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Higher-Education

With so many jobs requiring college degrees these days, there has never been more of an emphasis on higher education. We'll show you which degrees matter most, where you should apply and how much more money you can expect to make after earning a college degree.

Higher-Education Advice

  • Physician Career Education and Advancement

    It takes many years of education and training to become a physician. Typically, three to four years of undergraduate school and four years of medical school are required, with three to eight years of internships and residency. Read more...

  • Project Management Career Education and Advancement

    The most successful PMs have formal business training, usually in the form of an MBA. It is important that PMs also have some financial background or knowledge so that they are able to understand and plan for project budgeting. Read more...

  • Pyschology Career Education and Advancement

    Simply having a degree in psychology is not sufficient education to practice. Both psychologists and counselors must have graduate degrees and work experience to be eligible for a professional license. Read more...

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    One of the most important and generous benefits a company can offer is tuition reimbursement, a contractual arrangement between employer and employee that outlines specific terms under which the employer may pay for the employee's … Read more...

  • Distance Learning

    Although the electronic age has made it much easier to learn at a distance, the roots of today's distance learning courses are more than 100 years old. Some date distance learning back to 1889, when it was used as a way to provide learning … Read more...

  • Can I be an HR manager without a degree?

    I'm an HR generalist. I've been with the same firm for five years, hired as an executive assistant to the president making $32k, one year later became administrative manager, then at the end of last year was promoted to HR manager, making … Read more...

  • Dream Job: Architect

    Good architects have an eye for envisioning how a new structure will blend with the existing environment-in effect, for seeing what isn't there. When he begins a new project, Alan usually visits the building site to understand the setting … Read more...

  • Dream Job: Art Dealer

    As long as he can remember, David wanted to work with paintings and drawings. He earned a Ph.D. in art history, but notes that degrees count for little. "The keys to art dealing are quality, rarity, and value. You can only recognize those … Read more...

  • Dream Job: Brain Surgeon

    Becoming a good neurosurgeon isn't about being the smartest guy in the room, which is well nigh impossible anyway when all your peers are mental giants. "It's not just about scholarship. People don't realize the strenuous physical demands … Read more...

  • Dream Job: Genetic Counselor

    Genetic counselors must hold specialized graduate degrees in genetic counseling. Coursework includes clinical, population, and molecular genetics; as well as psychosocial theory, ethics, and counseling techniques. Internships are necessary … Read more...