February, 2015
Week 2


Articles

An analysis of cost of College by State

DateFebruary 05, 2015


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.

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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,

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The Real Cost of an MBA Much More Than Just Tuition

DateFebruary 05, 2015

The Real Cost of an MBA Much More Than Just Tuition

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

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Online MBA – is it worth?

DateFebruary 05, 2015

Online MBA – is it worth?

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

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Private or public – The impossible decision!

DateFebruary 05, 2015

Private or public – The impossible decision!

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

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How to Finance Private School Tuition

DateFebruary 05, 2015

How to Finance Private School Tuition

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

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For whom will the legal education remain affordable?

DateFebruary 05, 2015

 For whom will the legal education remain affordable?

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

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Is Medical School for you?

DateFebruary 05, 2015

Is Medical School for you?

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

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Getting Into a Law School, Is It worth the Money

DateFebruary 05, 2015

Getting Into a Law School, Is It worth the Money

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

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Why Earning A Graduate School Degree Pays Off?

DateFebruary 05, 2015

Why Earning A Graduate School Degree Pays Off?

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

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The Years in Medical School

DateFebruary 05, 2015

The Years in Medical School

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

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