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  • March 16, 2024

    120 Healthcare and Nursing Statistics for 2024

    Staying informed about the latest statistics and trends is crucial for professionals, students, and stakeholders alike. 120 Healthcare and Nursing Statistics for 2024 offers a comprehensive overview, shedding light on the significant shifts and patterns within the nursing and healthcare sectors.  This article delves into the dynamics of nursing and healthcare degrees, employment rates, demographic ...

  • March 7, 2024

    A Tour of Student Wellness Resources: Flourishing at NU

    Attending college can be an exciting time of your life as you gain new knowledge, master new skills, and make connections as you prepare for your dream career. However, the American Psychiatric Association warns attending college can also be overwhelming and stressful, placing students at risk for mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, substance ...

  • March 1, 2024

    131 AI Statistics and Trends for 2024

    In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a cornerstone of innovation, reshaping industries, and altering the fabric of our daily lives. The year 2024 stands as a testament to the monumental strides made in AI, with statistics and trends painting a vivid picture of its widespread adoption and impact.  ...

  • February 23, 2024

    77 MBA Statistics and Trends for 2024

    The Master of Business Administration (MBA) remains a pivotal force shaping the landscape of corporate leadership and entrepreneurial success. As we venture into 2024, understanding the evolving trends, demographics, and outcomes associated with MBA programs becomes crucial for prospective students, educators, and industry professionals alike.  Our post, 77 MBA Statistics and Trends for 2024, offers ...

  • February 15, 2024

    101 Cybersecurity Statistics and Trends for 2024

    In the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape, staying informed with the latest statistics and trends is not just beneficial—it’s imperative. The year 2024 is shaping up to be pivotal, with threats becoming more sophisticated and industries worldwide grappling with a digital environment that’s more integral to operations than ever before.  In this detailed guide, we delve into ...

  • February 8, 2024

    Education for Working Adults

    The good news for adult learners considering heading back to college is that higher education is no longer a one-size-fits-all world. Today there are new certifications, degrees, and programs designed to keep pace with the ever-changing workplace while meeting the needs of working adults. Among the newest offerings available is a suite of industry-recognized Google ...

  • January 27, 2024

    Why does Mathematics Possess Remarkable Utility?

    Mathematics possesses remarkable utility due to its ability to provide clear and precise explanations for various phenomena in our world. When situations arise that require mathematical analysis, the necessary tools are readily available. This flexibility and resilience of mathematical concepts make them invaluable in addressing the complexities of everyday life. As a language of nature, ...

  • January 18, 2024

    Challenges of Distance Learning for Students

    Distance learning enables students to access and engage with quality educational content, all from the comfort and convenience of home. Though COVID-related restrictions will likely begin to relax as the pandemic wanes and vaccination rates rise, it seems unlikely that the e-learning industry, which experienced explosive growth in 2020, will become obsolete in 2021. On ...

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    January 10, 2024

    What Can You Do With a Bachelor’s in Biology?

    For students who have a natural inclination to pursue studies in the sciences, and specifically the field of biology, an obvious question should be considered at the start of that educational journey: what can you do with a bachelor’s in biology? On the surface, the answer to that question may seem more straightforward than it ...

  • man sitting on couch with laptop, textbook, and notebook on coffee table as he takes notes
    January 3, 2024

    San Diego MBA Programs: Your Path to Business Leadership

    San Diego, renowned for its idyllic climate and vibrant business landscape, stands as a beacon of higher education and business innovation. This Southern California city, with its unique blend of cultural diversity and economic vitality, has emerged as a pivotal hub for aspiring business leaders. In today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving job market, the importance of ...

  • Master of Forensic Sciences
    December 27, 2023

    Crime Scene Investigation Degrees: Exploring Pathways

    In recent years, the allure of forensic science has significantly grown, fueled by popular crime scene investigation series and documentaries. This surge in interest has not only captivated audiences but also sparked a genuine curiosity about the field of forensic science. It’s a discipline that combines scientific knowledge and investigative skills to solve crimes, making ...

  • Teacher in classroom engaging with students
    December 15, 2023

    What Can You Do With a Masters In Education?

    The field of education can offer a long and rewarding career in helping people of all ages learn and grow, personally and professionally. However, if you’re thinking of taking your career to the next level, you may be wondering, “What can I do with a Master’s in education?” There are even more opportunities that await ...

  • People working on computer in dark room with server racks
    December 7, 2023

    What is Data Science?

    Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems to extract knowledge and insights from structured and unstructured data. It integrates domains such as statistics, computer science, and information science to analyze and interpret complex data. At its core, data science is about extracting meaningful information from vast amounts of ...

  • woman works on a laptop
    November 22, 2023

    How to Get a Computer Engineering Degree Online

    In an era where technology seamlessly integrates into our daily lives, computer engineering stands at the forefront of innovation and progress. This field, a fusion of creativity, science, and technology, is pivotal in shaping the future, from the smartphone in your hand to the vast networks that connect our world. Imagine the possibilities as we ...

  • Juen A. - Class of 2021, Military Veteran
    November 15, 2023

    Supporting Veteran Students: Keys to Success

    According to Student Veterans of America (SVA), military Veterans account for somewhere between 3% and 4% of U.S. college students. Almost half (47%) come from Army backgrounds, with smaller percentages coming from the Air Force (21%), Navy (18%), or Marine Corps (12%). Considering the significant number of Veterans and servicemembers who are pursuing post-secondary degrees, ...

  • Nurse anesthesiologist in surgical room with scrubs and face mask looking on
    November 8, 2023

    How Long Does It Take to Become a Nurse?

    The nursing profession stands as a cornerstone of the healthcare system, vital to the delivery of quality care and patient well-being. In this comprehensive guide, we will answer the question, how long does it take to become a nurse? A journey marked by dedication, education, and a profound commitment to healthcare. Our aim is to ...

  • Jackson M.
    November 3, 2023

    College Credit for Military Experience

    As an active-duty servicemember, Reservist, National Guardsman, or Veteran, you’ve received extensive training during your military service and acquired a wealth of knowledge and skills — in everything from communication and problem-solving to strategic planning and leadership. Today, your military experience can be a big asset as you explore ways to save time and money ...

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    October 27, 2023

    What Can You Do With a Master’s in Criminal Justice

    When considering the pursuit of a Master’s in Criminal Justice, one embarks on a journey to deepen their understanding of the laws that govern society and the complex systems that enforce them. This advanced degree serves as a beacon in the competitive job market, illuminating a path for ambitious individuals aiming to elevate their careers ...

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