Tag: Education

Planning on Student Loan Forgiveness? Be Careful

By on October 16, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Planning on Student Loan Forgiveness? Be Careful

A recent GAO report found that the Education Department’s student loan forgiveness program isn’t working out so well for borrowers.

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How Can Engineers Working in the Federal Government Advance Their Careers?

By on November 24, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
How Can Engineers Working in the Federal Government Advance Their Careers?

A master’s degree can help advance an engineer’s career with the federal government, but it is important to be sure the degree is relevant to the specific profession.

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More Tuition Discounts Available for Federal Employees

By on November 16, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
More Tuition Discounts Available for Federal Employees

OPM has announced the addition of four new academic institutions to its tuition discount program for federal employees.

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Is a Graduate Degree Worth It?

By on September 12, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Is a Graduate Degree Worth It?

Is getting an advanced degree worth it? The author looks at some of the considerations as well as pros and cons.

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OPM Announces New Tuition Discounts for Federal Employees

By on March 14, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Announces New Tuition Discounts for Federal Employees

The Office of Personnel Management has announced academic agreements with four new schools to provide tuition discounts and/or scholarships to federal employees.

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How to Help Your Employees Repay Their Student Loans

By on December 2, 2016 in Leadership with 0 Comments
How to Help Your Employees Repay Their Student Loans

Nearly 14 percent of the American population carries over $1.4 trillion in student loan debt, which rises rapidly every second. Here is some information for programs available to federal employees to help with repaying student loan debts.

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Upping Your Government Career Game with Higher Ed

By on October 4, 2016 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Upping Your Government Career Game with Higher Ed

The author says that federal employees who plan to get an advanced degree should make their decision carefully because poorly choosing a course of study can lead to a dead end career path with the government.

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Penn State World Campus to Offer Discounted Tuition for Federal Employees

By on June 14, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Penn State World Campus to Offer Discounted Tuition for Federal Employees

Federal employees will now be eligible for discounted tuition rates at Penn State World Campus thanks to a new agreement just announced by the Office of Personnel Management.

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CMU to Offer 15% Discount on Tuition for Federal Employees

By on May 25, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CMU to Offer 15% Discount on Tuition for Federal Employees

OPM and Central Michigan University have announced an agreement to give federal workers and their families discounts on tuition.

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Discounted Higher Ed Classes Now Available for Federal Employees

By on May 11, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Discounted Higher Ed Classes Now Available for Federal Employees

The Office of Personnel Management and Excelsior College have announced an agreement that will allow federal employees to take higher education classes at a reduced rate.

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