Tennessee’s Most Needed College Degrees Announced


A new study by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the University of Tennessee Center for Business and Economic Research has come up with a list of the 10 most in-demand careers and the 10 degrees that will land a graduate in an over-saturated job market. via tennessean.com Students don’t always pick the … Continue reading “Tennessee’s Most Needed College Degrees Announced” »

What’s the point of high school?


If the point of high school is to prepare young adults either to go to college and/or enter the workforce, educators are falling short. There’s been a lot of talk about reform in the education industry, particularly as it pertains to high school and other K-12 education. One of the … Continue reading “What’s the point of high school?” »

Weekly scholarship winner Nichole Sardinha

Nichole Sardinha

What do you plan to do with the winnings to advance your education? I plan on paying off some of my tuition at the Art Institute of Portland. Anything thing else can go to my textbooks and apparel supplies. Continue reading “Weekly scholarship winner Nichole Sardinha” »

What is a Mom’s Work Worth? [infographic]


Obviously there’s no putting a price tag on the real value of a Mom, but if you consider all the jobs Moms do day in and day out (plus overtime), you might be surprised to see just how high their market value really is. Continue reading “What is a Mom’s Work Worth? [infographic]” »

2011 Mother’s Day Spending [infographic]


This Mother’s Day, Mom is getting pampered! According to data from the NRF (National Retail Federation), husbands and family members across the country plan to spoil mom a bit, and spending is expected to jump almost 11% from last year. NRF President Matthew Shay summed it up well saying, “This Mother’s Day, the woman who often puts herself last is being put first.” Continue reading “2011 Mother’s Day Spending [infographic]” »