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How Realistic Are Your College Expectations?

September 13, 2016 by Coventry Kessler |

You’ve decided to go back to college and earn a degree. You’re pretty excited, but also a little worried. After all, it’s been a long time since you were in school. How are you going to do?

Here’s the good news: Older students who’ve been “out in the world” for a while tend to do better than their

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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 – help! 
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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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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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Success Tips for Taking Online Exams

March 14, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

Taking an online exam is just like taking a face-to-face exam, only different.

Seriously, the same strategies for acing a regular exam also apply to online tests. But other rules apply as well. The following tips will help you score as high as possible on your online test, partly by making sure

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