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Choosing To Invest In Education


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Choosing To Invest In Education

After I graduated from high school, I decided to skip the whole college thing and start working. I did alright as a receptionist, but I really wanted something more challenging and dynamic. I decided to think about investing in my education by enrolling at a local trade school, and it was really amazing to see my journey unfold. I was able to choose a career path that really worked with my personality, and it was incredible to feel like I was worth something. This blog is for anyone out there who isn't sure whether or not they should invest in their education.

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Tabula Rasa: Why These Two Latin Words Mean So Much To Child Development And Preschools

Tabula Rasa ‚Äčis a Latin phrase that means "blank slate." This phrase is at the heart of a lot of things that preschool programs believe in, and repeated studies of young children in development prove this concept to be true. Everyone is born "empty" of knowledge and experience. Preschool teachers provide a lot of knowledge and experience to hungry little minds, filling up all those "blank slates" with things that children will need to know and know how to do as they grow. Read More 

Want A Career In IT But Not Sure Where To Begin? What Are Your Best Degree Options?

If you've always been interested in technology and are eager to begin a career in the still-rapidly-expanding IT job market, you may be overwhelmed by the number of different courses of study in the information technology sector. A generation ago, those interested in technology had no choice but to go the general Computer Science route, but today's colleges, universities, and technical schools have highly specialized degree programs focusing on everything from coding to technology marketing. Read More 

4 Tips To Help Your Child Get Accepted Into A Private Preschool

As more parents realize the importance of early childhood education, gaining entrance into private preschools has become more competitive. As a result, some parents are having to settle for preschools that do not offer as many benefits as they would like. Here are some tips to help improve your child's chances of being accepted into a top-notch private preschool. Research the Application Process Although obtaining the application for entrance might seem the easiest step of the admissions process, it can sometimes be more difficult than you might expect. Read More 

Taking Up Driving As An Adult: Overcoming The Obstacles

Taking Driver's Ed and obtaining a driving permit seems to be standard operating procedure for most U.S. teenagers. If you managed to evade that type of training for whatever reason, you may have decided that it's finally time to take the plunge and become a driver as an adult. Here are some issues you might need to overcome, or at least be acutely aware of, in your quest to hit the road alongside your contemporaries. Read More 

Five Reasons To Consider Vocational Training After A Layoff

Particularly in an unstable economy, being laid off can leave you struggling to figure out what your next steps should be. This can be particularly challenging if you haven't gotten a college degree or trade certification. If you've been thinking about going back to school but you're not ready for a full four-year commitment to a college degree program, you might want to consider the benefits of a vocational school instead. Read More