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Close the Skills Gap with Skills Not Degrees

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Colleges teach students to learn how to learn, but employers want graduates to have real-time skills to bring into the workforce. What options do you have if you want to get hired today, and what will the future bring?

5 Benefits of Earning an Accounting Certificate in Midlife

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Earning a graduate certificate in accounting can help you to change careers or start a new one of your own. Consider the many possibilities this educational credential can provide!

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me before My Nest Was Empty

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Something big shifts when your children leave home. Here’s what one woman wishes she had known before her empty nest hit head on and why she took time to figure out her new way forward.

Looking for Retirement Jobs?

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What are the best types of retirement jobs? In this exclusive interview, the CEO of Retirement Jobs shares expert career advice for midlife job seekers.

In-Demand Career: Health Information Management

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Health information management is a new field, brought on by technological advancements in health care. Find out how to land a career in this growing field!

How to Avoid the Summer Brain Drain: Video

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Dean Tsouvalas explores strategies to avoid summer brain drain.

This Woman’s Encore Career Is a Labor of Love

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Embarking on an encore career means marrying your experience with what you love to do. This midlife executive found passion and purpose as a business coach.

6 Financial Aid Tips for Nontraditional Students

6 Financial Aid Tips

Adults over 40 are looking to education to improve their career prospects. These tips will help nontraditional students find financial aid.

Nontraditional Student Becomes Valedictorian One Class at a Time

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Nontraditional student Cheryl Sebjenics became valedictorian with a perfect 4.0 GPA—after 14 years of taking one class per semester and holding a full-time job. She proves that slow and steady can still achieve great success.

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5 Education Resolutions to Start Now

5 Education Resolutions to Start Now

Throw off the blanket of winter and renew your education resolutions this spring. Find out what people want the most and what they can learn to get there.

A Human Services Degree: The Social Network of Good

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Melissa Bowermaster was a volunteer at her local child advocacy center but after wanting to do more, she got her bachelor’s in human services from Kaplan University. Now she’s the executive director of Jessie’s Place, a child advocacy center in Citrus county, Florida and helps her community in meaningful ways every day.