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Ten Tips for a Successful Semester Ahead

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Jan 7, 2019 7:00:00 AM

If you want to do your best this semester, be prepared by creating some healthy planning and study habits. Here are a few ten simple tips to get you started.

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A Master’s Degree in Information Systems Can Pay Off Big

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Jan 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Struggling to find your career path? Looking for a graduate program that will help you get a steady, exciting, and high-paying job? If this sounds like you, keep reading. 

According to a time.com article entitled “The Top 15 Companies Hiring for $100k+ Jobs Right Now,” more tech companies are offering higher paying jobs than alternative types of companies. The article quotes Ladders founder, Marc Cenedella, when he says, “Tech jobs are making more people rich than ever before…where the image of American success 30 years ago, during the ’80s, was Wall Street and suspenders, today it’s a guy in a hoodie in California.” There has been so much change and innovation in recent years, and the job market too is changing. People in tech are clearly thriving.

With so many innovations, working in tech can be very exciting. For many, the thought of being a part of groundbreaking technological achievements is thrilling. The time.com article also points out that The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists “computer and information systems managers” as one of the top 20 highest-paying occupations. Whether you want to be on the business side of things or the technical side, working for a tech company can be fulfilling work that can earn you a healthy salary.

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Spend your college breaks wisely.

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Dec 16, 2018 6:16:00 PM

The months you have off from college this semester are a great time to gain valuable real-world experience in preparation for life after graduation. Follow these tips to make the most out of your college breaks:

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Are You Qualified for a Tech Job? You’d Be Surprised!

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Dec 2, 2018 12:00:00 PM

So, you’d like to get into the tech industry, but you’re not quite sure where you fit or whether you have the necessary skills. Not to worry! A common misconception is that the tech industry is made up of one type of person. The truth is tech companies need all sorts of people with different strengths and abilities to flourish.

While you may not be the stereotypical “nerdy computer whiz,” there still may be a career for you in the tech industry. If staring into screens of Binary or HTML coding isn’t quite your speed, you may still find a niche that’s right for you in tech. If one or more of the characteristics below describes you, then you could discover a career in tech.

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Today’s Best Job Opportunities are in Tech

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Nov 25, 2018 6:02:00 PM

While the economy is on a roll right now and unemployment is down, millennials and recent college graduates are still facing an uphill climb when it comes to landing a good-paying job. The job market is highly competitive with fewer job offers. We have all heard stories of millennials interning for little or no pay, moving back in with their parents or becoming highly-educated baristas.

With college getting more and more expensive each year, the ROI (return on investment) of a college degree is rapidly diminishing. So, how can you avoid these fates? The answer lies in getting the right degree, one that leads you into a field with plentiful opportunities. Every day, the world is getting more technologically advanced and driving that train are good paying jobs.

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Improve Your Writing Skills with Grammarly

Posted by Husnal Walia on Nov 25, 2018 11:00:00 AM

In the past, high school teachers would emphasize sentence structure, punctuation marks,  and grammatical corrections. Unfortunately, in the modern world, schools no longer emphasize writing skills. The reality is, however, that writing skills are essential not only for academic purposes, but also for achieving success in the workplace.  This is clearly evident for the following reasons:

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So, You Want to be an App Developer?

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Nov 18, 2018 2:00:00 PM

It’s a booming industry. Everyone seems to know at least one person who’s involved in some aspect of app development. With everyone relying heavily on phone apps, it’s no wonder app developers are in such high demand. So you may be thinking, how can I get in on this? How do I become an app developer? Luckily, there are a few basic steps you can take that can lead you on the right path. After all, you just might be sitting on the next big app idea!

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How To Earn Your Master's Degree With The Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Nov 11, 2018 1:40:00 PM


Do you think about going to grad school and advancing your career but worried about the time or money? The high cost of an education and a demanding class schedule for graduate school isn’t always true. We at Touro Graduate School of Technology want you to know that you have options. Today you’ll read more about The Mayor’s Graduate Scholar Program (MGSP), which is a way to help full-time New York City employees pursue their educational and career goals. Touro Graduate School of Technology is 1 of the 300 participating colleges for the MGSP. The program was developed to offer New York City government employees the opportunity to compete for scholarships at schools in the metropolitan area.

Here are some things to know if you’re a city employee interested in furthering your education:

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Programming for Non-Programmers: How to Land in This High-Paying Career

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Nov 11, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Tired of your current job? Want to become one of the elite masters of the universe? You can! What do Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and tech entrepreneur Jeff Bezos have in common besides billions of dollars and a ridiculous fashion sense? All of them know how to program. They understand the process of creating computer programs that can accomplish specific tasks. If you learn how to program, you might not end up a celebrity billionaire like those guys, but you will join an elite group of people who understand the language of the computer systems that we’ve all come to cherish and count on and that help run our modern world. Your laptop, I-phone, I-pad and even your car all rely on programming.

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How To Become a Technology Teacher

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Nov 4, 2018 12:38:00 PM

So, you want to become a technology teacher in NYC. Well you've come to the right place. We’re here to provide you with insight on how to get started in this career!

As you may know, Technology is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Its services are universal, contributing to the technology industry boom. In addition, technology impacts almost all consumers and businesses. Due to this growth in the market for technology, it’s important that schools and businesses are staffed with leaders who have a prominent understanding of technology and its benefits. If you want to be a part of this growing industry then continue reading for an overview on how to become a technology teacher:

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