Single moms always have a lot on their plates. Finding ways to make more money and singlehandedly cover those ever-growing household expenses. If you don’t have a college degree and you work long enough, however, you soon come to find that you can only go so far and make so much unless you go back… Read More


Students at for-profit colleges and universities often have inspiring stories behind them. Take Sammantha Montanez, mother of six and recent graduate from Everest’s eight-month Patient Care Technician program, for instance. Coming from a rough childhood and obstacles that would be overwhelming for most, Montanez has shown an amazing amount of resolve and tenacity to become… Read More


As you’re probably well aware, the expectations and achievements of women and mothers in higher education have changed dramatically in the last few decades. The strides women have made in closing the gender gap in both education and career have been well-documented in the news. Still, despite these advances, no one feels torn about going… Read More


So the media just got done talking about how women are surpassing men in college and the workplace. More women aspired to attend college than men. More female students (65%) than male students (56%) are actually finishing college. Finally, women are spreading into the workplace, assuming higher positions than at any other time in history.… Read More


Becoming a mom, for all its benefits, can limit your career choices. After all, you are typically needed for nurturing and looking after your kids in addition to your work duties. Thankfully, there are some very stable careers that fit very well with the mom lifestyle. Here is our list of five great careers for… Read More


In the current economic downturn, many households are looking for ways to bring in more income and pay their basic needs. This is especially tough for single mothers who are the only breadwinners for their households. Many of these long-suffering single parents are looking to college as a way to increase their earnings and future… Read More


When full-time moms go back to school, either full-time or part-time, moms have to find a school life balance. School life balance allows back-to-college moms to juggle all of their home and family responsibilities with their commitment to earn their college degree. The key element to accomplishing school life balance is to get and stay… Read More


As a mom that has gone back to school in the past and planning on returning in the future I can honestly say I have heard just a few negative comments regarding this decision.  Not to myself directly but to moms in school in general.  Here is one comment that made me cringe and may make you cringe as… Read More