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The Value of a Master’s Degree for Teachers: ROI and Increased Salary by State [INFOGRAPHIC]

Teachers are often underpaid–it’s no secret. Among similarly taught and trained professions, teaching is almost universally the lowest-paid profession. Accounting for worked hours and out-of-pocket expenses, that gap is potentially huge. Teaching is already one of the lowest-paid careers. The gap increases when teachers have to use their own money to cover costs in their …
Smart Choice 2016
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Smart Choices 2016: The 43 Colleges Where Students Are Most Likely to Get Accepted, Stay Enrolled, and Graduate in 4 Years

Each year, colleges and universities from around the country are recognized as being “the best”. Based on statistics like retention rates, graduation rates, selectivity, and other metrics, those colleges which are deemed top in the nation represent the dream of many students. But it’s no secret that these schools are also an elite club. At …
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Best Online MBA Programs – 2016 Rankings

Our top online MBA rankings are meant to provide a guide for prospective students on the best online MBA programs available, based on both quality and value. We performed a meta-analysis of some of the most reputable rankings of online MBA programs, which rank colleges based on education quality, interviews with graduates, job placement rates, salary …
The College Raptor Guide to Online MBA Programs - online mba degree programs
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College Raptor’s Guide to Online MBA Degree Programs

This guide is meant as a comprehensive resource for prospective, current, and former students interested in online MBA degree programs. It covers topics to help students understand how online MBA degree programs work, how to evaluate programs, what to look for–and avoid–in an online MBA program, how to apply and enroll in a program, and …
How much does an online MBA cost for students?
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How Much Does an Online MBA Cost?

The cost of obtaining an MBA may seem prohibitive. But it doesn’t have to be. How much does an online MBA cost? While some programs are certainly expensive–upwards of $100,000–there are more and more accredited, reputable institutions offering online MBA degrees at an affordable price. This is certainly not a comprehensive list of all MBA …
What are the online MBA admission requirements
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Online MBA Admissions: What You Need to Get Accepted

Like other programs, there are online MBA admission requirements. Applying for an online MBA program can seem a bit daunting. Especially if you’ve been out of the education world for a number of years. What documentation do you need? What kinds of test scores or other relevant information will need to be included in your …
Should you take the GMAT beforehand
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Should You Take the GMAT Before Applying for an MBA Program?

As more colleges have moved toward online programs and college admissions standards have evolved, the once-paramount standardized test score has decreased in significance for many programs. Master of Business Administration programs has been no exception. Should you take the GMAT? The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is, essentially equivalent to the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) or …
You should tour the campuses you're interested in to help you make your final college decision
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When to Tour Campus: The Perfect Time for a College Visit

As a prospective college student, one of the most important steps in making your decision is to tour the colleges that interest you. You’ll be able to learn more about the academics and activities on campus, as well as get a feel for the culture. As you think about visiting colleges, you may want to consider …