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How To Decide If An MBA Is Right For You

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Getting an MBA may sound impressive—and is—but it is important to realize that it is not the right path for everyone. Whether you should enroll in business school or not depends on a variety of factors. Asking yourself these few questions will give you better clarity on your career goals and help you make an …
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Choosing the Right Type of College Education for You

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If you’re looking to advance your career but aren’t sure exactly what you want to do, it can be difficult to decide how to advance it. There are many options for advanced education, including trade schools, bachelor degrees, and graduate degrees. Choosing what kind of education you will pursue is a big decision and will …
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How I Chose My College: “A Deciding Moment”

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After visiting several colleges, it became clear that large classes and schools were not meant for me. While my friends compared population and campus size, I found myself increasingly discouraged by the large schools I was applying to. Then came the decisive moment. Key Interests Sitting in on classes at these larger schools was a …
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How I Chose My College: “Home Away From Home”

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My name is Paulina Andre, and I’m currently a student at the University of Iowa studying Informatics (HCI cognate). I applied to about two dozen schools, ranging from smaller liberal arts programs to larger-than-life state schools. Hometown Charm When I started applying for schools, my mother told me that while, yes, college is about earning …
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Top 10 Common FAQs About College Visits

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College visits are a key part of the college search process. Being on campus, seeing the buildings, interacting with the professors, can give you a better feel and understanding of that experience than online research alone. We’ve put together the 10 most common college visit questions so you can be prepared for your own! When …
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