Potential Career Paths

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

In the professional world, much is made of where someone attended college for their undergraduate degree. Large universities have equally large networks of alumni which the schools use to their advantage in placing recent graduates. Where one goes to school might affect one’s prospects immediately upon graduating, but it certainly does not hamper one’s prospects for long-term success. Success comes with motivation and hard work, and some of the most […]

Everyone wants to make the best possible impression during a job interview, especially if competition for the position is fierce. So what are interviewers really looking for? Here are a few qualities to keep in mind during any interview you attend, no matter what type of job you are applying for. Confidence When you are trying to find a job in Stockport for instance and you attend an interview, one […]

College students spend most of their time studying, trying to make their grades and developing their education plans into something coherent enough to create a useful degree; one of the things that rarely hits most student’s minds is the whole nebulous concept of “sales”. For most students, it just doesn’t register as something important to ponder, much less learn and adapt. This is a mistake, and like it or not, […]

As the recent 2008 recession –the Great Recession—has shown everybody very clearly, not just any college degree is enough to guarantee successful employment in a career of some kind. Despite holding B.As, legal degrees and numerous other high profile and highly expensive titles from major schools, millions of graduates were left without job prospects, some of them still being in the same situation. Worst of all, in addition to having […]

It’s expected that the Asia-Pacific will require 185,600 new commercial airline pilots by 2030 according to the 2012 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook. The Southeast Asia region alone will need 51,500 pilots. Where will they come from? Flight schools. The industry is ramping up, trying to attract new talent. Airlines Are Anticipating More Revenue North American airlines is showing amazing improvement in its prospects. In fact, since Jun of last […]

Do you want to become a pharmacist? Are you thinking about going to community college to become a pharmacist? If so, you are on the right track. Whether you currently have competitive grades or not, community college is probably the best option for you. In this post, we will discuss if becoming a pharmacist is right for you, how to get into pharmacy school and why community college to become […]

Grant Writing Careers: Why It’s Important to You

Many jobs in the human services, nonprofit and academic sectors require applicants to have at least some experience in grant writing. Even when the economy is good, organizations count on grants to fund important projects and to allow them to continue moving toward their mission. However, few people realize the importance of this skill, even forgoing opportunities to study it as an elective during their human services degree program. Understanding […]

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Community College Nursing Programs: Top 7 Nursing Career Paths

A person who wants to become a registered nurse often will start his or her education at two year community college nursing programs. This is an affordable and efficient way to earn the minimum college degree to get into the nursing field – an associate’s degree. With your community college associates degree, you can become a licensed practical nurse, or LPN, after you pass your NCLEX-PN. This allows you to […]

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Innovative Online Degree Programs Offer Non-Traditional Route to Advanced Degree

If you’re interested in a career in the healing professions, but you don’t want to become a doctor or nurse, you may wonder what positions are open to you.  A position in Medical Administration or Health Services Management may be just what the doctor ordered. For most careers, you need a Master of Business Administration degree – which is usually a two year degree. However, some programs allow you to […]

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Everything You Need To Know About a Business Career Training Program

There is no question today that education is almost a prerequisite for success. This is especially true in many business, vocational, and technical careers and fields. Many people would benefit tremendously from having additional education. Even those currently working might be interested in switching careers and need to have more advanced training in order to do so effectively. However, before you jump into the first training program you find, be […]

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Accounting Majors: The Fascinating History of the United States Tax Court

The United States Tax Court is a relatively recent institution in the United States legal system. The tax court was first established as the “United States Board of Tax Appeals” in 1924. The board was established through a rider within the Revenue Act of that same year, and was initially housed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the entity which is responsible for tax laws nationwide. While many students aspire […]

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