Tag Archives: post-secondary

Being Prepared Has Never Been So Important…

“Being educated isn’t enough.  Students need to also be prepared.”  This past summer I attended a professional development conference where the keynote speaker, Chad Foster, spoke these words.  We need to make sure that our students are graduating with not … Continue reading

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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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Career & Technical Education: Five Ways that Pay…

Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) recently released Career and Technical Education: Five Ways That Pay Along the Way to the B.A. The report details the 29 million “middle jobs” in theU.S. economy and five CTE pathways … 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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A Little Education Can Go a Long Way…

  Too many students attending a 4-year college choose their major solely based on what they enjoy learning about. Now, don’t get me wrong, I am a big proponent of choosing a career that you will enjoy. Forty hours a … Continue reading

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