Archive for September, 2013
According to the College Board, the unemployment rate for someone without a college degree is 10.3%, and 14.9% if you did not graduate high school at all. From a young age we are impressed with the importance of a college education. I remember asking my parents in middle school why I needed good grades, and the answer was so that I could one day get into college and get a degree.
But what is the value of college education these days? College education statistics routinely show that those who go to college make more than those who do not. The College Board reports that those with a high school degree make on average $32,000. Those with a bachelors degree make on average $53,000.
The truth is, the value of a college education is going to vary from person to person.
- It is as valuable as what
Did you know that, in Vietnam, nursing students are not allowed to speak to their professors? They learn through textbooks, lectures and recitation, and they receive no real world experience with patients until they’re actually working. Luckily, while you are in nursing school in the U.S., you will receive the education you need in order to become a qualified and knowledgeable assistant to patients. Are you wondering how to get a nursing job after you graduate and pass the NCLEX PN exam? Here are three tips for landing the right job.
1. Know Your Market
Did you know that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are an estimated 2,740,000 nursing jobs available in the U.S.? Although there are many jobs, and the industry is expected to grow over the next ten years, k