degree

Degrees defined: PhD, Master, Bachelor, Associate–all about that expensive piece of paper called your degree.

The Future of Education
Why would education need to be changed? Let's establish this first, as the current situation is often misunderstood. The very traditional form factor that the higher education system (really though sc...
Building Your First Semester
When it comes to creating your degree it really boils down to making a semester at a time. Yes, you can do what I did, and collect 400 courses then make 10 semesters out of it. However, that takes a l...
PolyInnovator
Hello, this story today is both an introduction of myself, as well as an intro for my main project, the "Do it Yourself Degree." Now, I am not the first person to pursue this sort of endeavor. Oh, there has been so many, however I am the first to pursue building a personal brand around the creation, documentation and pursuit of a degree. This being said, I love to learn from the people who preceded to me, and so I will be talking about their endeavors too! The point of the degree is to go after ...
Jay Faress18 days ago
My School Journal
I'm not sure where to start with this journal. I suppose it would help to introduce myself, my name is Jay. Other names mentioned in this journal have been changed for privacy reasons. I was born the ...
R !sk22 days ago
The Post-Grad Reality
"I hope you are prepared to explain yourself." This is a phrase I have heard more than once from the individuals in academia who are more ready to abase than they are to praise or respect your decisio...
Andrea Dawson22 days ago
What You Need to Know About Getting Your Master in Mental Health Nursing
Becoming a mental health nurse is one of the most rewarding and altruistic careers in the world. It’s something that allows you to help people, to make lives better, and yes, to make a living, too. Th...
Kara G.25 days ago
Adult-ing
You go to college hopefully with an idea of what you want to commit to for your working life. You complete your classes with the goal of a high GPA and retaining the information professors try to shar...
Leigh Fishera month ago
You Can Still Finish Your Degree While Working Full-Time
Getting a degree when you work full-time is one of the most challenging things a person can do, but if you have a firm objective, it’s worth chasing. If you know what career path you want but you need...
Iris Athertona month ago
6 Reasons You Should Be Studying Conservation
It would be very easy for me to sit here and type out a list which has already been made a thousand times over (we know there's only one Earth, guys), but I'm going to do us a favour and talk about a ...
Maira kay2 months ago
Thinking of Pursuing a Psychology Degree?
For many students, this time of year will be the time they have finished their A-levels or are in their final year, and are looking at applying to Universities. Have you thought about what you want to...
Cato Conroy2 months ago
How to Get Your GED
Being a high school dropout is one of the most economically devastating things that can happen to your lifetime earnings. Sadly, this is true even if there are some famous high school drop outs who ha...
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Jamie Henderson2 months ago
Is University Worth It?
The question of "Is university right for me?" has never been asked more than it is today. And for good reason. We live in a world where half the experts say you will never get anywhere without a degre...
Iria Vasquez-Paez2 months ago
Change in My Academic Plans
I’ve decided that an M.S. in psychology is iffy right now. I want to get a law degree, sure, and I want to go to UCLA to study the public health program. I have to wonder how to prepare for the LSAT a...
Roger Philmore2 months ago
Why Not an MBA in Sports Management?
For the most part, people work hard and want to have free time to enjoy their hobbies. Many enjoy a good Sunday of snacks and drinks while watching sports on television. This is a hobby that, througho...
Amy Prendergast3 months ago
What My Degree in Theatre Taught Me
“There is no world without theatre”—Edward Bond. It’s true. I found this quote when I was 17, but in the last four years its meaning to me has changed a lot. I started a drama degree in 2015 convinced...
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Steph KC3 months ago
College? How About No!
Ever since a child, have you been told that you will only be successful if you go to college and get an education? Well that might have been true for the longest time, but with how society is changing...
Nathonia Smith3 months ago
Principle of Education
Education is an important internal resource that some see as not for them without realizing its great potential for opening many doors of opportunities. The term "Education" is described through a var...
Vanessa Nduta3 months ago
Why the Cost of Knowledge
I like going to school. However, the conflict between me and school, specifically college education, is the expense of attendance. I mean there is nothing quite like gaining knowledge that no one can ...