An academic scholarship (also known as a merit scholarship) is awarded to someone who has shown excellence in a particular subject, course or field of study. Often they are awarded to graduating high school students, in preparation for their college years but even mature age college students can be eligible.Continue Reading

The annual Manpower Talent Shortage Survey lists the top 10 jobs companies cannot fill. Most require an education level of a two-year degree or less. A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee skills gap report shows that 70% of prospective job openings in Wisconsin through 2020 will require an education level of aContinue Reading

An academic scholarship is money given to you because you’ve excelled in school. If you received an academic scholarship, it would be because you had an acceptable GPA and excelled in your studies, and the college or university wants you to continue studying at their institution. What Kind of AcademicContinue Reading

A person enters the field of education as a profession, either full-time in a traditional academic institution or as an adjunct (or part time) instructor. A traditional full-time professor may likely be responsible for conducting research, teaching, and publishing scholarly work. An adjunct instructor may teach in a community college,Continue Reading

While teaching my high school classes and interacting with my teenage students and trying to develop their skills, habits, mind set, and work habits; all skills that are conducive to being able to search for, find, apply, secure, and keep a job or go on to higher education; I findContinue Reading