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Value of University of Phoenix Degrees

How valuable is a degree from the University of Phoenix? Well, it depends. One of the downsides of getting a degree from a for-profit university that has not been around for a very long is that the value of the … Continue reading

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Selective Masters Degree Programs

If you are trying to choose a Masters degree program, one thing you need to consider is how selective the school is you want to apply to. In theory this should matter. Each professor should have a high standard and … Continue reading

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Two Types of College Education

There are two types of college educations. The first type is based on time the second is based on skill. The first type of education we want to talk about is the one where ready much anyone can get a … Continue reading

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Master’s Degree Q & A

Can I earn a master’s degree for less than $5000 Most master degree programs are going to cost more than $5000. However you may be in to get some scholarships that will help keep costs down. In addition the scholarships … Continue reading

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Academic Reputation and Career Choice

When you choose a college you’re doing a lot more than just choosing a place to get a diploma from. The reputation of the school you graduate from will follow you for the rest your life. The effect is most … Continue reading

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Master’s Degrees – Traditional vs. Online

Their two main types of masters degrees that are available today. First there are traditional masters degrees that are held in brick-and-mortar institutions. Second there are online institutions that allow you to take your classes over the Internet. Each institution … Continue reading

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What is graduate school?

A graduate school as an academic institution that awards advanced degrees. It is called a graduate school because one of the admission requirements is to already possess a bachelors degree. Oftentimes a graduate school may not be a physically separate … Continue reading

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Why Get A Masters Degree?

It wasn’t that long ago that college degrees were rare. Having a college degree virtually guaranteed you a job because employers side as a mark of distinction. Current degree programs have been dumbed down to the point that nearly everyone … Continue reading

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Combined Degree Programs

Many schools are starting to offer compressed programs that achieve multiple degrees. For example the business school at Columbia University is now offering a three-year degree that will allow you to graduate with an MBA and a law degree. Many … Continue reading

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Is the University of Phoenix a good school?

Many people who are looking at getting some type of online masters degree will consider the University of Phoenix. One of the most common questions they have is “is the University of Phoenix a good school?” There are many different … Continue reading

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