Posts Tagged‘education’

College Costs Are High, So Save Where Possible

Recoup Your Educational Budget What are you going to spend on college? Do you have any idea? Well, there are a number of factors you need to consider. There’s the cost of travel, the cost of housing, the cost of educational materials, and the cost of tuition. Travel If you live in California and you’re going to school in Colorado, you’re looking at travel to and from the city where you’re studying. If you go there your freshman year and come back your senior year, you’re looking at between $400 and $800, depending on how inexpensively you’re able to travel.…

How to Become an Awesome Motivational Speaker

Source Much like reality show contestants, just because your family say you are the songbird of our generation doesn’t mean you actually are. The same goes for motivational speaking. You may have delivered a great speech at your last company function, or have built a successful business from scratch, but simply being able to relay your personal conquest verbatim is not often what an audience is looking for. Motivational speaking is an art form, and audiences want unique content delivered in an engaging way. The best motivational speakers create such an atmosphere that even the most lethargic of participants feel…

Getting A Real Education May Exclude Ivy-League Sensibility

Cost And Success Are Not Synonymous Don’t think because some school has a $70k/year price-tag attached to it that it will deliver that value in education. Unless you have resources requisite to cover such an expenditure directly, it actually is advisable to avoid going this once venerated route in pursuit of higher education. Community college after high school—and throughout later life—will serve you better. Loan Scams College loans? No. Get a scholarship, get a Pell grant. Going the loan route is just going to put a monkey on your back. The only real way around this is to have someone you…

Putting Academics Ahead of Athletics in College

When high school athletes reach varsity level, the idea of stepping up to collegiate sports starts to take shape. The majority of students won’t go to college on a sport’s scholarship. For the ones that do get the opportunity, the biggest benefit won’t likely be a spot on the team. It’s the free college education that’s earned across multiple seasons. The NCAA reports that there are roughly 480,000 college athletes currently enrolled. Of those, 71-87% earn a degree, depending on the division level of their school. That’s a lot of students that at the very least get a higher education…

5 Types Of People Who Choose Distance Learning

Distance Learning

Distance learning is a method of studying whereby you do not need to attend a school or university for classes. This method of learning requires more discipline than attending a learning institution as the onus falls squarely on you to teach yourself using the study materials that you have been provided with. Distance learning helps many people to achieve college degrees or new qualifications who simply don’t have the time to attend a college or school full-time. This method of studying helps a wide variety of people to learn and here are 5 types of people for whom distance learning is…