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Top 10 Online Colleges in Florida

The Sunshine State isn’t just a vacation destination. Florida boasts plenty of alluring attractions, but one of them can be enjoyed without ever setting foot in the state. For more than a century, Florida has been building a reputation for its prestigious colleges, and you can attend many of them online. Online schools let you work toward a new credential without uprooting your life. And the credentials they offer are usually the same as you’d earn on campus. So you’re free to pursue an education that fits your life. To help…

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How to go to high school online

Once you leave high school, it’s hard to imagine ever going back. But a high school diploma opens the door to employment and education opportunities you might not have access to otherwise. Thankfully, online high school completion programs mean that “going back to school” doesn’t have to involve cramming your stuff in a locker or sitting through hours of lectures. Finishing high school online still takes time and effort, but you can learn at your own pace from the comfort of your home, a coffee shop, or anywhere there’s Internet.…

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Top 10 Online Schools in New York

New York is one of the most expensive states to live in. If you want to go to one of New York’s prestigious schools, the cost of living can easily double or even triple the price tag on your education. Thankfully, many of these reputable schools now offer degree programs and courses online—so you don’t have to move to a big city to benefit from a prestigious New York education. Online schools let you work toward a new credential without uprooting your life. And the credentials they give you are…

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Top 10 Online Colleges in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is home to numerous colleges and universities that have been around for more than 100 years. The state has a rich tradition of academic achievement, and thanks to advances in distance education, you don’t have to move across the state (or the country) to study at one of Pennsylvania’s historic schools. Online degree programs let you work toward a new credential without uprooting your life. And the credentials they give you are usually the same as you’d earn on campus. So you’re free to pursue an education that fits your…

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Top 10 Online Bachelor in Business Administration Degrees

What’s the difference between a BSBA, a BABA, and a BBA? Before we go further, it’s worth pointing out that a BABA, a BBA, and a BSBA are essentially the same credential-wise. The difference in curriculum varies a little program to program, but it basically comes down to how specialized your education is. As you’ll see in the list, a lot of programs offer a wide range of specialization options regardless of whether or not the degree is a BSBA, a BBA, or a BABA, so even that difference depends…

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Everything College Students Need to Know About Plagiarism

It’s a big deal to get caught plagiarizing. Some students see copy-paste as a time-saving shortcut for writing lengthy papers, but it’s more like a shortcut to: Failing the assignment. Getting kicked out of a class. Getting kicked out of college. Receiving a formal reprimand. Destroying your academic reputation. Fighting a lawsuit. Almost all schools have their own policies about what constitutes plagiarism, and how it should be dealt with. Unless you’re plagiarizing your professor, you’re probably not going to wind up in court. But the other four consequences are…

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The Complete List of Online Master of Divinity Degrees

The master of divinity, or MDiv, is a professional graduate degree for people pursuing vocational ministry—usually a career as a pastor or theologian. The MDiv is the most common graduate degree for people pursuing a calling in ministry. Almost half of all students attending an ATS accredited college or seminary are pursuing a master of divinity. In some denominations, this professional degree is a prerequisite for leadership positions. It provides a thorough education in subjects that pastors and ministry leaders need to have an in-depth understanding, and it opens the door to…

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How is the learning experience different for online degrees?

Going to school online is far more convenient than regularly commuting to a campus. Especially for people with jobs, families, and other commitments that make it difficult to move or maintain a regular schedule. But does that convenience come at a cost? Are online degrees different than what you would earn on-campus? Yes and no. If you’re not careful, you could wind up earning a degree that doesn’t give you credentials employers will respect or an education you can use. But if you know what you’re doing, you can earn a degree…

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What’s the difference between a BBA and a BBM?

Almost 20% of all college degrees awarded in the U.S. are business degrees. That makes business the most popular major by far. But if you’ve been looking into starting a business degree, you’ve already learned: it’s not as simple as deciding to study “business.” That’s like saying you want to major in science. Any given school probably has at least five different kinds of business degrees—and maybe as many as 20. Some schools will have an umbrella degree category, like a bachelor in business administration or business management, with concentrations and specializations in particular fields…

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Do you need a degree to be a Baptist pastor?

You don’t need a degree to be a pastor. But technically, it depends on where you want to be a pastor. Every church has their own criteria to determine if someone is qualified to lead, and for some of them, a degree may be part of that. In most cases, a degree isn’t an official requirement—it just helps. Churches want to hire people who have a solid grasp of the Bible, theology, and ministry. This cancome from formal education, but it doesn’t have to. Still, a seminary degree like a master of divinity provides biblical, theological, and…

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