How Can Your College Choices Affect Your Career?

In the long run, planning your career (which includes the certificate programs and degrees you need), can make a big difference. Timing counts for a lot in life, so your career progress can be slowed down by doing the right thing at the wrong time. When the time comes for a person to choose a college, the decision can often be dominated by this line of reasoning – “The more prestigious the school I attend, the larger the paycheck will be after I graduate.”

However, this formula doesn’t always work. Guided by this, parents try to get their children into the best possible college, thinking that they are maximizing future earnings if they’re paying more tuition now. Things aren’t that simple and certain, and graduates can eventually be left with more debt than necessary after they finish school.

Wages Flat Since Last Year but Depend Upon Education

Median Salaries Unchanged from Year Ago According to the current Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS ) news release on weekly earnings for the second quarter of 2014, the median weekly earnings for a full-time worker was $780 virtually unchanged from year ago levels. The median wage indicates that the same number of people earned more […]

Ways to Further Your Education While Teaching

As a teacher it is essential that you continue to keep your education current. Most school systems require that you take a certain number of credits or in other ways maintain your education. But like a muscle it is also important that you continue to “exercise” your brain and stay in the habit of learning […]

Teaching Assistants: The Next Best Thing to Being a Teacher

Teaching Assistants often lead rewarding careers in education.  People who enjoy being around children and helping them learn find that TA jobs can be enriching experiences.  Such positions are also a great way to determine if working in an academic setting is the right life-long career choice.  While entry-level Teaching Assistants can become valuable supports […]

How to Get Your First Engineering Job

Your first engineering job is always special. After completing four years of studies graduates are eager to get their dream job. This article will provide tips on how to get an engineering job.  Engineering graduates always want to have their first job in a well known organization. Many engineering colleges offer placement assistance to Seniors. […]

3 Tutoring Jobs You May Not Have Considered

Tutoring-  While most teachers are aware of the tutoring positions available at their normal school, few look beyond that to find additional educational jobs, even when they need the money or want to try something new. There are plenty of unique tutoring opportunities out there for people with teaching degrees, and if you’re willing to […]

Is A Bachelor’s Degree Still Worth It?

The average college student will graduate with over $25,000 of student loan debt. This is the highest level of debt in the nation’s history, and cumulative student debt has surpassed credit card debt for the first time ever.

How Important is Continuing Education for Your Career?

With the high rate of unemployment in some parts of the world, it becomes an implication for employees in other countries to keep up with the competition in landing a job. Employers usually look into the skills and knowledge of a particular person for hiring and recruitment and these factors are mainly based on the […]

The Secret to Making More Money: Stay in School

Stay in School=Make More Money It’s no secret that the more you learn, the more you earn. The United States Department of Education estimates that young adults with a bachelor’s degree earn more than twice as much per year on average than young adults who didn’t graduate from high school. And according the the U.S. […]

Great Jobs for Those with a College Degree

College Degrees Lead to Good Jobs Ask anyone who is carrying hundreds of thousands of dollars in college loans and they will tell you that a degree is an expensive investment. And like any investment you should be concerned with ROI (Return On Investment) or the value you get back for not only the money […]