Online Learning

If you’re considering going back to school, switching to a new postgrad program, or transferring from a community college to a 4-year university for a bachelor’s degree, transfer credit can be a huge time (and money) saver. But it’s often an opportunity that many fail to seize. The Transfer Credit Dilemma Far too many students […]

There’s an old adage that says, “Some things seem impossible until they’re done.” At one time or another, this adage holds true for all of us. Perhaps your “impossible” has been traveling to far away places, starting a family, owning a vacation home or rising to a senior level within your organization. One of the […]

If you feel stuck in your career, graduate school may be a strategic move to advance your career prospects. In many high-earning professions, the degree is table stakes for earning certain titles and positions. In other fields, the degree is not mandatory, but it has serious potential to increase your earning power. The degree can […]

If you’re going back to school while balancing a career and family, chances are strong that you’re looking for ways to fast-track your education. One significant way this can happen is through transferring in previous credit or experience. But what can you get transfer credit for? And, how much can you get? Those answers vary […]

Getting a doctorate could be one of your biggest life achievements—provided you can make it to the finish line. Drop out rates vary by discipline, but as many as 50 percent of students don’t complete their doctorate. In order to succeed, you must understand what’s at stake—and what’s expected of you—then develop a plan that […]

Wondering how long an MBA program will take to complete? You may read articles that promise 12 or 14 month programs. In reality, the timeline is a lot more complicated than that. What you really need to know is how long the whole process will take from start to finish—from when you start researching possible […]

Looking for an effective way to earn your doctorate degree? If you’re considering a doctorate, you’ve likely taken an inventory of what will be expected to earn the degree. And that inventory likely includes a huge chunk of time, energy and resources. For already-too-busy-professionals, this can be a dream killer right out of the gate. […]

We often hear questions from students who have taken a break in their pursuit of a degree, and one goes a little like this, “It’s been 10 years since I worked on my degree at another school. Can I get any transfer credit for all that work?” The question is a smart one. Transferring college […]

So it’s been said: You have been online much too long when you say “LOL” instead of actually laughing out loud. Funny (and perhaps true) in your everyday life. For most of us, though, the pluses of being online far outweigh the minuses. Depending on your learning style and personal preferences, being electronically and virtually […]