The benefits of going to business school, from learning the business language to building a professional network, but is it worth it?
Once heralded as the next step in the evolution of education, for-profit universities are dropping like flies. Recent rules and regulations have limited their federal funding and current lawsuits allege misconduct that’s causing enrollment to drop and suspicions to increase. So what does the future hold for these oft-criticized institutions? The Numbers Between 2011 and […]
Determining the average cost of an education for a nurse is a bit more complicated than just looking up tuition costs. There are multiple pathways to becoming a nurse, and how much you pay will depend on which path you choose. Some nurses go to school for four years to receive a bachelor’s degree, while […]
By definition, a proprietary college or university is one which operates as a private, profit-seeking business. Some popular examples of proprietary schools in the United States are the University of Phoenix, DeVry University, Kaplan University, Strayer University, and ITT Technical Institute. I had a conversation recently with a colleague of mine, about whether or not […]
“Well you sure can’t eat benefits!” I remember this conversation vividly from my childhood, as my dad talked to one of his younger coworkers at the time. My dad has worked for a public utility company for many years. He has a defined pension, free health/vision/dental insurance, and a generous 401(k) equivalent match among other […]