Money for Graduate School

If You Want An Affordable MBA, Get It Now

When looking at MBA programs back in 2009, one of my main concerns was cost. Basically I wanted the best education I could find at a reasonable cost. My goal was to find an accredited MBA program under $20K. I was successful and the MBA program at Florida Gulf Coast University fit the bill for…

A Somber Look At College Tuition Rates

Many times I try to caution people about the rude awakening they face when looking at the cost of college. I have a sister who is a senior who is going through the process now. Once you get over the shock, you may find a host of other feelings — such as anger, confusion and…

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4 Reasons Why Florida Gulf Coast University Does Not Need Football

No question about it, I enjoy watching football; especially if the WVU Mountaineers or the Pittsburgh Steelers happen to be playing. When I started graduate school at Florida Gulf Coast University in 2009, I remember the buzz about the new university president seriously looking into starting a football program at the 12 year-old university. Two…

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Motown: An Analysis Of Success And Failure

When you start a business, what are your goals? To make money? To make a difference? To gain respect and recognition? Do any of your goals consider longevity? Does it matter to you if your business is around for 10, 30, or 100 years from now? Can your venture be a “success” even if it…

Why I’m Not Adding The Initials ‘MBA’ After My Name

On December 16, 2012, I woke up as a newly minted MBA. Everyone kept asking me if I was excited. Excited? No not really. More like relieved. Relieved at the removal of the insecurity of whether or not I could actually finish or not. Relieved at not having to scramble to buy books, software, or…