14
Jul

2014

The Top Three Online Learning Websites

Online learning is a trend that has been growing in popularity at a steady rate for several years now. People from all around the world are turning to the internet in order to brush up on certain skills, learn a new language, or discover a new culinary style. Online learning is often confused with online […]

5
Jul

2014

The Proliferation of Online Education

There was a time not too long ago when online education was seen by many as something that was reserved for high school dropouts who wanted to get their diploma and stay-at-home moms who wanted to further their knowledge in a particular subject. Over the past several years, however, it has become one of the […]

25
Jun

2014

The Top Reason College-Level Education Is Likely to Go Online

Most Americans are probably not very familiar with the concept of asset bubbles. Though the years from 2007 until 2010 saw the unwinding of a massive bubble in the housing market, it could still be argued that the average person is not quite sure what an asset bubble is or how it affects their lives. […]

4
Jun

2014

15 Year Old Graduates with 4 Associate Degrees

Every so often a news story breaks about a phenomenal child who finishes high school early and tackles college courses years before his or her peers. Such stories are always inspirational, showing the world that there are no limits to what human beings are capable of. One such story, which was recently published in USA […]

23
May

2014

Nation Sees Graduation Rate Increase But Challenges Remain

For the first time in the history of the country the high school graduation rate in the United States has topped 80%. Driven by sharp increases in the graduation rates of African-American and Hispanic students, authorities are optimistic that, if current gains continue, by 2020 the United States could see a graduation rate of 90%. […]

7
Apr

2014

Rate of U.S. High School Grads Entering College Continues to Slide

For the past 50 years, popular wisdom in American culture has said that going to college after high school is the best way to get ahead in life.  And while getting a college education still strongly correlates to increased earnings, new statistics indicate that fewer high school graduates are enrolling in college.  The decreasing rate […]

4
Apr

2014

The Real Statistics Relating to High School Dropouts in the U.S.

While many experts are poring over figures which show that high school graduates are enrolling in colleges and universities at an ever decreasing rate, others are more focused on the rates of youths graduating from high school in the first place.  For years those who study the nation’s education system have warned that the United […]

3
Mar

2014

U.S. Adults Deemed “Dumber than Average” after Poor Test Results

The United States has long prided itself on American “exceptionalism,” an idea which suggests that the U.S.A. has the best of everything – from the world’s best economy to the world’s best educational system. The concept of exceptionalism is not just some fluke, but rather it is based in the idea that the very core […]

28
Feb

2014

Why Accreditation Matters

In recent years there has been a proliferation of online educational institutions, all of which promise a better future to prospective students. Many of these colleges, universities, and schools operate above-board and respectable institutions. They have taken steps necessary to ensure that their curricula meet the requirements to successfully impart the coursework to their students. […]

17
Feb

2014

Tips To Selecting An Online Study Provider

While online education continues to grow in popularity, as it has been doing over the last several years, there are still plenty of people who have their doubts about whether virtual learning is really a viable alternative to the traditional classroom.  Many of these doubts stem from news stories of unscrupulous institutions which offered no […]