So, you want to further your education? Will you pursue a college degree or vocational certification? Which schools offer the programs you need? Is there a campus near you or can you complete it online? Will financial aid be an option? Whether you already have answers to these questions or you’ve just started your research, you’ve come to the right place. SchoolBound.com is here to help, so let’s get started!
Once you've figured out your area of interest and what kind of degree or certification you'll pursue, the next big question is how to pay for it. While higher education costs can seem prohibitive, the good news is that there are lots of options available to help you finance your academic pursuits.Read more
You are what you eat. You have no doubt heard this for years. But never before has that been more true than in today’s fast food nation. I am sure you already know this, but there is absolutely no nutritional value in a fast food establishment’s burger, fries and soft drink, it is nothing more than empty calories. And an enormous amount of calories at that! But, it is fast, …Read more
If you are an older adult like me and you can remember when your teachers passed out those warm mimeograph copies that you lifted to your nose to sniff, you may be a bit intimidated by the thought of going back to school now. You see the technologically savvy younger student everywhere, you may even have one or more living under your own roof. Technology has definitely entered the school …Read more
The most popular shows on TV are CSI or Crime Scene Investigation shows, there has to be ten of them on at any given time. Ok maybe I am exaggerating a little bit. If it’s not CSI then it is police shows and movies, heroes, villains, “cleaning up the streets” and crime solving, and has been since I was a kid. Police dramas have always been popular and it is …Read more
Some parents want their teenagers to put their phones down on vacation and connect with their families. But their teenagers might have a different, and valid, sense of what it means to be connected. Read more
A new report on teacher pay finds that base salaries in some states are so “painfully low” for mid- and late-career teachers that truckers and sheet-metal workers earn more. The report by the nonprofit Center for American Progress, titled “Mid- and Late-Career Teachers Struggle With Paltry Incomes,” says that many Read more
A Fairfax County teenager finished fifth in the world and was the top American in an international biology competition for high school students held earlier this month in Bali, Indonesia. William Long, a rising senior at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology bested 233 other competitors at Read more