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    Ten Ways to Find Federal Internships

    Ten Ways to Find Federal Internships
    I'm often asked: I'm studying for my liberal arts degree, and I'd like to work for the government when I graduate. What can I do without having to go to grad school? Many government agencies offer paid internships for college students. These experiences help you learn about government work and the culture of government agencies before you decide on a specific ...
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    Despite Economy, Experts Advise Students to Major in What Interests Them

    Despite Economy, Experts Advise Students to Major in What Interests Them
    When Carter Schimpff enrolled at Texas Christian University four years ago, he began work on what he thought was a marketable degree: a bachelor of business administration with a major in finance and a minor in real estate. At the time, housing markets were booming, and millions of dollars were being made in the investment and mortgage industries. No one has ...
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    Networking for Interns

    Networking for Interns
    Professional schmoozing is one of the keys to turning a summer gig into a permanent job. Here's how. A summer internship can be tough enough without any extra stress, but experts agree that just showing up (even to all the planned events) isn't the way to get the most of out an internship. Instead, career experts say that one-on-one networking during ...
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    New Programs Mean More MBA Options

    New Programs Mean More MBA Options
    Take two years off to immerse yourself in the MBA experience. That's the standard formula for getting your degree, but it's not necessarily the norm. Options for part-time MBA candidates are expanding, as evening, weekend, online, executive and on-site programs at work gain popularity. In fact, 72 percent of full-time MBA programs experienced a decline in applications in 2005, as more ...
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    Balancing School & Work: Manage Your Time

    Balancing School & Work: Manage Your Time
    If you've decided to go back to school for a degree, you may need a little help getting organized. Try these survival tips for juggling work, school and your personal life. h4. Choose Your Program Carefully Many schools tailor programs to working professionals by offering evening and weekend classes. Some schools provide distance learning opportunities, which allow students to take courses ...
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    Online vs. Traditional MBAs: What’s the Difference?

    Online vs. Traditional MBAs: What’s the Difference?
    Distance learning is on the up and up. Not only are a record number of students engaging in higher education online-more and more college officials think distance learning is as good as or better than traditional classroom learning, according to a recent study. In fall 2005, nearly 3.2 million students took at least one online course, up from 2.3 million the ...
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    'Mini' Master's Classes Are One Way Some Job Hunters Seek an Edge

    'Mini' Master's Classes Are One Way Some Job Hunters Seek an Edge
    If an MBA is a major asset in getting a good job, hundreds of students in the Twin Cities hope a mini MBA will give them at least a minor edge in their job hunts. At the University of St. Thomas, the Mini MBA Program is a 52-hour version of the master's in business administration degree, typically a two-year program. The ...
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    3 Tips to Start Building a College Savings Account

    3 Tips to Start Building a College Savings Account
    A new survey by online brokerage TD Ameritrade says college is the top reasons teens save their money. The results were a pleasant surprise to educators who are focusing on getting personal finance taught in schools. The survey indicated 78 percent of teens say they want to share the cost of college with their parents. To start building your college savings, ...
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    The Online Option

    The Online Option
    Are you a full-time employee, a single parent or both? Does it seem you just don't have enough time to pursue a "real" degree? If so, then online education may just be the thing you need. It's a great way to earn a degree while working. Online courses and degree programs are developed specifically to provide the flexibility needed to fit ...
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    An Introduction to The GMAT

    An Introduction to The GMAT
    The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is an annually conducted examination. It is an analysis of the general skills and abilities that one has aggregated over time. The GMAT test is a consistent form of evaluation that aids business schools or ‘B-Schools’ in estimating the skills and qualifications of the candidate; which are essential for advanced study in business and management. ...
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    Judging Online Schools

    Judging Online Schools
    A Monster member recently wrote that he had seen a well-known online university campus and was shocked that it looked more like a recruiting office in a strip mall than a college. Considering there are so many diploma mills around, he wanted to know how to tell if a school was legitimate or not. The first thing to understand is that ...
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    Is Another Degree Your Ticket to Management?

    Is Another Degree Your Ticket to Management?
    I received my BS (1980) and MS (1982) in education and health sciences and worked in medical research until the mid-1980s. Since moving from the East Coast to California, I have changed careers and worked in computer support (three years) and mortgage banking (10 years). While these jobs paid the bills, I haven't been able to progress to a management position. ...
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