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Online Degrees Who Would Hire an Online Grad? by Jennifer Mulrean We know. You're naturally curious, committed to lifelong learning, and generally ambitious. Those are great  reasons to pursue an education. But with the high price of college, it's safe to bet that you're also hoping that  degree will pay off in more practical terms--with a first job, a promotion, or a job change, perhaps.  The good news is, it probably will. In simple terms of dollars and cents, a college degree can be worth millions in  income over the course of your life. According to the most recent United States Census Bureau survey, people  holding bachelor's degrees are expected to earn $2.1 million over the course of their working lifetime--almost $1  million more than the $1.2 million in lifetime earnings for people who hold high school diplomas only. But before you pile up those riches, you first have to get through the door of the human resources department. As  a current or prospective online student, it's important to consider how an online degree will measure up against  those earned at traditional brick-and-mortar programs. This is an iframe of a ClassesUSA article insert  Attitudes in flux When asked directly, well-known Fortune 500 companies such as Intel and Wal-Mart said they'd accept online 
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This note was uploaded on 07/20/2011 for the course BUS 250 taught by Professor Barrie during the Spring '10 term at Kaplan University.

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