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Why You Should Take Online Courses During College
October 20, 2017

Want to strengthen your academic skills, explore a new subject, top up your time management skills, or work ahead and reduce your expenses? Consider taking an online course during college. Let’s take a closer look.


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Why Pursue Online Studies in Retail Banking
October 6, 2017
When you withdraw money from a local ATM or apply online for a personal bank loan, you may not give the mechanisms behind these processes much thought. However, these (along with an extensive range of other services) fall under the umbrella of “retail banking” -- the banking segment whic...

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Are Online Studies A Solution For Prisoners?
September 22, 2017
With online education on the rise, experts are looking to the field as an option for prison education.  Let’s take a closer look at the benefits and pitfalls of online studies as a solution for prisoners.

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Efficient Peer Review Strategies for Online Courses
September 4, 2017
If you’re in an online course and you’re writing papers, then you’ll probably participate in a peer review if you haven’t already.  Never done a peer review?  Don’t fret.  We’ve got you covered.  Let’s take a closer look at efficient peer...

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Your Back-To-School Shopping List for Online Studies
September 1, 2017
Laptop? Check. Internet connection? Check. Notebook and paper? Check. Really? Yes. Among other things. Let’s take a closer look at your comprehensive back-to-school shopping list for online university.

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Five Reasons to Study Cybersecurity
August 21, 2017
Rapid technological advancements represent positive progress for society in near-endless ways. However, this growth is not without its challenges. Topping the list of obstacles threatening millions of people and organizations? Cyber threats. Certainly, cyber criminals are savvy -- which is why ...

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What is the Difference Between For-Profit and Nonprofit Online Degrees?
August 4, 2017
A staggering array of higher education options is available to today’s college students. And while choice is always a good thing, it can also be confusing. For online students, understanding the difference between for-profit and nonprofit degrees can be particularly tricky. Here’s an ove...

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How to Become a Good Online Teacher
July 21, 2017
So, you want to teach online?  Welcome!  If you’re already a certified educator, you’re ahead of the curve.   If not, don’t fret.  There are opportunities for you.  Let’s take a closer look at some of the qualities of great online teachers.

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How To Build A Professional Network Online
June 9, 2017
The network.  Critical to your professional success.  In online learning, building your professional network doesn’t look a whole lot different from traditional learning—the ideas are the same, the vehicle is different.  Take a look at four ways to build that professional ...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Online Studies
May 26, 2017
You know a lot about online studies—but in the multi-billion dollar industry, it’s important to recognize what you don’t know.  Let’s take a look at things you didn’t know about online studies.  You might be surprised. 

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October 13, 2017

Recent grad? Feeling overwhelmed with adulthood? Try one of these apps to help you find a place to live, people to hang out with, stuff to do, and man...


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September 29, 2017

Many factors come into play when it comes to the subject of widening access to higher education. Now comes new research from the Independent Colleges ...


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September 15, 2017

Given research indicating the link between education and reduced recidivism in prison, the case for educating inmates is a strong one. Now, a new tabl...