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Get the Most From Your Education With These 10 Smart Strategies

Do you have a university degree? When you attended college, you invested in an education that can benefit you the rest of your life. Getting the most out of your college experience can make a big difference in your future. You can ignore that you ever went to college or turn that experience into something valuable. It’s your choice. Take advantage of these ideas to make the most of your education: Work in the field in which... ❯❯❯

5 College Degrees with Above Average Salaries  

Attaining a college education increases your chances of earning a healthy compensation for your time. The truth is, you do not have to be a doctor or a lawyer to earn a healthy living. As expected in this age of technology, the computer "geeks" seem to be taking home the biggest paychecks. Consider pursuing a degree in one of these fields: 1. Petroleum engineering. Engineering is well known for being a high paying industry, and the... ❯❯❯

Finding Success After College

Graduating students would like to find the key to success, as they enter the world of work. Since most have a limited amount of work experience and do not really know what is expected of them, they would like to find a proven path they can follow. Here it is: 1. Job Offers - Seek job offers in your areas of strength. Employers want you to contribute to the success of the company. You stand a greater chance of doing that when you... ❯❯❯

Did My School Prepare Me for My Society?

Whenever I hear a student or any graduate asking this question, I always think that the right question they should or ought to ask themselves in place of this is 'Did I allow my school to prepare me for society?' School is described as an organized environment for the purpose of adding values to the lives of members of a society through teaching and learning. What society does through schools is educating, that is, making known to... ❯❯❯

Ineffective Colleges & Universities: Go Green and Gold

The following combines information from government and standardized testing company resources, years of experience with college fairs/marketing, working with, through, against and in spite of school administrations, direct consumer-query challenges to college admissions teams, and that acquired via numerous other strategies employed to understand the business of college education. The school colors are green and gold. The pom-poms... ❯❯❯

How Do You Help a Student Who Feels Hopeless?

The start of a new class always carries with it a sense of hope for students and their instructor. This is a time when students are the most likely to listen, read the assigned materials, and make an attempt to complete the required learning activities. From an instructor's perspective, there is an expectation that students are ready to learn and want to learn the course topics. For the most part, students will begin the class by... ❯❯❯

What Is the Real Value of a Doctorate Degree?

Completing a doctorate degree is a significant accomplishment. This achievement represents the culmination of hard work, extensive critical thinking and research about the chosen field of interest, and the result is a contribution made in the form of new ideas, thoughts, plans, methodologies, and/or actionable recommendations. Consider in contrast, the number of individuals who complete their coursework but not the dissertation... ❯❯❯

What You Should Know When Pursuing A University Degree

Are you through with your high school education and looking to pursue a university degree? Here are a few things you should know: Benefits of having a university degree There are plenty of benefits that come with having a university degree. Some of these advantages include: More money: This is a no-brainer. According to the state higher education executive officer's association, those with bachelor degrees earn almost twice than... ❯❯❯

Do Your Students Look Up to You?

When you are actively involved in the classroom and working with your adult students, classroom management and what you need to teach are the order of the day. As the class progresses, you may consider the perspective of your students; along with what motivates them, how they persist when faced with challenges, and what it is like for them to interact with the classroom environment. But have you ever considered how your students view... ❯❯❯

Living Well with Michelle: Eating herbs and spices
Living Well with Michelle: Eating herbs and spices  CBS42.comIn this week's Living Well with Michelle, it's all about herbs and spices. Michelle met with Samford University dietetic director & associate professor Mim Gaines to ...
University of Maine at Samford University — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine
University of Maine at Samford University — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily NewsBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – In game three against Samford, the University of Maine baseball team could not comeback from a four-run ...
Six candidates apply for Mathews interim appointment
Six candidates apply for Mathews interim appointment  Gloucester Mathews Gazette JournalMathews County has released the names of six people who have applied for the seat on the Mathews County Board of Supervisors that was vacated on Feb.
50 events happening this weekend in Birmingham, including 12 St. Patrick's Day celebrations
50 events happening this weekend in Birmingham, including 12 St. Patrick's Day celebrations  Bham NowTheater, live music and a whole lot of St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Here's what's happening this weekend in Birmingham, March 15-17.
Legal roundup: Samford University to host ethics reform panel, Bradley names new Tampa office managing partner and more
Legal roundup: Samford University to host ethics reform panel, Bradley names new Tampa office managing partner and more  Birmingham Business JournalEditor's Note: Legal Roundup is the BBJ's weekly look at news and notes from the local legal ...
'Student-powered' app provides personalized calendar based off syllabi
'Student-powered' app provides personalized calendar based off syllabi  The State NewsSkoller is an application that organizes student's schedules based off class syllabi. At the beginning of the school year, it was made available to all ...
College Admissions Scandal Shows Racism In NCAA Sports
College Admissions Scandal Shows Racism In NCAA Sports  TIMEThe college admissions scandal is further evidence of white students benefitting from the unpaid labor of black athletes, experts say.
College coaches took bribes to pass kids off as star athletes, FBI says. The NCAA is investigating.
College coaches took bribes to pass kids off as star athletes, FBI says. The NCAA is investigating.  The Washington PostOn the surface, it appeared to be typical correspondence about a potential star athlete. But the student's athletic ...
Legion FC partners with Samford's Center for Sports Analytics
Legion FC partners with Samford's Center for Sports Analytics  Birmingham Business JournalBirmingham Legion FC has teamed with Samford University's Center for Sports Analytics just ahead of its official debut in the United Soccer League on ...
Samford study may unlock secrets to improving your workout
Samford study may unlock secrets to improving your workout  WBRCBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A group of college-age males can bench press better if they're listening to Drake than they could if they heard a Dierks Bentley ...