For-profit vs. non-profit colleges

Cats vs. dogs. Pepperoni vs. sausage. Admit it. You have a favorite. A favorite cola, favorite pet, favorite pizza topping. It’s okay. Everyone does. We can’t help it. We live in a comparison nation that loves to take sides. But when it comes to the non-profit vs. for-profit college or university debate, which side are […]

Most popular online degree program? A business degree.

If online degrees had a popularity contest, there would be one clear winner. A new survey found that business degrees (primarily business administration degrees or management degrees) are the most popular. That goes for both undergraduate and graduate level degrees. The study was conducted by The Learning House, Inc. and Aslanian Market Research* and says that the average […]

Five tips for avoiding academic fatigue

Tired. Weary. Burned out. Worn down. Drained. Stick-a-fork-in-me-done. Whatever you call it, there will probably come a point in which you’ll feel absolutely exhausted by everything going on in your life. It’s tough stuff juggling academic studies, family and work responsibilities all at the same time. Why, it can be enough to have you thinking […]

Adopt a mindset for academic success - think outside the box!

Achieving academic excellence is all in your head or so it’s been said. Forgive the Dr. Seuss-like rhyme, but the truth is, when it comes to academic success, the mind is an undeniably powerful player. In her book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, psychologist Carol S. Dweck points out that a student’s mindset originates […]

Five study habits to help you learn more effectively

When it comes to going back to college, there exists a bit of a paradox: Even though students are in college to learn, they may not be aware of some techniques that can help them learn more effectively. Kind of a problem, especially if you want to get better grades and improve your academic results. […]

How to stay in front of health care trends

There’s something different about being in front. Think about it. Riding in the first car of a rollercoaster. Sitting front-row at your favorite concert, movie or show. Watching a fireworks display or sunset from prime position. Being in front provides a different experience. Often one that’s unobstructed, unhindered or unrestricted. Being in front can be […]

Interesting statistics covering the start of the new university school year

Since school is starting up soon, it’s a great time for a “Back to School” infographic. Check out some interesting statistics, and if you like what you see, please share it!

Online Degrees - You Can Do It

“A goal properly set is halfway reached.” —Zig Ziglar If you believe Zig Ziglar, the mere act of deciding to go back to school puts you well on your way to reaching your goal. That’s good news, too, because returning to college is one of the best ways to position yourself for success or successfully […]

Academic accreditation(s) correlate directly to academic quality

“I is a college graduate.” Oh sure, the T-shirt is funny. The lack of quality education behind it? Not so much. Going back to college as an adult is no laughing matter. It takes time, effort, dedication, commitment and a whole host of other things to go back to school—especially if you’re juggling work, home, […]

Child care solutions for adult students

Parents have been navigating the daycare dilemma for as long as there have been kids and families. Short of staying home with the kids all day and quitting your job, what’s a parent to do when juggling work, kids and classes? Until recently, options for finding quality yet affordable childcare was somewhat limited for adult […]