How to Save Money by Getting a Degree Online (3)

Online classes are undoubtedly a new trend in the educational system. More and more people are signing up for these courses due to various reasons.  Online courses offer quite a lot of benefits compared to the usual on campus curriculum. They are very convenient and with its flexible schedule it allows the student to do their everyday activities and still be able to get a degree from their very own homes. A lot of people do not have the privilege of time to get to campus every day.

For one, the campus may be too far from their place of residence. Secondly, some individuals who desire to finish college are already working 9 to 5 jobs that disable them from attending regular classes on campus.

A few things to consider before signing up for an online course

  • One should always question if the course is suitable for them, even if it seems like online courses are the easiest way to get through college. This can be wrong in so many ways. Without self-disciple, one can find themselves wasting their money and failing the course altogether. Flexibility can be a very good thing but at the same time without self-discipline, time flexibility could result in laziness.
  • Since the course is online, a computer system is but a requirement. Not everyone has the access to a decent computer system, so obtaining will be made necessary. Luckily, there are certain universities which offer online courses that give free laptops or ipads to their students. You have to be eligible for this perk so it is advised to contact the university and inquire about this matter.
  • Online courses normally sound like a great idea to most people due to its convenience. But not all courses offered online are easy when learned via the Internet. One should always check the courses offered before actually considering online education. As the saying goes, you should never put all your eggs in one basket.

 Benefits of taking online classes

  • Online classes feature a lot of perks. The most common being the flexibility of time as most people who take online courses usually have some other important job during the day which in turn forces them to consider taking online courses instead. Online courses do not require the student to go to the campus on a regular basis or sometimes not even at all.
  • Online courses help you balance your day job with your classes; it is really hard for someone with a day job to have to go to campus daily. In an online setting, since your classes are at home you can always manage your time in a way wherein you can accomplish both of them without having to burn yourself out. Since the materials for the course are available 24 hours a day, the student can do their work whenever they feel appropriate.
  • Online courses can help you save quite a lot of money; most students have to spend on a daily basis for various expenses such as food, transportation, gas and so much more. For those opt to take their classes online, all they would have to worry about is paying off the tuition.

A Brief Introduction to Ear Training (2)

If you think that ear training is all about music appreciation, you’re absolutely wrong!  It’s one of the hardest skills to acquire when you’re a musician. Even the most professional instrumentalists and music experts are having a hard time in discerning a major key and a major key in a given song.

Ear training is mostly a skill that jazz players have even before they start playing instruments. Many musicians claim that ear training should be developed at an early age. This is not an innate skill, since nobody is born as an awesome guitarist right away.

Playing a musical instrument at an early age will enable you to distinguish a major from a minor key. It will also allow you to play your musical instrument in perfect pitch and harmony. This is the reason why a lot of parents nowadays are becoming aware of the significance of starting their kids early in playing a musical instrument. The skill of ear training is very crucial, especially if you want to play hard to do solos and progressions using the guitar.

The ease in the recognition of notes and chords will be very useful if you’re in a band. If you have the perfect pitch, and the rest of your band mates are clueless in ear training, they will be more likely unable to play their respective musical instruments in tune. This will result in discordant music, which people will find discordant, noisy, and chaotic.

The key to developing a perfect pitch is by starting to play an instrument early in life. If you have a kid interested with music, encourage him or her to play her choice of musical instrument and support them all the way in their chosen music genre. As they master playing and tuning their instruments, their proficiency in recognizing chords and tunes will be developed as well.

Ear training is a discerning skill that only a handful of musicians have. You don’t have to feel bad if you don’t have the perfect pitch or a good set of ears when listening to music. Music appreciation is different from ear training. But the mere fact, that you’re actually enjoying the music that you are listening to is a sign that you’re already starting the basic foundations of ear training.

Important Points about Liberalism (1)

Exactly what do liberals stand for? What is the impact of liberalism to modern society? What do they believe in, and what are they against? In this article, we will enumerate some of the most important things that you need to take note of regarding liberalism.

Belief System

  • Liberals believe that interactions are generally good.
  • They also believe that interactions should be intensified.
  • Liberals believe that citizens may be legitimately forced into interaction.
  • They believe interactions should be expanded territorially.
  • The liberals firmly believe that interactions should be extended by analogy. A great example is from the free market to the Internet.
  • Liberals highly value peace and internal stability.
  • It is true that fundamental liberal theory rejects a priori values and most liberals believe in the importance and ultimate value of happiness, and if deemed necessary, should override other moral values.

The Effects of Interaction

The interaction within a liberal structure, such as in the case of free market, has the following impact on people and country:

  • Create convergence towards a central or core culture. They believe that the more deviant the product, the less chance the market will be able to produce it. As a result, people adjust their values based on the availability and accessibility of products and services.
  • In the free market setting, there is a general conservative effect due to the fact that multiple people decide for the proposed “common good.”
  • Liberals most commonly filter and block innovations, both of which are known to be deviant from core culture.
  • In a liberal structure or society, it is impossible to abolish old traditions and form new ones.
  • The market and other similar structures can only make a collective decision, the moral independence of a subject is utterly destroyed.
  • The marker in a liberal setting induces failure among its individuals. For those who own ideals or if their life plans do not follow or match the collective decision of the prevailing market, they are set to failure.

What are Liberals Against?

Liberals highly oppose the following:

  • Individual will as they firmly believe the collective will of the market should prevail.
  • A uniquely defined goal for society and its citizens.
  • Liberal s are against utopian ideas and mega-projects.
  • They do not agree on minor reforms such as the abolition of aristocracy prevailing in their market.

Find Success and Happiness with these Top Highest-Paying Jobs

These days, we all have to accept the fact that a good job means that you can lead a better, healthier life. But what jobs should you aim for, if you want to have cash on hand for the lifestyle that you want to have?

Well, as it happens, there is a list of top jobs you should aim for. These jobs are the ones that give you the most stability, the highest paychecks, and, really, the ones that can be your ticket to your dream life.

Here are the highest paying jobs:

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Computer networks and the Internet are becoming the lifelines of many companies, both internally and for their marketing and sales concerns. It’s no surprise CIS managers are in high demand. After all, it’s easy to see how important they are. Once your work PC goes down, you can practically see the amount of work that is piling up on your virtual desk for every hour you can’t be plugged into the network. The best industries for CIS managers to work in are in the motion picture industry and the finance sector.

Architectural / Engineering Managers

These managers may not have the instant respect that some people get with the job, but if you’re in the right industry, you can end up earning way beyond the expected pay scale. In particular, you should aim for the oil and gas industries, as their need for architectural and engineering managers are crucial to the efficiency of the fuel conduits, and how they transport products. Given the nature of the job, you will need quite a few years in the industry under your belt, aside from a bachelor’s degree that is related to the exact field you want to go into.


People may have many colorful names for lawyers, but it can’t be denied that if you need one, then you’d like to have a good one, the shark who is on your side. If you think about it, many lawyers can match the hourly rates of people in the medical field. If you want to be a good lawyer, you need to think quickly on your feet, and you should be very eloquent in your speech. And that’s aside from passing the bar.

Petroleum Engineers

If you think that architectural and engineering managers have it good in the oil and gas industry, meet the industry powerhouses, the petroleum engineers. These people are involved in the conversion of crude oil to the various types of fuel that the world runs on. Aside from having a degree in the field, it’s a good idea for a petroleum engineer to work in educational programs in the industry even before they graduate. And after they do, a few years experience is required for the more important positions.