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Advantages of Being an Adult College Student

January 09, 2015 by Kelly Paul |

Yes, there really are advantages to being an adult college student.When thinking about a return to college many adults imagine all the OBSTACLES they will face and forget to think about the ADVANTAGES they have as adults in the college classroom. So in case you're struggling to identify those

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Returning to College: Who Studies Online?

September 19, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

Are you thinking about returning to college and enrolling in an online degree program? If so, are you curious who your classmates are likely to be if you do? We've outlined the answers for you in the infographic below.


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Etiquette for Online Course Discussion Board Posts

July 09, 2014 by Kelly Paul |
Writing for your course's discussion board is not like posting on Facebook, Twitter, or the comments section of news websites. Posting on the course discussion board isn't quite like writing a paper either, but it's close. It counts toward your grade and furthermore creates your most visible
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Tips for Successful Group Work as an Online Student

July 09, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

Any time a college or university course requires group work, coordinating it can be a challenge. Especially when all group members are online students and dispersed around the world, that challenge grows exponentially. To make sure you're prepared for that class requiring a group project or

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How Many Online Courses Should You Take Each Semester?

April 28, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

Let’s face it. Going to – and finishing - college isn’t easy. It takes a lot of hard work, research, reading, writing, presenting, and learning, to complete a degree. College also isn’t for everyone.  But for those adults who know they want to pursue a college education and earn a degree –

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Textbook Options for Online College Students

April 21, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

Textbooks now cost college students an average of almost $1,000/year. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education (2011), about seven out of ten college students skip buying one or more textbooks because it’s too expensive, even though they know not reading the textbook will lower their

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Get Your Family Involved in Your Return to College

April 01, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

As adults, choosing to return to college, whether to finish a bachelor’s or get a graduate degree, is a choice that often impacts more than just you. You likely now have a job, a partner or spouse, and children. All who require your time are affected by decisions you make. So it’s important,

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