Posts Tagged ‘Education’
The Brookings Institute recently performed a study to find a link between education and unemployment. And they found one. According to their report, cities where more people have a higher education also have more job opportunities.* The reverse was also true; cities with less higher education turned out to have fewer job opportunities.
So what does that mean to you? Education can be the key to a better career and more opportunities. And at Everest, you can pursue a degree in popular fields such as accounting, business, computer information science, criminal justice and paralegal. These are career-focused programs designed to prepare you for jobs in the 21st century economy. Classes are small, instructors are industry professionals and learning is hands on, so you get experience practicing the skills you learn. After graduation, you can get job placement support from Everest’s Career Services professionals.
*Source: Brookings Institute, “Education, Job Openings, and Unemployment in Metropolitan America”
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If you’ve responded to one of Everest’s advertisements, you will likely receive a phone call from an Everest representative. This first call is basically a “get acquainted” conversation. We want to find out a bit more about you. We want to give you a chance to find out a bit more about us, too.
Be prepared to talk about your educational background and your field(s) of interest. Let us know if you expect to go to school full-time or part-time while you hold down a full- or part-time job. You’ll likely be invited to tour a campus where you can see an Everest school for yourself, meet the teachers, talk to students and see for yourself if Everest is right for you.
The call is the first step in a process designed to get you into a position where you can make the best possible decision about your education and your future.
In this Telly Award-winning Everest commercial, actual graduates talk about their personal experiences with Everest College. Every day, people are making the decision to change their lives and Everest College is proud to be there to help make their dreams a reality.
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Katina C. 2007 Graduate, Diploma in Pharmacy Technician, talks about her experience at Everest College, being a single parent and the advantages of having a flexible schedule.
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Heading Back to School
As your school year starts back up again, you’re probably starting to think about how this year will turn out. You’ve got a lot on your plate and you’re trying to juggle school, friends and family—hang in there! Start by setting some goals for yourself: do you want to score higher on the SATs? Make the varsity team? Get better grades than last year? Get a part-time job?
Make a list of your goals and work steadily toward achieving them; you’ll be surprised what you can do when you put your mind to it!
It’s never too early to be thinking about life after school—what will you be doing after you graduate? Think of some of your own personal dreams of success—do you know how to get there?
Whatever your idea of success is, it is widely accepted that higher education will help you in your future. College graduates earn an average of $20,000 more per year than people who only have a high school diploma!*
Branch out of your comfort zone this year and create some opportunities for yourself to meet new people, have new experiences, and learn something new about yourself. Get involved in your school to make it more enjoyable and to give yourself something to do besides homework and projects and tests. Join a club that meets at lunchtime or after school; try out for a sports team; volunteer for community service.
Employers are always looking for employees who are well-rounded, who can work hard and also get along with their co-workers. Take the opportunity this school year to meet new people, make new friends and work on your social skills.
Obama’s Back-to-School Event
On September 8, President Obama will appear in a 30-minute documentary along with LeBron James and Kelly Clarkson to talk about the importance of education. The program is called “Get Schooled: It’s Your Right” and will air at 5pm PST on BET, MTV, VH1, CMT, Comedy Central, SpikeTV and Nickelodeon. Mark your calendars and make sure you tune in!
*2007 College Board study by Sandy Baum and Jennifer Ma. Your local market data likely differs from these statistics.