For those that are completely unaware of what a night owl is, it is someone that stays up late, long after everyone else has gone to be, and continues to study. A night owl has been made popular thanks to the all online University, Western Governors University, or WGU. Currently, I am pursuing my Bachelor's of Science in Information Technology. What is Information Technology, you ask? I am glad you asked this! Let me enlighten you.
Whether you’re fresh out of college and are pursuing your dream job, are middle-aged and deciding to make a career change or are simply looking to switch up the mundane routine of your life, congratulations! You are on your way to finding out what it is that you really want to do and are thinking about ways to achieve it. Although it can be scary and intimidating to consider starting from the bottom and working your way up in a fresh company, consider ways that you can advance yourself before even applying for your first job. Although experience speaks for itself in many real-life workplaces, the power of formal education in your field can help set you apart from every other applicant in the pool.
The tech industry has been rapidly growing, with many different startups opening up on a monthly basis on the chance that they might get big someday. While many of these startups will publish job openings for positions on their teams, they can be very competitive with more people than ever trying to get into the tech industry. Think about getting one of these degrees to help yourself stand out among other competitors.
Here in the UK, it is the main season when school exam results come out. These are seen as high-stakes exams by both the educational system and the individuals taking them. They are thought of as “deciding your future:" what further study you can go onto, which universities you can study at, even what careers you can follow. However, I want to argue this is not the case. There are many futures out there that anyone can build and there are various non-traditional paths through the education system, or via on the job training, that can enable any individual to build a fulfilling life and a future largely of their own choosing.
Education is the single most important thing that can change your life. When it comes to choosing which degree to pursue, the choices can be really daunting. It depends on a lot of factors, and the world keeps changing rapidly. In this article, some of the world's most in-demand degrees will be discussed.
For many of us that want to pursue higher academic achievements, the thought of going back to school may be daunting. Combine with that our responsibilities, commitments and hurdles that we have to tackle and we have a recipe for a chaotic lifestyle. Although there is a place in our society for brick-and-mortar universities and college campuses, many people are finding online classes more suitable for their goals. Located below are a few reasons why you might want to consider getting your tech degree online versus a physical location.
Those who have aspiring dreams, or even those who have achieved the dream of becoming a Major League Soccer player, know that the rigorous schedules of training and travel do not leave very much room for personal growth for education outside of the field. The question becomes, what does a player do if they are injured, or once their career is expired? It isn’t always a matter of money and sustaining a living, as much as it is walking off the field and knowing what will provide the greatest level of satisfaction and fulfillment in the next phase of life. Many individuals are turning to obtaining their degree online, and now, educational and sports programs alike are partnering with individuals who are past the college years and heading into the prime of their lives.
ESSAY PROMPT: What are your short-term and long-term career goals? How do your professional experiences relate to these goals? How will an MBA from Berkeley help you achieve these specific career goals?
Describe your short-term and long-term career goals. What is your motivation for pursuing an MBA?
As I start my senior year of college, I have found myself thinking a lot about what I have actually spent my money on. For context, I am a double major in Political Science and Cinema and Screen Studies. In regards to Poli Sci, I feel that my money was well spent. I learned the ins and outs of what politics involve, and I realized where I sit on the political spectrum through several years of self-discovery and discussions with my peers. When it comes to my film major I begin to question what I actually spent and learned.
In my previous post, I talked about how nervous I was to finish out my clinical portion of school. I talked about being excited for my future, and how much I loved surgery. I guess I didn't realize what I had gotten myself into. Don't get me wrong, I am excited for my career, and I do love surgery. I just didn't understand how difficult it was until I started my second rotation at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
Humanities and liberal arts degrees are widely disparaged as useless for future jobs, it's said they're costly, and not worth your money in the long run.