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Date: February 22, 2015
There is no better way to transfer wealth and provide a step up for your children than by paying for their education.
For years, I found myself struggling to complete in a world of Stanford and Wharton MBA's. Long before my hard work paid off in the form of a Dotcom success story I was pitching venture capitalists to invest in my startup. They were smart and savvy and knew all the correct buzzwords, I felt like my Fresno State degree was a albatross tied to tech geek career. But after 15 or 20 meetings something happened... Read More
Tuition fees could be one of the most ignored yet the biggest costs of our generation. In insight, they shouldn’t be seen as such because education is indispensable. Just like diseases, prices for products and temperatures, college fees have significantly grown. Currently, there are slightly over 2400 colleges in the U.S. that offer the four-year course. The increase is as a result of budget cuts in 2008 and a rise in the number of universities by 2010.
By 2013, the average tuition fees in 2011-12 stood at $8,830 in public universities for in-state students. When accommodation, food, stationery and other expenses factored in, Read More
Most people in the field of business will tell you that an MBA can offer a person greater flexibility and advancement opportunities. While an MBA may offer these benefits what is the real cost of this flexibility and opportunity? Can you actually afford it?
The actual cost is greater than the tuition though this amount is the figure most commonly used by school. Added to this are lodging, food, clothing, health care, books, transportation, laptops, required software, and even oversea trips required by some courses. These items can quickly triple the cost of attending. Adding to this cost is two years of missed salaries and work experienc Read More
An MBA has become an important step for any individual hoping to get an education they can use to improve their career options, with an MBA usually seen as an impressive way of improving their career chances and increase the salary they earn. In the 21st century the individual looking for a Masters degree is faced with a number of choices, including choosing to study for an Online MBA with a well known and respected educational institution or with a specialist Online college that offers the majority of courses via the Internet.
An Online MBA is something that many people do not understand, working through classes via Internet based modules Read More
Making the decision whether or not to send your children to a public or private school can be incredibly difficult. After all, the quality of your child's education can greatly influence what sort of education they are going to obtain later on down the line and it may even have a strong impact on what sort of job they obtain as well. Due to this, it really is important to think about whether or not you should send your child to a private or public school. In some cases it may be a truly impossible decision, you just need to weight the pros and cons.
Now, before you dive into the cost of private or public, you need to actually look into wh Read More
If every parent had the financial resources, many of them would send their children to private schools rather than public. Unlike public schools, private schools offer much more individual attention to students than public schools do. This is because their enrollment is much smaller, whereas in public schools, there are often nearly 35 children in one classroom. With less children, teachers and other staff members can afford to devote special attention to the need's of each child. This is especially significant because each child has a different learning style that likely does not always fit with the lesson being taught. Students given indiv Read More
Rising college costs continue to be at the forefront of both institutional and political debates. With skyrocketing college costs, parents are beginning to tighten their belts, and sometimes even lower their dreams and expectations for their children. In doing so, many are opting for more affordable options, such as community college, in-state colleges, or federally subsidized colleges. The dream of sending students to elite colleges is being replaced with practicality, and what parents can afford, especially in times of financial struggle.
Much of this is the result of the skyrocketing costs of college tuition. Tuition has risen in rece Read More
Several year ago a patient asked a physician about the advisability of a career in medicine. The answer was a cliché' response to the effect "Only go into medicine if you can't picture yourself doing anything else." Well, even if that mantra is a hackneyed status of the phrase, there's much truth in it. Without a overpowering passion for the medical field, you'll have a tough time making it through all the bumps and hurdles ahead of you. The fact is that medical school is a long, tedious, and grueling process no matter how you slice the pie.
In many cases, your trip down the medical highway will require years of intensive training, and hu Read More
Finding a job that you have an immense amount of passion for can be difficult --- but say you find your calling, what is there to do next?
The simplest solution would be to decide to go to school and get a degree for whatever it is that you may want to study. Some people switch their major of choice multiple times before completing graduation, and some just already know what exactly is was that they were meant to do when it comes to the career and business life as the next milestone that one person could take.
But say that your field of choice was floundering when it came to the job market, and that spending all that money on schoolin Read More
Many underachievers have succeeded in creating a comfortable life for a family and their needs. Although it's a trend that has received admirable remarks, it's not the most sensible of ideas. The matter of earning a graduate degree is a popularly discussed topic in modern forums. Here are truths that every career-focused prospect delaying a graduate-level degree should consider.
It's a sensible career pact for anyone who's interested in personal growth. The rewards of becoming a lifelong learner is an asset. With a desire to increase self-awareness, become studious and expand the reservoir of knowledge, a graduate education is a profitable Read More
For anyone who is looking to enter the medical field either as a nurse, doctor or other professional, medical school can be long and difficult. Naturally, it is extremely rewarding, but it also takes up a considerable amount of your time. The further along you go in the school, the less free time you are going to have. However, if this is a passion of yours, it is something you need to look into in order to determine whether or not it is right for you.
For starters, you need to most likely enroll into the school you want to begin your medical degree in as just a standard student. You typically do not actually enroll directly into the medi Read More
Many graduate students hope to enter fellowship programs to offset the high costs of obtaining advanced degrees, such as a masters, a doctorate or a professional level credential such as a J.D., M.D. or DVM degree.
An Overview: What is a Fellowship?
Princeton University offers a useful definition of a fellowship: "a type of graduate student support that is awarded to a graduate student to support them in their full time course of study, without the obligation to teach or perform research." Most accredited institutions of higher learning in the United States offer fellowships to students. However, with a few notable exceptions, this form Read More
A Free University Education - Does it exist? Students who are extremely brilliant, yet find themselves short of funds may obtain a positive answer to this question. There are a number of avenues for working towards a free education at some accredited academic institution.
Many Nations Offer Free College Education
Many countries around the world offer free educations to their citizens. For instance, if you are a native born Scot, and you score sufficiently well on any qualifying academic examinations, you can obtain free admission to a Scottish institutions, such as the University of St. Andrews, the University of Edinburgh, the Universi Read More
Attending college is still a dream for many people. The cost of obtaining a higher education, however, can be expensive. The following are the top universities in the United States and their current tuition fees. The fees are based on the 2014-15 school year.
1. Princeton University
This private institution in New Jersey is currently $41,820 for tuition and fees. Princeton is known as a private research university and boasts a highly ranked engineering program. Princeton has also recently been ranked number one in national university rankings by U.S. News and World Report.
2. Harvard University
Harvard, the oldest higher education ins Read More