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Archive for the ‘college majors’ Category


Is Your Student Interested in a Digital Career?

    Let’s face it; the world is changing at a rapid rate. One of the things this has a big impact on is jobs and the labour market. If you choose the wrong career, it could all go horribly wrong if new technologies make your redundant in a decade or so. That’s clearly not […]

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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: The #1 Question to Ask Before Applying to College

  The new school year is beginning and high school seniors will be making that difficult choice: choosing a college. It’s certainly a process of eliminating the unaffordable ones, the ones that are either too far away or too close to home, and the ones that simply don’t interest your student. But before applying to […]

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Is Your Student Considering a Career in Nursing?

  Obamacare is changing the face of healthcare, and with it the nursing profession. Here’s what you need to know if you’re considering this field. LPN An LPN is one of the most widely-recognized types of nursing degrees out there. LPNs are licensed practical nurses and perform a variety of tasks under supervision of an […]

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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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What You Can Do With a Math Degree

  The study of numbers is a constantly growing field, and thanks to the explosion of the technology industry, mathematics has become one of the most lucrative majors in higher education. The study of math not only creates a technical ability to deal with numbers, but it teaches many analytical and problem-solving skills that are […]

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Degrees That Work: Planning for a Career, Not Just a Job

  Wouldn’t it be great to graduate from college with a career and not just a job? Students all over the country dream of graduating from college with a job. Penn College students graduate with a career. During my time on campus I spoke with students from all career concentrations and the overwhelming response was, […]

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Degrees That Work: A Working World Within a College

  This week I continue my series on Degrees That Work—a look at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Take a visual walk with me across the campus and you will see there are labs; and then there are labs. Anyone who has ever been to high school or college has done lab work related to a […]

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Finding a Job: How to Help Your Student Be a Perfect Match

Teens go to great lengths to find and win the perfect match to share their personal lives, even during high school and onto college. Just as there are interpersonal relationships in social circles, you and your teen might not realize there are personality interactions in the workplace. Prospective employers are looking for the worker they […]

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Payscale’s 2015 College Salary Report

  With college costs rising, along with student debt, it’s more important than ever for parents and students to look carefully at college ROI (return on investment) when creating the college list. Payscale recognizes the importance of choosing a college major that will be a good return on investment and has released their 2015 College […]

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