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What do employers really want?

With all the news of late about how hard it is to get a job, how can you increase your chances of being successful? First, you can get an associate's degree and then a bachelor's degree. It's no secret that people who learn more earn a better living. In addition to increasing your chances of success...

June 21, 2013 · Posted by Barbara Trevino in News

Go to College

More people have been going to college in the last 20 years, and those who went not only are more likely to have jobs, but also to earn more money. That is the picture painted in a report called The Condition of Education 2013, from the U.S. Department of Education. The report also notes that women graduate...

June 12, 2013 · Posted by Barbara Trevino in News

Who gets financial aid?

People who are eligible for financial aid are those who can prove they are low-income and “need” aid. “Need” is a yardstick created by the federal government. Today’s yardstick says you are eligible for need-based financial aid if your annual taxable household income for a family of four is...

· Posted by Barbara Trevino in News

Avoid College Scams

There are more choices than ever these days for a college education. There are also more people looking to take advantage of you with the latest scams. How can you tell the difference between a legitimate operation and a scam? Here are some tips to avoid scams: Don’t sign anything before you have...

· Posted by Barbara Trevino in News

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