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Part-Time Postgraduate Students: Balancing Work, Life and Studies

Many working professionals are wary of taking a year or two off from their careers in order to pursue postgraduate studies full-time, even if they stand to enjoy better career prospects after graduating. Others may dread the additional financial burden that a postgraduate course would place on them – especially if they stop drawing a regular salary as full-time students. As a part-time postgraduate student, you will enjoy the best of both worlds – you can look forward to better career opportunities after graduating and will not have to worry about picking up from where you left off. However, if not managed carefully, your studies can also upset the careful balance that you have established between work and life. Before you visit the Postgraduate Executive Fair 2015, we offer you some tips on how to be a successful and well-adjusted postgraduate student. (Read More Here!)

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Enriching Yourself with a Higher Degree

For all the talk about getting a postgraduate degree to make yourself more employable, many still continue to pursue postgraduate studies in highly niche and esoteric areas that are a far cry from the professional postgraduate degrees in areas such as accounting or finance. A Master of Arts in Ancient History and Late Antique and Byzantine Studies could not sound more different from a Master of Professional Accounting. While the latter aims to convey direct skills that its students will be able to apply on the job, the benefit of the former is not immediately clear from a career perspective. The Postgraduate Executive Fair 2015 is a great place to explore the myriad options available to you. (Read More Here!)

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Mid-Career Professionals: Time to Upgrade?

As an experienced working professional in Singapore, one of the reasons you may not be able to grow your careers in the desired direction is because of ‘qualification inflation’, whereby a large proportion of degree graduates enter the workforce every year. To distinguish yourself from your working peers, you may need to go beyond a Bachelor’s degree. And with the Postgraduate Executive Fair 2015 coming up next month, there’s never been a better time to upgrade yourself with a wide variety of further education courses. (Read More Here!)

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Are MBAs Really Worth It?

Ever wondered whether it’s worth investing in a MBA? Professor Terry Williams, University of Hull Business School dean, shares his views on the benefits of investing in your next MBA.

Contributed by: Kaplan Singapore

Since 2008, universities in the United States have reported what appears to be a rising trend in the number of graduate students around the country, as more working adults seek further education to boost their employment chances.

Closer to home in Asia, many adult learners choose to do MBAs in an attempt to get ahead in their careers or shift industries. Nowhere is this truer than in Singapore, where both public and private institutions offer the highly sought after postgraduate degree.

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