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    Associate and Bachelor Degrees in Business Administration

    Associate and Bachelor Degrees in Business Administration
    Do you wind up the leader of almost every group project you get involved in? Do other people frequently ask you for financial advice? Do you watch _"The Apprentice"_ and similar TV shows and say to yourself, "I could do better than all these people"? You might never get to be the president of a multi-billion-dollar company, but businesses all over ...
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    Bachelor of Arts, Marketing

    Bachelor of Arts, Marketing
    Do you have a creative knack? So you like to come up with exciting, cutting-edge ways to catch people's attention? Have you ever been curious about why people make the purchasing decisions they do? Then marketing is right up your alley! With today's competitive job market, it is important to be an expert in any specialty field you enter. By earning ...
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    How To Turn Internships into Full-Time Jobs

    How To Turn Internships into Full-Time Jobs
    If you want to land an entry-level job at a specific company after graduation, the best way to do it is to first prove yourself at that company through an internship or co-op. But you can't expect to turn an internship into a full-time job just by showing up for your assignment with a pulse and a clock to watch the ...
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    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...

    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...
    If you’ve decided to head back to the classroom for an advanced degree, get ready to face some competition. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of masters degrees granted is expected to increase by 35 percent. To stand out from the pack, get organized to make your graduate application shine. Graduate school applications generally require: * Transcript * GRE or other ...
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    FAQs on Scholarships and Finanical Aid

    FAQs on Scholarships and Finanical Aid
    I probably don't qualify for financial aid. Should I apply for aid anyway? Response from: FinAid.org Yes. Many families mistakenly think they don't qualify for aid and prevent themselves from receiving financial aid by failing to apply for it. In addition, there are a few sources of aid such as unsubsidized Stafford and PLUS loans that are available regardless of need. ...
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    Do College Rankings Really Matter?

    Do College Rankings Really Matter?
    Some rankings rate doctoral programs. Others focus more on careers. Some take a look at do-good colleges. Others focus more on faculty. Some shine a spotlight on academic programs ... and so on. What’s a curious, yet overwhelmed student to do? Are some ratings better than others? Do they even really matter in the end? “Many students find college ratings helpful ...
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    Three Easy Steps to Finding a Scholarship…PLUS Five Great Scholarships to Get You Started

    Three Easy Steps to Finding a Scholarship…PLUS Five Great Scholarships to Get You Started
    Step 1. Find Schools You Want to Attend Most colleges and universities offer fantastic scholarships. So the BEST way to search for scholarships is to narrow the list to include only those schools you’d most like to attend, then research their awards and financial aid options. Many scholarships from corporations and nonprofits also require detailed information about your academic plans, ...
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    Education Paths for Legal Secretaries

    Education Paths for Legal Secretaries
    Congratulations! You’ve decided to enter an exciting and rewarding field. To get the most out of yourself and your job, employers and experts suggest you pursue an applicable education. First, without question, you should earn your high school diploma or equivalent. This will ensure you know the basic grammar, reading, and typing skills to qualify for a legal secretary position. Furthermore, ...
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    Education Paths for Administrative Assistants

    Education Paths for Administrative Assistants
    Congratulations! You’ve decided to enter an exciting and rewarding field. To get the most out of yourself and your job, employers and experts suggest you pursue an applicable education. First, without question, you should earn your high school diploma or equivalent. This will ensure you know the basic grammar, reading, and typing skills to qualify for an administrative assistant position. Furthermore, ...
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    Admin Career Journeys

    Admin Career Journeys
    The national median salary for today’s Administrative Assistant is $30,004. By furthering and expanding your education, you could move up more quickly and readily to one of these higher paying positions… +Administrative Professionals:+ Administrative Associate - $30, 551 Administrative/Office Manager -$34, 553 Administrative Coordinator - $34, 624 Executive Secretary - $35, 029 Office Administrator -$35, 388 Sr. Administrative Assistant - $39, ...
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    Education Paths For A Medical Secretary

    Education Paths For A Medical Secretary
    Congratulations! You’ve decided to enter an exciting and rewarding field. To get the most out of yourself and your job, employers and experts suggest you pursue an applicable education. First, without question, you should earn your high school diploma or equivalent. This will ensure you know the basic grammar, reading, and typing skills to qualify for a medical secretary position. Furthermore, ...
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    Keep Your Admin Skills in Shape

    Keep Your Admin Skills in Shape
    Successful administrative professionals don't stay on top by accident; they work at it by constantly improving their skills. "You must take classes and continue training, because software programs and other things are constantly changing," says Cynthia Lively, past president of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). Lively, who has 36 years of admin experience, is also the administrative assistant to ...
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    Proof in Numbers: More Education Means More Salary

    Proof in Numbers: More Education Means More Salary
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics collected data from professions across the board and determined that furthering your education will in turn provide more opportunity for a higher salary. Consider this fact when you are debating the level of education you wish to pursue. Analyzing the numbers below, someone with only a high school degree will earn far less than someone with ...
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    Are Software Certifications Worth It for Admins?

    Are Software Certifications Worth It for Admins?
    This article first appeared on MonsterGwen Dickerson, CPS, decided to strengthen her resume by earning Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. "I wouldn't say the vast majority of employers are requiring or asking for MOS certification, but it is a way to validate that you have a good working knowledge of office software used by approximately 95 ...
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