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Adults returning school often have questions. Here the are the answers to five of the most common.Read more

Good students have often been good students for a very long time. Students that struggle can learn how to improve. If you are a rock star student who has been getting A’s since junior high, you may find new challenges at the college level. Either way, these seven tips may help you get off to a great start.Read more

Are you interested in launching a career where you can make a difference impacting the lives of young people? If so, a career in teaching may be for you. Being a teacher is rewarding, yet challenging. Plus, according to the Department of Labor’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, education is a growing field. In fact, there is actually a teacher shortage in California, where over a hundred thousand teachers—or one-third of the workforce—may need to be replaced in the next decade.Read more

Social workers have a unique focus – using their education and special training, they help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. If you are looking for a career with meaning, action, satisfaction and many options for specialization, you should consider pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in social work. Careers in social work include mental health and clinical positions; community organization jobs; international social work; social work administration and management; policy and planning; politics; and research.Read more

One way that women can stop being left out or can stop getting only “fix-it” jobs is to become known as the go-to-person for new ideas, opportunities and options and for providing a fresh look at a persistent threat, such as declining sales. Women make up more than 50 percent of employees. How can women establish themselves as thought leaders in business?Read more

Until stories hit the news, most students probably don’t even think about accreditation when seeking a university. They may focus on reputation, programs, the cost, flexibility and convenience, location and other factors. Do your Homework so you don't get stuck in a situation that you may regret. May sure to look at the quality of the education being offered and how that education will be viewed by other institutions and employers.Read more

Employed Americans cite a weak economy, corporate cuts, cheap labor and the lack of a college degree as some of the most common deterrents to their personal job growth in the next five years. Dr. Kathleen Bates suggests  you "focus on what you can control … you! The fact is education is the single most important investment you can make. The better you can prepare yourself for challenges of your career – the better positioned you will be to reap the rewards.”Read more

Becoming a principal of a school, whether it is at the elementary school, middle school, or high school level, can be a tough journey, and it’s not for everybody. Many teachers feel what they have to contribute is felt the deepest in the classroom and wish to impact student learning in that environment. But other educators are interested in being a principal and having a greater impact in the lives of children through leadership in the principal's office.Read more

NEW survey reveals top resolutions for 2016 and expert advice for realizing educational goals.  According to a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Brandman University, 67 percent of adults are making New Year resolutions for 2016.  Of those, 26 percent are planning to make an education/career resolution.Read more

Brandman University has been named among the top 25 institutions serving veteran students in its annual Best for Vets: College 2016 rankings.Read more

It is no mystery that continuing your education is an investment of both time and resources. Explore the following infographic which can help you start formulating your equation with basic research on some of the factors that can play critical roles in your overall estimate. Plus find out a few intrinsic benefits of having a bachelor’s degree that can give you the confidence you need to achieve your dreams. Read more