A Second Degree for Your Tech Career?

Posted in: General Education

Think you want another degree? Join the club. Many techies decide to pursue graduate degrees as a way to advance their careers, hone an area of expertise or switch specialties. Years ago, graduate program choices were limited, with many students choosing between an MBA and a master’s degree in computer science, depending on whether they wanted to seek a management … Read More

Go Global: International Internships

Posted in: General Education

How would you like to be an intern in the British parliament? Or teach English in Japan? With an international internship, you’ll show employers that you have a knowledge of international business, as well as the ability to work in another culture. Placement Programs That Send You Abroad To find an international internship, start with your school. Colleges and universities … Read More

Health Care Degrees FAQ

Posted in: Health Care

Health Care Degrees FAQ

Questions: I’m a registered nurse. Can I apply that toward a bachelor’s degree in nursing? I’m interested in becoming a Medical Assistant. What type of degree do I need? How long will it take me to get a health care degree? How do I know I’m choosing a good health care degree program? Can I get a health care degree … Read More

Don’t Let Money Lead

Posted in: General Education

One MonsterTRAK member writes: "I’m just wondering: What is a good field to go into after college? I’m in my first year of college and have changed my major twice. I want to make at least $90,000 a year and will do just about anything that doesn’t involve a lot of math. Could you give me some options?" These words … Read More

Career Planning Step-by-Step

Posted in: General Education

After much thought and consideration, you’ve finally selected a specific occupation as a career goal. Congratulations! If you’re like most people, you didn’t determine a career direction overnight. You probably made your decision only after a great deal of careful thinking and (hopefully) research into occupations that best match your personality. But despite all your efforts, you’re probably still asking … Read More

FAFSA Checklist

Posted in: General Education

It’s time to fill out the mother of all financial aid forms: the FAFSA. Don’t worry, it’s easier than you think. But before you sit down to complete the form, make sure you have all the necessary materials. You’ll need: Your Social Security card and driver’s license, and/or alien registration card if you are not a US citizen. Your income … Read More

Is Online for Real?

Posted in: General Education

Many prospective students have concerns about getting an online degree. They wonder if it will hurt their career aspirations or ability to build on their education goals. In other words, they want to know if an online degree is for real. Fear not, online programs are real, and they are offered by many big-name, well-known schools. Most online degrees are … Read More

HVAC Careers, Jobs & Salaries

Posted in: General Education

Heating and air-conditioning systems control the temperature, indoor air quality, and humidity in buildings. Refrigeration systems allow us to transport and store food, medicine, and other perishables. Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems are often referred to collectively as HVAC. HVAC mechanics, installers, and technicians diagnose and correct problems with heating and air conditioning systems, install new systems when need, … Read More

Finding Business School Scholarships

Posted in: General Education

Winning a scholarship to business school may not be as hard as it seems. Finding the right one, however, is an entirely different matter. Even though there are thousands of scholarshiops available — maybe one being offered right now in your own hometown– you probably haven’t ever heard about most business scholarships. That’s because, most often, they aren’t advertised too … Read More

Paralegals On The Job

Posted in: General Education

Paralegals are the bridge between the law office and the courtroom. They perform a great deal of the behind-the-scenes work that goes into preparing and presenting cases, including research, fact-checking, preparing arguments, interviewing witnesses, and helping to manage the office. Paralegal degree programs cover much the same ground as law school, but they are not as rigorous and demanding. Paralegal … Read More