Saturday, August 31, 2013 // admin
Trading is an attractive career path for many people; the opportunity to earn the kind of money many other jobs and businesses can’t offer. Glamorised by movies and the media, many people want to be down on the trading floor amongst the excitement and drama. This isn’t always the reality, with many people now trading from home, using it as a form of secondary income.
If you’re looking to become a professional trader, then what is the best way for you to learn the skills and techniques required to becoming successful at trading? There are a number of businesses now offering courses, internships and workshops for people looking to trade professionally.
Trading courses are a great way to learn what you need to begin trading. Cours Read more…
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 // admin
As practice shows online learning become so much more popular over the last 10 years or so. It is amazing, but you can meet people of all ages choosing distant education. The main reasons which explain the popularity are because of the obvious benefits. Get ready to find out the most interesting ones.
1. For one thing, learners are given the chance to browse different schools, programs and courses which are not accessible due to the location. This is particularly advantageous for the individuals who live in village zones that just have 1-2 colleges that usually offer bounded course and program choices for people.
2. An alternate bonus of taking online courses, and likely the most well known one, might be that it offers adaptability to people. Read more…
Sunday, December 1, 2013 // Amy Quinn
By K. T. Bradford
The school year is about to begin, and parents across the country are getting kids ready with new school supplies, computers, tablets, and a few other must-haves. Before you send your student off to high school or even the far away world of college, or before you head off to college, you should sign up for these (or similar) services. They will make learning, studying, and having fun a lot easier. Many of these services are free or have a free tier and several are worth shelling out the extra money for premium access.
Notes and Organization: Evernote Premium ($45/year, $5/month)
Evernote is a powerful (and ubiquitous) note-taking and organizing service that’s perfect for students and studying. The free version offers plenty of useful features and syncs notes across multiple devices from smartphones to computers. H
Friday, November 29, 2013 // Callum Whitfield
Its becoming a theme that when Texas A&M travels to take on an SEC opponent, the crowds gather and ears perk up in anticipation of Johnny Manziel and the Aggies.
The Aggies first road game of the season this week was no different as Arkansas hosted around 60 recruits in Fayetteville.
The A&M offense ran away with the game in a 45-33 win for the 9th straight road win by the Aggies.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 // Amber Espie
Nearly 4 million adults ages 35 and older are currently pursuing a degree, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Most have a goal of landing a better-paying job or advancing their careers. Indeed, individuals with an associates degree earn about $500,000 more over the length of their careers than high school graduates. People with a bachelors degree earn an additional $500,000 more, on average.
Of course, returning to school requires an upfront financial commitment. Tapping into savings or retirement accounts, or going into major debt, is generally not a good idea. But college can be affordable when you put these tasks on your personal syllabus.
1. Apply for financial aid. Almost all schools require students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to receive financial assistance. The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and individual colleges use this information to determine financial aid eligibility.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 // Evie McGaw
Princeton University was ranked the top national university by U.S. News & World Report in its 2014 rankings of best national universities, followed by Harvard University (2nd) and Yale University (3rd).
Dartmouth College remained in the top 10 among national universities in U.S. News “Best Colleges 2014″ ranking. It also held the No. 1 teaching spot exclusively among national universities cited for exceptional faculty commitment to undergraduate teaching. For the previous two years, Dartmouth and Princeton shared the first-place ranking.
Rice University was ranked among the top 20 national universities in U.S. News 2014 guide to America’s best colleges. It was tied for No. 18 with the University of Notre Dame among 270 schools classified as national universities, and was tied for No. 10 on the list of national universities demonstrating economic diversity, as determined by the percentage of undergraduates receiving federal Pell Grants.
University of California campuses achieved strong performance in U.S. Read more…
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 // Callum Whitfield
Previously on Scope, we discussed a Health Policy Forum on mental illness. As Stanford addiction expert Keith Humphreys, PhD, explained in his post, the goal of the forum entitled Serious Mental Illness: How can we balance public health and public safety? was to explore issues related to health policies for the mentally ill in a transparent and productive way.
Paul Costello, chief communications officer for the School of Medicine, led the forums diverse panel of experts which included:
- Lee Baca, L.A. County Sheriff, head of the L.A. county jail system the nations largest mental institution
- Harold Pollack, PhD, Helen Ross Professor at the University of Chicagos School of Social Service Administration and co-director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab
- Laura Roberts, MD, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and chief of the psychiatry service for Stanfords Hospital and Clinics
The forum addressed several issues related to serious mental illness including violence, life as a mentally ill patient in prison, the stigma of mental illness, and cluster suicides. Costell
Sunday, November 24, 2013 // Amy Quinn
Dear CIBU faculty, staff, and students,
On behalf of myself and CIBU Academic Dean, Dr. Tem Bugarin, I wish to offer my heartfelt congratulations on an excellent end to fall quarter 2013.
As the days grow shorter and cooler, and all Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving Day, I would like to pause and thank each one of you for making this such a great quarter.
Thank you to our dedicated CIBU faculty for all of your diligent attention to the task of exceeding the academic standards of our nationally accredited university. Every effort to make CIBU an internationally recognized school of academic excellence is greatly appreciated by all.
Thank you to our CIBU staff and support teams for not only meeting the expectations of our faculty and students, but for all you do in exceeding those expectations.