Improving Your Education

Improving Your Education

  • Making Sure All Your Community College Credits Transfer: Four Helpful Hints

    Attending a two-year or community college can be a great way to save money and still work toward a four-year degree at a university or accredited college. There are, however, some problems students encounter when trying to transfer their credits to a new four-year school. One study showed that students who earned an average of 54.17 credits from a community college were only able to transfer approximately 42.57 of them. This means those students had to repeat credit hours to earn a bachelor's degree.

  • How To Help Fellow Writers Achieve Their Dreams At A Writing Workshop

    Fiction writing workshops often require that attendees critique each other's writing. If this responsibility falls upon you, and you want the writing workshop to be a success, you will need to do your part to critique the writing of others as effectively as possible. Your workshop instructors will likely give you advice on how to effectively critique, either orally or in writing, but it is helpful to have an idea of what to critique before you arrive.

  • How To Get The Most Out Of Your College Degree

    Going to college is an important part of your professional development. Many employers won't even consider you for a position if you don't have a college degree. This is why it is important to not only go to college to get a degree, but to prepare yourself to get the most out of your education. Here are some things that you should do to ensure that you are getting the most from your classes.

  • 2 Things To Do When You Want To Change Your Career In Mid-Life

    After many years of being a working adult, you may find yourself wanting to do something different and find a new job. For many people, that is a passing fancy that is never acted upon, but if you heed the following two tips, entering a new career can be possible.  Save Some Money One of the biggest challenges to leaving your current job is that you may be afraid of taking a pay cut as someone who is just starting out in a new career.

  • 4 Tips For Gaining The Most From Your Biomedical Tech Program

    Biomedical technology is an interesting field that combines science or medicine with the technological aspects of engineering. If you are considering enrolling in a program, there are ways to improve both your educational and job prospects after graduation (from an outlet such as Career Institute of Technology).    Aim High Although there are opportunities for employment after graduation with a two-year degree, you should plan to earn at least a bachelor's degree in the field for more opportunities at specialization and a diverse educational experience.

  • About Me

    Improving Your Education

    After my son left for college, I realized that it had been a long time since I had worked on learning something new. I thought about it and I decided that it might be best to start taking my education a little more seriously. I investigated different programs in my area, and I signed up for some classes that focused on improving your education. It was amazing to meet new people, read about new topics, and invest time into something a little more challenging. This blog is all about the benefits of enrolling in a continuing education class and learning how to improve yourself.