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Nitro Knowledge. Your Guide to Paying for College.


OK, readers ... we have a pretty fantastic scoop for you in this post. How would you like to graduate college in two years with minimal debt AND have excellent prospects for a high-paying career after graduation?  

Sounds amazing, right? Since college tuition seems to be on a non-stop upward trend and student loan debt is absolutely crushing an entire generation of college grads, finding those jobs that provide a high return on your educational investment is more important than ever. 

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Healthcare is a booming field right now, largely thanks to those booming Baby Boomers. The reason is simple: Older people, even healthy ones, tend to utilize more healthcare services. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 14% growth rate across the entire industry in the next 10 years, with the industry adding more jobs than any other occupational category.

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It looks like the law profession has taken one more step into the digital age. The Franklin Pierce School of Law at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) just became the fourth online/hybrid law program to be granted full accreditation by the American Bar Association (ABA).

The UNH program is the first accredited online law program to specialize in a specific area of law: intellectual property and technology law.  Sound like something you might be interested in? Here's what you need to know.

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"We are ... Penn State!" If you're a college football fan, that cheer probably sounds familiar. But even if sports aren't your thing, your probably know that Penn State is a school that is known for the rabid school spirit of its students and alumni. The exuberance can be contagious.

But, fun as it may be, traveling out to "Happy Valley" in central Pennsylvania just isn't in the cards for everyone who wants to enroll in one of Penn State's world-class programs.  However, it's still possible to graduate with a Penn State degree without setting foot on any of their many campuses. 

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If you've been looking for an accredited online law school, chances are you've come up with some serious roadblocks. While online law programs have existed for quite some time, the American Bar Association (ABA) has refused to fully accredit any of them. That meant that graduates of these programs were not allowed to sit for the bar to become a practicing attorney.

Until now. The landscape of online law programs is changing rapidly.
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It’s Monday morning, and you’re rushing to get to work on time. Suddenly, your car starts making a horrible cranking noise. You manage to get it to the shop, but the repair will cost thousands of dollars, and you simply don’t have that much money in the bank. What can you do?

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