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Find Your Work-Family-College Balance: 4 Useful Tips

April 25, 2017 by Miranda Lim |

At some point in your life, you’ve probably frantically said, “Where did the time go!?” And if you’re thinking of becoming an online student, your question might even be “Where will my time come from!?”

6:03 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 9:56 p.m.—Day or night, as an online student, you can schedule your

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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

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Eight Tips for Coping with the Holidays as an Online Student

November 24, 2015 by Coventry Kessler |

You work. You have a family. AND you’re taking online courses for a degree and/or a better career. Your life is already as stuffed as a Thanksgiving turkey. Now that the holidays are coming, how can you juggle family expectations, classes, AND Thanksgiving-Chanukah-Christmas-New Year without

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It's Not About WHEN You Finish College; It's About FINISHING College

January 22, 2015 by Kelly Paul |

Finishing college is hard. Finishing it as an adult is even harder. If it was easy a lot more than 33 percent of returning adult college students would graduate.Finishing college also takes time. It takes time every day to attend class and complete coursework, and it takes time to complete all

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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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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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How Much Time Should One Commit To Online Degree Coursework?

Online learning requires organization and self-discipline. You may have to fit study around work and family. You have to set your own schedule and make sure you get assignments in on time.

If you are enrolled in an asynchronous program there is no designated class time to prompt you to study

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