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The End of Higher Education Enrollment As We Know It

Heads’ up admissions professionals! A near-cataclysmic shift in the recruitment market is headed your way and only serious preparation for the new paradigm will allow you to stay afloat.

Although colleges have fattened up with lots of affluent, prepared college students over the last 20 years research suggests those good days are over.

According to the Pew Foundation, significantly fewer students will be applying to college over the next decade. The number of high school grads peaked at 33 million in 2009 and will not likely be matched again until, wait for it… Continue reading The End of Higher Education Enrollment As We Know It

Division III Schools – Top 3 Reasons They May Be the Right Fit For You

Most kids don’t know the difference between DI, DII and DIII and that is O.K. In this article I will shed some light on the DIII colleges and why it could be what you are looking for. Also, a lot o students and parents don’t realize you can get scholarships to DIII Schools. When I say scholarships I know most are thinking that DIII don’t give Athletic Scholarships and you would be right. However, they do give Academic scholarships.

O.K. let’s get into the thing major reasons that a DIII school may be the RIGHT fit for you.

1 – Size of college and classes

When student athletes come out of high school, most have come from smaller schools with smaller class sizes. Continue reading Division III Schools – Top 3 Reasons They May Be the Right Fit For You

The Future of Finance – A PhD in Mathematics With Focus on Computational Finance

The PhD in Mathematics with focus on Computational Finance does not have many degrees attached to it but rather combines into a vast field dealing in computational finance. Specialization is only possible with degrees in Finance, financial management, statistics, mathematics or business administration. The course itself involves learning mathematics, finance, statistics, business administration, financial management, which all form the fundamental basics.

A PhD in Mathematics with focus on Computational Finance holder can work as a financial adviser to major organization. Continue reading The Future of Finance – A PhD in Mathematics With Focus on Computational Finance

How to Increase Your Chances For College Scholarships

Paying for college out of pocket is very difficult for most families to afford. This means that there is a need to either get college loans or win scholarships. Many people think that scholarships are only possible if you have a very high grade point average. Though GPA is looked at, other qualities are important as well and not all scholarships are based on grades. For instance, there are leadership scholarships, scholarships for community service activities and other types of scholarships that emphasize one’s active side in the local community.

Take the time to look at the activities you’ve been involved in. Continue reading How to Increase Your Chances For College Scholarships

Choose From a List of MBA Institutions in India to Complete Your MBA

When it comes to get quality education, India has its own enigma. People from all around the world come here to pursue higher education. Your education in India means remarkable education to put the world under your feet. Basically, it’s not about India, it’s about education. Education should not only be subjective but practical too, especially in the case of business education. MBA is known to be one of the most demanding degrees in the world.

As we know the Indian economy is growing at a pace of light, so as the demand for talent. Continue reading Choose From a List of MBA Institutions in India to Complete Your MBA

The Final Exam – OBGYN Oral Boards – Why Does it Strike Fear in the Candidates?

During the last OBGYN Oral Board Review course, ExamPro asked 134 OBGYN Oral Board Candidates about their greatest fears about their last exam before Board Certification. The Oral Boards is spending 3 hours with 6 examiners in a room, the result of which will have a major impact on their job security and lives. 95% of the respondents had these burning questions.

We asked them the following question: “What question would you ask of the examiners, if you had the opportunity?”

The most common response was:

“What is the most common issue that causes a candidate to fail?

More questions that they had could be grouped as follows:

1) A few positive questions

What is the examiner most looking for in a candidate?
What is the most important piece of advice that you have for any candidate preparing to take the oral board exam?
What can a candidate do in the exam room to give a positive impression to the examiner?
What are the basic things you expect to pass a candidate?

2) Negatively motivated responses

Are there any situations/answers that candidates give that result in automatic failure?
What characterizes a passing candidate vs. Continue reading The Final Exam – OBGYN Oral Boards – Why Does it Strike Fear in the Candidates?

About Healthcare Nursing Education Foundation

The priorities about healthcare nursing education foundation are to meet medical requirements around the area of operation targeting amenities that have been overlooked by the government and other practitioners. This is achieved by offering financial aid to students studying the course through scholarships. It also extends grants to help in the establishment, operation and equipping of medical centers for the better good of society around. The general aim of this organization is to create health consciousness in these areas as well as lead in the development of a competitive healthcare system.

Grants are given to establishments in need of aid to help in the provision and improvement of health facilities in a given area. Continue reading About Healthcare Nursing Education Foundation

First Impressions Are Lasting – Three Ways to Make a Good Impression on Professors

First impressions stick 80% of the time. Make sure you start classes off on the right foot.

About 85% of your success in life, rests on your ability to get along well with others. This includes gaining and keeping good rapport by having a good first impression with the teacher. If he likes your attitude, you’re much more likely to max out that discretionary 10% that has a significant influence on your grade.

Go early; stay late

Okay, steps one and two of getting off to the right start with a good first impression. Continue reading First Impressions Are Lasting – Three Ways to Make a Good Impression on Professors

Summer School at a Phoenix University – Benefits and Disadvantages

There are numerous benefits to attending summer school at a Phoenix university. These advantages include earning credits in a short period of time and reaching graduation at a quicker rate, financial benefits, social benefits and more. However, students must be sure to avoid the disadvantages of summer programs in order to get the most out of summer courses.

One of the major benefits of enrolling in summer programs at a Phoenix university is the fact that it allows you to either get a jumpstart and earn your degree at a quicker rate or it allows you to make up credit time that you may have missed in the past. Continue reading Summer School at a Phoenix University – Benefits and Disadvantages