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Starting An Online Degree? Avoid These Five Common Pitfalls
July 9, 2018
Deciding to pursue online studies and picking a program are terrific first steps on the path to getting your degree. However, just because you’re enrolled doesn’t mean you’re ready to start. Avoid these five pitfalls in order to hit the ground running and get the most out of your online studies.

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How Can Online Students Get Mental Health Help
June 25, 2018
As we know, mental health services for college students are critical to student success. So, how does an online student use campus mental health services without a campus? Let's take a look at four strategies.

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Why You Should Earn Your International Policy and Practice Degree Online
June 19, 2018
Whether you want to further your career prospects in business, social policy, politics, public health, diplomacy, development, research or journalism, navigating the obstacles and leveraging the opportunities that arise from globalization depend on one thing: the ability to understand and unravel th...

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Why You Should Look For A Success Coach
June 8, 2018
Online students have a lot to juggle. Full-time jobs and the demands of family and home life combined with online courses can take its toll. That's where success coaches come in. Let's take a closer look at why you should consider a success coach.

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What is Transactional Distance and Why Does it Matter to Online Students
May 30, 2018
Think about it: in a traditional classroom, students and instructors have the opportunity to interact face-to-face. What does this mean? It means that when a student asks a question, the instructor can address it immediately. It means that when an instructor asks the class for feedback, the students...

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Why (and How) International Students Should Attend US High School Online
May 25, 2018
While online studies have serious traction in the higher education market, this mode of study may not automatically come to mind when people think of high school. Online high school degrees exist...and they’re also a smart pathway to reaching your goals -- particularly if your goals include attend...

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Everything You Need to Know About Learning Styles
April 27, 2018
Are you a visual learner, an aural learner, a read/write learner, or a kinesthetic learner? Or are there no such things as “learning styles,” after all? While the proposition that we all learn differently has been around for a while, scientists are still trying to understand the degree to which ...

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How An Online Master’s is An Investment in Your Future
March 19, 2018
Online learning is soaring among young professionals. How can an online master’s make a difference in your life? Students and alumni from the University of Liverpool answered that question with real-life examples of the benefits they gained from their online studies.

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Pros And Cons Of Online PhD Programs
March 18, 2018
Online degree programs are on the rise across a breadth and depth of areas of study. And while most people think of associate’s and bachelor’s degrees when they think of online studies, there are also a growing number of options for PhD-seeking online students. But do the same benefits of online...

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Why You Should Further Your Engineering Education Online
March 16, 2018
Engineers are ready to tackle any problem and make thoughtful, logical decisions based on scientific facts. What’s even better? You can study engineering online and enjoy the flexibility and creativity that a customized program offers. Let’s take a closer look at why you should further your engi...

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July 13, 2018

India's top universities can now offer full online degree programs, but some are worried. On May 24, the University Grants Commission, India’s highe...


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June 29, 2018

The land of lush summer gardens, maple syrup, fall foliage, and ski trails beckons. Vermont's government recently decided to offer up to $10,000 for f...


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June 18, 2018

The US’s largest private employer just added another perk to its benefits package for associates: the opportunity to obtain an undergraduate degree ...