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At Schools.com, we connect students and prospective students with the right information, people and schools to help them advance in life. Here in our News section, we cover national education news and cover higher education topics and trends. Scroll through the archive for information on everything from policy to paychecks. To keep up-to-date, check back daily or follow @SchoolsEDU on Twitter.

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Although women are still underrepresented in architecture, trends indicate more and more female students are enrolling in architecture programs. While men may hold more positions, architecture is a competitive and difficult field for either gender.

The raw food movement is catching on in the culinary world. Aspiring raw food chefs have the opportunity to exercise their creativity without slaving over hot a stove.

Looking to stay sharp during the recession? Read on to find out how online education could be the career pick-me-up you've been looking for.

Have a knack for working with technology and solving people's technical emergencies? Read on to hear about a day in the life of a Systems Administrator working in a corporate environment.

Learn how Neal Schaffer, social networking author, speaker and consultant uses Web 2.0 technology to open doors. Hear his commentary on how online education can do the same.

Whether you're working full-time or are currently unemployed, online degree programs can make returning to school easier than ever for those who want to make the most of the recession.

A slowing housing market and an aging, affluent population are driving demand for residential planners. Online programs can help you launch a career in this growing interior design specialty.

Online jewelry design courses prepare you to work with beautiful things every day--and even make some of your own.

In these tough economic times, why not join one of the fastest growing careers in the U.S. today? If you're caring, sympathetic, responsible, and have a good attention to detail, you could make an excellent nurse.

Dave Gilfoil, director of the online MBA program at DeSales University, says that an MBA may not help in this economy but it should pay off when things turnaround.

Psychologists, counselors, and social workers are needed now more than ever, due to economic strife, unemployment, and job shortages.

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