions, the degree is table stakes for earning certain titles and positions. In other fields, the degree is not mandatory, but it has serious potential to increase your earning power. The degree can […]

If you’re going back to school while balancing a career and family, chances are strong that you’re looking for ways to fast-track your education. One significant way this can happen is through transferring in previous credit or experience. But what can you get transfer credit for? And, how much can you get? Those answers vary […]