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If you’re a student who is not interested in attending a four-year college, a two-year college can provide you with a ticket to a promising and well-paying career. This is particularly true if you are interested in the field of health care as a start to planning your well-paying medical

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The new Common Core Standards are were first developed in 2009. The Common Core is not a curriculum, but a guide for what students should learn in mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA) before they graduate from each grade. They are guidelines as to what a student has to know by

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You’ve taken out loans, paid tuition, attended classes and finally completed your program. The only problem? You can’t afford to pay off your student debt with the job you’ve found — the pay is simply too low. The problem of students paying for worthless degrees or for programs that don’t

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The cost of education continues to rise, leaving many potential students scrambling for a way to obtain the money to attend. While some take on the financial burden of loan debt, others look for other ways to pay for school. One of the options currently available at many universities is

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The American education system has been geared in one direction for the last century : Sending students to pursue higher education. College is typically considered the best way for students to obtain a well-paying job, and tends to be looked at as the best route a student can take on his

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In the past few years, coding bootcamps have been on the rise, attracting students of all ages. The rapidly train workers in the computer code has become more essential, according to the experts. Bootcamps provide an option for people who want to become part of the growing technological field but are not willing

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Every year, the anxiety about getting into college intensifies when SAT preparation begins. Students study hard. Some hire tutors, while others look to online sources for help. Although students continue to prep, and the test continues to be updated, some colleges, students and educators are questioning the purpose and even the necessity

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In the past few years, crowdfunding online has become increasingly popular. There are a number of different websites that allow people to post their pitch in order to raise funds to everything from vet expenses to starting a small business venture. An increasing number of students are now using crowdfunding as a way to

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In 2007, it became apparent to the American Federal Department of Education that there were serious problems with the loan lending practices of certain education facilities. In fact, 55 colleges were faced with inquiries regarding questionable loan lending behavior. Forty-eight of these colleges had a single lender for more than 95%

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It has become a common practice for many students to attend two years at a community college, then transfer to a four-year college or university. The movement is common enough that it has its own name – the “2 + 2 model.” If you’re considering pursuing this type of educational career,

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