7 Ways to Make College More Affordable

The average college student graduates with $30,000 in student debt. If you pursue grad school or take longer than usual to graduate, your debt load could be even higher. It’s enough to make any student think twice before investing in a degree program. Despite this price tag, a college degree remains one of the best investments you can make, with an extraordinary return on your initial costs. 

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Choosing the Right Special Education Degree to Advance Your Career

In the 2018-2019 school year, 14 percent of all public school students (7.1 million) received special education services. The right services can revolutionize the educational experience for these students, ensuring they get a quality education and are well-prepared for the future. Not only is special education a huge benefit to these students, but it is also a legal right under laws such as Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

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The Ins and Outs of Student Loan Forgiveness

The average college graduate has more than $30,000 in student loan debt. This can feel like an overwhelming sum. Nevertheless, it’s small compared to your potential earnings. College degree holders had median weekly earnings of $1,248 in 2019, compared to just $746 for high school graduates and $833 for those who attend but do not graduate college. In just a year or two, your additional earnings may greatly exceed the amount of your debt. 

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What Jobs Can You Hold with a Cybersecurity Degree

The COVID-19 crisis has moved more of our lives over to digital platforms than ever before—and the cybersecurity industry is booming as a result. Medical appointments, therapy, and even elementary school classes got a quick makeover. The convenience of learning, seeking medical treatment, and undertaking other basic activities at home will not wane when the coronavirus crisis does. This presents a powerful opportunity to criminals who would steal personal information and invade privacy. Cybersecurity experts are on the frontlines of the fight to protect our most personal information. 

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8 Ways Adult Students Can Stay Motivated in the Face of Adversity

The choice to return to school as an adult student is life-affirming and potentially life-changing. It’s a vote for your future, for yourself, and for your power to shape your circumstances. Yet, adversity affects us all sooner or later.

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The Rise of Online Learning and What It Means for Adults Going Back to School

For over a decade, distance learning has been steadily changing the way students pursue degrees. In the fall of 2018, 35.3 percent of all college students took at least one distance learning class. More than 16 percent did all of their learning remotely. 

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You Need PCNSA Certification. Here’s Why.

If you’re passionate about engineering or network security, you should consider certification via the Palo Alto Network Security Administrator (PCNSA) exam. PCNSA certification shows employers you’re serious about rising to the top of your field, and it can significantly boost your earning power. 

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16 Essential Apps Every Adult Student Needs to Download

Returning to school offers a great bargain: spend a few years invested in learning new material, and emerge a more competitive member of the job marketplace. 

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Do You Have the Time to Go Back to College?

A college degree remains one of the most valuable investments, boasting an incredibly high return on investment. Bachelor’s degree holders in 2019 had median weekly earnings of $1,248 compared to $746 for those with just a high school diploma and $833 for those with some college experience. In just a few years, and sometimes a lot less if you choose the right school and the right degree, your total earnings will greatly exceed the average cost of a degree

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6 Tips to Make Applying for College Easier

Applying for college is a powerful step toward a better life. College graduates have median weekly earnings that are $502 higher than those with just a high school diploma. 

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