College Degrees

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  • The Best and Worst College Degrees

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    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

  • The Necessity of College Degrees in Today's Job Market

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    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. People thought that the best way to get ahead in life was to leave school, get a job somewhere and start a family. Unfortunately, for people in the workplace today, this is no longer the case. More colleges and universities have become readily available for people who want to get an

  • College Education: Degrees Outweigh Debt

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    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

  • Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising College Degrees

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    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. Fashion design and fashion merchandising college degrees are available on associates, bachelors, and masters levels. With a fashion design degree, different levels of clothing construction and fabric knowledge are offered; whereas; fashion merchandising provides courses in both buying and styling of

  • Factors Influencing Community Colleges to Offer Baccalaureate Degrees

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    Factors Influencing Community Colleges to Offer Baccalaureate Degrees Introduction Community colleges serve many functions in the American higher education system. They serve local populations, offer foundational coursework, and serve as the home of many occupational training programs (Dougherty & Townsend, 2006). Recently, a new function has emerged: the granting of baccalaureate degrees, also known as the community college bachelor’s degree (CCB). This type of degree was established in 2001

  • College Degrees: What do they really mean?

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    A college degree in today’s world is like gold. It is one of the only ways one can get a decent job and is seen as a necessity in most countries, not just the United States . But , there are some jobs that one can still get without one. Jobs like waitressing, railroad workers, and most factory jobs can still be obtained without one in most cases. But, most people see these people as mindless, uneducated fools. Mike Rose shows how he thinks far differently on the subject in his article, “Blue-Collar

  • Factors Influencing Community Colleges to Offer Baccalaureate Degrees

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    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). The author provides seven thematic areas pertinent

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

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    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

  • Analysis Of David Hosansky's Community College

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    in his article “Community Colleges.” De Los Santos of the League for Innovation in the Community College says, “community colleges are filling a gap that is not being met” (qtd. in Hosansky 393). The initiative of allowing some community colleges to offer four-year degrees is a just another way collaborating together to improve education. Transfer credits are an example of one way they work together. Community college education is often devalued, offering four-year degrees will expand economic and

  • Compare And Contrast The System Of Education Between Us And United States

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    available, and the degrees that the schools offer. First of all, the number of years a student needs to accomplish to finish their studies. United States’ years of study consist of 6 years of primary education which is also called the elementary school, and 6 years of secondary education that is divided into 2, the middle school and the high school. Both primary and secondary education have the total of 12 years, and the years of the higher education which is the college degree varies. Students