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Edecisions Archive for June, 2008

Five "Must-Have" IT Certifications

When you become certified in a specific technology product or skill set, you demonstrate to potential employers that you have direct qualifications for jobs within their IT organization. Employers evaluate these milestones or tech benchmarks to whittle down the field of job applicants. You may also complete several IT certifications to seek advancements at your current job or to apply for a better-paying one. Some employers will expect you to continually add certifications to remain with the company.

Here are five, must-have certifications for competing in the IT professions:

CompTIA A+
This is the basic certification… | Read More

...BUT IS IT REAL? Five Ways to Tell An Accredited School from the Impostors

So, you think you’ve found the right online college for you. It fits your budget, seems to suit your needs, and promises you in and out of the program faster than you can say ��diploma mill!�� But is the school really what it’s cracked up to be? How can you tell a real accredited college apart from a scam that will leave you high and dry a year and a good chunk of paycheck later?… | Read More

Ten Reasons to Consider Distance Learning

According to the National Center for Education Statistics more than 85% of public universities offer non-residential ��distance learning�� courses, degrees, or career credentials. New virtual training institutes pop up every day with convenient online career certification options in business, computers, e-commerce, financial services, and health services.

1.Set Your Own Schedule

Go ahead, try to convince the board of directors a physical school that 3AM is the perfect time for lectures because you do your best critical thinking… | Read More

More Colleges and Universities Changing to Online Models

The landscape of college education is undergoing exponential change. Traditional colleges and universities, strapped for cash during an economic downturn and with rising tuition costs, are considering shifts to online pay-per-class models.

Distance learning, once considered an option, is now being considered a necessity. According to a study by Brigham Young University and University of Michigan researchers, more and more students are forced by economic realities to combine their education with an active working life. Students,… | Read More

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