The Year of the Student
New York City is ushering in the Year of the Monkey today, and that means parades, fireworks, and — for the first time — an official day off from school in observance of Lunar New Year. Public school students who observe the holiday no longer have to choose between going to class, and honoring their cultural tradition. “So often with schools with a large ESL population, it’s all about acclimating,” says Melanie Lee, the principal at Queens High School for Language Studies in Flushing, where...
Should you study abroad during the Zika outbreak?
A student at The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va. contracted Zika virus while traveling in Central America over winter break, reports USA Today. The Zika virus is now an international public health emergency, The World Health Organization declared on Monday declared. But co-eds need not put away their passports just yet. SIT Study Abroad, which offers more than 70 programs across the globe, including one in Brazil, where the disease has reached epidemic proportions, has not...
What's next for CUNY?
The City University of New York’s reputation for providing low-cost, quality education has long made it a bastion for working-class, low-income and immigrant students. But when the largest urban public university system in the county and its faculty reach a salary negotiation stalemate, how might the education of its students, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, be affected? RELATED: Speaker wants to bridge gaps for women in underserved communities The answer hangs in the...
Major fail: DeVry University allegedly deceived students about job prospects
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against DeVry University, run by DeVry Education Group Inc, on Wednesday alleging the company deceived students about the prospect that they would find work. Related: Want a career you love? Read this first Share of DeVry were down 17.43 percent at $19.60 following the announcement of the FTC lawsuit around midday on Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Education, which has been cracking down on for-profit schools, said on Wednesday it had ordered...
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How to choose the right school for your child
Back in the day, if you had a kid, and that kid needed to go to school, you didn’t have very many options about where to send her. There was the local public school, maybe a parochial school or two and — if you were very lucky — a private prep school. Nowadays, it’s a different story. We are faced with an abundance of choice, from schools that focus on everything from aerospace to performing arts, to specialized institutions devoted to Montessori or Waldorf teaching methods. “I once visited a...
Six steps to finding the right MBA program for you
This article was written in association with the QS World MBA Tour and the QS World Grad School Tour. The business education market can seem like a jungle. Should you just apply to a school you’ve heard of, one you’re fairly confident is held in high esteem by your peers and future employers, and ignore the rest? RELATED: Five myths that prevent women from getting their MBA Well, you could, but your MBA isn’t something to take lightly. The work, costs involved and potential value to your...
The three things you need to know to get into business school
Top MBA programs are highly selective. At New York University’s Stern School of Business, for example, the full-time MBA acceptance rate in 2014 was just 18 percent. So, how do you get into a school despite the crazy odds? We at TopMBA.com, asked admissions directors how applicants can stand out from the crowd. Be yourself It sounds clichéd, but it's true: Business schools aren’t looking for some preordained version of the perfect MBA candidate. They actually want to get to know the real you...
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Cambridge College School of Psychology and Counseling
According to Forbes magazine, that is how much the United States spends annually on healthcare costs. Indeed, the Bureau of Labor cites the health care sector as one of the fastest growing in our economy with employment of medical and health service managers expected to increase by 17% from 2014 to 2024. An aging population that is living longer – and staying more active -- than ever before combined with sophisticated medical treatments mean increasing demands for medical and healthcare management professionals to manage the business side of healthcare. In response, Cambridge College has created a specialized Master of Business Administration in Health Care (MBA-HC) program that has been designed to meet the needs of healthcare employers.
Bay State College
WHEN SCHOOLS SAY THEY OFFER STUDENT SUPPORT, WHAT DO THEY MEAN? It could mean a lot of different things. At Bay State College it means we understand that going back to school is a big decision. And, it means we understand your concerns about succeeding at the college level. That’s why, regardless of how you see yourself doing in college, we see an opportunity to help you realize your potential with a community of support.
Tufts University - School of Medicine
If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding education that will help you embark on a career that will make a difference in the world, Tufts University School of Medicine provides an ideal environment tostudy public health or earn a professional degree. At Tufts, we support and promote an inclusive community where students with diverse backgrounds and goals can thrive and succeed.
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How will an MBA boost your career?
An MBA has long retained its status as the elite business and management qualification for a simple reason: it gives your career a boost. So how, exactly, can the degree help you take your career to the next level? Here are five perks of an MBA: Related: Six steps to finding the right MBA program for you Improve your skill set No matter what your background, you will leave your MBA program with a unique skills set. An MBA’s range of disciplines will allow you to make strategic decisions,...
How to turn your law degree into a job
Even when you pass the bar, the hard work’s not over — and those student loans aren’t going to go away on their own. Now, you need a job. The market for law school grads is changing, but the common sense rules of professionalism still apply. Here are four expert tips on landing a job: Related: Pre-law students don't want a sterotypical law-school experience Cut yourself a little slack. “Most legal employers are not expecting applicants coming right out of law school to know practically how to...
5 core college classes that pay off
You may be antsy to dive right into your major, but don’t roll your eyes at these common core curriculum classes—they’re designed to help you grow. While college is a time of self-discovery and individuality, there are certain courses every student can benefit from. General education requirements “give you breadth of knowledge, whereas a major gives you depth of knowledge,” says Dr. Richard J. Gatteau, associate provost for academic success at Stony Brook University. Related: 6 crazy college...
Should you be sending your child to school at 3 months?
We’ve all heard of the benefits of a pre-K education: studies have found that students who attend some kind of preschool often have higher test scores, better social skills and even greater wages later on. But Daniel Koffler, president of Explore + Discover in New York City, believes that kids could start their education even earlier than 3 or 4 years old — like, at 3 months. “There’s so much conversation around what’s happening to a baby’s development during pregnancy and then what’s happening...