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October 2013 Posts

 
10/14/2013 12:30 pm

Everyone is talking about competency-based education. Last month, a bipartisan group of Congress members in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation that would establish a Competency-Based Education Demonstration Program.

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10/12/2013 12:06 am

Have you considered becoming an IT consultant? This career in information technology is becoming much more in demand as companies look for ways to cut costs while simultaneously receiving the IT support they need. For anyone with an interest in information technology, consulting can be an exciting career path because it allows for much more flexibility than the typical corporate environment.

10/10/2013 11:39 am

Are you haunted by the thought that you never completed your education? Do you have nightmares that you may be passed over for a promotion because you don’t have a degree? What scares you the most about returning to school to complete your bachelor’s or master’s degree?

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10/7/2013 3:28 pm

Test anxiety is a common experience that many students have before taking an assessment or during the actual exam. It is frustrating to draw a blank during an assessment or to become so nervous that you cannot concentrate enough to answer the questions. There are many interrelated factors that cause anxiety—often fear of failure, fear of how others will view you if you perform poorly, and concern about past performances. There are a number of ways to tame test anxiety, which may be robbing you of the satisfaction associated with passing an assessment.

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