October 17, 2016
A major key to customer service? Creating relationships with your customers. In the fourth part of our Customer Service Series, we share how to build these relationships, and the importance of not judging someone "by their shoes."
Not everyone plans on going to college. Not everyone ends college on the same career path they started on. Columbia College graduate Byron Wilson shares how he discovered what he was meant to do.
October 5, 2016
With the belief that "education is gold in the brain," a 77-year-old student reaches her goal of earning her college degree - entirely online.
October 20, 2016
You've fallen in love. With a company. Everything's great, but you don't know if they are hiring. Find out, and put your resume in front of the hiring manager by sending a prospecting letter.
October 13, 2016
Your college has closed its doors for good. Now what do you do? Columbia College's Micheal Lewis shares his top three tips for what to do when it seems like your education has been permanently stalled.
October 10, 2016
"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."
Anyone else feel a little panicky when sitting down to a more formal dinner than they're used to? Professional business dinners can be the cause for no small amount of stress, but by following our tips, you'll be able to face them no-sweat.
If you consider yourself a master of multitasking, you're in for a bit of a shock. It turns out, what you consider successfully multitasking may in fact just be working while distracted.
Going above and beyond: It's a common phrase, but is it a common practice? In the third part of our customer service series, we take a look at what you can do to make sure your customers are receiving the best.
We asked nurses when and why they chose the career they did. Their answers will make you smile, make you laugh and, above all, make you confident that if any of them are treating you, you're in good hands.
There are the easy interview questions, and the ones that are blatantly difficult. Today, we're looking at a different kind of question: the sneakily difficult. Answering these wrong could mean the difference between "You're hired!" and "Next!"
Paying for college can be the biggest obstacle between you and your degree. Columbia College's Micheal Lewis talks about one rarely used source of free money for college in the second installment of his College Hacks series.
Almost everyone could use a little extra cash. So what happens when you're handed a stack of money? We wanted to find out.
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.
When trying to discover harmony, you may face difficult questions: Am I doing what I believe is best? Is it reflective of who I am? And, most importantly, What is the price of my life? We're not talking monetary value here, but rather time, priority and passion.