degree

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

Makayla Richards2 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 Springer3 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 !sk3 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 Faress4 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 !sk4 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...
Andrea Dawson4 months 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.4 months 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 Fisher4 months 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 Atherton4 months 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 kay5 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 Conroy5 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 Henderson5 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-Paez5 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 Philmore5 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...