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Factors Influencing Community Colleges to Offer Baccalaureate Degrees

- Several authors have already reviewed the existing literature surrounding the factors which influence the creation of CCB’s. This literature review will include recent works and update what is currently available. From the currently available items, both Essink (2013) and Petry (2006) provide elegant literature reviews on this topic and also include the history of community colleges, the evolution of their missions and an overview of the research done up until this point regarding the CCB. By far the most comprehensive literature review, however, comes from Petrosian (2010)....   [tags: College, Education, Students, Degrees]

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Extreme Apathy in John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation

- Extreme Apathy in John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation Many authors go to great lengths to explore the limits of human experience, testing realms beyond the imagination. Anything from physical boundaries to social boundaries are broken and thus redefined; Kafka explores the life of a man turned into a bug, Nabokov examines the life of a man ruled by a sexual desire that is taboo. With so much effort focused on the extremes of life, one work, a play by John Guare entitled Six Degrees of Separation, stands out....   [tags: Guare Six Degrees Separation Essays]

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Information Technology : Certifications Or Degrees

- ... Certification programs and exams cost money at the time of the program or exam and depending on the certification, it can range to a couple of thousand dollars. Once the certification is obtained, the professional establishes the seriousness and dedication to the specified area of interest in the industry. Building a foundation knowledge base of the IT industry is the key to finding a career path. Higher education degrees make this foundation possible. Whether it’s a two, four year or more degree, the basics are learned in the beginning of studies and developed throughout the remainder of the degree program....   [tags: Higher education, Academic degree]

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The Degrees of Deception

- I will delve into the moral issues that people have when they think about deceit. My personal definition of deceit is when someone manipulates another person into believing what they are saying is the truth even if it may not be. In this paper I will argue that there are different degrees of deceit that don’t always break someone’s trust. The evidence I provide will show that our definition of deceit in our Western culture is impaired. It will show people who believe that deceit is morally wrong and it can only bring about distrust may need to re-evaluate their definition of deceit....   [tags: truth, manipulate, lying]

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Degrees in Murder Chargers and Notorious Murderers

- Why do people kill. Is it perhaps something that excites them; something that gives them a rush that nothing else can fulfill. When someone kills another person it is of course against the law; and to this day there have been many different cases in how people kill others, and how the law classifies them. For example, first degree, second degree, and third degree. Then there are of course the people that commit them and what drives them. I will in my paper discuss the different degrees of murder charges and then also classify some famous murderers in history, their charges, and penalty’s....   [tags: First, Second and thrid degree murders]

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Choice Of Degree Or Degrees Of Choice

- ... Therefore resulting in more applications from working-class students and ethnic minorities. Within the research vast establishments were used to gain varied types of students to take into account the different ethnicity, backgrounds and upbringings. Amongst the differentiating class and multi-cultural students, the majority wanted to describe themselves in terms of ethnicity. Transport and resources were highlighted as a major cause of concern for students, meaning these subjects would be, for some working-class or minority students, one of the main contributing factors in the decision making process....   [tags: Sociology, Max Weber, Social class, Marxism]

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Degrees of Inequality by Anne Mullen

- College life is a journey taken by many high school graduate in effort to explore a higher form of education, and most importantly build a new life outside the boundaries of their families to sustain a long path of toward successful career and to some, building a new family of their own. In the United State we are blessed with an education system that is never available worldwide. Laws are placed to allow every students regardless of ethnicity, gender or class a chance to pursue education in among the most prestigious universities in the world such as Ivy League school as well as many large public universities with many programs....   [tags: college life, high school graduate]

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College Degrees Are For Stay At Home Moms, Too !

- ... It shows that “A mother’s educational level has a profound influence on the educational choices of her [children]” (Madsen) It further shows that, “children of college-educated parents are healthier, perform better academically and are more likely to attend college themselves than children of those with lower educational attainment.” (What Good is a College Education Anyway?) Obtaining a college education provides an example for children to follow and improves their lives, which coincides with the goals of being a stay-at-home mother....   [tags: Higher education, Academic degree, University]

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Is 40 Degrees - It Is A History Of A Great Love

- ... These moments are very similar to a close relationship. They hug each other. They laugh together, and he teaches her lessons of choreography. He carries her in his arms and whirls with her. One more example shows that lyrics and the music video are completely different but have one meaning and one idea. “I like, I like him so much/ I like him, I’m out of my mind/ Mom, he is at least 40 degrees hot/ I’m squeezed to the maximum” (Loboda). At the same time, in music video, this couple decided to take a picture, and he suddenly falls down under the ice....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Cello, Song]

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Differences in Competencies in ADN and BSN Degrees

- Differences in Competencies in ADN and BSN degrees. Education has a strong outcome on everyone, and nursing is a profession that makes sure that everyone that is being called a nurse goes through the best kind of education that is available. Nursing helps to nurture human by providing humane services for all. There are different levels of education in nursing; an associate’s degree, a baccalaureate degree, master’s degree and so on. So it is very important to understand the differences between all these degrees since each certified nursing program carries educational and professional requirements that are expected to be carried out....   [tags: Nursing ]

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Four Year and Master´s Degrees

- The pursuit of an education is an aim that every human being tries to complete. Many have already entered the workforce actively chipping away toward a degree class by class. The lucky ones have been able to complete a bachelor’s degree without working a part-time or a full-time job at the comfort of their parent’s homes. People complete their four year degrees only to find it difficult to obtain suitable employment that is relevant to their degree of choice. The more fortunate ones find a job and pursue a master’s degree to further their careers in form of promotion....   [tags: College, Bachelor, Employment]

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The Availability Of Online Degrees Dramatically Changed The Idea Of Higher Education

- ... You would have to take off of work a few hours a week to attend those classes. The only other option would be quitting your job and deciding to go to school full time. Not many people could afford that luxury, though. Online education has changed all of that and opened doors for many adults today. At most colleges now you are able to take the majority of your courses online. Some offer their programs completely online. Now you are able to work your regular hours and have the flexibility to “attend” classes at midnight if necessary....   [tags: Higher education, Academic degree, University]

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The Best and Worst College Degrees

- The Best and Worst College Degrees Abstract In today’s society everyone thinks they need to go to college, and over 80% of kids out of high school are. Out of all these kids going to Universities, the majority don’t even know what they want to be the rest of their lives once they get to college. Common sense would tell us that people would go into the field that paid them the most money, this is not always true. So what are the most popular fields to go into when getting out of high School. We did a little research and some comparative analysis, and this is what we came up with....   [tags: Education College Career Essays Papers]

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Absence, Loneliness, and Filling the Void in “Zero Degrees”

- The feelings of loss, or the void of a distant love are both attached to forms of grieving, and are symbolically tied to darkness, melancholy, and other negative things. The loss of a loved one, either to death, distance, or disagreement results in distress that often is expressed in many different ways. Solitude, longing, woe, and lament are the usual results of lovesickness, or grieving, and are forms of dealing with a loss of a relationship either physically, mentally, or both. When first reading “Zero Degrees” by Elizabeth Spires, my initial image was of the upcoming winter; cold, dark and long....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]

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Varying Degrees of Loyalty in Julius Caesar by Shakespeare

- Loyalty is a very complex emotion in which a person or animal feels devotion and faithfulness to something or someone. A dog has loyalty to others. Its owner may accidentally slam a door on it, and it will still be loyal to its owner. A cat has loyalty to itself. If its owner pets it wrong, the cat will attack. Dogs and cats show differentiating loyalty, and so do the characters in William Shakespeare’s play, Julius Caesar. Loyalty is a main theme in the play, with each character showing it differently....   [tags: Manipulation, Trustworthy]

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The Necessity of College Degrees in Today's Job Market

- You’re 50 years old, sitting at the bar with your best friend of over 30 years, talking about the good ole days, reminiscing about your first love and how you looked forward to that first day of work at the job you thought you would have for the rest of your life. Suddenly you find out that your best friend just lost his job of thirty five years to a “snot nose kid” who just graduated college with a bachelor degree in engineering. Not even a generation ago, most parents thought that college was a waste of time and money....   [tags: college education]

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Qualities And Qualities Of Our Lives With Differing Degrees Of Significance

- Qualities are what we imagine that is critical to our lives with differing degrees of significance. It differs for each person. Quality is a focal idea in the sociologies. A specific worth may be exceptionally critical to one individual yet irrelevant to the next individual. Qualities can be depicted from numerous points of view. Qualities are convictions, motivational build, surpass in particular exercises and conditions, advisers for select or assess exercises, procedures, open and processes and structure a requested arrangement of quality needs that portray them as people....   [tags: Jesus, Holy Spirit, Christianity, Family]

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Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising College Degrees

- Fashion major students are often told that those interested in the field of fashion, cannot build real careers without design and merchandising qualifications. The fashion industry is a creative world of its own with many opportunities available. Fashion design involves artistic construction of clothing; whereas, fashion merchandizing is focused on the business aspect of fashion products. Based on the construction, business, and styling of clothing, fashion design and fashion merchandising are two different fields of study....   [tags: students, careers]

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Overview: Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare

- In the play, Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare, a young black man named Paul convinces wealthy New York families that he is the son of a famous black actor named Sidney Poitier. He also tells them that he goes to Harvard with their children so they would fully accept him and provide the shelter he needs, instead of stereotyping him as a black American who would called a criminal or drug addict. Behind his false identity Paul is a con man who has learned the ways to con wealthy New York families....   [tags: trent conway, paul]

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Three Degrees Encompassed Me - Original Writing

- Three Degrees Encompassed Me About mid-morning one beautiful spring day, when I checked the mail, there amongst all the circular ads and a couple of household bills, curved to fit the standard sized mailbox was one of those big yellow legal sized envelopes. Okay, so I am thinking those legal sized envelopes have somewhat of a stigma with them, because many times the content is not good news; for example, a divorce petition or someone filing a lawsuit. Well, rest assured this was not the case for me, because the return address was from my older sister Grace and prior to the arrival, I had received her phone call, informing me what to expect....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Medicine, Family history]

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Career Opportunities For Recipients Of Degrees In Mathematics

- The Many Career Opportunities For Recipients Of Degrees In Mathematics I have chosen to do Possibility 7. It states that once a person decides to study mathematics they are limited to the possible fields of work that is available to them. According to this statement the only possible jobs are teaching jobs at the school, college, and university levels. It also talks about how this can be dull to some and how a person can't become a millionaire this way. I am in total opposition of this statement....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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College Education: Degrees Outweigh Debt

- The average college student acquires over $29,000 in educational debt. The debt of American college students has been steadily on the rise. Tuition has been increasing while the average American families’ income has been decreasing. Some students qualify for federal grants; however, the majority of money used to pay for college is debt that has been borrowed from private lenders. Students who qualify for federal grants must still depend on private lenders to fund their education. “Seven in ten seniors graduated with student loan debt, and a fifth of that debt was owed to private lenders, which often charge higher interest rates.” (CNNMoney) Most students enroll in college to better their liv...   [tags: tuition, educational debt, career]

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Officers with High School Diplomas vs. Officers with College Degrees.

- High school and college are tremendously vital for preparing people for the real world. High school prepares students for college or the workforce. College expands ones general knowledge and skills, such as the ability to express ones opinion orally and written. Post secondary education also increases the understanding of the community and society. CollegeBoard says that more and more employers want employees who have education beyond high school. College graduates have more jobs to choose from than people with high school diplomas....   [tags: Law Enforcement ]

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Getting My Degree in America

- I have had a dream since I was five-years old to come to America and get my degree. After finishing high school, I came to America with big hopes and high expectations. I was very excited and thought that everything in my life was going to change. Everything was a lot of fun at first. The new environment, the different language, the school, and the teachers made me feel wonderful. Slowly things got worse, the happy feelings started to turn into discomfort. The different educational system made me feel nervous....   [tags: immigration, college degrees, ]

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High School Diploma The Most Opportunities Live For People With Degrees

- high school diploma the most opportunities live for people with degrees in social work.(source A page 184) A minimum of a bachelor degree in social work, psychology,sociology or a similar field is required for employment as a social worker while many employers now need applicants to have a master degree. The council on social work education which accredits bachelor and master degree programs in social work, have improved 468 programs allowing the bachelor degree in social work and 196 programs granting the master programs in social work.(source A page 184) Also to become a social worker the person have to show compassion so the social work can work with people who are in stressful and diff...   [tags: Health care, Sociology, Nursing home, Social work]

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Exploring Inferential Statistics and Their Discontents

- What are degrees of freedom. The degrees of freedom (df) of an estimate is the number or function of sample size of information on which the estimate is based and are free to vary relating to the sample size (Jackson, 2012; Trochim & Donnelly, 2008). How are the calculated. The degrees of freedom for an estimate equals the number of values minus the number of factors expected en route to the approximation in question. Therefore, the degrees of freedom of an estimate of variance is equal to N - 1, where N is the number of observations (Jackson, 2012)....   [tags: degrees of freedom, sample, size]

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Can Graduates From Universities in Malaysia Compete With Foreign Graduates?

- The number of students graduating from universities in Malaysia is increasing every year. According to the Ministry of Higher Education (2011), 113 618 students from public universities and 44 586 students from private universities graduated in the year 2009. However, 115 015 students and 66 767 students from the public universities and private universities graduated in the year 2010 respectively. This shows an increase of 23 578 in the number of graduates from 2009 to 2010. It is a good thing to see the number of graduates increasing every year, but the question is do they possess the same qualities like those holding overseas degrees....   [tags: oversees degrees, foreign universities]

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Increased Trends in the Use of Mid Level Providers

- Increased Trends in the use of Mid Level Providers Introduction Over the last several years, the majority of graduating medical students (90%) has been focused on careers in specialized care. (Pickert, 2009) This is because they will make more money in comparison with doctors that are working in a primary care environment. As a result, a shortage has developed with many health care providers turning to Nurse Practitioners. These are nurses with some kind of advanced degree in Nursing. Their job is to diagnose / treat patients and prescribe medication....   [tags: healthcare professionals, nursing degrees]

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The Future Farmers of America

- As you walk to the other end of the stage and look out into the sea of blue and gold corduroy, you realize this it. This is the moment you’ve worked toward for the last four years. You’ve stayed long hours after school working on you record book, spent grueling hours memorizing speeches, experienced the joy of winning first place at a state CDE contest, and best of all you met so many amazing people and doors were opened to opportunities you never imagined. Finally, after all of your hard work, you’re receiving your State FFA Degree....   [tags: FFA, organization, education, degrees]

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Educational Preparation for Nurses

- ... One suggestion for a more clearly defined differentiation between nurses with an associates degree versus a bachelors degree is separate licensure. While this has been discussed for over twenty-five years, no state has acted on it as of yet. Another suggestion the the dilemma, would be to maintain the current expectations and licensure for nurses with an Associates Degree, while essentially creating a new, more professional role, for nurses with a Bachelors Degree. This seems to be the only logical way to set apart nursing as a true profession, as the current view of nursing is too broad to ever attempt to gain that recognition....   [tags: degrees, differentiation, roles]

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Why Bother Pursuing Higher Education?

- Why bother pursuing higher education. A typical student on average goes to school starting from kindergarten to high school. After, students decide whether to seek a higher education in college or start working. For most people, the key to education is to equip young adults with the ability to survive and to make a standard living in the future. In this essay, I will not only argue why it is unnecessary for young adults to pursue higher education, such as college and beyond, but also that obtaining a college degree is irrelevant....   [tags: university degrees]

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Cheaper College Tuition

- ... This very often causes a decrease in these students GPA and consequently increases the number of dropouts in the long run. Other times, it will take these students double the time to complete their degrees. Students are faced to deal with these problems when deciding whether continuing their education is the right choice. In today’s competitive climate, there is no time to waste. The US as a nation is being left behind by other governments that have focused on funding education. Students in other nations are taking advantage of the educational tools and services available to them in order to progress in life....   [tags: education, cost, college degrees]

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Six Degrees Of Enlightenment

- Pablo Picasso was born in Málaga, Spain on Oct. 25, 1881 and died in Mougins, France on Apr. 8, 1973. Picasso was a painter, sculptor, print-maker, ceramicist, and stage designer. Pablo Picasso and Georges Barque co-founded Cubism together. Picasso’s two famous paintings were Guernica and Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. He was even considered to be one of the greatest and influential artists of the 20th century.("Pablo Picasso." 2011. Biography.com. 30 May 2011, 06:10 http://www.biography.com/articles/Pablo-Picasso-9440021.) Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania on Feb....   [tags: Artists, Pablo Picasso]

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Degrees of Transcendence: Opposing Views by McKay and Hughes on the Consumption of Art

- Writing during the emergence of the “New Negro” movement, Claude McKay and Langston Hughes work to reconcile black life in white America. The trope used by the two poets within “The Harlem Dancer” and “The Weary Blues” is that of a performance and a single speaker’s recollection of it. While both depict an African-American performer presumably consumed by the isolation and oppression of their condition, the intensity of the performances prove to be vastly disparate. Hughes’ “The Weary Blues” features a much more transcendent performance than that of McKay’s “The Harlem Dancer” not only because of the relationship between the audience and the performer, but the degree of ubiquity in descripti...   [tags: New Negro Movement, Poetry]

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Should the U.S. Government Limit Tuition Increases at Colleges and Universities?

- Should the U.S. government limit tuition increases at colleges and universities. Marleen Clapp, a doctorate holder in higher education administration from Boston believes “In many aspects, a four-year college degree has essentially replaced the high school diploma as the necessary preparation for a career in the modern information economy. Higher-order skills, including critical- and creative-thinking abilities, are often required to compete globally” (Driscoll, Clapp). In this day in age, a high school diploma can only get an individual so far....   [tags: political science, college degrees]

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The NCAA Should Pay Student Athletes

- Did you know college athletes on average practice 43.3 hours a week while participating in a sport of their choice. College athletes have rigorous schedules not only do they have to practice at their best ability every day at practice, but have to make sure their grades are up to par. Juggling school and sports is not just tough it is very time consuming. With a very long and physically tough schedule these athletes do not have time to look for jobs much less have a job. Although they might not have a job they do make tons of money, but not one cent goes to these athletes....   [tags: college degrees, sports, practice]

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Adult Learning Theory in Online Education

- ... Andragogy is the art or science of teaching adults (Knowles, 2012). Malcolm Knowles introduced the term in the United States in the 1960s (Wang, 2011). Knowles notes that a major psychological difference between children and adults is the realization that as an adult, one is the director of their own life. Additionally, because of this change in self awareness, teaching adults as if they are dependent does not harbor any sense of respect for their ability to be self directed. There are four assumptions which are made about adult learning in Knowles theory....   [tags: communication technology, college degrees]

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Competencies Between Nurses Prepared At The Associate Degree Level Versus Baccalaureate Degrees Level

- 1. Discuss te differences in competencies between nurses prepared at the associate-degree level versus the baccalaureate-degree level 2. Quality patient care hinges on having a well educated workforce. Research has shown that lower mortality rates, fewer medication errors, and positive outcomes are all linked to nurses prepared at the baccalaureate and graduate degree levels. BSN nursing education incorporates the roles of assessing, critical thinking, communicating, providing knowledge and impacts decisions and interactions....   [tags: Nursing, Health care, Healthcare, Medicine]

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Police and Higher Education

- The article Police and Higher Education: Where are We Now by Roy Roberg and Scott Bonn discuss and review past articles and ideas about whether or not police officers should be required to have earned a college degree in order to qualify a position in law enforcement within the United States. The first person who believed in the idea that police officers should be required to hold a college degree in order to be qualified for a position was August Vollmer. August Vollmer was “the father of American police professionalism” (Walker & Katz, 2011)....   [tags: college degrees for law enforcement agents]

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Is College Degree A Degree?

- ... By volunteering for internships, students come out of college with professional skills, making them better suited for their career path of their choice. If the student puts in enough work, peers may often offer a full-time position to the student upon their completion of their degree and the internship. Although internships offer valuable experience, this is only one aspect of how college students may improve opportunities after college. Once a college student has graduated and earned their degree from college, the option of graduate school becomes available....   [tags: University, Academic degree, Doctorate]

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Benefits Of A Bachelor 's Degree

- ... If all jobs required a Bachelors Degree, there would be an excessive amount of people paying off an extremely high number of debts. Also, without these entry-level jobs, students would not learn the responsibilities while stepping into the adulthood. Furthermore, according to Jacques Stienberg, a New York Times staff reporter and a national education correspondent, says 80 percent of students will never get a bachelor’s degree or a two-year degree. If you were to need a bachelors degree to get a job that means 80 percent of people would not be able to get jobs and would be living on the streets....   [tags: Academic degree, Bachelor's degree]

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Why A Master 's Degree

- Why A Master’s Degree in Nursing Is Important Life in today’s modern era is subject to constant transformation whether it is a technological, informational or even a societal progress. The field of healthcare is by no means excluded from everyday advancements and the changes they bring. To keep pace with the constantly expanding aspects of providing quality healthcare, nursing professionals are by default required to constantly learn and adapt to the evolving world of medical technologies, education and research....   [tags: Academic degree, Bachelor's degree]

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Application For A Degree Of Engineering Field

- ... Then I realized that I am not too keen on English literature. Then with my mom’s advice (she was a teacher, and I wasn’t too keen on teaching) I took Bachelor of Education. Then I realized that I l do like teaching. After the teaching degree, taught there for one year, during that time got married to a physician and then moved to England in 1997 with my husband. He came to do his 2nd residency in Internal Medicine. In 1998 I applied for Masters in Computer Science and Information Technology at Staffordshire University....   [tags: Academic degree, Master's degree, Diploma]

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Benefits Of A College Degree

- ... In my own career, I have seen people with degrees get hired before people without degrees for positions that do not require a degree, and they received a higher pay. In Leonhardt 's article he supports my position on this by saying, ’Three decades ago, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree made 40 percent more than those with only a high-school diploma. Last year, the gap reached 83 percent’ so a degree pays off big time. What kept me from going back to school was I assumed it was too difficult and unaffordable as a working parent but going to college is not so much of a strain as I initially thought....   [tags: Academic degree, Bachelor's degree, High school]

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Is A College Degree Worth It?

- ... As my parents used to tell my sister and I growing up, “never stop going to school because you do not want to be working in a working environment that you do not enjoy.” People think that they can just walk into a business and say “I like your brand, I do not know anything about finance or business, but I like how you have an air conditioner inside so please hire me,” but that is not okay. Employers want skilled workers who have an idea of what is going on in their business. A good friend of mine works at a sewing company where she cuts white cloth and make sure it runs through the machine without getting tangled....   [tags: Academic degree, High school, Bachelor's degree]

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The Value Of A College Degree

- ... In 1937, just 15 percent of high school students went on to higher education, and most of them were from upper-income families” (Hanford, 2016). Things have changed now though. Without some sort of post-secondary education, many people fall out of the middle class into the poor class. Hanford also says, “Today, nearly 60 percent of all jobs in the U.S. economy require higher education. The wage gap between people who have bachelor 's degrees and people with only a high school diploma has nearly doubled since the early 1980s” (Hanford, 2016)....   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education]

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The Affordable Baccalaureate Degree Act

- ... They began developing a plan that would allow students to take Dual Enrollment classes in their high school years and would transfer to the universities that offer the degree plan. With the dual enrollment courses offered and students who enter the program they would be able to graduate by the time they turn 20 and would basically be free of student loan debt, or if any, would be hardly a fraction of the debt most students are in when they graduate college. So far right now for myself, I had graduated high school with a full year of college hours and only paid $20 for two of the classes....   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education, University]

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The Value Of A College Degree

- The Value of a College Degree: Why People Should Consider Going to College Life is filled with obstacles. As people progress through life, in order to overcome these obstacles one must gain knowledge on how to overcome them. Education is one the best ways to gain knowledge. Regardless of age, a college education is valuable to any student. Whether in high school or wanting to return to school, college should be taken into consideration. The reason people should consider college is because of the benefits it has to a person and to his or her life....   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education, University]

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Pursuing A College Degree And Success

- ... A certain suggestion to parents is to only access enough money to cover a school year and transfer it somewhere where the money will be safe and easy to access for the following year; such as, a money market fund or certificate of deposit just in case there happens to be a market troubles within the stock and bond markets (Kiplinger). Individuals without a doubt should attempt to invest for college because it 's the best investment one can do in life. There are several individuals that argue that a college education is not a good investment, and there are several dilemmas with that perspective considering the fact that having a well paying job is probably the best outcome a college degre...   [tags: Higher education, University, Academic degree]

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A Career in Finance: Master Degree and MBA

- Method The required methods to analyze the significance of completing a finance degree included researching the average earnings after the completion of the MBA degree in relation to not taking one. Analyzing the rankings and results of graduates proved the significance of the impact on average salaries and also how many MBA degree owners obtained better sought out employment opportunities. The main website I used to undertake my research study was Forbes. Forbes contains some of the wealthiest CEO’s and presidents and analyses their educational background....   [tags: experience, knowledge, degree]

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Pursuing A Bachelor 's Degree Has Become An Increasingly Popular Choice Among Students Today

- ... Students can be tentative to spend more money on tuition, housing, and books without seeing a return on their investment of time and money. Upon completion of a bachelor 's degree, students averaged over $33,000 of student loan debt in 2014, and that number is continuing to rise. Going to graduate school means not only spending more on tuition (grad students averaged over $57,000 in a combination of undergrad and graduate school debts), but also missing out on years of salary in industry. It is not difficult to see why less than 8% of Americans aged 25-29 have a master’s degree and less than 2% have a professional or doctoral degree....   [tags: Academic degree, Bachelor's degree]

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The three degres of Subject Matter

- The three degres of Subject Matter There are "Three Degrees of Subject Matter," known as representational, abstract, and nonrepresentational. Every piece of art can be classified into one of these. It might be a good idea when referring to a particular painting to state it's Degree of Subject Matter (Johnson). Representational or Naturalistic images in art look much like real images in the world (Gilbert 28). It is similar to a photograph (Johnson). Some artists use images refered to as illusionistic, meaning the images are so natural they trick you into believing they are real....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Respiratory Therapist Opinions on Obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree

- Staffing survey Out of the two 248 that were surveyed from staffing, 111 did not respond. Four percent of respondents were in the age range 18-24, 30% 25-34, 24% 35-44, 24% 35-44, 22% 45-54, 20% 55+. Sixty percent of those polled were female, and 40% were male. Eighty-four percent of those polled had an Associate's Degree as their highest level obtained in Respiratory Care, 2% were trained on the job, and 14% had Bachelor's degrees in Respiratory Care. When asked about the highest degree in any field, 3% answered they were on the job trained; 66% had an Associate's Degree, 29% have a Bachelor's Degree, and 2% of those polled have obtained a Master's Degree....   [tags: Future Respiratory Therapy, Education, Degree]

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Companies Requiring a Degree Just to Get your Resume Read

- There is a problem these days with companies requiring a degree just to get your resume read says Fischer (2013). People with bachelor’s degrees applying for employment have been found by the employers not to be very qualified. Two thirds of the colleges providing applicants for employment showed they were going to provide fair to poor employees. When the interviews were held the interviewers gave the applicants low marks which was an indication of becoming a potentially poor employee. They were also regarded as “lacking basic workplace proficiencies, like adaptability, communication skills and the ability to solve complex problems“(Fischer, 2013)....   [tags: resume, degree, hiring]

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First Generation Students : A Competitive Candidate Without College Degree

- ... They have not been exposed to the necessary preparation needed to succeed on college admissions tests and furthermore don’t meet the performance requirements that universities and institutions require. Analyzing the prefaces that surround the environment of first generation college students aids in understanding current problems faced in college as well as assist in proposing solutions for this subset of students. Since the 1970’s, many Universities have strived to make the college experience more accessible and impartial to students already attending and those applying (Astin & Oseguera, 2004)....   [tags: Academic degree, University, Higher education]

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Nature is as Man Decrees

- Nature is as Man Decrees I found this assignment far more difficult than I thought it would be at first glance. While thinking about it on the way home from class, I discarded one idea after another because technology had touched nearly everything I would think of. As Dennis Baron, author of From Pencils to Pixels wrote, once we are used to certain technologies “we come to think of them as natural rather than techEven thinking about going to a national park, the truth is that just by setting it aside as a "natural" state...makes it in essence, not natural because were it not for the decrees of humanity, it would be over run with fast food stores and gas stations....   [tags: Writing Technology Invention Essays]

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Immoral or Unconstitutional Government Decrees

- Immoral or Unconstitutional Government Decrees Imagine this scenario and let's do a thought experiment. I'm ordered by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to perform, without compensation, cleaning services at a local senior citizen retirement home. I've not been found guilty in a court of law of a crime for which I'm being punished. I've simply been ordered by DHHS to work at the senior citizen home in the name of promoting the public welfare. Failure to comply means going to jail....   [tags: Politics Political Essays]

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A Degree in Healthcare

- There are three different degrees in nursing that all lead to the same result. The degrees of either a diploma program, an associate degree in nursing (ADN), and a baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) will all lead one to a license to practice as a registered nurse. Which degree to chose. That is the debate that has been going on for some time in nursing. One could look at the distinctions of two other groups in the health field. The first group of health workers to look at is the emergency medical technician and paramedic....   [tags: paramedic, nurses, physicians]

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Key Requirements For A Business Degree

- ... The enormity ladies and gentlemen was noted by the Vice President of IT as "Can I see that. (momentarily pause for reading) Well this is nearly an act of god. How did you get this?" An extremely helpful piece of paper every time an error occurred during said implementation. I also met one of the nicest people in my life because of this ability. I was able to give Avaya 26 fully documented bugs. The documentation included written procedures for consistently reproducing bugs, kernel logs during the errors, a hierarchical structured ranking of the bugs, all existing product manual entries referencing components of the bugs, simple written impact of each bug, some call flow diagrams showing...   [tags: Academic degree, Bachelor's degree]

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The Value of a College Degree

- For many families, the idea that higher education for themselves or their children will automatically improve their social or economic status is a common one. In many situations this can be the case, however it is not universal. Additionally, many factors come into play when analyzing how intergenerational mobility does or does not occur. Some of these factors include existing social class, field of study, undergraduate vs. advanced degrees, race or gender, selection of institution, and parental resources....   [tags: Intergenerational Mobility, Economy]

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Associate Degree Nursing as Compared to Baccalaureate Degree Nursing

- Since the inception of the Associate Degree in Nursing there has been research and discussion as to whether this degree should continue. This is due to the adversity in the level of competency between the two. Current popular thought is that the entry-level into nursing should be the Bachelor of Science in nursing bringing the increase in the complexity of the medical arena and its every changing makeup to the professional level of the Baccalaureate Degree. It has been shown that a nurse’s level of education can become a major factor to the safety and quality of care of their patients because of this there has been an increase in studies over the years that directly examine patient outcomes...   [tags: Nursing Profession, Nursing Career]

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Why I Want For A Graduate Degree

- ... I did not take my education seriously. Working long hours, socializing, and skipping class caused me to fail certain subjects and graduate with a low GPA. My GPA does not reflect the type of person that I am, therefore; I deserve a second chance and the time is now. 2016 is my time to work on achieving my goals. I am ready to apply myself and study very hard to obtain excellent grades. Through hard work and determination, I know that I will succeed. I started working at the age of 16. My first job was at Holliday’s Fashions in 1993 where I was a Key/Assistant Manager....   [tags: Bachelor's degree, Academic degree]

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Online Degree Programs versus Residential Degree Programs

- ... Working in person on a group project is hard. It is not as easy to hide feelings or ignore the feelings of others when they are right there in front of you, so lessons must be learned on how to effectively work together. Group projects at a residential college also force students to manage their time. They must make the time to get together with their group at a time that is convenient for all. Overall, when students are able to accomplish all the obstacles that present themselves in residency group projects, they feel a greater sense of accomplishment about it and may also take a few friendships out of the experience....   [tags: benefits, flexibility, diversity]

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Is Pursuing A Bachelor 's Degree?

- ... By the time I get my degree my two young boys, aged 2 and 3 years, will be old enough to see Daddy doing his homework. In fact, they will most likely be working on their own at the same time. It’s my hope that this impacts them and leads them into becoming lifelong learners. From an employment perspective, there are a few reasons why I am pursuing a BFA degree. I currently hold an Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree while teaching Graphic Design at a technical college. I was able to get the position with ample industry experience and started on a one-year, non-renewing contract....   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education, Master's degree]

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Top Degree At A Time

- Kelli Kindig 02-16-15 Extra Credit Paper Six-degree Video One Degree At a Time A six-degree change of the entire world does not sound too bad. If anything some warmer weather would seem nice. Although, the documentary Six Degrees Could Change the World allows us to see the drastic changes and impacts on the world, one degree at a time. In the first degree of change, one can already start to see the effects heat would have upon the Earth. A return of the dust bowl could happen but with greater vengeance....   [tags: Ocean, Oceanography, Global warming, Sea level]

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Is a College Degree Really Worth It?

- In present day, it is expected that after high school students continue their education to college. Therefore, it is no surprise to say that most students follow the pedigree, making a bachelor’s degree dilute to the value of a high school diploma. Yes, it is great that you obtained a bachelor’s degree, but it doesn’t differentiate you from the other hundred people who apply for the job position. Now, advanced degrees like masters and doctorates are what count. Not only does it [bachelor’s degree] not give you a better chance at an entry-level job, but also, the majority of college graduates are swimming in a pool of debt....   [tags: Financial Aid, Self Discovery]

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Applying for a Computer Science Degree

- Every day brings a new challenge for Computer Science. The subject is extremely diverse and success depends on the creativity and the commitment of the individual. I gain satisfaction from solving logical problems and working with computer systems. Ever since my IT technician at Secondary School introduced me to programming in Powershell. I always want to know just how computers worked and how much they could evolve over time. This interest has only grown more intense with each new discovery that I make....   [tags: study, systems, degree, career]

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Obtaining a Degree in Information Management

- ... MSIM program at iSchool will help me build competencies in these areas and extend my professional experience in meaningful ways. Being able to use innovative ideas honed by technical and business knowledge to build Information Structures of organizations is something that appeals to me and ‘Information Architecture & Organization’ specialization helps me do just that. The program is inter-disciplinary and is perfectly aligned with my interests. Courses like ‘Information Systems and Modeling Using XML’, ‘Enterprise Systems Analysis and Design’ and ‘Information Retrieval Systems’ will inculcate necessary technical and information concepts in me to achieve my career goals....   [tags: degree, program, leadership, team]

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Is a College Degree Worth the Costs?

- Many people believe that a college education is a worthy investment. The ability to become a college graduate will result in making more money. There are more jobs in today’s society that require college degrees. College graduates develop more and better employment opportunities within earning a degree. Self-discipline is a major element in becoming a successful graduate. Also, college graduates are healthier and live longer. Adults-young and old, male and female-who have a bachelor’s degree or higher have twice the annual median income than someone with only a high school degree ("Do college graduates," 2014)....   [tags: Pro-Con Essay]

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A University Degree is a Good Investment

- As a recent high school graduate, I spent the last year of high school deciding what I want to do with my life. It was time to seriously answer the question “what do you want to be when you grow up?” As a child this question seems so broad and open. There are a million things to choose from. One day I could’ve been a teacher, and the next day a veterinarian. But one thing you don’t hear most kids say they dream about being is a college graduate. However, when the time comes to plan your life, suddenly the options diminish and you’re really left with only two; college, or a job....   [tags: Higher Education, Student Loans]

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The Benefits of an Online Degree

- According to San Diego University's College of Business Administration, college students drop out for a multitude of reasons. Among these are homesickness, personal family issues, and demands from part-time or full-time employment. Unfortunately the job market these days can be a harsh reality for those lacking some sort of degree. If some of these issues can be eliminated, so many more people will be able to find prosperity despite their situation. One way to prevent these all too common problems from becoming potholes or even stop signs on one's road to success is to enroll in online classes....   [tags: time, cost, convenience]

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Which Degree is Better for Success

- Associate Degree vs Bachelorette Degree In the beginning nursing was regarded as women’s work and no formal training was required. In the 1800’s, Florence Nightingale began the first educational program for nurses. With time came new diseases, illness, and an ever growing need for better nursing. These changes provoked changes in nursing education and the way they were to be educated. We are at a cross roads again. Medicine is ever changing and we are again faced with the need for better education to care for the population....   [tags: nursing, associates, bachelors]

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The Value Of A College Degree

- ... Faculty members are no longer required to be on campus and can teach from anywhere in the world using videoconferencing and similar means of communication. Similarly, students can take online classes off campus, from any location in the world. The inefficiencies of the current higher education system, the changing nature of demand and major advances in digital technology have led to a search for a new system in higher education, one that is simpler, more convenient and more affordable. Amidst a number of recent trends especially massive open online courses (MOOCs), Professor Clayton Christensen identifies one innovation as having the highest potential to disrupt higher education: online...   [tags: Higher education, Education, University]

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Becoming A Degree And A Job

- ... That was the time where I used to stay up all day and night focusing on my school and trying to get my grades up. Eventually when I was in my senior year, I felt more confident because I knew what I had to do to achieve my goals, and I also got used to with the culture, and the way schools work in America. In most of my classes, I was getting an A, and I also got some awards for my classes like, English, government, management, and others. I also got an award for being an honors student for 2014 academic year at Maine East High School....   [tags: High school, College, Associate's degree]

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Should College Degree Be Paid?

- According to Robin Wilson ' 'the problem among students who go heavily in debt is that they are determined to attend their college dream, no matter what the cost. I 'm a Student that has a Large amount of student debt and according to statistics college is definitely worth it even though students go to an edge to pay for an costly college degree its absolutely worth it. A college degree, regardless the major is essential to advance the earning potential in any student’s life. Students with college degrees have a great advantage over student only have a high school diploma....   [tags: Higher education, High school, Education, Debt]

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A Bachelors Degree Should Be Standard for Nurses

- One of the biggest obstacles of nursing is transitioning from the publics view of them being a vocation rather than a profession. The leading factor in this perception is the inability to define what a nurse is and what their job entails. The nursing community could put an end to not being perceived as a profession by putting into practice a set of standards. The biggest standard is implementing a baccalaureate degree as the entry level of practice. With the ability to define the starting position, you move away from a scattered perception of who a nurse is and begin to pinpoint exact qualities a nurse has to do their job....   [tags: education, profession, requirements]

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Case Study : Business Analytics Degree

- ... So in the short-term I would be able to pull more value from these interactions and be of more value in my current role. I plan on continuing a career in banking but my longer-term goal would be to transition into a Credit Portfolio Consultant or Analytics Consultant role within my organization. Based on the my current work experience and the curriculum of the MS in Management/Business Analytics program I would to be able to make that transition shortly after graduation. Prior to applying for the MS in Management/Business Analytics program, I inquired from internal hiring managers and recruiter on the potential impact of MS in Management/Business Analytics on my career options....   [tags: Management, Bachelor's degree, Risk]

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Personal Statement : College And Complete My Undergraduate Degree

- The decision to go back to school and complete my undergraduate degree was one that I did not arrive at on a whim. This decision was guided by many factors in my personal and professional life, as well reevaluating my personal growth and goals. While reevaluating these, it was important to address exactly what it was that prevented me from succeeding in the first place. Ultimately, I arrived to the conclusion that I lacked a plan, purpose, and direction. Placing no blame on anyone involved, it was developed that I lacked communication skills....   [tags: Bachelor's degree, Academic degree, Happiness]

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A Bachelor's Degree as a Requirement of Medical Practice

- ... In addition, ADN nurses do not experience the same situations and in field training as other higher educated nurses receive. As McEwen, Pullis, White and Krawtz point out, ADN and diploma educations have gaps in their education that include courses or clinical experiences that focus in leadership, management, or areas like research or health assessment. (McEwen, Pullis, White & Krawtz, 2013) This highlights a very large hole in the development of the ADN curriculum. How can a nurse provide good care if they do not know what is wrong with the patient....   [tags: education, health, nursing]

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Degree Time

- It was a typical early Florida morning; the sun was just starting to break the eastern horizon as I hit the half-way mark on my usual, two-hour, Monday commute to Orlando. Then it hit me. What if my current, lucrative job position as a Business Analyst for the high-end real estate company, Ginn, suddenly dissolves. With no formal training, education or technical certifications my only option is to find a position serving food to other individuals possessing the formal training, degrees and certifications I lack....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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