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How to Be the Change - An Interview with Dr. Thomas McGovern

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 04.30.2016 | Education
Stacey Alcorn

Instead of wishing for change in the world, he is making change, and the formula he shares with others is simple; seize the opportunity to lead, innovate, find your passion, and resonate. He's Thomas McGovern, a leader in change.

Making the Most of a Master's Degree: Choose the Right Program and Time It Right

Ray Rogers | Posted 06.09.2015 | College
Ray Rogers

I work for a university that confers advanced degrees, so you might expect me to wholeheartedly endorse the idea of earning a master's degree. But I also study the job market, hiring trends and corporate cultures, and I speak to many corporate recruiters and hiring managers.

No, Education Isn't Enough to Get You Out of the Ghetto

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

Over 73 million adults have a college degree in this country, but less than 2 million of them are members of the One Percent. Most earn less than a fifth of what they'd need to qualify for the One Percent.

Why You Should Think Twice About Grad School

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 11.17.2014 | College
Kevin Kleitches

Being disillusioned with your life's path is a symptom, not a sickness. In other words, it's a sign of something much deeper that you have to address. You can't just throw money at universities and expect them to cure your life's woes.

5 Reasons to Further Your Education

Robert Farrington | Posted 07.05.2014 | Education
Robert Farrington

Have you ever thought about going back to college? There always seems to be a few reasons that hold you back (like, "I'm too old" or "I don't have the money"), but if you are honest with yourself, an improved education could benefit you tremendously.

Moonlighting Pastors and Postponed Health Care: Record Debt Loads Overwhelming Many Seminary Graduates

David Briggs | Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

Many women and men pursuing a religious vocation long have been hesitant even to ask this question: Can I afford it? They have been taught to take...

9 Reasons to Pursue a Master's Degree Besides the Paycheck

Uloop | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

Is grad school worth it? The debate rages, and the economic rewards or ramifications are compared ad nauseam. While I have weighed in on the debate already, I am yet to expand upon the non-financial reasons why graduate school is worth the money.

Something Radical: The Global Center of Advanced Studies

George Elerick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
George Elerick

"Philosophy should be about liberation and resurrection and not about conforming to a sad aesthetic society of suburban death that the wealthy colleges and universities only ever reproduce."

This Dog Has A Better Resume Than You

Posted 09.05.2013 | College

The Johns Hopkins University School of Education had one of the year's most adorable graduates. When Carlos Mora received his Masters of Science in...

How to Treat Every Day of Your Life as a Master's Degree

Danny Rubin | Posted 07.29.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

Six years ago, I earned my master's in journalism from the University of Maryland-College Park. From then on, I have been pursuing my lifelong master's degree. This time around, there is no graduation, commencement speech, mortarboard or tassels.

The Rise in Business-Analytics Degrees

Amy Hillman | Posted 07.14.2013 | College
Amy Hillman

No matter which path students or professionals decide to take, obtaining a master's degree in the high-growth field of information systems or specifically business analytics has big benefits.

The Graduate School Perception

Uloop | Posted 02.03.2013 | College

The idea consistently presented to me is that really smart people go to graduate school; that's just what they do. So I should be going. This line of thinking is beginning to frustrate me. Who ever said that the top of the class has to go on and earn another degree?

Why a Master's Degree Is More Than an Escape From a Crappy Job Market

Brazen Life | Posted 12.11.2012 | College
Brazen Life

Your master's program isn't just for passing time during a down job market. You can gain the degree like a bum or push yourself to make sure you come out ahead.

Is More (Advanced) Education Always Better?

Abby Miller | Posted 12.08.2012 | College
Abby Miller

Recent college graduates also get the message that a BA is not enough -- from employers, peers, and graduate schools themselves. They must continue on to graduate school. But is more education always better?

The Five Worst Reasons to Go to Grad School

Liz Ryan | Posted 09.10.2012 | College
Liz Ryan

The person who gets an advanced degree to impress other people is always the least impressive person at any gathering -- and why would that surprise us?

Who Goes for Which Master's Degree?

Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D. | Posted 07.15.2012 | College
Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D.

Deciding to go for a master's degree is costly, complex and confusing process. Having a deeper understanding of the fit and future career opportunities may help you make an informed choice.

Graduate Schools, Business Need to Work Together More Closely Than Ever Before -- or the U.S. Economy May Be in Trouble

Debra Stewart | Posted 07.09.2012 | College
Debra Stewart

Economists project that some 2.6 million replacement jobs between 2010 and 2020 will require education levels beyond a bachelor's degree.

Georgetown Study: Colorado Second In Nation For Jobs Requiring Higher Education

Grand Junction Sentinel | Emily Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

About seven out of 10 job openings in Colorado will require applicants to have a post-high school education by 2018, according to a recent report from...