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Not that many years ago there was no such thing as the internet. There were no digital marketing careers. No multimedia designers. No web developers. Naturally, no related degree programs existed either; there simply was no need for any type of degree within a field that didn’t exist. With the advent of the digital age, […]

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’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 […]

Getting a doctorate could be one of your biggest life achievements—provided you can make it to the finish line. Drop out rates vary by discipline, but as many as 50 percent of students don’t complete their doctorate. In order to succeed, you must understand what’s at stake—and what’s expected of you—then develop a plan that […]

There’s a really old (and often referenced) cough syrup commercial that opens with an actor saying in a rather serious voice, “I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV.” Presumably, these pseudo-credentials are what lend credibility to the subsequent product recommendation. But life doesn’t always imitate art. And in the real world, credentials […]

Choice. We all love it. We all hate it. We love choice for the possibilities it opens. We adore the accompanying feelings of excitement, control and empowerment. On the other hand, we also hate choice. We hate it for the confusion it can bring, and we despise feeling taxed, overwhelmed or mired. Yet choice is […]

How old are you? 40? 45? 50? 54? Somewhere in between? It’s taken you two, three or more decades to become as successful in your career as you have. And while you probably didn’t think too much about where you’d be 20 or 30 years from when you started your career, well, here you are. […]