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A look at Data Scientist Jobs
In 2012, the Harvard Business Review declared that a data scientist was “the sexiest job of the 21st Century.” In 2014, LinkedIn announced that statistical analysis and data mining were the number one skill sets leading to job candidates getting hired. However, the excitement surrounding this position was quickly bridled […]

Are Data Scientist Jobs Still Hot in 2017? A Look ...


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You’re doing your homework on colleges. You’ve discovered a career path and degree program that interests you, and now you’re wondering, “Which school is right for me?” Here are 11 facts illustrating why Hodges University may be the right fit for you! Small Class Sizes Many Hodges courses average just […]

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Hodges


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Albert Einstein once said, “Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with the big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.” For Andrew Weyl, the debate between the facts (money) and personal drive (going to law school) was difficult; however, his passion […]

How Andrew Weyl Answered the Question: To Give Up or ...



Students in PTA class at Hodges
Are you looking for a satisfying and enjoyable career in the medical field that provides you opportunities to help others? Maybe becoming a doctor or a nurse doesn’t sound right for you, but have you thought about a future in physical therapy? For the patient recovering from a car accident […]

Build Your Future as a Physical Therapist Assistant


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As a nonprofit university consisting of a nontraditional study body, Hodges University strives to ensure its students receive not only a valuable education, but also, the highest level of professional and personalized service. Understanding the financial commitments students must adhere to when choosing to pursue a degree, the university continually […]

Creating a More Cost Effective Approach for Students


Edward Davis
If Edward Davis could choose one word to describe himself, it would be “driven.” From life in the military, to becoming a first-generation college graduate and continuing his educational pursuits in a master’s program, to managing his own business, Davis isn’t afraid of taking on new challenges. Growing up in […]

A Life of Firsts



Professor Anke Stugk teaching in the BB&T Finance Lab at Hodges
A traveler at heart, Anke Stugk is always moving towards the next goal. From traveling throughout Europe, to moving to the United States, to redirecting her focus on advancing her career goals, she is determined to make it to the next step. “If a degree is something you need to […]

Setting Her Goals High


Students and professor in a digital design class.
Creativity is an important part of any career. Possessing the ability to analyze, think outside the box and offer creative solutions are positive skill sets employers seek when interviewing potential candidates. While many individuals hear the word “creative” and automatically think painter, actor or writer, many careers will allow you […]

Visual Communication and Graphic Design: Embrace Your Creative Side


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By Jama Thurman, career services manager at Hodges University In a 2016 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), 70 percent of employers reported they are seeking candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills. The only attributes ranking higher than communication are leadership and the ability […]

Professional Communication Skills and Why They Matter