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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6 College Discounts for Federal Employees in 2016

By on July 21, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
6 College Discounts for Federal Employees in 2016

If you are a federal employee and are planning to take college courses, be sure to take advantage of the discounts that are available to you. Here is a list of colleges and the discounts they offer to federal workers.

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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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