Thinking of starting a nursing degree program? Well, you should know beforehand that most nursing degree programs require that you take some prerequisite classes before starting the actual program. Why? Why bother with prerequisite classes? The nursing field has become a popular choice for many college goers, knowing there is a shortage of nurses in… Read More


If you have looked at the number of nursing jobs out there lately, you might have had a question pop into your head: how do I get that job? With higher than average job growth (27%) and strong median salaries, the nursing field is an attractive one. A potential shortage of caregivers in the future… Read More


Like people in so many other careers, nurses are busy. When it comes time for nurses to get graduate degrees to improve their careers, many turn to online nursing degrees, as opposed to traditional ones. To help these busy bees choose the best online nursing degrees for graduate-level nurses, U.S. News has released their list… Read More


If you have thought of earning a college degree, chances are you have considered taking online classes. And why not? Online classes promise flexibility and education from the comfort of your home office or library-anywhere you can get an internet signal on your computer. But where online classes used to be considered inferior to traditional,… Read More


It looks like higher learning just got, um, higher. Hot on the heels of widespread marijuana legislation in the November elections, Humboldt State University in Northern California is making marijuana studies a major focus by setting up the Humbolt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research, according to a Nov. 25 article by the Times-Standard. At first… Read More


*Updated: April 18, 2017 The majority of college students stress about paying for college. And it is no wonder. For the average public university student, tuition and associated costs rose by 2.4 percent (in-state) to 3.6 percent (out-of-state) from 2015-16 school year to the 2016-17. So naturally, more than social life or even concerns about… 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


If you were ever or are a college student, know a college student, or have a child that’s a college student you know about the infamous “Freshman 15”. It’s a theory that all freshmen gain 15 pounds their first semester of college. Why? They make poor food choices. They stay up late, eat junk food… Read More