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The Rise of Online Learning and What It Means for Adults Going Back to School

For over a decade, distance learning has been steadily changing the way students pursue degrees. In the fall of 2018, 35.3 percent of all college students took at least one distance learning class. More than 16 percent did all of their learning remotely. 
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Adult Education

8 Lessons Adult Students Learned While Studying from Home

The COVID-19 pandemic quickly turned the things many of us take for granted—going to the doctor, attending a birthday party, sending the kids to daycare—into high-risk activities that could make others sick. And seemingly overnight, our worlds were turned upside down. 
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Adult Education

Why a Recession Is a Perfect Time to Restart Your Career

A little over a decade ago, the Great Recession left the economy in ruins and destroyed many financial futures. And although that recession passed, the shock waves it initiated continue to reverberate in individual lives. One in three Americans still have not recovered from the recession. The hardest hit Americans continue to be those with the least education. 
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Adult Education

Why a Degree in Cybersecurity Is More Relevant Than Ever

Cyber crime is big business. In the first half of 2019, data breaches released 4.1 billion records, exposing millions of consumers and businesses to identify theft, misappropriated resources, scams, and more. 
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Online Degree Programs

What Can You Do with an Organizational Leadership Degree?

Whether you’re hoping to make a career change, eager to climb the corporate ladder at your current organization, or simply interested in finishing your degree, an organizational leadership degree is an ideal option that opens versatile career doors. 
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Adult Education

You Need PCNSA Certification. Here’s Why.

If you’re passionate about engineering or network security, you should consider certification via the Palo Alto Network Security Administrator (PCNSA) exam. PCNSA certification shows employers you’re serious about rising to the top of your field, and it can significantly boost your earning power. 
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Adult Education

16 Essential Apps Every Adult Student Needs to Download

Returning to school offers a great bargain: spend a few years invested in learning new material, and emerge a more competitive member of the job marketplace. 
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Adult Education

How the Online Christian College Experience Is Different

About a third of students take at least one college class online. The COVID-19 pandemic showed how online education can support continued learning in trying circumstances, and may increase interest in online classes.
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Student Success Tips

The Greatest Obstacles to Graduation (And How to Overcome Them)

Returning to college as an adult learner turns the page to the next chapter of your life. Graduation can mean access to more and better jobs, higher earnings, and more financial security—particularly during recessions and other economic disasters. That doesn’t mean the path to completing your degree is always easy or free of twists and turns. Here are the greatest barriers to graduation and what you can do to surmount them. 
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Career Advancement & Advice

[Infographic] How to Ask Your Boss for a Raise

Over a lifetime, steady pay increases can earn you a million dollars or more. But asking your employer for a raise is easier said than done, and the pressure alone can be enough to turn many off to the idea. The good news, though, is that if you come prepared and equipped with research, the conversation will be easier than you think and potentially lead to life-altering benefits 
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