Posts tagged ‘Education’

Will Your Employer Pay for Continuing Education? Here’s How to Ask

Continuing education can reinforce the value of your degree, help you acquire new knowledge and skills, and enhance your performance and marketability in the workplace. Employees may be interested…

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5 Ways to Get a Teaching Job After College

“At the end I reached a point when I thought that I couldn’t do it anymore and that I’d never get a job as a teacher,”…

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Want to Be a Teacher? Why You Might Want to Do a Dual-Degree Teaching Program

With six siblings at her beck and call, Lauren Petersen was a five-year-old teacher extraordinaire! She sat them all down, gave them assignments, and waited for…

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What’s It Like to Be in AmeriCorps?

College is a time of unbridled enthusiasm—whether you’re learning how to identify themes of magical realism in Salman Rushdie’s novels, developing the ability to create a…

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Where Teachers Get Schooled: What It’s Like to Go to Teacher’s College

Confession time: when I was little, one of my favorite afternoon activities was “playing school.” I’d create homework and report cards for my students, and before…

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Wondering If Education Is the Field for You?

You look out across a sea of faces, all wide-eyed and focused on you. (Okay, honestly, maybe about 70% of them are focused on you and…

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What Does Project Runway Have to Do With Working at a Non-Profit?

Here at AfterCollege, we love helping people navigate the transition between college and career. But many students wouldn’t even have the opportunity to make it to…

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4 Things You Might Not Know About Being a Preschool Teacher

It’s time to start planning your lessons for the week. So, what do you do? You cut construction paper into different shapes, pick out three picture…

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5 Myths About Working in Early Childhood Education

Singing songs, eating snack, playing with toys, and taking naps. Why wouldn’t everyone want a career in early childhood care? You play around all day and…

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The Biggest Failure From My Twenties: Becoming a High School Teacher

Some people just know what they’re meant to do. Ask them in their first year of college and they’ll outline their 15-year plan, with each of…

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