Graduate Education Degree Concentrations

As educational careers and instructional certifications become more specialized, education graduate programs are reflecting this by encouraging students to declare a concentration within their education degree program. A concentration makes educators more attractive, often broadening their career prospects and better preparing them to meet the challenges of being an education professional. While it’s typical for

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Education – We’re Failing Our Children

There are reams of reading and stacks of studies purporting to assess various problems of the United States’ educational system. Each problem turns out to be rooted in our individual failure to place an extremely high value on a solid education. Our failure contrasts sharply with societal values of China, India or Japan where admission

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7 Ways to Ensure Success With an Online Education Degree

The ability to obtain an online education degree has opened the educational doors for many students who cannot afford to attend school on campus as a full-time student. Distance learning courses definitely provide some advantages over the traditional college education. But, because of the methods of delivering and receiving the material, students must consider the

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Five Myth Busters of Changing Careers – Breaking Free to Reach Your Dreams

Aside from the statistics about the sheer number of careers across our lifetimes in 2009, there are a multitude of new perspectives on career planning, and career options. Was it an option to be a network engineer in a small office when you were a youngster? How about a nanotechnology researcher? Had you ever heard

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Rational Career Planning – Understanding 6 Career Vs Job Differences

To undertake a rational career planning approach, we need ask ourselves and acknowledge the answer to the following two similar questions. Are words career and job synonyms of each other? Does looking for a job mean the same as charting your career path? The answer to both the above questions is a big ‘No’. The

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Building the Ideal Career

Building the ideal career begins with you identifying what it is you really want to do with your life in the long term. No matter what you want to do, there are steps you need to put in place first, to help you get to where you want to be. To build the ideal career,

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Are You Ready to Change Career Paths?

If you are already established in a current career, changing to a new career path involves taking a large amount of risk. But as the saying goes “no guts, no glory”, and taking the risk can lead to great benefits. When looking into a new career path you should evaluate the amount of risk and

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Definition of Universal Life Policies

One three main types of full coverage life insurance policies are universal life policies, variable life, and whole life. Like whole life insurance, universal life insurance is cash value based. Cash value in this case refers to the amount of money that you pay into the policy over and above your premiums and fees. This

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Why It’s Probably Not Worth Going to University Any More

I’ve been thinking recently, if I was a fresh-faced 18-year-old just out of college with my whole life ahead of me and pondering what to do next, would I go to university? The answer is probably not! Before I explain, I must insert a disclaimer here that this does not mean that I don’t recommend

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Well-Informed Parents Give the World Educated Youth

Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit in on a great meeting at Miles College with three lovely ladies. One was Dean Knight. The meeting took place in her office and we discussed a great project that one of the students wants to see happen on college campuses across the country – starting

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