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What Kinds of College Degrees Are There?

There are different kinds of degrees you can get! questions & answers
While there are a number of different kinds of degrees out there in the big world of academia, they can be categorized into four different units: associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral. Let’s go through section by section, degree by degree and see what differentiates these accomplishments from one another. [Note, this is not an exhaustive …
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Myth: College is Only For Young Students in Their 20’s

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You may have noticed that not everyone in your college classroom is your age, especially if you are taking a night course. Adult learners are a growing presence in post-secondary education. Some schools (such as Phoenix University, which you’ve probably seen ads for) openly cater to these students. But what exactly is an adult learner? …
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What is the Fulbright U.S. Student Program?

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It’s possible that you’ve heard the term “Fulbright” before, but you might not have had it explained to you. It’s just another grant to apply for, right? Yes and no. As someone currently going through the application process, I can tell you that it is a wee bit more than that. It is a great …
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5 Myths about College Academic Advisors / Counselors

Here are five myths about college academic advisors myths
We all know how difficult it can be to admit we need help, especially the more we are considered adults. But the beautiful thing about academic advisors (sometimes called college counselors) is that their sole job is to provide assistance to you throughout your college career. They are there to make sure you succeed, so …
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College Myth: There are No Jobs for Liberal Arts Degrees

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Some of your parents might be worrying because you want to go to a liberal arts school. “How are you going to get a job with a Liberal Arts degree?” they might ask. “Being a Business major is a surefire way to land a job, right? Or in some niche fields like Computer Science?” Liberal …
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Job Hunting in the Digital Age (Infographic)

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  Current college students and fresh grads know that landing that dream job or internship is more than having the experience and even the connections. It is about having the savvy to communicate your skills and ambition through a digital narrative. Although now you can easily access job applications and contact hiring supervisors directly through …
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