The future of education will center on the evolution of online studies. Every college student needs to apply skills learned from the traditional classroom to the new arena of study – whether it is the kitchen, or basement, or the local Starbucks. Online learning requires attention to three critical areas of development. Comfort with technology Sharpening […]
Northern Virginia might be in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., but just like the nation’s capital, there are plenty of entertainment options. Great Falls Park is in McLean in Fairfax County and is where the Potomac River falls over a series of steep rocks. The park also features hiking trails. According to Visit Fairfax, “Other outdoor activities […]
When it comes to getting a student loan to finance your college education, you may face a dilemma. Many private student loans require a co-signer. Because some financial planners discourage parents and grandparents from co-signing on student loans, you may find it difficult to find a willing party when financing education. However, if you know […]
When we meet someone, the first impression we give is more important than what we say. How we dress for an interview represents how we feel about ourselves as a person. People use their eyes first and then their ears. Besides having exceptional hygiene, dressing for success is a must have when preparing to interview […]
Should you follow your heart or follow the money when choosing your degree path? Following your interests can help ensure you enjoy your job more, a factor that is extremely important considering the number of hours you will spend at your job However, a job you like without the ability to create enough income to be comfortable can be very stressful. How do you balance the two and is there a way to have it all?
How to make sure you are getting all the tax benefits you are eligible for when financing your college degree. Learn more about tax credits you may be eligible for as a student and which parts of your education expenses can be listed and which cannot. Find out how you can qualify for educational tax credits, why tax credits are more beneficial than deductions and which tax paperwork you should be including with your return.
Not sure how you are going to use your major? There is a lot more you are learning in college than just the classes you are taking for your particular degree. While there is an abundance of very specialized programs, many students still graduate each year with broad majors. Though broader in nature, these same popular majors teach good work world skills and are associated with great career paths. Find out how college does so much more than just teach you content and how broad majors can link to strong and versatile choices for careers.
Having your IT degree is the first step in your career path. Learn valuable tips on how to be prepared for your interviews so that you will shine like your resume. Discover the importance of preparing good questions, types of pre-interview research and what to highlight in your interview. Making sure you are fully prepared for your interviews will provide you with more opportunities to choose from and help you land the types of jobs you most want.