Category: Blogs

Making Your Application Shine

Ok. You’ve narrowed down your college list to a manageable number and it’s time to begin the application process. Now what?! Make a list of the schools you’re planning to apply to. Include deadlines, any additional application requirements,… Read More

6 Helpful Hints for Submitting Your FAFSA

At NDNU we want to make sure that you achieve your academic and career goals by attaining your desired degree. To get you to the finish line, it is vitally important that you organize your financial future in… Read More

Human Services: It’s not just about social work anymore.

There is a growing need for people in a variety of helping professions. Individuals who recognize the importance of working with people, serving them and meeting their needs are often drawn to human services to enhance their abilities… Read More

Opening Doors: Women in Science

“If we’re going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, we’ve got to open doors for everyone. We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in… Read More

Nonprofits are big business. Qualified leaders are in high demand!

There has been a lot of discussion and research lately about the demand for organizational workers and leaders in the nonprofit sector. But, did you know that the nonprofit sector also grew faster — in terms of employees… Read More

The Demand for Teachers is Increasing in California

If you want a career in teaching, now is the time to pursue it! Between 2007 and 2011, California’s education system experienced massive budget cuts and laid off more than 30,000 teachers — mostly the newly hired with… Read More

How to Make Textbooks More Affordable for College

One innovative way a university department has approached the challenge. I knew there was a problem when the textbook I had assigned for one of my chemistry classes was listed at $325 in the bookstore. It was the… Read More

Accounting is hip and sexy these days!

Want a career where people are interested in what you have to say and offer? How about a job that is in demand while making good money? Do you want the flexibility to be self employed, work for… Read More

Public or Private College? Getting the best return on your investment.

As parents and students look at the rising costs of higher education, many have debated whether attending a private university in California is worth the expense. Here are some factors to consider: Fact or Fiction? Public Universities +… Read More

Finish your bachelor’s degree – before your kids do! Learn how …

By Joan L. I know there are many people like me who never quite finished their degree after spending a couple of years in college. For some it was the need or desire for a paycheck, and for… Read More