July 13, 2017
If you've ever wondered why a specific class is required, you are like many other students. Though not immediately apparent, there are plenty of reasons certain classes are necessary.
There are a variety of career paths you can take after you get a degree in nursing. Here are three paths that may interest you, and what you can expect from each of them.
June 29, 2017
You can put together a basic resume no sweat. That means you're ready for the next level stuff. Learn what it takes to make sure your resume doesn't end up in the recycling bin.
July 17, 2017
Technology is often the cause of our distraction, but it can be used for good. Here are some ways you can use today's technology to help you get your degree.
July 11, 2017
Though earning a degree as fast as possible is not the best course of action, there are a few ways you can earn credit for knowledge you already have. The most common is through testing, like the CLEP or DSST.
July 5, 2017
"The number of adult, or nontraditional students is increasing and makes up close to 40 percent of the college-going population."
-American Council on Education
"Nurses with a BSN are in high demand with the Institute of Medicine calling for BSN's to make up 80% of the total nursing workforce by 2020."
-United States Institute of Medicine
"When searching for a college as an adult student, consider these six factors: Location, Accreditation, Cost, Financial Aid, Graduation Rates and Support for Adult Learners."
-College Search: Adult Student Edition
"I started going to college because I wanted to accomplish better things in my job...I think if you're in law enforcement going back to college is not an option, it's a requirement."
Starting or going back to college later in life can be intimidating. However, you are not alone! There are plenty of resources that can help you make the transition back to student.
Traditional office tasks like filing and taking minutes may seem like remnants of a long-gone era. However they're just as relevant in the modern workforce as they were in years past.
As the nursing field continues to change, so do the faces of nurses. More and more men are entering the field, often seeking higher-paid and more adrenaline-boosting specialties.
Programs like those available through Central Missouri Community Action can help students meet their needs and be successful in college. Agencies can help with basic needs and family development.
Columbia College graduate Rena Day was taught, "You go to college. Period." Using the skills she learned, she was able to offer advice and knowledge to help people during the economic crash of October 2007.
Head shots: no longer just for performers and models. Today, more than ever, head shots are an important part of being a professional. Before you get yours taken, scroll through our guide of professional head shot best practices.
You've decided you want a career in nursing, but now what? Our handy infographic should help you decide which path is right for you based on certifications, education needed, salary, duties and projected employment.
Men's fashion choices for the workplace don't stop at the basic black suit. Learn how to better reflect your own personal style while staying business office appropriate.
Life can throw a lot of curveballs your way. That's true in both the literal and figurative senses for Randall Owens III who found an internship with U.S. Baseball when he came back to school after being out of high school for 20 years.
When starting a new business, it's important to analyze what will or could possibly impact the company. A great way to do that is through a SWOT Analysis. We'll take you through the process.