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Paying for School

The Fundamentals of Financial Aid

Given the increasing costs of higher education, figuring out how you will pay for college can be more of a challenge than getting into school in the first place.

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Online Education

Online Education for Military Servicemembers

Eligible servicemembers have the opportunity to further their education via Department of Defense voluntary education programs.

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Adult Education

What Working Moms and Dads Should Know About Going Back to School

Returning to school is both a logistical and emotional balancing act. There are ways, however, to manage your time and energy.

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Recent Education Articles

Paying for School

Taking Advantage of Employer Tuition Assistance Programs

By Trevor Reed

One of the first places to look for tuition assistance is right where you work. More and more companies, keen to invest in the betterment of their employees, are offering tuition assistance.

Online Education

Online Degrees vs. Traditional Degrees: What's the Perception?

By Trevor Reed

There exists legitimate concern that an online degree doesn’t carry the clout of a traditional degree. Students considering an online education should take a few factors into consideration.

Adult Education

Back To School Tips For Adults

By Bryn Marshall

Adult learners, sometimes called mature students or re-entry students, should take a few extra steps in preparing themselves for the transition back to school. Success for adult learners can be just as much about adjustment as it is about academic performance.

Career Planning

Career Advancement through Certification Programs

By Trevor Reed

In many professions, certification isn't required but voluntary, a career tool, one that defines and affirms your abilities, one that allows you portability in the field, and one that can lend you a competitive edge in the workplace.

Education Articles By Category

Online Education
How Online Courses Are Structured
Published: January 08, 2010
Study Tips For Online Students
Published: March 09, 2010
The Cost of Higher Education: Online Schools vs. Traditional Schools
Published: January 08, 2010
Online Education for Military Servicemembers
Published: March 04, 2010
Online Degrees vs. Traditional Degrees: What's the Perception?
Published: January 08, 2010
The Basics of Distance Learning
Published: January 08, 2010
Priming Yourself For Online Education
Published: March 09, 2010
Customizing Your Online Education
Published: March 09, 2010
Career Planning
Career Advancement through Certification Programs
Published: March 05, 2010
The Job Market Ahead
Published: March 05, 2010
Ways To Increase Your Job Security
Published: January 08, 2010
Choosing a Career Path: Self-Assessment
Published: March 08, 2010
Choosing a Career Path: Career Planning
Published: March 08, 2010
How Education Impacts Income
Published: March 08, 2010
The Benefits of Professional Networking
Published: January 08, 2010
Tips for a Successful Career Change
Published: January 08, 2010
Adult Education
Customizing Adult Education
Published: March 09, 2010
How to Avoid Diploma Mills
Published: March 09, 2010
Are You Serious About Going Back to School?
Published: March 04, 2010
Back to School Tips for Adults
Published: January 08, 2010
College Basics: A Refresher For Adults
Published: March 09, 2010
Becoming a Successful Adult Student
Published: January 08, 2010
What Working Moms and Dads Should Know About Going Back to School
Published: January 08, 2010
Paying For School
Financial Aid Basics For Adult Learners
Published: March 09, 2010
Taking Advantage of Employer Tuition Assistance Programs
Published: January 08, 2010
Calculating the Cost of School
Published: March 05, 2010
Education Loans: An Overview
Published: March 24, 2010
The Fundamentals of Financial Aid
Published: February 26, 2010
What You Need to Know About College Savings Plans
Published: March 05, 2010
How to Get the Military to Pay for Your Education
Published: January 08, 2010
Scholarships 101: Your Guide to Researching Scholarships
Published: January 08, 2010

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