Education careers are not what they used to be, leaving some to wonder: are teaching degrees even worth the hassle? Without a doubt, teaching is one of the most important careers in any community. Without good teachers, there would be no other professions. No one would receive the foundational knowledge they needed to proceed onto… Read More


Nursing programs can be very selective, After all, we are talking about one of the most sturdy careers in the nation. Our constantly expanding healthcare system needs more and more nurses all the time, so much that the profession is expected to grow by a stellar 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, according to the… Read More


Though a precious commodity, education has become somewhat of a costly investment. The price of education today has topped the charts and even surpassed some housing prices. The “per credit” costs can add up rather quickly and as a result many aspiring students find they need additional assistance to carry the financial load. The Federal… Read More


Fortunately, for students heading off to college, or those that are currently enrolled, there are several different sources of money to choose from to cover the tuition, books, room and board and other costs of college. Does the students’ academic success depend on who pays for their college—be it themselves, parents, scholarship or financial aid?… Read More


On October 3, 2011, the iPad will be a whopping 18 months old. Hard to believe, since it seems like the cute little device has been around forever, mainly because it quickly wormed its way into our collective consciousness faster than the pet rock. When it first came out Apple claimed that the iPad would… Read More


Okay moms, I urge you not to become a college dropout.  Maybe you dropped out once and are returning but don’t stay out of the college loop.  Pursue that degree you have been talking about for so long. You can do it! I thought I would take a slightly different angle and display a list… Read More


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Working women have come a long way from the days of when my mother was young. An orphan, my mother only went to school until the 4th grade. She can read and do basic math, but she was denied the full education that women today are entitled to. Once she reached the 4th grade, she… Read More


The Federal Government has released the latest data on employment and wages. The news on women’s wages is disheartening but not new: women must work for 16 months to receive the amount of pay their male co-workers (performing the same tasks) make in just 12. Women With College Degrees Women with college degrees, on average,… Read More