DegreeCouncil.org http://degreecouncil.org Empowering People with Online Education Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:56:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.6 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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Most Marketable Second Languageshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/most-marketable-second-languages/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/most-marketable-second-languages/#comments Tue, 21 Jul 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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Online Certificate Programs: Four Tips for Successhttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/online-certificate-tips-for-success/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/online-certificate-tips-for-success/#comments Tue, 14 Jul 2015 02:45:49 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5533 Recent research shows that professional or vocational online certificate holders sometimes earn more than individuals with an associate degree. Certain online certificate holders are likely to earn even more than people with a bachelor’s degree. These certificates were traditionally offered through a community college or private training course offered by a professional association. Today, however, […]

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High-Demand Degrees 2015http://degreecouncil.org/2015/high-demand-degrees-2015/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/high-demand-degrees-2015/#comments Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:01:18 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5535 What’s the point of putting time and energy into earning a degree online only to find out that the degree is relatively useless? Before deciding which degree to pursue, make sure you determine which online degree is most useful for your own situation. Here’s a look at four of the most relevant, high-demand degrees in […]

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Link Between Physical Fitness and Intelligencehttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/physical-fitness-and-intelligence/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/physical-fitness-and-intelligence/#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 01:58:01 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5397 You might not think the size of your stomach has anything to do with the size of your brain, but do physical fitness and intelligence have any relationship? You know smart people that are overweight; you might even be one of them – in that case, you can only speculate on whether your physical fitness […]

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Medical Assistant & Medical Records 2015 Degrees, Careers, Salaries & Trendshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/medical-assistant-medical-records-2014-degrees-careers-salaries-trends/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/medical-assistant-medical-records-2014-degrees-careers-salaries-trends/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 04:32:30 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=6143 If you’re interested in becoming part of the medical profession and in a position where you can help others, why not check into medical assisting. A medical assistant and medical records play an important role while performing both clinical and administrative tasks. To learn everything you need to know regarding this rewarding career, read on. […]

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Best Places to Live in Americahttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/best-places-to-live-in-america/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/best-places-to-live-in-america/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 01:28:35 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5340 Whenever you read an article on “best places to live,” you have to make sure you know what criteria are being used to evaluate these places. For instance, if you’re a retired couple with no dependent children, then having excellent public schools nearby might not be very important. On the other hand, if you’re a […]

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What Is the Myers-Briggs Test?http://degreecouncil.org/2015/what-is-the-myers-briggs-test/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/what-is-the-myers-briggs-test/#comments Thu, 11 Jun 2015 01:49:03 +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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Healthcare Administration: 2015 Degrees, Careers, Salarieshttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/healthcare-administration-2015-degrees-careers-salaries/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/healthcare-administration-2015-degrees-careers-salaries/#comments Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:00:43 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=6154 Are you interested in becoming part of the healthcare industry while having a position of leadership? If so, you may find that working in healthcare administration is the perfect fit for your career goals. Continue reading to learn everything you need to know about a career in healthcare administration, including requirements, job outlook, potential wages […]

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Information Technology Degrees – 2015 Updated Outlookhttp://degreecouncil.org/2015/information-technology-degrees-2015-updated-outlook/ http://degreecouncil.org/2015/information-technology-degrees-2015-updated-outlook/#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 01:26:49 +0000 http://degreecouncil.org/?p=5979 Information Technology began to take off a couple decades ago, and it just seems to grow faster and faster (see chart on right from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statics). Virtually everything we touch or do has some kind of technology behind it … whether it’s a software program, web communication and collaboration, electronics and […]

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