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How to earn credit for life experience.

April 22, 2016 by Coventry Kessler |
Whether you've been working a paid job, serve in the military, or are active as a community volunteer, who wouldn't want to get "credit for life experience" as you figure out how you're going to finish your bachelor's degree as quicky as possible?
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Taking the Mystery Out of Grant Writing

March 21, 2016 by Mandy Byrd |

You’ve been given $150,000 to make a difference in your community. It’s up to you and your classmates to determine which grant proposal gets the funding. How do you decide?

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4 ways to tell if an online language course is right for you

February 11, 2016 by Mandy Byrd |

So you’re thinking about taking a foreign language course online, but it seems so, well, foreign from what you remember of high school Spanish. There’s a good reason for that – it is different, but that’s not a bad thing.

Online courses are a great option if you’re looking to learn a new

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Yes. You Can Take A Science Lab Online.

November 16, 2015 by Coventry Kessler |

Some things once seemed impossible: Cordless phones, cooking without heat (hello, microwave!), “test-tube” babies. Add to that list really good science labs conducted online.

Wait! Don’t science labs need beakers, test tubes, dangerous chemicals, and the close supervision of a worried instructor

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Yes, You DO Have to Take THAT Class

November 02, 2015 by Coventry Kessler |

You're returning to college because you finally know what you want to do and you've got to finish your degree. Now they're telling you you have to take required courses that have NOTHING to do with what you want to learn.

The last thing you want to do is slog through (1) Biology, (2) Western

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What To Expect Your First Day of Online Class   

September 23, 2015 by Kelly Paul |

Yes, you did it! You decided to attend college online and now you’re an online college student. Your first day of class is approaching and a million questions hit you:

  • How does the first day work?
  • When can I see the syllabus?
  • What will class be like?
  • Am I ready?
  • I’ve never done this before –
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So You Need to Write a Grant. We've Got a Class for That.

Your nonprofit organization has charged you with writing grants to help raise needed funding.

Economic Impact

You’re well aware of how essential nonprofits are to North Carolina: They provide one out of every 10 jobs in the state, deliver needed services like food banks and hospice care, and

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