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Archive for April, 2012

2012
30
Apr

School Loan Consolidation

School Loan Consolidation

School loan consolidation refers to the practice of putting all student loans into one unit and paying them off with one convenient payment.

Most students, even those with scholarships to their university, college or technical school need some form of financial assistance in the form of private of federal loans, and many graduates find that they are still paying off student loans well into the future.

For those students who have several loans, this can be quite burdensome, especially if these loans are grouped separately and the graduate has to keep track of several different payment schedules. With school loan consolidations, a lot of the headache of keeping track of student loans is eliminated, and school loan consolidation can save a lot of money.

Many students find that, after school loan consolidation, they end up paying up to 67% less a month. No wonder school loan consolidation makes a lot of sense.

2012
23
Apr

Pharmacy Schools

Pharmacy Schools

For those who are interested in a career in the medical profession and are interested in types of medicine, there are many pharmacy schools available offering vocational degrees to doctorates.

Before looking at pharmacy schools, it is useful to consider what area of pharmacy is best suited to you. There are those who attend pharmacy schools to become full-fledged pharmacists, whereas others are involved in tested new medicines and organize clinical trials.

Most pharmacy schools offer a Pharm D or a PhD, and some vocational schools train students to become pharmacists’ assistants. Some prefer to get a certificate and work with a pharmacist before going to pharmacy schools and enrolling in the full, four-year program.

The Pharm D is the most common course offered at pharmacy schools and is a four year, full-time course that offers students an opportunity to specialize in one of three areas:

2012
16
Apr

Online Nursing Courses

Online Nursing Courses

The internet has afforded students in all disciplines with opportunities that were never dreamt of decades ago; who would have thought that there would be online nursing courses turning out many qualified nurses every year?

It is possible to earn a nursing degree online, and there are online nursing courses that offer RN, BSN and MSN degrees.

Of course, online nursing courses require the prospective nurse to go to a local hospital or medical center to complete his or her clinical training, but it is possible that the nurse can complete his or her degree without having to visit the campus.

This means that online nursing courses can be based in one part of the country and be taken by a student on the other coast. Therefore, competition between online nursing courses can be fierce, and this competition benefits the customer, or the student.

2012
12
Apr

Online Business School

Online Business School

For those who want a practical degree that will mean more earning power, online business school is a good choice.

Technology has revolutionized correspondence courses to the extent that it is possible to complete an entire business degree at an online business school without every having to venture on campus (except, perhaps, for a final examination).

Online business school courses can easily fit into the busiest schedules, and many people have full-time jobs or can manage family obligations while taking courses in their spare time. Online business school is an excellent option for those who want to get a great education without having to commute or to live on campus.

You can find the same kinds of courses at an online business school that you can find at a traditional business school, including classes in:

2012
10
Apr

Trade Schools

Trade Schools

Trade schools are designed for the career-oriented students who do not want to waste time taking courses they do not need. Traditional colleges will award a degree, but many hours are spent taking distribution requirements that are not related the main subject the student is going to study.

Trade schools are geared toward a specific profession, and are a good choice for those who want to focus on their careers and do not want to spend the time and money on a traditional college or university degree. Trade schools usually give the graduate as many career opportunities as a four year bachelor’s degree, often in half the time.

Trade schools offer courses in virtually any area of study that is useful in today’s marketplace.

Some of these areas include:

~ Information Technology

~ Art and Design

~ Media Art

2012
06
Apr

Music School

Music School

For those with talent who want to make a career out of making music, going to music school is a good way to improve chances of success and even stardom.

Although many music schools are fiercely competitive, once one has gained admission to an elite music school, the greater the chances of realizing one’s dreams of pursuing a career in music.

You can find a music school that specializes in your area, but most schools offer instruction in:

~ Voice
~ Instrumental Music
~ Orchestral Music
~ Musical Composition
~ Conducting

Many fine music schools, such as Julliard in New York, are located in major Metropolitan areas, but Indiana University Music school, situated in the pleasant college town, Bloomington, is also a fine music school with many prestigious graduates. Choosing the right music school means opting for an excellent instructors and facilities over location.