My first career was as a high school history teacher. It wasn’t something that I enjoyed. I loved teaching but I was in the wrong setting. I went back to school and became a nurse.
Although the labor market has been strengthening, there’s still big competition to land entry-level jobs.
Take every opportunity to make the most of your graduate school experience. As a master’s student you will get to know great people in your field of study.
“My parents, who did not attend college, raised my three siblings and me with a great respect for education and for highly educated people.”
I was able to apply new knowledge in the classroom, provide my students with appropriate learning activities and experiences to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional and social growth.
College students who land summer internships likely have one goal: to convert that internship into a full time job.
In a world of specialization, a bachelor’s degree is no longer sufficient to be considered an expert in your field.
Getting an M.B.A. – particularly as an established professional – is an investment in you. It’s a substantial commitment, even if you choose to go back part-time or through an executive program.
When Anthony Eiland was growing up, his parents, who were both college graduates, instilled education as being key to success.
Nathaniel Smith is a licensed professional counselor, cognitive behavioral therapist, anger management and anxiety specialist.
A desire to make a career change led LeAnn Lewis to pursue a master’s degree in comparative literature and cultural studies from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Lewis teaches English and French at Young Women’s Leadership Academy at Arnold Middle School in Grand Prairie.
“I pursued the degree because I felt I needed the credentials to go where I wanted to go,” said Melanie Mills, a licensed pastoral counselor and temperament therapist.