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Distance Learning 360 B.C.

Distance Learning 360 B.C.
Does the concept of distance learning throw you? Does it feel too new, too different? Fear not. There’s nothing new under the sun. Humanity has experienced much earlier information revolutions, huge ones, long before now. Thousands of years ago, a startling new technology shook up the whole...

Millions of College Grads Upgrade the World’s Military

Millions of College Grads Upgrade the World’s Military
Who will have the smartest military on earth? Or at least the most educated? Reuters reports from Beijing that the PLA (People’s Liberation Army) is cutting 700,000 foot-soldiers who have little education beyond high school. 130,000 university grads are being recruited to replace them. Its...

Your Education, Your Children

Your Education, Your Children
Why are you pursuing higher education? Is it to know that your will have job security? To earn more? Or are you investing yourself so diligently so you can have a home, a family? Do you want that degree so that you can financially protect your future, your home, and give your children every advantage? These...

Does Everyone Need To Go To College?

Does Everyone Need To Go To College?
“Does everyone need to go to college?” This is a question that is asked more and more now. We are deep in a recession. The job market is rough. Is the cost of a college degree really worth it? Or how about the life-earnings value of knowledge? NPR asked its “All Things Considered”...

Surviving – Life Without a Degree, 2014

Surviving – Life Without a Degree, 2014
You look ahead when you walk, when you run, when you drive your car. Wouldn’t you look ahead in your life itself? Okay, okay, you don’t want a degree. Too much work. You want your real life to start, you want to earn and earn now. So today we’re going the other way. Today we’re...

Grad2B Salute #3 – Don Fisher

Grad2B Salute #3 – Don Fisher
Can anyone gain enough power to change our big wide world for the better? This is the third in our GRAD2B “Salute Series”— recognizing great educators and entrepreneurs from all periods of history, from all nations, and from all walks of life. These individuals— not necessarily...

Job Interview Time – Boosting Your Degree

Job Interview Time – Boosting Your Degree
Your appearance and your overall gestalt can give you a chance at a job that another applicant with a better degree will not get. How can that be true? Conversely, your degree can be better than an other, but they get the job, not you. And how can that be true? New research has found that “overweight”...
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