DegreeCouncil.org http://degreecouncil.org Empowering People with Online Education Fri, 29 Jan 2016 02:15:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.10 What Is the Myers-Briggs Test?http://degreecouncil.org/2016/what-is-the-myers-briggs-test/ http://degreecouncil.org/2016/what-is-the-myers-briggs-test/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 02:49:03 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5378 The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment (simply known as the Myers-Briggs test) is a tool used by some psychologists to categorize a person’s basic psychological or personality type. The Myers-Briggs test produces four main categories – known as the Keirsey Temperament groupings – as indicated below: Extraversion versus introversion: In short, an extraverted person prefers […]

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Made in America – Pros & Conshttp://degreecouncil.org/2016/pros-and-cons-of-buying-american-products/ http://degreecouncil.org/2016/pros-and-cons-of-buying-american-products/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 02:42:28 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5370 It’s no secret that many products that we buy each day are manufactured in other countries. There are many good reasons why Americans would want to buy goods made elsewhere. However, there is a downside to purchasing goods that are not made in America. While there’s no easy answer to the question of whether or […]

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Early Childhood Education – 2016 Emerging Trends Degrees, Careers, Salarieshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/degrees-early-childhood-education-2016-emerging-trends-degrees-careers-salaries/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/degrees-early-childhood-education-2016-emerging-trends-degrees-careers-salaries/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2015 07:27:59 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=6256 An early childhood education degree, also known as an early childcare and education degree, is open to almost all people, and is not limited to opportunities only for individuals who possess this credential. However, there are actually numerous careers available for graduates who earn one of these degrees. The 2016 emerging trends degrees, careers, salaries […]

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NFL Players With Advanced Degreeshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/nfl-players-with-advanced-degrees/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/nfl-players-with-advanced-degrees/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:51:47 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5386 Many people may think of football players as stupid or not being as intelligent as the rest of us. The truth is, NFL players have to have lots of smarts and athletic talent. It takes a lot to be able to read and understand an entire NFL playbook in just a few months time. Quarterbacks have […]

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Fastest Way to Learn a Foreign Languagehttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/fastest-way-to-learn-a-foreign-language/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/fastest-way-to-learn-a-foreign-language/#comments Sat, 21 Nov 2015 03:36:25 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5503 There is perhaps no one in pop culture at the moment who is as famous for learning languages quickly as Tim Ferriss. The author of three best-selling books, The Four-Hour Work Week, The Four-Hour Body and The Four-Hour Chef, Tim describes his mishaps with learning Japanese in his high school years and how he eventually […]

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Women’s Job Interview – Surprisingly Simple “Dress for Success” Secretshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/womens-job-interview-surprisingly-simple-dress-for-success-secrets/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/womens-job-interview-surprisingly-simple-dress-for-success-secrets/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2015 05:32:57 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=7697 We all know it, but we may not want to say it: first impressions make a difference. “Dress for Success” is not only a cliché. No matter how qualified you are for a position, if you don’t follow a few time-tested rules of “ensemble etiquette,” it could make the difference between looking like an average […]

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Degrees in Graphic Design – 2016 Emerging Careers & Trendshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/degrees-in-graphic-design-2016-emerging-careers-trends/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/degrees-in-graphic-design-2016-emerging-careers-trends/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 06:45:12 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=6070 Considering a Degree in Graphic Design? If you like art, computers, & drawing, then see the 2015 Emerging Trends. If you enjoy drawing and working on computers and would like to turn your interest into a career, you may want to consider a career as a graphic designer. Are you interested in earning a degree […]

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Fast Job Growth Continues for College Gradshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/fast-job-growth-continues-college-grads/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/fast-job-growth-continues-college-grads/#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:02:05 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=7215 In the last 20 years, job growth has constantly gone up – but only for those with education after high school. According to a recent study* by the Georgetown Center of Education and the Workforce (see chart below), even during recessions (the gray years on the chart), persons with a college education have had access […]

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Most Marketable Second Languageshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/most-marketable-second-languages/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/most-marketable-second-languages/#comments Sat, 17 Oct 2015 02:40:21 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5515 We live in an increasingly global society. In rural Afghanistan, sheepherders listen to Western music on used cell phones made in China and sold in the United States that they purchased from the closest village marketplace. In big cities in the West, meanwhile, it’s not too hard to walk into a restaurant that serves the […]

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Blood Doping 2015 – EPO, HGH, Steroidshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/blood-doping-2015/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/blood-doping-2015/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:27:15 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=8989 You don’t have to be a professional athlete to care about blood doping. The practice is most commonly used in professional sports and competitions to give athletes an unfair advantage. The most notable example has to be Lance Armstrong, who was once revered as the greatest cyclist in history. Sadly, it turned out he had been […]

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