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Turning a degree into a career: Philadelphia employers offer advice for the job search

If you’re like most working adults, there have probably been times when you wished you could get inside the head of an employer and read her mind during an interview. Am I making a good impression? Did I answer that question the way she hoped I would? Does it look bad that I’m changing career paths after 10 years in the same industry? Well, today’s your chance to do just that! Peirce College’s Career Development...Read More »

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Earning a degree at Peirce: Students share what it means for their lives and careers

It’s safe to say that working adults have different priorities than traditional age students when it comes to choosing a college. For someone balancing a job, a family, and other responsibilities that come with being an adult, the deciding factor is probably not the fraternities, resident life, or sports teams. While these can be great elements of a college experience, they aren’t top priority for someone looking to earn a degree that will put them...Read More »

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Growth spurts aren’t just for teenagers

The bills show up each month. You show up for work every day. The kids show up after school with homework they need your help with. The weekends show up with more chores than play. You have taken on all the responsibilities and met the expectations of adulthood. But life is not everything you had hoped it would be when you were younger. Something is missing: career growth. That’s why the advertisement you saw today stuck...Read More »

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Telling Philadelphia “The Whole Story” about Peirce College

Peirce College wants adult learners in the Philadelphia region to know the five major reasons why Peirce is the college that really works for working adults. The following articles explain the unique ways Peirce serves working adults, providing an opportunity to change their careers and lives, a close-knit environment of like-minded students, a simple application process, and support services that cater to the needs of older students. Growth spurts aren’t just for teenagers. Just because...Read More »

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Peirce alum shares his story

On the face of it, the story of Peirce College alumnus Joseph Paprzycki ‘77 is similar to that of many people who attended Peirce in the 1970s: South Jersey boy heads to Peirce on the advice of a high school teacher, goes to class with new friends, earns a degree, and goes on to a career in business. But beneath the surface, another narrative was brewing. As Joe describes in the video interview below, the...Read More »

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