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Why You Should Consider Studying Engineering Online
December 11, 2018
Engineering is one of the most sought-after fields of study right now. For starters, there’s the salary. A newly graduated engineer takes home $57,000 on average, a figure that soars with additional training and experience. But engineers aren’t just in it for the money. The work provides an inspiring daily challenge. And that’s the great thing about it: whether you’re excited by electronics, medicine, or energy, there is a demand for engineers. It’s rare to find an engineer in a role they don’t like -- and even rarer to find one without a job at all. Let's take a closer look at the field and how improvements in technology are opening up online study of it.

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How To Reduce the Cost Of An Online Degree
December 6, 2018
There are many good reasons to pursue an online degree. However, many people also have a big reason not to: its cost. The good news? Not only are online degrees often cheaper than their classroom counterparts, but there are also ways to keep costs low. Read on for a roundup of five ways to reduce th...

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Three In-Demand Areas of Focus for Electrical Engineers
December 4, 2018
Electrical engineering is a branch of engineering which deals with the technology of electricity. Electrical engineers “design, develop, test and supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical systems, equipment, or components," according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meanwhile, ...

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Five Skills You'll Learn When Studying Online
December 3, 2018
While the desire to learn more about a certain field or subject may drive you to study online, there are many other things you will learn along the way. Read on for a roundup of five skills you’ll develop as an online student -- and why they matter so much. Are you an online student with excitin...

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Six Ways to Stay Healthy When Studying Online
November 23, 2018
Studying online has its fair share of perks, like flexibility, cost, and scheduling. But what about health? Can it be a healthy choice, too? Absolutely. You just have to know how. Let's take a closer look at six tips to stay healthy while studying online.

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Why You Should Learn About Blockchain Online
October 26, 2018
The Guardian recently proclaimed blockchain to be “this year’s buzzword.” While you have undoubtedly heard of it, you may not know what it is and what it means for you as a student. Here’s a closer look at all things blockchain -- along with why online studies offer an ideal opportunity to l...

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Six Reasons To Study Online
October 5, 2018
Why should you study online? So many reasons. Here are six.

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How To Pick The Online Program That Suits You Best
September 21, 2018
Good for you! You have decided to study online. Now for the tricky part -- how do you find a place that's going to meet your needs? Not all online programs are the same. They differ in structure, delivery, expectations, and cost.

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What You Need To Know About The Digital Skills Gap
September 7, 2018
The technological revolution is not working in the UK and some say that not enough children are getting the digital education they need to make it in college or a career. Girls, especially, are less likely to go into computer science and other STEM-related fields. Let's take a closer look at the di...

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Everything You Need to Know About Virtual Advisers
August 24, 2018
By now, there's a good chance you know that having an adviser to help guide you through your program, degree, or certificate is a big step on the road to success. Let's take a closer look at everything you need to know about virtual advisers.

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November 16, 2018

Online learning opens doors to many students. One particular demographic that’s taking advantage of this relatively new path to college degrees, acc...


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November 9, 2018

Coding has been declared to be the "most important job skill of the future", as well as being heralded as "the next mass profession". But whether or n...


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November 2, 2018

There's a disconnect between the overall growth of online education and a drop in online higher education opportunities. What's going on? Let's take a...