online learning

“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 […]

If only … I could finish my degree. If only … I could afford to go back to school. If only … going back to college worked with my crazy schedule. If only … it was more convenient to take classes. If only … if only … if only … The “if only” game. We’ve […]

What’s popular among students and equally in demand by employers? A business administration degree. So say the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and U.S. News & World Report. NCES reports that increases in the number of degrees conferred is expected to continue through academic year 2021-22. A recent […]

What do biomedical engineering, event planning and bicycle repair have in common? They’re among the fastest growing occupations, so says the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in its report, “Occupational Employment Projections to 2020.” Good to know, since keeping up with what’s hot in the future can help you decide what to major in now. […]

Adult learner, adult student, re-entry student or non-traditional student. Whatever the name, the outcome’s the same: You’re returning to college as an adult. Here’s how to make your comeback a success. Vary your classes. Choose classes that require different demands on your time. Balancing an intense subject with something easier and more enjoyable will reduce […]

When you’re thinking of investing time, energy, resources and money—not to mention hopes, dreams and aspirations—into something like an online college education, it’s natural to want to be sure it makes the grade. And with online degree programs being a fairly recent education option, it’s wise to brush up on the subject before making your […]

When 36-year old Melissa decided to finish her college degree, she assumed it would help her in the salary department—at least a little. Turns out, “a little” was far more than Melissa imagined. In fact, earning her bachelor’s degree nearly doubled her annual earnings. “I was shocked at the salary disparity between those with just […]

  In addition to expanding your educational horizons and enriching both your personal and professional life, pursuing college coursework or completing your degree is a smart way to recession-proof your career. One of the most convenient ways for busy working adults to finish school is by pursuing a degree in an online format. Online degrees […]

High unemployment rates. A saturated workforce environment. The demise of lifetime job security. Enough of the gloom, doom and despair, already. In spite of the challenges of the last few years, plenty of people are succeeding at finding a job and surviving the current job market. Many, in fact, are thriving. You can, too. Here […]