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17 Fun and Productive Ideas to Amp Up College Winter Break - UC

17 Fun and Productive Ideas to Amp Up College Winter Break

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 1:15pm
Winter break provides a wonderful opportunity to rest and recharge after a busy fall semester. The holiday season can feel like a whirlwind, but in all likelihood, you'll still find plenty of downtime once you've completed fall term's papers and exams. Now, a new challenge will emerge: deciding how to use all that extra time.
9 Important Life Lessons Taught by Coaches - University of the Cumberlands

9 Quintessential Life Lessons Taught by Coaches

Thu, 09/30/2021 - 1:15pm
Think of the most inspiring people in your life. Who comes to mind? You might picture family members, teachers, or faith leaders, but what about your childhood or high school coaches?
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MBA Right for You? Alternative Business Degrees - Univ of the Cumberlands

Is an MBA Right for You? Alternative Business Degrees

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 1:15pm
When most people think of postgraduate education in the business field, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) is often the program that comes to mind. While an MBA degree can certainly be a beneficial choice for many business professionals, an MBA program is far from the only postgraduate business program available.
Traditional vs Online Undergrad: How to Choose - Univ of the Cumberlands

Traditional vs Online Undergrad: How to Choose

Tue, 08/31/2021 - 2:00pm
The demand for online undergraduate education has exploded, but those considering this path towards a degree need to understand what it means. Here is a closer look at online undergrad degrees and how they compare to traditional on-campus options.
How to Meet People in Grad School - University of the Cumberlands

How to Meet People in Grad School

Wed, 08/18/2021 - 6:30pm
Numerous activities and platforms allow you to make friends at grad school - virtually or in person. If you feel inspired by the options outlined above, set a goal of trying at least one approach before the end of the next semester.
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Applying GI Bill Educational Benefits Towards Post-Graduate Studies

Thu, 08/12/2021 - 12:40pm
Did you know that you can use the GI Bill to pay for grad school? The VA education benefit can cover more than just the cost of undergrad courses. In fact, even after using money from the GI Bill to pay for your undergraduate degree, it’s likely you still have benefits to apply towards a graduate degree.
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The Kentucky Teacher Crisis—A Closer Look at a Concerning Problem

Tue, 05/25/2021 - 10:00am
The teacher shortage is a growing problem, and it is one that University of the Cumberlands continues to address with high-quality educator training programs. Here is a closer look at what the teacher shortage is, why it is occurring, how it is impacting Kentucky and what options are available to teachers who want to stand in the gap.
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Zoom Fatigue and Why It Matters: Know the Facts

Tue, 05/18/2021 - 10:00am
When you’ve finished your last Zoom call for the day, you find yourself completely exhausted. What’s up with that? You could be suffering from Zoom fatigue, also referred to as virtual fatigue or Zoom exhaustion.
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14 Types of Nurses You Should Know

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 10:00am
Nursing is a life-changing career, but in order to enjoy it, nurses will need the right training. Here is a closer look at what it takes to become a nurse and the different nursing career paths you might wish to pursue.
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Time for a Career Change? Why—and How—to Quit Your Job

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 10:00am
There's a lot to consider as you plan the next big step in your career. In this guide, we'll cover everything you need to know about leaving your job.
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Embrace the Outdoors with These 12 Exciting College Summer Jobs

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 10:00am
Summer is the best time to earn money while going to college. As you start applying for summer jobs, keep the following outdoorsy opportunities in mind.
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Nursing Degrees: The 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions

Tue, 04/13/2021 - 10:00am
Whether you want a challenge, great earning potential, or a fulfilling job, a nursing career could be for you. Read these 10 FAQs to find out more.