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You wouldn’t have a story without the good vs evil, but beyond the entertainment factor, have you dug deep into the bad guys’ backstories and explored what makes them tick? While it may seem unconventional, we can learn a good deal about ourselves by looking at the ethical reasoning behind decisions made by some of pop-cultures reigning supervillains. Yes, villains have ethics! There is a psychological and a philosophical reason behind every decision a supervillain makes. Here’s a breakdown of a few of our top modern-day supervillains.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

As the U.S. economy continues to stabilize, you may ask yourself what is the benefit of going back to school to further your education.  Check out this infographic on the ROI of a Graduate Degree and decide for yourself if the extra education is worth it. Read more

Where do you fall on the work/life balance spectrum? Are you an expert at juggling all of the curve balls that life throws at you? Or are you struggling to keep your head above water? Take this work/life balance quiz to find out.Read more

Just as we once experienced booms in industry, arts, and social movements, we are now seeing a new generation of learning technologies evolve to reposition the classroom into the cloud. But what exactly does this mean? As producer, author and learning technology expert, Elliott Massie once said, “eLearning is changing. And, we will see new models, new technologies and designs emerge. So, let’s drop the ‘e’ – or at least give it a new and wider definition.” Read more

All too often, a college degree becomes a means to an end, a way to make more money, advance your career, or earn prestige. While an education can do all of these, it’s important to realize that you are investing in your greatest asset – yourself. By balancing your work, school, and life, you will be able to dig deeper into your studies without allocating more time for them.Read more

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when young adults completed high school, moved swiftly into a job or trade apprenticeship, started a family, or - entered a four-year traditional university to work toward their college degree. Enter the modern age, where higher education has received a much needed facelift.Read more