Employers verify a degree or get a transcript by contacting the prospective employee's school. Why isn't this procedure used in colleges and universities (instead of the onus being placed on the student to provide the information)?
Asking this question for a family member who just graduated from the University of Mobile with a B.S. She's considering moving to Atlanta for better job opportunities and continuing education in nursing. She has some bachelor-level credits in nursing-related classes and experience in the field. We have some questions... [more inside]
I got accepted to the MS-GIS program at the University of Redlands as well as the MS-GIST program at the University of Arizona. Looking for experiences, advice, opinions. [more inside]
What do you do with a PhD in nursing? Is getting one a good idea? [more inside]
I already had employment lined up for after graduation, but I just discovered that I won't in fact be graduating this spring. Now what? [more inside]
How should I map out my higher education plan to fully maximize my hiring potential? [more inside]
Are there any resources available for young LGBT individuals who are not able to live in their current living environment due to being kicked out or are denied entry into the home? Also it would be nice to find out about employment and college resources for us. I'm not a minor - I'm 19 years of age.
My boyfriend is in his late 40s with no career and a Bachelor's Degree in an area he didn't pursue. He's miserable in his current customer service position and he wants to reinvent himself, but doesn't know where to start. Help me help him find the happiness (which right now means job stability) he deserves! [more inside]
How do I prepare for a second career now, before I want one? [more inside]
Do I need a Master's Degree in order to teach ESL to adults in the US? [more inside]
Which colleges or universities still offer free tuition to children of employees who get accepted to the school? [more inside]
What's an unbiased resource for checking out the value of credentials obtained through an online degree or distance learning program? [more inside]
Should I get a Ph.D.? [more inside]
Can a forty-year-old woman get a job as an English teacher in the public education system when so many twentysomethings are in competition for the same jobs? [more inside]
I've been trying to land a job as a history teacher in the Seattle area for a couple of years. What am I doing wrong? Given my background, do I have any alternatives? [more inside]
Where can I find advice on conducting and performing constructive career choice or career exploration exercises for small groups? [more inside]
I have no problems with my job. In fact, I'm happy with it. But a few months ago I realized I don't want to be doing it forever. So after saving up some money, I've decided to quit, move back home with my parents and go back to school in a field unrelated to my job in January. [more inside]
Is Canada a good place to go if you want a decent job and a good place to go for college?
I'm considering a major career switch and wonder if anybody has gone through a similar experience. Right now I'm an IT manager but am finishing an MA and considering going for a phd. [More inside] [more inside]