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  Information about University of Akron basketball players, registering in a technical degree program to develop job skills, and taking free practice tests online. Which college degrees will give you the best chances of finding employment after graduation? Some students select a major because it offers practical training that will be valuable in the workplace. Other students choose their major simply because they enjoy the subject material. If you're having trouble gaining admission to a selective school, consider applying to a less-competitive department, and then switching after your freshman year. The most popular college major is business administration, split evenly between men and women. On the other hand, men make up the vast majority of computer science and engineering majors. For women, the fields of education, English and liberal arts dominate the list.

To prepare for graduate school, students can enhance their regular schedule by adding online classes. Distance education reduces the need for high-priced course textbooks, as many books are now available on Kindle, Google Books, or as shareware. If you so choose, online education gives you the opportunity to take difficult courses that won't show up on your transcript. Alternatively, you may be able to complete online credits for a grade. Advanced Placement exams (AP Exams) are offered in a variety of subjects, offering college credit for classes that you have taken. Test yourself with free practice exams, before visiting the College Board website to register to take your actual AP Tests. If you earn a score of 3 or higher on an AP Exam, you may be granted advanced placement in college.

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University of Akron basketball playersCollege degree majors with high starting-salaries after graduation include physical sciences, business administration, and engineering. If you remain true to your career interests, not just going after salary, your overall job earnings will increase as you gain experience. However, if your focus is more on salary alone, there's a higher risk that you'll suffer early signs of burnout, and be forced to change careers later on.

Technical training programs are a low-cost alternative to attending a regular four-year college, and still you may earn good money as a highly-skilled, technical specialist. By taking some of your required degree courses online, you may be able to graduate earlier, thus saving money on tuition. If you're currently employed, you can take online courses in your spare time to advance your career. Massive Open Online Courses are known as MOOCs, utilizing cloud-based software, interactive platforms such as Blackboard, and mobile apps.

An online degree may be just as marketable as a college degree that was earned on campus. Udemy online learning is a new startup with backing from the founders of Groupon. Similarly, Khan Academy now offers over 4,000 micro-lectures served through YouTube. Coursera, a competing software platform, has millions of enrolled students from around the world. Recently, MIT announced that it's open courseware platform will be available to students and instructors at no cost.

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Other colleges near Akron, Ohio:

Take a few moments to browse other colleges and universities near Akron. It's a good idea to compare all schools in the area, as well as consider taking some of your classes online, to save on tuition fees. By continuing your education, you can improve your salary prospects or train for a more interesting position. According to the Occupational Outlook Quarterly, from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, college graduates are twice as likely to find employment as those without a college degree in today's competitive job market. Further, it may be possible to receive degree credit via Advanced Placement exams, as well as through honors classes that you've taken.

Financial aid deadlines are typically scheduled well in advance of regular admission dates, so be sure to apply early. You may request free information from several different schools below, without making a commitment.

College GuidePhoneIn-state TuitionOut-of-state TuitionStudent Body SizeRequest Info
National Institute of Massotherapy
    Akron, OH
(330) 867-1996 $$$ $$$ very small Program Info
Miami Jacobs Career College
    Akron, OH
(330) 867-4030 $ (low) $ (low) very small Program Info
American Home Inspectors Training
    Akron, OH
(800) 441-9411 $ (low) $ (low) very small Program Info
Ohio College of Massotherapy
    Akron, OH
(330) 665-1084 $$$ $$$ very small Program Info
Kent State University at Ashtabula
    Ashtabula, OH
(440) 964-3322 $$ $$$ small Program Info
Terra State Community College
    Fremont, OH
(419) 334-8400 $ (low) $$ medium Program Info
Heidelberg University
    Tiffin, OH
(419) 448-2000$$$$$$$$ medium Program Info
U Cincinnati Clermont College
    Batavia, OH
(513) 732-5200 $ (low) $$$ medium Program Info
Ohio University Lancaster
    Lancaster, OH
(740) 654-6711 $ (low) $$ medium Program Info
University of Findlay
    Findlay, OH
(419) 422-8313$$$$$$$$ large Program Info
University of Rio Grande
    Rio Grande, OH
(740) 245-7206 $$$ $$$ medium Program Info
Edison State Community College
    Piqua, OH
(937) 778-8600 $ (low) $$ medium Program Info
Ohio State University Lima
    Lima, OH
(419) 995-8600 $$ $$$$ medium Program Info
North Central State College
    Mansfield, OH
(419) 755-4800 $ (low) $$ medium Program Info


Athletic Training Exercises

In the weight room, don't be fooled by players who are always pumping iron. It takes a lot more than muscle mass to succeed in college sports. Players are becoming more agile, and developing superior game skills every year. It's true that you need to develop muscle strength, but your primary focus in weight training should be to use the equipment to help you develop along a natural range of motion. If your school doesn't have advanced machinery in the weight room, you're better off using free weights, and pulley systems that allow you to copy the same motions that you make when playing.

Track stars have revealed the secret to developing endurance and increasing running speed. By taking deep breaths, and building up the supply of oxygen in your blood, you can prevent muscle cramps. As lactic acid builds up, muscle fatigue sets in and untrained players think they've reached a natural limit. Track stars, and well-coached basketball teams, on the other hand, train by sprinting short distances over and over. It's not fun, but it works. After a few months of training, the lungs begin to process oxygen more efficiently, and players find that they can run long distances non-stop, or break out a sprint for a longer period of time.

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Nursing & Medical Job Listings

Earning a CNA degree (Certified Nursing Assistant) is the first step towards becoming a fully-qualified nurse. Most CNA programs can be completed within a few months, allowing you to join the workforce quickly. The next step in a nursing career is to become a LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) or LVN ( Licensed Vocational Nurse). These are year-long programs, in which you'll work under an RN distributing meds, treating wounds, and providing basic patient care.
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Each link lists current openings:
Starting Salary
(up to)
10 Year Salary
(up to)
Chiropractors$67,760$91,070
Clinical Psychologists$66,110$92,730
Dentists$68,850$115,040
EMT, Paramedics$36,390$65,280
Occupational Therapists$66,010$87,330
Opticians$42,220$69,630
Pharmacists$65,950$80,450
Physical Therapists$58,050$94,810
Physicians$92,220$182,220
Psychologists$50,360$87,840
Registered Nurses (RN)$49,730$83,440
Rehabilitation$49,350$72,940
Respiratory Therapists$68,610$94,190
Surgeons$104,150$184,150
Therapists$45,070$72,640
Veterinarians$81,490$133,150

            Source: Indeed.com
In order to become an RN (Registered Nurse), a bachelors degree in nursing is recommended. RN's command a greater salary, and are responsible for an enlarged scope of practice over LPNs and CNAs. Students will receive classroom instruction and clinical training in a hospital setting. A 4-year BSN program allows students to further specialize in the areas of pediatrics, geriatrics and mental health. After completing your nursing education, you must be licensed by the state in which you'll be practicing, given that state boards of nursing each have specific certification requirements.




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302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325-4702

Phone: (330) 972-7111
Fax: (978) 368-2015



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University of Akron
302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325-4702

Phone: (330) 972-7111
Fax: (978) 368-2015
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Skilled Careers
Current openings:
Starting Salary
(up to)
Accountants$60,670
Advertising$51,350
Architects$69,760
Computer Programmers$75,500
Financial Analysts$71,240
Graphic Designers$49,400
Economists$63,500
Film & Video Editors$58,100
Journalists$44,520
Lawyers$57,200
Photographers$31,830
Psychologists$50,360
Public Relations$40,670
Registered Nurses (RN)$49,730
Stock Brokers$60,190
Website Designers$42,640
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