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College Education Sways Life Expectancy

College Education Sways Life Expectancy

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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Posted in: Human Services, Life Expectancy, Nutrition, Obesity, Online Degree, Physical Fitness

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Most Marketable Second Languages

Most Marketable Second Languages

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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Posted in: Business, Career Counseling, Career Help, Job Demand, Online Degree, Schooling

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Online Certificate Programs: Four Tips for Success

Online Certificate Programs: Four Tips for Success

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 2015

High-Demand Degrees 2015

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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Posted in: Business, Career Help, Healthcare, Information Technology, Job Demand, MBA, Online Degree, Paralegal

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Link Between Physical Fitness and Intelligence

Link Between Physical Fitness and Intelligence

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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Posted in: Career Help, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical Fitness, Schooling

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Medical Assistant & Medical Records 2015 Degrees, Careers, Salaries & Trends

Medical Assistant & Medical Records 2015 Degrees, Careers, Salaries & Trends

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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Posted in: Healthcare, Human Services, Medical Assistant, Nursing, Online Degree, Physical Therapy, Social Work

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Best Places to Live in America

Best Places to Live in America

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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Posted in: Career Help, Cost of Living, Job Demand, Personal Finances

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What Is the Myers-Briggs Test?

What Is the Myers-Briggs Test?

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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Posted in: Career Help, Online Degree, Psychology, Science

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Healthcare Administration: 2015 Degrees, Careers, Salaries

Healthcare Administration: 2015 Degrees, Careers, Salaries

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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Posted in: Career Help, Criminal Justice, Educator, Healthcare, Online Degree, Psychology, Teaching

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Information Technology Degrees – 2015 Updated Outlook

Information Technology Degrees – 2015 Updated Outlook

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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Posted in: Information Technology, Online Degree, Schooling, Technology

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