Successful Online Learning 2020

Photo by Startup Stock Photos from Pexels With the COVID-19 outbreak, many schools have moved to online instruction. While this is necessary to protect the health of students and faculty, it can be detrimental to the progress of students’ education. Although colleges often offer some online options, in person instruction is still the most common form of learning. Read More …

College Re-Openings: How to Make it Safer

  Originally published on InsideSociology.com COVID-19 has brought about many technological and infrastructural challenges to colleges and universities in the United States. Many colleges have decided to move to a mostly online offering in the fall.  However, many others have decided to have in-class or hybrid options. Colleges are presented with students who are generally Read More …

Workplace Fairness: Comprehensive Resource on Workplace Rights

Photo by Marcus Aurelius from Pexels Currently, no matter what your industry, going to work means potentially exposing yourself to a deadly new virus. Unfortunately, many employers are prioritizing profits over employee safety. Now that states are opening up after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, the national nonprofit, Workplace Fairness (WF), advocates for workers’ rights and has updated its Know Read More …

Brainly Aims to Help Students Share Knowledge Worldwide

Have you ever struggled with a homework problem but had no one to turn to for help? Michal Borkowski — the CEO and Co-Founder of Brainly — has created a peer-to-peer learning community allowing millions of users across the world help each other with academic questions. The company has raised $38.5 million dollars of investment to Read More …

Why NOT Going to College May Be The Right Choice

A new report shows more high school graduates are choosing NOT to go to college. Michael Horn, education expert and co-author of the forthcoming book, “Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life,”  says that for many people, college is not delivering the desired or anticipated results. Below, Horn draws on his latest Read More …

Recent Charges Highlight Inequality in College Admissions

Recently, 50 individuals (including famous actors) were charged with college exam cheating plots. These charges bring to light the ongoing inequality in college admissions and academic success. Even without breaking the law, the rich can stack the deck against students from working and middle class backgrounds. Wealthy individuals can pay for things such as private Read More …

Skills You Need to Succeed in the Best MBA Programs

Enrolling in an MBA program will help you hone skills needed to be considered for executive or top management positions. But before you are accepted to an MBA program, it’s important that you also have the skills needed to succeed in the top MBA programs. Below are just some of the essential skills for MBA Read More …

Almost 2 in 5 Americans Don’t See Value in College Degree

  A new survey of 2,245 Americans commissioned by finder.com in July 2017 and conducted by global research provider Pureprofile, found that almost 2 in 5 Americans, or 38.7%, are unsure or don’t think their college degree was worth the money. That’s an estimated 60.96 million Americans. Of these degree holders, 49.6% say they aren’t making Read More …

Why Community College is a Good Investment

In the past, community colleges were considered inferior to four year universities by many people. But as tuition prices have risen and unemployment/underemployment among university graduates has become a prominent issue, more students are wisely choosing community college over traditional four year colleges and universities. Why should you choose community college over a university? For Read More …

Fastest Growing Careers By Education Level

If you’re deciding on a career path, growth is an important factor to consider. High growth careers offer better employment opportunities and security. Although some fast growing jobs require a large investment in education and training, others require only a high school diploma or post-graduate certificate (plus on the job training). Not surprisingly, healthcare careers Read More …