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Higher Ed News

  • Weather-related Careers Are Hot

    Weather-related Careers Are Hot

    Friday, April 17, 2015

    Everyone needs to know the weather and how to prepare for it; however, there are a growing number of job options other than weather forecasting for those interested in a career in atmospheric science.

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  • 10 Tips to Balance Work and School

    10 Tips to Balance Work and School

    Friday, April 17, 2015

    Working while attending classes to complete a degree is possible with planning, goal setting and communicating your need for support. Here are 10 tips to help you stay goal-oriented and on track.

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  • 3+1 Degrees Save Students Money, Add Convenience

    3+1 Degrees Save Students Money, Add Convenience

    Friday, April 17, 2015

    Save money, save time and get a degree with a 3+1 program. Today, many states, including Illinois, allow community colleges to confer bachelor degrees through innovative partnerships with four-year schools.

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  • Serving Those Who Serve: Education Benefits For Veterans

    Serving Those Who Serve: Education Benefits For Veterans

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    Veterans have served their country -- and their country is willing and able to return the favor. Men and women, in and out of uniform, are given access to an array of military education benefits, state and federal, that can be used while on active duty or after they leave the service.

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  • The Myths and Facts About Studying Abroad

    The Myths and Facts About Studying Abroad

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    There are so many options for studying abroad and excursions to broaden your horizons or round out your resume. Too often people discount the idea because they don't have enough information or the information they have is flawed. We help you separate fact from fiction.

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  • On the Job Hunt? Make College Career Services Your First Stop

    On the Job Hunt? Make College Career Services Your First Stop

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    Whether you're looking for a part-time job, ready to launch your career or need help figuring out what career path to consider, a campus career services office is a great place to start.

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  • Colleges Step-up Simulated Learning

    Colleges Step-up Simulated Learning

    Monday, October 06, 2014

    "Learn by doing" is enhanced by simulated learning. Colleges across the country have created work settings and labs that replicate different careers, giving students a truly hands-on experience. And some schools are so taken with this form of learning -- as are their students -- they offer simulated learning in multiple fields. Simulation allows students to walk the path of a first responder, practice their bedside manner with patients, serve guests in a real hotel setting, or get the thrill of tracking storms.

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  • A Career In Culinary Arts Is Prime

    A Career In Culinary Arts Is Prime

    Monday, October 06, 2014

    The bustling Chicagoland area offers an array of career options, including a prime opportunity for a career in hospitality management and culinary arts. Those interested in this field sharpen their skills by getting professional career training in a college or culinary school program.

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  • It's Not Too Late To Enroll In College

    It's Not Too Late To Enroll In College

    Monday, October 06, 2014

    If the approach of fall and back-to-school season has you wishing or wondering about college, it's not too late to enroll at a community college and begin steps toward a new career, revitalizing skills for a current career or earning a certificate or degree.

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