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How to Choose Your Major

Choosing a major isn’t like picking out a pair of shoes you can return if they don’t fit right. Depending on how far you are into your degree program, changing majors can mean extra coursework, extra expenses, and extra time before graduation.
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Adult Education

Do You Need a Master's Degree?

So you’ve done the college thing, you’re cruising along in your career. Things are going well for you! What’s next? Are you satisfied with the status quo or do you feel like you need to move to the next level? Is it necessary to have a master’s degree to further your career? Well, the answer is not a yes or a no. It’s a maybe, depending on your goals and your circumstances.
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Adult Education

Why Accelerated Courses Work for Adults

It’s Tuesday afternoon, you’ve worked eight(+) hours, dropped the children off at the sitters, and you’re eating a quick bite before going to school to finish your degree. The last thing you need is to juggle even more than you already are. Sound familiar?
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Adult Education

Stress Management for Adult Students

Guess what? Going to school and working and keeping up with your responsibilities is going to be tough. You might get overwhelmed.
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Adult Education

Why Going Back to College is Only One Way to Make More Money

Living paycheck to paycheck is never something any little boy and girl dreams of when they look to adulthood. It’s not even the situation that we, as adults, hope for. So how do you position yourself to thrive and stop simply surviving?
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Adult Education

5 Steps to Thriving as an Adult Student

Simply skating through college and getting the work done isn’t anyone’s idea of a great college experience. If you just want to tread water and get a piece of paper in the end, maybe college isn’t for you. As an adult learner, it’s safe to say you probably want to thrive and grow during the course of your college career.
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Online Degree Programs

Why a Degree in Network Management Will Take You Places

Technology and communication have permeated our society. If you’ve ever gone more than 15 minutes without the phones or the internet at work, you know how production can seemingly come to a standstill. We won’t talk about how upset individuals can be when these services are out at home.
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Adult Education

How to Stay Motivated as a Busy Adult Learner

Getting a college degree can be a lot like eating an elephant – time-consuming, overwhelming and difficult! Fortunately, the way to get through both challenges is by taking it one step at a time until the challenge is complete. It’s just that simple. And it’s just that difficult.
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Adult Education

15 "Homework" Activities for Your Children

Sometimes, you just need a quiet moment to take care of homework. If you have children, you know they’re rarely quiet.
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Adult Education

Student Success Series: How to Ask for Help

When you’re an adult and have lived through career changes, children being born, supporting parents, and all the ups and downs of life, it can be hard to be a beginner again. However, going back to school presents challenges that can’t always be struggled through with grit. Sometimes, asking for help is the best option. To make reaching out a little less painful, we’ve collected some of our favorite tips.
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