degree

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

Verity Koppe13 days ago
An Undergraduate View
“God wants everyone to know His Law.” These were the closing lines of my preschool graduation prayer to an audience of over 500 people. This prayer made my mother realize I was going to be a spokesper...
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Carlos Foxa month ago
3 Majors with Promising Career Outlooks
Going to college can open up plenty of wonderful opportunities. Programs let students choose and experience a variety of majors in which a career is born. Spending time in many types of classes can he...
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Mikkie Millsa month ago
6 Most Common Lawsuits that You'll Need to Master Before Graduation
Working hard to get your legal degree can sometimes seem overwhelming. Figuring out just what you need to understand is half the battle in the wealth of information that the legal field entails. To he...
Laura Park2 months ago
Surviving My Dissertation
The word "dissertation" has the ability to strike fear into even the strongest hearts and minds. A dissertation means the end of University, the end of security, the beginning of the unknown and a hug...
Grace Hatton2 months ago
The UK Medical Brain Drain?
Back in October 2016, an announcement was made by the Secretary of State for Health in the UK, Jeremy Hunt, that the longstanding shortfall in staffing issues within the NHS doctor workforce would be ...
Grace Hatton2 months ago
What They Don't Tell You in Medical School
Medical school is like serving an apprenticeship. You have no real responsibility for anything, and at the same time, you know at the end of it all, you will have responsibility for everything. The ro...
Max Fisher2 months ago
How I Went to University with Chronic Illnesses
While applying to university, I wasn’t considered disabled, but looking back on it with the knowledge I have now, I should have been. Regardless of this, in my applications, I disclosed my health cond...
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Tobias Gillot2 months ago
What Can You Do with a Liberal Arts Degree?
Whether you’ve received your liberal arts degree or are planning on pursuing one, you might be wondering what you can actually do with your degree. Better yet, the people around you are probably wonde...
Nana Dougherty2 months ago
Three Difficult Realizations You Face as a Design Graduate
I am sure you are just like me struggling with the oh-so-dreaded job hunt and the tons of insecurities coming from watching everyone around succeed while you have to move back into your parents’ house...
Makayla Richards6 months ago
The Road to the Title RN: The 4 Things I Have Learned
Want to hear a scary story? Two words. Nursing school. No matter how you get there, how long it takes, or the detours you make on the road to the scrubs and long nights, nursing school is hard. The co...
World Education
I believe 100 percent, that in the future our education will be modular. One that will give way into a lego-like combination of stackable credentials. That idea was sparked from Anant Agarwal the CEO ...
Alicia Springer6 months ago
College Majors That Didn’t Exist 5 Years Ago
Within the past decade, humanity has experienced a spike in technological advances, theory, and an entirely different way of life. This is due partly to society’s curiosity and eagerness to create som...
R !sk6 months ago
Is the Master's Degree Enough?
I have an undergraduate education, and it is not enough. I started my master's degree chasing environmentalism, environmental resource management, and environmental planning. In each of the programs I...
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 Faress7 months 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 !sk7 months 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...