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Our Annual Report – Grad Costs Offset by Rising Financial Aid

Our Annual Report – Grad Costs Offset by Rising Financial Aid
Do you consider higher education a luxury, or a necessity? Food is a necessity, yes, and shelter, clothing. But what about your future? Is a degree a luxury, or a necessity? It depends upon your level of ambition, and your own view of your lifetime earnings potential. Times are tough. Everyone...

Post-Crash Grad Job Security – Looking Up!

Post-Crash Grad Job Security – Looking Up!
World economists believe that one indicator of the health of the world economy is its quality of job offers. In the US, long considered the world’s economic thermostat, the job numbers are finally moving back up, at least in one sector. Yes, the job market reports the most encouraging news since...

Are You Synchronous or A-synchronous?

Are You Synchronous or A-synchronous?
So you’re sure you understand the term “distance learning.” On-line education, right? What if that’s not all it means? What if you still don’t realize all the possibilities to enrich your life? Do you have any idea how many postsecondary institutions offer distance...

Green Careers and YOU

Green Careers and YOU
You know Green, right? Or you think you do. But do you want to do something about it, or just complain? With the world being ripped by climate change— with floods and drought and oil spills— Green is the very opposite of waste, the antidote to devastation by greed, right? Okay, so you...

Being Cool – How to Fail College Without Really Trying

Being Cool – How to Fail College Without Really Trying
Cool clothes, and a cool attitude. Its cool to be later for class, cool to disrespect your professor, cool to seem not to care. Laugh when you shouldn’t. Way cool. Forget homework. Party like the world ends tomorrow… because, hey, who know for sure if it won’t? The ultimate cool,...

Go Mid-East, Young Americans? (Post 9-11, Life-lessons in Arabic!)

Go Mid-East, Young Americans?  (Post 9-11, Life-lessons in Arabic!)
In higher education, the choices are almost limitless, if you open your eyes to all the possibilities to learn. Our world keeps shrinking. Cultures are drawn together by exponentially-evolving technologies. More and more, human beings must grow toward a universal understanding. And isn’t that,...

For US Vets – Taking The Next First Step

For US Vets – Taking The Next First Step
Here’s a story about a friend of mine. True story. Back in the day, Viet Nam. He was a Marine major in G4 stationed out of DaNang. The generals were going to do a tour of the fire bases, so someone upstairs wanted fire extinguishers at each command post in case of “some intangible possible...

Grad2B salutes – JIM DICKINSON – Music Artist

Grad2B salutes – JIM DICKINSON – Music Artist
Can one person gain enough power to change our world for the better? Our GRAD2B “Salute Series” recognizes great educators and entrepreneurs, human potential creators from all periods of history, from all nations, and from all walks of life. These individuals— not necessarily professors or teachers...

Campus Crime – Are YOU Safe?

Campus Crime – Are YOU Safe?
There is one inarguable benefit of online learning, compared to attending college classes. Campus crime. If you aren’t there, you can’t become a victim. That said, no campus should be a place of anything but higher learning. And yet… drugs or alcohol-fueled assaults, sexual violence...

Best and Worst Career Choices NOW

Best and Worst Career Choices NOW
You want to know, you need to know, how to maximize your chances of career success? Of course you do. You know that the time to decide is before college. Obviously, the earlier the better. But for many, that choice has been invalidated by a shifting economy. And so, the dilemma is— if career...
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