If you’re like many adults considering going back to school to finish your education, you are probably investigating how different schools’ programs will affect your future – specifically, your future earnings. Which school will give you the best chance to succeed in the workplace and maximize your income?
Great news has come in for those of you evaluating online degrees: A national survey has found that Linfield College provides one of the highest returns on investment (ROI) of all colleges in Oregon. Continue reading →
Online education is truly a gift to many students who would have otherwise been unable to attend college or pursue their educational goals. For many students, the ability to complete their education online is priceless, because it provides them with access to the college experience. Online students get something those enrolled in on-campus classes may have to put on hold: freedom to travel, to work internationally and to spend extended time with family and friends, all while keeping up with their courses online. Two students currently enrolled in Linfield’s Adult Degree Program offer advice on how to find balance between college courses and daily life. Amy and Oznur have been kind enough to share their experiences as students who have welcomed the freedom that online learning provides. Continue reading →
Deciding on a career path can offer a sense of relief and excitement as you enter the workforce, whether it is for the first time or a career change mid-life. In many industries, however, making the career choice is only the beginning, and accounting is no different. For those preparing to become an accountant, choosing between the public, private and non-profit sectors may seem much more difficult than understanding the difference between assets and liabilities – and with good reason. Whether you want to provide your services to a wide array of companies, the government and non-profit organizations or work for just one company, considering the job functions, work environment and salary will help during your decision-making process. Continue reading →