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10 grad degrees with the most salary-boosting power

Based on data from Payscale.com, here are 10 majors where salaries increase impressively fast for master's degree holders. After you take a look, check out grad and even doctoral degree options that could be right for you.

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Best community colleges in Ohio

Thousands of students might already be aware that Ohio is a great state for community college, but which of its many campuses give you the best bang for your buck? Check out our list of the top Ohio community colleges and find out if a school near you made the grade.

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Feeling underpaid? 5 steps to make what you're worth

If you're not making what you think you should be making in your chosen career, what are you doing to improve your salary outlook? Here are 5 steps to take to get paid market value or better.

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College after 40: 5 surprising facts about baby boomers going back to school

Older Americans are hitting the books this fall, and you may be surprised about why and how they're doing it.

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3 ways to turn old college credits into new degrees

States and schools are wooing dropouts back to the classroom. Find out how former students are turning their old college credits into the degrees they dreamed of.

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Best community colleges in Florida

Florida is home to dozens of junior, technical and community colleges designed to help students get ahead academically and in their careers, but how do you know which ones are the best? We've analyzed some vital data on the top Florida community colleges and figured out the ten most accessible, affordable schools with a commitment to student success.

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5 tips to choosing the right college major for the career you want

Struggling with how to choose a college major? Experts say these five steps can put you on the right path.

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15 actions to take this fall for a successful school year

Whether you're heading to campus for the first time or the fourth time, here are some things you should be doing this fall.

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East Coast vs. West Coast: Are you on the wrong coast for your career goals?

The East Coast and the West Coast differ from one another in a lot of ways, not least of all in terms of opportunity for success in particular careers. We took a look at some key metrics of employment and education in tech, finance, business and entertainment on both coasts, and the results of where strengths of each are may surprise you.

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NorCal vs. SoCal community colleges: Who makes the grade?

California is one of the most affordable states in the U.S. for community college students, but who wins in the all-important contest of NorCal vs. SoCal? We crunched the numbers on the best community colleges in Northern and Southern California, and the results may surprise you.

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Best community colleges in New York

The junior colleges, city colleges and community colleges in New York serve thousands of students every year, but which ones are the best in the state? We crunched some numbers to find out which ones among the traditional and online colleges in New York took top marks for accessibility, opportunity and value.

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What's it like to get a religious studies degree?

With such a wide variety of religious studies degrees available, it can be hard to know your options if considering a career path in the field. Learn what a religious studies educational path is like from a professor at UC Santa Barbara.

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5 perks that prove summer school in college isn't a waste of time

Summers are a time for beaches, vacations and friends. No one doubts that. But if you toss in a class or two to those fun summer days, the benefits can be huge.

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What can you expect while getting your MBA?

We interviewed faculty from renowned business schools to give you insight into what you can expect when you first start an MBA program.

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How to choose a business program that's right for you

Here are five easy steps to help you choose a business major and school for your career goals.

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