Monthly Archives: January 2010

Planning for Disaster: Civil Engineering

Even the most savviest and intelligent professionals planning the city design are not able to cater to or prevent disasters like Hurricane Katrina. The damage incurred in such disasters is of such a great magnitude that it takes years to recover. The state of New Orleans learned the hard way that effective planning of a [...]

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Meet the Demand: Be a Teacher

The nation is gradually experiencing a major shortage of good quality teachers, and in the recent times, more jobs are being created by schools. The problem is that there are not sufficient teachers available to fill them up. Baby boomers are approaching their retirement, while the enrollment in public schools is steadily increasing. So attempts [...]

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Learning Good Financial Management Skills

Financial management is part of everybody’s life, and it even gets more essential as 15th April comes near. It’s possible to make your dreaded tax season a bit less worrying if you’re able to manage your finances well year-round.

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Online Vs Traditional Educational Programs

Although hide-bound traditionalists still refuse to acknowledge the fact, most scientific studies have proved that online educational programs offer the same degree of quality as campus-based ones do. Thomas L. Russell, a well-known researcher, has authored a path-breaking book ‘The No-Significant Difference Phenomenon’ based on a number of scientific studies which prove that there is [...]

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Online Education FAQs

Will I be able to meet my career goals if I get a college degree? Absolutely. There’s a fiercely competitive job market out there and employers usually put a greater premium on college education. It is a well-known fact that people who have advanced college degrees earn more than those who do not have a [...]

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