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The College-For-All Model Isn’t Working…

Article originally printed on December 3, 2013 “Instead of going through Congress and making the initiative bipartisan, President Obama acted alone in mid-November, promising $100 million in grants to specialized high schools — such as New York City’s Pathways in … Continue reading

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ND High Demand Career Alert…

Dental Hygienists are just one of the many high demand careers in North Dakota. If you’re interested in medicine and dentistry, this may be the perfect career for you. Dental Hygienists clean teeth and examine oral areas, the head, and … Continue reading

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Online Degrees, Where Do They Stand (Part II)…

Last week, we focused on online degrees through a narrative post. Included below is a list of survey statistics and other information related to post-secondary costs and online education.  All of the information was gathered from the online articles listed at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Online Degrees, Where Do They Stand (Part I)….

It is no secret that the average cost of college has long been on an upward trend and continues to rise steeply.  This year students are looking at paying more than $20,000 to attend college for a single year.  Granted, … Continue reading

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New College Grads, 6 Tips for Success…

Copyright December 11, 2012 CareerBuilder, LLC – Reprinted with permission. By Sonia Acosta, Special to CareerBuilder      College seniors and recent graduates are in a delicate, crucial and demanding time of their lives. They face an overwhelming number of decisions … Continue reading

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Does College Still Pay?…

The cost-benefit analysis of college is a topic that needs to be re-evaluated every few years.  More specifically, where does college fit in the decision making process as students evaluate their futures.  As college continues to become more expensive, more … Continue reading

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Paying Students Loans Back…

Student loans make it possible for many people to afford and attend college that otherwise couldn’t.  This is wonderful in that it opens up doors of opportunity for people to reach their goals, dreams, and aspirations regardless of their income … Continue reading

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Take a Closer Look…

“Keys to Success” – September 11, 2011 Supplement to the Grand Forks Herald If you have not had the chance to peruse Sunday’s supplement to the Grand Forks Herald entitled “The Key to Your Success,” I recommend reading it closely before … Continue reading

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The Need for Post-Secondary Education…

Youths Without Any Post-Secondary Education Face Tough Jobs Picture   Following earlier reports on the Associated Press-Viacom survey, which assessed education and workforce issues among US youths, the AP (4/22) reports, “The nation’s economic upheaval has been especially hard on young … Continue reading

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Stressed Out…

College Freshmen Report Record Stress Levels.  ABC World News (1/27, story 8, 2:05, Sawyer) reported, “We got an eye-opening new look today as life for this year’s college freshmen. And something is different for the class of 2014. So many … Continue reading

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