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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Dramatic Changes in Education

Aloha Everyone,

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a bachelor’s degree holder working full-time typically earns 66.7% more than an individual with only a high school diploma.

Based on a report done in 2015 by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, there is a difference of $3.4 million in lifetime earnings between the highest and lowest paying college majors.

Some of our friends have children or grandchildren who are college age. In addition to choosing the right college to attend, selecting the right major would have a profound impact on one’s life and career.

Technological improvements have definitely changed all aspects of college experience from enrollment, class studies and individual counseling of students.

Online learning once looked down by more traditional higher institutes are now fully acceptable. About 30% of undergraduates and graduate students frequently take a portion of their classes online. Field of education today is at an exciting crossroad starting with MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses), Coursera, edX, Futurelearn and other reputable providers in a wide range of subjects.

Here is a couple of informative articles in the related topic:

Aloha -- Cathi