Archive for the ‘career colleges’ Category


Renewable Energy: Red Hot College Majors to Investigate

  Too many parents complain that their student’s college major is unemployable after graduation. With the cost of college rising, it means families are conscious of the value of higher education and it’s ROI (return on investment). Even though ROI is not the most crucial criteria for choosing a college and a major, it should […]

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Fascinating Career Paths to Discuss with your Student

As a parent, you want your child to succeed in life. There is nothing strange or unusual about that. But how can you actually make it happen? For a start, it’s important to recognize that your child’s career is not something for you to decide on. You can support them and offer ideas during their […]

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How to Choose a Career Path Before College

  Many college students would like to get a job as soon as they graduate from college. However, this is not always the case for many of them mainly because they had not decided on which career path to take before college. Unfortunately, this situation is replayed in the lives of many graduates making it […]

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Wednesday’s Parent: Consider a Career Focused College

  With all the news about students graduating without job prospects, parents and students are researching alternatives to traditional higher education. One alternative is a career college. What would that look like? It would be a college that focuses on the career along with the degree–a career focused college. One such college is Pennsylvania College […]

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Is Your Student Interested in a Career in Communicative Disorders?

  Communication is an important part of a person’s daily life. While there are many ways people communicate with each other, verbal communication is the most prevalent means of conveying needs and wants. For people with communicative disorders such as speech problems and hearing loss, giving and receiving basic information can be a challenge. These […]

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Wednesday’s Parent: Is Community College Right for Your Student?

  Higher education is a complicated issue for many students and parents today. College education is a necessity for finding success and prosperity in many career paths, but rising concerns about student loan debt and graduate unemployment are making the process of pursuing education more stressful and uncertain than ever before. Community colleges are becoming […]

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Stay Employed With These College Majors

  Look to the future and what do you see? Flying cars? Steampunk kids riding hoverboards? Downtrodden dystopias with Harrison Ford-alikes running around in long brown overcoats? Well, while these visions of the future might never happen, one thing is certain – some jobs will be obsolete, so you have to make your education count. […]

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Veterans Day–Thanking Those Who Served

  About 20 years ago, my son came to me and said he wanted to join the Marines. You can imagine–as a mom my heart dropped. I felt pride and angst all at the same time. My father was a World War II veteran and I always loved to hear his war stories. Of course, […]

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8 Essential Questions for Finding the Right Certification Boot Camp

  Most people who have been in the IT industry, even for a short time, recognize the value of certifications. According to research, IT certifications can boost salary by anywhere from 8 to 13% through something called premium skills pay. Premium skills pay is money paid by employers who are looking for specific skills that […]

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The benefits of interning as a paralegal

  The paralegal profession has grown dramatically in importance to law firms since the early 1960s. In 2010 the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 256,000 paralegal jobs in the economy and projected that there would be another 46,900 positions by 2020. The path to a paralegal career requires a college education and, […]

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