going back to school

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 […]

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 […]

Looking for an effective way to earn your doctorate degree? If you’re considering a doctorate, you’ve likely taken an inventory of what will be expected to earn the degree. And that inventory likely includes a huge chunk of time, energy and resources. For already-too-busy-professionals, this can be a dream killer right out of the gate. […]

Making a choice between two similar but different things can be a challenge. Oh, sure, some things don’t fall under the “do-or-die” category of decision making. With some things, there simply is no wrong choice. Take a sports car versus an SUV, for example. Either is a great choice, depending on your budget, your lifestyle […]

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 […]

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. […]

Before computers, smart phones, and Google ruled our everyday world, one of the best ways to make a decision was to take a sheet of paper, draw a dividing line and label one side “Pros” and the other side “Cons.” Then you’d brainstorm as many pros and cons surrounding your decision (whatever it was), adding […]

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” That’s what Aristotle said, and what rings true more often than not—especially when it comes to something like a college degree. It’s no small task to earn a college degree. So if you’re going after yours, it means that you want something. And what you […]