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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

What is the greatest quality that is attributed to a lifelong learner? Colleges and universities believe in the power of education and employers often filter candidates by level of degree attainment. However companies also place high priority on proven skills, abilities and overall intelligence. We’re taking a closer look on the dynamics of each and how they may be mistaken for one another in modern day.Read more

There is an array of resources out there that help traditional students get ready for the first day of school, from dorm room decor to the latest tech and fashion trends. But how do nontraditional students prepare? Brandman is here to help year-round scholars and professionals get ready for their busy back to college seasons with this essential checklist.Read more

When TV newscaster Diane Sawyer was asked the secret to her success, she said, “I think the one lesson I’ve learned is there is no substitute for paying attention.” Although we love the taste of our favorite Starbucks drink, there are other ways to improve your concentration that have benefits that reach far beyond the report card.Read more

Fall has officially arrived and just as the leaves turn our wardrobes must shift along with them. Whether you are in a state of mourning the annual passing of summer or praising coat season, we're here to remind you that it’s important to look your best in the workplace. Here are some different looks for professionals to help them dress for success this fall season.Read more

“Family…where life begins and love never ends.” Our loved ones are the most important people in our lives, and oftentimes they are near the top on the list of reasons why many people go back to school to earn their degrees. They support us, motivate us and inspire us to always do our best. But once class has started and papers are due, how do we ensure we are still giving our family the quality time and attention they deserve?Read more

No matter what point you are on your professional path, it's important to make sure your career survival kit is always ready when you need it. Whether you are job searching, looking to advance, changing careers, entering the workforce or staying the course, it's best to be prepared for the future. You never know when your career situation may change. After all the future is still unwritten - relocation, promotion, company reorganization, or career re-launch - any of these situations can occur with little notice. Here are some items you may want to include in your career survival kit that...Read more

Innovation is a wonderful thing, especially when it involves creating technologies that make our lives more efficient. Although many times there is a learning curve with any new gadget, companies are focusing on creating a positive user experience for consumers which translates into ease of usability. Tablets have become a staple item in every home and office which is why we are sharing some of the top apps for productivity in the market today.Read more

It’s easy to identify the benefits of applying your attention to short-term tasks and feel a sense of accomplishment by checking items off a set list. However, sometimes the more challenging scenario arises when you try to fit those and other responsibilities into a long-term focus. Discover some ways that can help you develop this extended perspective.Read more

We all have goals we want to achieve – finally getting that degree, getting in shape, eating healthy, raising healthy, happy, well-educated children. The dream of doing it all is nice but the reality is that life gets in the way. So how can you continue your back to school focus and still meet your other obligations?Read more

The decision to go back to school at any level or age entails a lot of debate. After all, it is a life changing situation that requires investing significant time and resources. To get started on your own reflection consider some of these pros and cons to include in your analysis of determining what's best for you - working or going back to college.Read more