As a federal agency devoted to national security – and responsible for intervening in an array of constantly evolving threats and challenging situations – the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is constantly looking for new recruits. The agency gets plenty of applications, averaging more than 10,000 each month. However, sending current and former officers and agents . . .
When exploring which college major will best prepare you for a job with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), there’s no one right answer. In fact, the CIA itself reports that the agency can’t suggest any one academic track or major due to the breadth of its ever-changing needs. On occasion, the CIA even recruits recent . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Why is child development significant? Loving and supportive relationships, social interaction, cognitive challenges, and physical health are paramount to the development of a child into a responsible and well-adjusted adult. The early years have a cumulative effect on a child's life. For example, stressful conditions can alter a child's perception of the world . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Why have standardized tests? The Praxis tests are one of the hundreds of standardized tests used by a variety of professions. Many individuals have been exposed to at least one standardized test long before reaching the college level. For example, when Congress passed Public Law 107-110 in 2001, it introduced the No Child . . .
Many people never think of where our toilet paper comes from, or the plastic packaging around gifts, or the machine-engineered bolts that hold together you new land mower. But the fact is, nearly every consumer good made and sold would have been a mechanical marvel just 100 years ago. While high profile inventors and entrepreneurs . . .
"You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand." - Woodrow Wilson Public service is any service . . .
"Every flyer who ventures across oceans to distant lands is a potential explorer; in his or her breast burns the same fire that urged adventurers of old to set forth in their sailing-ships for foreign lands." - Jean Batten In the earliest days of human civilization, there were myths of flight. Whether it be Icarus . . .
Modern life can be a constant barrage of demands on our attention. Traditional pulls for eyeballs and dollars have given way to digital, mobile, and social media campaigns to push consumers in endless directions. One thing is clear: organizations of all sizes need marketing experts to help them stand out from crowded marketplaces, or bring . . .
Nursing is an indispensable part of our medical system. Nurses work in hospitals, homes, clinics, schools, and many other environments. They provide care, educate patients, advocate on their behalf, coordinate services in many ways, among other ever-expanding roles and responsibilities. Nurses are extremely demanded and the field is expended to grow tremendously in the coming . . .