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Digital Design and Animation Degree Options

There are a number of educational options in the field of graphic design including digital design and animation. Students can choose to earn a degree in this area by enrolling in an accredited school or college. Training in this area of the field will cover a variety of subject. Students can earn an associate’s or bachelors level degree if desired. By obtaining a degree in digital design and animation students can pursue the career of their dreams.

Associate level degrees can be obtained by students in as little as two years with an accredited educational program. Continue reading Digital Design and Animation Degree Options

Dealing With Evaluation – Learning Review Journals

Feedback given by professors or tutors regarding our assignments represents a fundamental part of the Open Learning and teaching process and therefore, we should learn to embrace this type of evaluation. We should view this type of feedback as an opportunity to learn or improve from any mistakes we might have made or indeed in areas where we did well during our assignment or project. For example, I remember getting a poor result from one tutor who stated that I did not interpret the question posed in the assignment correctly. Continue reading Dealing With Evaluation – Learning Review Journals

Top 2 Deadly Mistakes People Make For College – I Need to Add Two More!

I offer the publication 10 Deadly Mistakes People Make for College and How to Avoid Them. I’m a little frustrated because as I interview parents and discuss their college plans, inevitably, parents insist on committing all or most of the 10 Deadly Mistakes even after I have tried to get them to avoid them in face-to-face discussion. Here, I am going to share the top two of those ten that seem to come up all the time. I have added two more that came up this year (2010), so the next publication will be Twelve Deadly Mistakes…

The worst Deadly Mistake I see people make is listed as #1 in my publication:

#1 – Starting Too Late

Things will come to those who wait but only what is left over from those who hustle.

Most people start to think about it around Christmas their senior year. Continue reading Top 2 Deadly Mistakes People Make For College – I Need to Add Two More!

Why is Your Education Important?

There are two ways to learn things. You can gain knowledge or wisdom; the choice is yours. Knowledge comes from things you experience, often by learning it the hard way. Wisdom is seeing what others have experienced and adjusting your life in order to avoid learning the hard way.

Your higher education is one area where it is much better to have wisdom; that is, to go on to college or university. There are a lot of reasons you should continue on to higher education right after graduation from high school. Continue reading Why is Your Education Important?

Value For Money With a PhD in Finance

The financial world encompasses a basic principle of trading goods and services for some form of compensation. Before money existed, man used the bartering system. Say, ten bags of wheat for a cow or whatever the going price may be. With the advent of money in its various forms and shape, the bartering system obviously took a step back as money talked. So, does getting a PhD in Finance allow you to talk louder?

Perhaps not louder, but equipping yourself with the mannerisms of the financial world certainly gives you greater clout. Continue reading Value For Money With a PhD in Finance

Sports Scholarships – 5 Ways to Narrow Down Colleges on Your List

When ever student athletes have made up their mind that they are going to go to college and play sports, there is one big question that needs to be answered. How do I determine which schools I will actively pursue in my goal to get an athletic scholarship? If this has crossed your mind and especially if this has never crossed your mind, this article will help you take a good look at some thing to factor in while searching to that perfect college.

I will cover 5 of the most important questions you need to ask yourself before making a decision on a college.

QUESTION 1: How far are you willing to go away from home?

Be very careful when you ask yourself this question. Continue reading Sports Scholarships – 5 Ways to Narrow Down Colleges on Your List

Staying on Track With Academic Advising

Whether you are a first time freshman or an experienced college student, getting academic advising is one of the smartest moves you can make. Here’s a short list of what an academic advisor can do to save you time, money, and headaches.

Providing practical advice on creating a balanced class schedule that will give you the best shot at excelling. I once knew a student who put off taking four very work-intensive required classes until his last quarter before he planned to graduate. Continue reading Staying on Track With Academic Advising

Pediatric Clinicals Part II

Mathematical and assessment skills need to be mastered during this clinical rotation. By this time, you should have been to at least 2-3 other clinical settings and should be comfortable enough to perform a descent physical assessment. Two students may be assigned to one patient, depending on how large you clinical group is. Your group will also be on a specific floor or unit. For example, one particular children’s hospital has several units such as respiratory, neurological, orthopedic, and cardiology and the neonatal intensive care unit.

The emergency room specialty area will be very interesting and conducive to a great learning experience. Continue reading Pediatric Clinicals Part II

Tourism Training – The Key to Tourism Growth

Tourism is New Zealand’s largest industry, contributing to the economies foreign exchange and providing jobs and income – one in ten people now work in the tourism industry. Providing nearly $20 billion to the economy annually, contributing nine percent of the country’s total gross domestic product (GDP), the quality of workers within the industry is of utmost importance as they provide the ‘face’ for travellers in New Zealand. As well as contributing to the national economy, tourism is an important driver of regional economic growth, which supports the revitalisation of smaller towns and communities, some which are totally dependent upon tourism for their income. Continue reading Tourism Training – The Key to Tourism Growth

Here Are a Few Helpful Tips on Getting Into Nursing School

There is a huge growing demand for health care industry employees. As people get older and the population gets larger, the demand is just going to keep on increasing over time. As the next generation is getting older they are also retiring from their jobs, this as well is creating the bigger need for nurses today. You do need to do a certain amount of school to be a nurse, but you will be getting paid great, and be in high demand. You could possibly find a hospital that will foot the bill if you are willing to dedicate a certain amount of time to work for them.

There is more to educating to be a nurse then just school. Continue reading Here Are a Few Helpful Tips on Getting Into Nursing School