Difficulties of Scaling Online Schooling

Guest Post By:   Estelle Shumann It’s difficult to count the number of accredited online schools available today because the number is growing so quickly. Yet the Sloan Survey of Online Learning reveals that in 2010 alone, online enrollment increased by a million students. More and more brick and mortar schools are starting online counterparts to better serve the needs of their students with different learning patterns and work schedules. In fact, approximately 66% of all for-profit colleges claim that online education is a strategy for the future. (more…)

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Making the Transition from PhD Student to Corporate Employee

The world of academia can be a very insular place. As a result, many people who have had great success in post-graduate studies are unpleasantly surprised at how difficult the transition to corporate life can be, even after they have obtained their PhD. This is natural, as even those who work while attending some of the most demanding and best online PhD programs have not yet experienced the strictures and tedium of corporate management for 8-10 hours a day. By keeping a few key tenets in mind, most PhD students…

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