Blog: August 2012

Tips Online MBA Students Can Use to Find Mentors in the Digital World

At the “ONLINE EDU” page from U.S. News & World Report, writer Menachem Wecker, through various sources, discusses the challenges facing online MBA students seeking mentors they may never meet face-to-face.

Georgetown Study: Far Fewer College Educated People Faced Job Losses in Recession

Thanks to a recent article in The Daily Caller, attention is being given to a study and report from Georgetown University showing the link between recessionary job losses and the level of education attained by employees. While most people have long understood, even if only intuitively, that higher education is a pathway to better jobs and higher wages, the Georgetown study, as reported by The Daily Caller, makes a rather shocking additional finding: almost four out of every five jobs eliminated by the recession were held by people with a high school diploma or less!

New Survey: Business Studies Most Popular Among Online Learners

U.S. News & World Report recently featured the results of a survey by The Learning House, Inc., and Aslanian Market Research. Conducted to determine the most popular online programs, the survey and analysis involved responses from 1,500 current and prospective online students nationwide. It found that business studies holds the lead among online learners. But don’t let this finding sway you if, in particular, your interest is in healthcare or social sciences or other areas. As reported by U.S. News:

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