DegreeCouncil.org http://degreecouncil.org Empowering People with Online Education Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:24:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.7 NFL Players With Advanced Degreeshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/nfl-players-with-advanced-degrees/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/nfl-players-with-advanced-degrees/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:51:47 +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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Careers Of The Future 2025http://degreecouncil.org/2015/careers-of-the-future-2025/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/careers-of-the-future-2025/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:58:35 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5399 Many marketing and business experts have stated that most of the careers that will be available in 2025 will not look like the careers of 2015. The advancement of technology is increasing exponentially, and businesses are the driving force behind the charge. These businesses are in need of very specialized, targeted employees to perform specific […]

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Most Marketable Second Languageshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/most-marketable-second-languages/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/most-marketable-second-languages/#comments Thu, 27 Aug 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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“Technology Farming” Cuts Critical Water Wastehttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/farming-cuts-critical-water-waste/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/farming-cuts-critical-water-waste/#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 02:37:39 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=8888 New technology is making it possible for farmers to maximize the benefits of organic farming methods by increasing the efficient utilization of water and fertilizers while reducing labor and critical water waste. Such changes make farming operations more sustainable and help protect the environment. Being able to accurately determine when and how much water crops […]

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Yourself about Online Educationhttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/top-10-questions-to-ask-yourself-about-online-education/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/top-10-questions-to-ask-yourself-about-online-education/#comments Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:39:34 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=8855 From the practical to personal, there are many questions you need to ask yourself if you are interested in an online education. This article addresses the obvious and not-so-obvious minimum requirements for you to operate effectively as an online student. 1. Do you have regular access to a computer and the internet? Having regular access […]

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Jobs That Only Require an Associate Degreehttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/jobs-that-only-require-an-associate-degree/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/jobs-that-only-require-an-associate-degree/#comments Mon, 17 Aug 2015 02:27:20 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5477 Although traditionally it was thought that in order to obtain a high paying, secure career you needed to obtain a bachelor’s degree or even higher education such as a master’s, PhD or professional degree such as those obtained by doctors and lawyers. However, times are changing and many companies are seeing the benefits of hiring […]

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Just Another Clean Eating Fadhttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/just-another-clean-eating-fad/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/just-another-clean-eating-fad/#comments Sat, 08 Aug 2015 02:55:15 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=8748 Of the many healthy living buzz terms you’re likely to hear, “clean eating” is among the most ambiguous and confusing. That is unfortunate because eating a clean diet is one of the best ways to achieve and maintain optimal health. At its core, clean eating is about eschewing processed and packaged foods in favor of […]

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Severe Shortage of Registered Nurseshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/shortage-of-registered-nurses/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/shortage-of-registered-nurses/#comments Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:33:01 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=8726 If you think claims about a shortage of registered nurses are exaggerated, think again. Not only is there currently a shortage of qualified RNs, but it’s expected to intensify over the next several years. A variety of factors contribute to the problem, including increased demand for health care due to aging baby boomers and the […]

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Cities with High Job Demandhttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/cities-with-high-job-demand/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/cities-with-high-job-demand/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:45:28 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=8710 Cities with high job demand should be at the top of your list of concerns with you’re looking to relocate, whether for climate or geographical reasons, or for the ability to provide a more secure future for you and your family. In determining cities with high job demand in America, we defer to the experts, […]

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College Education Sways Life Expectancyhttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/college-education-life-expectancy/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/college-education-life-expectancy/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 07:48:33 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=8661 Like most people, you probably already understand the correlations between life expectancy and not smoking, eating a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy BMI, exercising regularly and the like. Guess what? College education may help you live longer too. According to researchers at University of North Carolina, New York University at Chapel Hill, and University of […]

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