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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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    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...

    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...
    If you’ve decided to head back to the classroom for an advanced degree, get ready to face some competition. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of masters degrees granted is expected to increase by 35 percent. To stand out from the pack, get organized to make your graduate application shine. h4. Graduate school applications generally require: • Transcript • GRE or ...
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    Bachelor of Arts in Marketing

    Bachelor of Arts in Marketing
    Have a creative knack? Like to think of exciting, cutting-edge ways to catch people's attention? Have you ever been curious about why people make the purchasing decisions they do? Then marketing is right up your alley! With today's competitive job arena, it is important to be an expert in and specialty field you enter. By earning your marketing degree, you will ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Bachelor's Degrees: The More You Learn, The More You Earn

    Bachelor's Degrees: The More You Learn, The More You Earn
    Growing up, Saretta Holler always knew she wanted to write. She explored her options as college drew near, thinking she'd go into journalism. But after realizing she could pursue writing in public relations and make more money, she opted to study PR at San Diego State University and graduated in 1999. Holler's story begs the question: What's the value of a ...
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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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    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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    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 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Expert Advice: Usefulness of an MBA in Marketing

    Expert Advice: Usefulness of an MBA in Marketing
    Question I'm currently studying for GMAT yet not sure of obtaining an MBA as my peers say, it doesn't guarantee obtaining a job. Some advice getting marketing certifications... But, I'm not exactly sure what to do? Can you guide me? What are your thoughts on the usefulness of a MBA in Marketing? Answer Let me start by saying that I do ...
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    How to Work In Advertising Without Being an Ad Major

    How to Work In Advertising Without Being an Ad Major
    Some of my younger friends majoring in something other than advertising, yet wanting to work in an ad agency, often ask me something like this: "I am majoring in PR, so I have to find a job doing just that, right?" No, my friends. Like many majoring in public relations, I was required to enroll in a campaigns course in order ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

    1. Dorms College is a time of extreme freedom but, let’s face it, not everything about college screams unfettered space. Students don’t usually have a lot of extra money and that means that their personal space is limited. In fact, the average college student has bunked down in a dorm room. According to the 2000 census, about 2 million students ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Mixing School With a Full-Time Job

    Mixing School With a Full-Time Job
    The alarm goes off at 5:30 am, and you could swear you went to sleep five minutes ago. First a quick shower, followed by the finishing touches on that homework assignment due tonight over coffee and breakfast — if there’s time. Then it’s off to work, a solid eight-plus hours of time where you’re busy with reports, meetings and other assorted ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1