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CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) got its start in the early 80s as a nonprofit trade association of computer hardware dealers. Today, the group oversees advances in a number of areas of computer technology – mobile computing, UNIX, imaging and others. Like many community colleges, CompTIA is a major provider of IT certifications, too. It offers its certifications through testing centers run by Pearson VUE. Ranging from the entry-level to […]

The training that community college nurses receive enables them to acquire multiple skills and considerable medical knowledge. These can be used to pursue a wide range of careers in both clinical and non-clinical settings. Diligent individuals can rise through the ranks or pursue non-traditional paths. Post-graduate education may lead to better opportunities in different fields. The following are just some of the options available: Administration Most people start out as […]

For those interested in transferring from community college and graduating with an engineering degree, it is a good idea to look into what specialty you plan on taking. Engineering is a very broad and exciting field of study, with a wide variety of disciplines that can be considered. Whether you’re transferring to an Ivy League school or local 4 year college, you don’t want to waste any time completing your […]

While psychology is still a relatively broad and new field of study, enormous advancements are constantly being made, thanks to the efforts of innovative researchers. Since its proposed practice and study, psychology has since branched out into a wide number of disciplines, for each of which a degree can be earned after receiving the appropriate education in college. Abnormal Psychology Abnormal psychology is one of the several branches of psychology […]

The coalescence of technology within various educational disciplines has created both an opportunity and a challenge. The opportunity is in the form of innovation, allowing transfer students to grow with new paradigms. This can be clearly seen with the success of hybrid models such as management information systems (business and economics) and bioinformatics (biology and computer science). Degree programs are adapting to the needs of our economy. The challenge lies […]

Community colleges have been celebrated for creating an affordable learning environment open to more students as well as employing more professors, administrators and other staff in local economies. But junior colleges have also been chastised for allowing many students to drop in and out of classes for several years without ever achieving a degree or transferring to a university. But according to a recent article in the New York Times, […]

Community college tends to have a bad reputation. Even NBC created a sitcom chronicling every negative stereotype people think of when the words “community” and “college” are put together. However, attending community college might be the wisest decision you will ever make. Admission counselors at 4-year colleges are inundated with thousands of applicants from high school seniors who have similar characteristics, essays, and SAT scores. It is difficult to make […]

An individual who wants to enter Law School should earn an undergraduate degree from a 4-year college or university. Though there are no specific undergraduate degrees required to get admitted to Law School, a lot of liberal arts degree programs can help you prepare for Law School. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), bachelor degrees in English, history, philosophy and political science are some of the undergraduate […]

Your mother told you to marry a doctor, lawyer, or engineer. Why is engineering such a respected profession, and what does it mean to be an engineer? These days it can mean many things, and each one is potentially fascinating. It might even be the right career for you. Respected Profession One reason engineering is so respected is that a person has to be intelligent and disciplined to make any […]

Going to college is one of the biggest decisions that one will ever make in his life. Once you finish high school there are options for you to find a job or to travel if you have the means. Going to college however is one opportunity that most students do not have access to especially if they are not financially ready. If you are experiencing the dilemma of wanting to […]

There are probably few people who doubt the impact that higher learning has upon earning potential. Over a lifetime, a 4 year college graduate earns an average of $1 million more than a high school graduate. For this reason, college has become extremely expensive and getting adequate financing can be a tough road to tread. There are essentially 4 separate types of loans designed to help people pay for their […]

The public administration sector offers plenty of job opportunities for the right candidates. For example, figures published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that state and local governments employ about eight million people. Other employers include healthcare facilities, retailers, and learning institutions. People who work in public administration engage in tasks such as managing human and financial resources, drafting and implementing government policies, as well as serving […]

Carving out a career in the legal profession comes with a certain degree of prestige and financial security. These and other perks help law schools attract thousands of applicants every year. Legal education can be an excellent investment for those who can afford it but soaring fees make it inaccessible for most people. Fortunately, a law degree is not absolutely necessary to get into a good firm. There are plenty […]

Deepening ties between the United States and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continue to be fostered through education.  According to a report published by the Institute of International Education, the number of UAE high school leavers now opting for a university education in the USA has grown by 12% year-on-year. But it’s a two-way process with the UAE playing host to the highest concentration of international university branch campuses in […]

The history of software development as we know it is only a few decades old. Those years have been intense in the advancement of technology and innovation, with new languages created by the hundreds.  The software development industry continues to evolve in life-changing ways, as do the opportunities for talented professionals who want to expand their horizons.  The Programmed World Some call it the Internet of Things or Smart Things. […]

Is An Engineering Degree Right For You?

In this tech-driven world, engineers are in high demand. They are the brains behind the latest gadgets, the massive construction projects, the most sophisticated software, and the public utilities that we depend on every day. Studies showed that the field suffered least compared to other occupations when the economy turned sour during the latter part of the last decade. Simply put, engineers are too vital to let go. They enjoy […]

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Tips for Transferring Into a Nursing Program

There are two ways that students can go about completing their career in nursing. First, students can choose to enroll in a community college, complete the first part of the nursing program and transfer into a college degree — and second, students can enroll in the college degree program from the beginning. With each method, there are benefits and drawbacks — and questions to ask about the education. Are you […]

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5 Careers You Can Have With a Masters in Human Services

Graduates with a Masters in Human Services are committed to helping others. By learning effective communication and organizational behavior skills, those specializing in Human Services have a distinct advantage in a wide variety of career fields, ranging from health care to public safety. Depending on how they are interested in interacting with others, graduates have a number of different job sectors they can enter. Here are five unique careers, available […]

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Civil Engineering Career Paths to Consider

Civil engineering is a general study that involves creating the unthinkable or even defying the impossible in a way that shapes and suits the modern world. Civil engineers must engage in rigorous research and practice of every aspect found in science, math, and physics prior to gaining their Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering degrees. Currently, there are at least seven different aspects of civil engineering that degree holders […]

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Transfer To Dartmouth From CC

Did you know that students transfer to Ivy League from community college every year? That means you can transfer to Dartmouth University after just 2 years at community college. It’s a fantastic opportunity and quite achievable, as long as you’re willing to put in the work to get accepted. To transfer to Dartmouth from CC, you’ll want to have a well thought out action plan or guide to help you stay focused in […]

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