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Tips for Going Back to College After Dropping Out

Ninety percent of incoming college students think they will graduate in four years. Just 45% actually do. If you’ve dropped out of college, it’s easy to feel alone, especially if you watched your friends finish school while you pursued a career or raised a family. But dropping out is common. You may have faced a variety of hardships leading to your decision. Maybe you weren’t ready or chose the wrong school for your needs. 
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Adult Education

Best Degrees for Adult Students Returning to College in 2022

Returning to school can be a little scary and a little exciting. With more education, you can attain a higher standard of living and all that comes with it, including better schools for your kids, a better neighborhood, a nicer house, more reliable childcare and a job you can feel good about.
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Online Degree Programs

Do What You Love With a Master of Science in Exercise Science

One in four adults currently plays sports. Whether it’s cheering from the stands or taking to the field yourself, sports and exercise are key components of American culture, providing meaning, helping people set goals and contributing to healthier lifestyles.
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Adult Education

Do What You Love with a Master of Science in Management

Tired of spending all day in a cubicle, wondering if there’s something better out there for you? Or maybe you know you need to earn more money to live the life you want. You might be like thousands of returning college students who know they have something more to offer the world, but are unsure where to start.
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Adult Education

What's the Difference Between Healthcare Administration and Healthcare Management?

A career in healthcare management or healthcare administration means joining one of the fastest-growing fields at a time when quality is more critical than ever before. In 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported median annual earnings for healthcare managers and administrators in the low six figures.
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Veteran Students

How to Make the Most of the Military's Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

Every year, approximately 200,000 soldiers leave the military and reenter civilian life. It’s a transition that can be exciting or hard, scary or exhilarating — and often all of the above. According to 2019 data from the Pew Research Center, this transition can be a significant struggle, with 32% percent of post-9/11 veterans saying the transition back to civilian life was somewhat difficult, and 16% calling it very difficult.
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Adult Education

What Are the Best Degrees for Parents Going Back to School?

Working parents have a powerful incentive to find the right career: the future of their families. A better job can mean a better neighborhood with better schools, more time off, less stress and a happier balance between work and family life. For many, though, the challenges of returning to school can be immense. Working parents who return to school must juggle academic life, work and, often, an immense mental load and household labor burden.
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Veteran Students

How to Build a Strong Professional Network After the Military

Every year, about 200,000 Americans make the transition from military to civilian life. The military is a great launching pad for a meaningful career. It teaches leadership, strength under pressure, commitment and a wide range of competencies. And yet, many veterans struggle with making the leap from highly structured military life to a comparatively loose life as a civilian.
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Student Success Tips

The Top 11 Websites to Help You Find a Job After College

Finding a job is more than submitting applications and hoping for a good outcome. It can take 3-6 months to get a job that aligns with your career goals. Your odds are better when you target the right employers by using a tailored resume, writing a cover letter that speaks directly to the job and having the necessary education.
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Career Advancement & Advice

Leader vs. Manager: What’s the Difference and Why Does It Matter?

The terms leader and manager are often used interchangeably. Both can help drive positive outcomes for an organization, but there are key distinctions between each role.
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