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Collecting Badges: A New Way to Get a Leg Up at Work?

When you think of professional development, you might envision going back to school for a master’s degree or Ph.D. While advanced degrees will generally increase your earning power,

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How to Learn a New Language with Minimal Expense

One common question that readers send into the Reader Mailbag revolves around learning a particular language without a lot of expense. Most of the well-known

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Best Student Loans in 2017

Figuring out how to pay for college can be a stressful, complicated process. I remember being overwhelmed when I started at a pricey private college,

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How to Use Free Resources to Educate Yourself on Nearly Any Subject

We live in an age where there are more educational resources available to the average person than there ever have been before. For the lifetime

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For-Profit Colleges Aren’t Worth the Price

As someone who keeps a close eye on trends within higher education and writes about them often, I was saddened but not surprised to hear

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Affordable Online MBA Programs in 2017

This is the final article in a series on affordable online education. We previously covered specifically online colleges and various degree programs, including online bachelor’s

07.19.16
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Affordable Online Master’s Degree Programs in 2017

This is part of a four-part series that focuses on affordable online education, specifically online colleges and various degree programs. Other articles in this series

07.19.16
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Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs in 2017

This is part of a four-part series on affordable online colleges and degree programs. The other articles cover affordable online colleges, affordable online master’s degree

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Most Affordable Online Colleges for 2017

Finding the most affordable online colleges comes down to looking for the best value, not just the lowest cost. You want to get what you

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Coding Boot Camps: Three Months to Six Figures?

The mention of coding boot camps may conjure images of helmets and laptops. Far from it. They’re intensive programs, nine to 12 weeks on average, that

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Online Learning: College Without the Degree (or the Cost)

You can get a college-level education online, often for free — you just won’t get a degree. Photo: Coursera Online learning is revolutionizing education. Most