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  • Posted at 10:59 am

    What do Online Students really want

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    Josepf Haslam
    What do online students really want from their degree? The third annual "Online College Students" survey can answer this question. The 2014 study is a joint project of The Learning House, Inc. and Aslanian Market Research. Perhaps surprisingly, with many online college choices available, convenience is now a given. Online College students have a wide variety of other reasons to take online courses. Look over our Infographic and download the study to see. Here are some key findings of the study. Online college student preferences and demands from Aslanian Market Research Online students are studying further away from home Three-year trends show students are increasingly willing to attend an institution farther from home. (In 2012, 80% reported attending an institution within 100 miles of where they lived. This declined to 69% in 2013 and 54% in 2014.) College costs are important but not a deciding factor Although cost remained a top selection factor and the most-often-asked question of
  • Posted at 05:19 pm

    Florida - Careers

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    adam gallagher
    Careers in Florida */ florida careersToday’s tough economic climate can discourage those planning to change careers or go back to school. The good news is that Florida has many fast-growing industry sectors. Over 20% of Florida residents work in educational services, health care, and social assistance, while 12% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative and waste management services. Finally, over 11% are employed in arts, entertainment, recreation, and hospitality, due to Florida’s thriving tourism industry!I   What Are Some Potentially High-Paying Careers in Florida?   Internists, General Internists are doctors who provide healthcare for mostly adults. They offer non-surgical treatment options for diseases and diagnose patients. Annual Median Wage: $187,199+Ii B.A. in Alternative Medicine   Physicians and Surgeons Physicians and Surgeons are medical practitioners who treat illness and injury by prescribing medication, performing diagnostic tests, performing surgery and providing other medical services. They are trained and authorized by law to practice medicine. Annual Median Wage
  • Posted at 05:15 pm

    Florida - Facts About Florida

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    adam gallagher
    Florida the sunshine stateflorida gatorsFlorida beachesFlorida demographic information   6 Fun Facts About The Sunshine State 1. In 1987, Florida named the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) the official state reptile. This alligator calls Florida’s extensive wetlands home. 2. Did you know that Orlando, Florida is the most popular vacation spot in the United States? The city attracts more annual visitors than any other amusement park destination in the nation. 3. Notable authors such as such
  • Posted at 05:06 pm

    Criminal Justice Homeland Security

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    adam gallagher
    US Department of Homeland Security The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was founded in 2002 by combining 22 federal departments in the name of protecting the land borders, sea ports, and air space of the United States and its citizens. The 240,000 citizens that the Department of Homeland Security employs worldwide all work toward the goal of securing the United States and preserve national freedoms. Other government agencies, such as the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, are affiliated with the DHS and have aspects of their jobs that also relate to the defense of the country.[i] [ii] What makes up the department of homeland securityIf you earn an online degree in criminal justice, you could potentially turn it into a career in one of the components of the Department of Homeland Security. Listed below, each component has a specific purpose and a wide variety of jobs associated with it. For most, if not all, homeland security positions, you need to be a legal U.S. citizen
  • Posted at 05:02 pm

    Criminal Justice Careers and Internships

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    adam gallagher
    Careers & Internships in Criminal Justice Government Employment in the Criminal Justice SystemMaintaining security, upholding the law, and investigating criminal acts require specialized expertise. Earning an online criminal justice degree may help you land a job in one of these areas of the criminal justice field. Because there are many branches of the justice and law enforcement sectors, the salary and growth projection in this list of criminal justice jobs broadly range from a prisoner-guarding corrections officer to a bar-passing lawyer. Police Officers and Detectives[i] You probably have a certain level of familiarity with the role police officers play in society they’re responsible for protecting the public and enforcing the law. Detectives investigate crimes with the help of others in the criminal justice field. While some police departments may require recruits to have an associate’s degree as a minimum educational requirement, the ability to become a police officer or detective is contingent on many regulations that are best
  • Posted at 04:53 pm

    Video Game Design Scholarships

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    adam gallagher
    Video Game Design Scholarship Opportunities If you’re looking for ways to help fund your video game design education, it may be time to investigate the various scholarships for video game design that are out there.  We understand that it can be tough to sift through the different financial assistance opportunities to find the ones that are right for you. That’s why we’re here to help. The good news is that you could potentially be eligible for undergraduate or graduate scholarships that are set up specifically for students who are studying video game design. The eligibility requirements for video game design scholarships may vary depending on the organization or institution that is offering them. For example, some scholarships may be based on many factors like financial need or minority status – while others may focus on academic achievement or entrance projects. Let’s take a look at a select group of scholarships for game design to help get you started.   Entertainment software association foundation scholarships, ESA video game arts ScholarshipsESA Foundation Scholarships: This program was set up to help

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