online learning

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 […]

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. […]

There’s a really old (and often referenced) cough syrup commercial that opens with an actor saying in a rather serious voice, “I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV.” Presumably, these pseudo-credentials are what lend credibility to the subsequent product recommendation. But life doesn’t always imitate art. And in the real world, credentials […]

“Better” is a relative word. That’s because “better” for you may not be “better” for someone else. Perhaps the, um, better rationale is as a comparative. So, comparatively speaking, in order to determine when a professional doctorate is better than a Ph.D. we need to look some of their differences. Think of the comparison between […]

Two years. Four years. Six years. Seventeen years. Ask how long it takes to earn a college degree and you’ll get as many different answers as people. That’s because how long it takes depends on a whole bunch of things; like timing, course offerings, work schedules, full- or part-time attendance—even you and your study habits. […]

A down economy, a down stock market, a downturn in retail, consumer spending, and even family vacations. Here’s something that’s on the rise: online education. A new study from online education solutions partner The Learning House, Inc. says online education is not only up, it’s skyrocketing. According to “Online College Students 2012: Comprehensive Data on […]

Not everyone is cut out to be an athlete, chef or author. Nor can everyone successfully telecommute, work the third shift, or hold two jobs. Personality, preferences, temperament, habit—they all factor in. Same with online learning. Sure, online studies are awesome, but it takes a certain kind of person to excel at online learning and […]

Whether you want to take a few online classes or finish your degree 100% online, there’s no shortage of reasons to choose an online degree. Here are eight of the best. Balance. Online degrees let you fit classes into your crazy, jam-packed schedule, making it easier to keep up with work, family, social stuff and […]

If there’s one thing we tell kids it’s this: stay in school. We celebrate their educational milestones with graduation parties at every turn, including kindergarten and 8th grade. We applaud loudly and beam proudly when they earn their high school diploma or pass the GED. (Remember Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas who made front-page news when […]