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7 Myths Surrounding Online Master’s Degree Programs

Online master’s degree programs are highly convenient, enabling students to attend class without fighting traffic, navigating a massive campus, or even getting dressed up. This can improve accessibility for people with disabilities, busy jobs, and demanding families, as well as those in educational deserts with limited options. Even for students with access to an assortment of great institutions and relatively open schedules, online learning may offer a faster and lower stress way to get a degree. Yet some are reluctant to consider this option because of myths surrounding online master’s degree programs. 
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How Much Math Do You Need to get a Degree in Business Administration?

Do you need calculus for a business degree? Does a business degree require a lot of math? These are just a couple of questions students considering going back to school may ask about the curriculum. Don't let fear of a certain subject deter you from a degree that can ultimately help you have the career of your dreams. Here is what you can expect from an undergraduate business degree and an MBA.  We'll also show you some options for business majors that require last math classes, and supply some considerations when choosing your business major. Keep reading for more.
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Does Virtual Reality Hold the Key to Online Degree Programs?

A generation ago, virtual reality offered little more than complex video games behind funny glasses. Today, virtual reality boasts wide potential to improve almost every aspect of human life. Adventurous spirits use virtual reality to travel to places they’ve never been, without the expense of real travel. People with dementia can relive their memories and improve cognition, while scientists use VR technology to better understand the lived experiences of neurodivergent children and adults. 
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Top Trends That Will Impact Adult Education in the New Decade

Education is as old as humanity itself. Our drives to learn more, to explore our world, and to follow curiosity to its natural limits have built civilizations. Now those desires are propelling new technologies and trends that will change the way we learn in the next century. 
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8 Careers You Can Have with a Doctor of Education in Administration and Leadership Degree

A career in education offers great stability because students will always need qualified teachers. In the 21st century, Americans are becoming more educated than ever, with nine out of 10 new jobs in 2018 going to those with college degrees. This opens new doors to people who want to teach in institutions of higher learning, as well as those who want to ensure younger students are ready for college. 
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The Online Student’s Guide to Networking

One of the most important things you can get in college, in addition to your degree, is a solid network of peers, professors, and industry connections who can help you grow as a professional and connect you to new opportunities now and in the future. However, many students who study online think it may be challenging to build lasting connections, due to the lack of proximity and opportunity for conversation that typically presents itself before and after class, and in group work. While not on the list of course offerings, learning to network as an adult online student can help launch you to the next level in your career, and make your time in college even more valuable.
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Choose Your Path: Online vs. On-Campus Education

Weighing your options for the future can feel exhausting, especially when you’re bogged down by the concerns of the present: paying bills, managing parenthood, trying to sock away some money, identifying opportunities at work, and so much more. For many Americans, an online education is an ideal option that blends convenience and affordability with a quality education. Others still prefer the interpersonal interaction and on-campus experience that comes with traditional college programs. Neither is the right choice for everyone, but one might be the right choice for you.
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8 of the Best Jobs You Can Get with an MBA That You Might Not Know About

In the popular consciousness, an MBA is synonymous with management. It’s a way to climb the corporate ladder, join the C-suite, and grow earnings beyond what they might otherwise be. The jobs you can get with an MBA are virtually limitless, and going to business school does not lock you into a management career. The skills you master are applicable in a wide range of roles, even if you have no interest in a buttoned-down executive position. Here are some surprising and lucrative options for MBA graduates. 
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Do This Instead of Black Friday Shopping to Help Your Studies

While many people participate in the biggest shopping day of the year, you might decide to stay in this year and avoid the hustle and busyness of Black Friday. In doing so, you may have freed up some precious hours you can dedicate toward family, your home, and your schoolwork. If you’re looking to move forward academically on this day, we have some ideas for you.
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Why Every Adult Should Consider an Online Degree Program

In 2019, 7.4 million adult students returned to college or started school for the first time. That figure has steadily risen over the past decade. Many adults find that their career stalls without a degree. Others hope to change to a more lucrative or rewarding profession. Although returning to school offers a path to a better life, it can be challenging to juggle the competing responsibilities of school, work, and home life. Online degree programs ease the burden by providing flexibility, which makes them a great option for adult learners. 
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