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How Going Back to School Prepares You to Be a Leader

Gaining a leadership role is a great way to increase your impact on an organization and grow your earning potential. If you’ve been working and have the experience, furthering your education could be another way to set yourself apart from the competition.
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Online Degree Programs

How to Land a Career in Sports Management

There’s more to athletics than the fans and the players. If there weren’t professionals to market the team or player, connect the fanbase to the athlete, sell the tickets, and oversee office operations, athletic associations and leagues would cease to exist.
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Adult Education

7 Motivational TED Talks for the Overwhelmed Adult Student

If you’re looking for some motivation, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re considering enrolling or are nearing graduation, these talks are sure to inspire you and remind you why you are on this crazy journey.
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Online Degree Programs

4 Career Fields that Can Survive an Economic Downturn

The economy is strong and expanding right now. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, national unemployment dropped to 3.9 percent for December 2018. But we all know that - at some point - what goes up, must come down. Eventually, the economy will cycle back into a recession. What does that mean for you? Should you take the plunge and invest time and money into a degree?
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Adult Education

How to Navigate the Holidays as an Adult Learner

After Thanksgiving, we asked our adult students for their best tips on bouncing back after a break. They said one of the best ways to be successful is to set goals before the break and then push through after the holidays are over. Here is what they said:
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Student Success Tips

Goals You Need to Set This Year

Whether you’re a fan of new year’s resolutions or not, there’s something to be said about committing to a new goal and turning over a new leaf. Setting a resolution, whether it’s to read The Bible for fifteen minutes every day or lose ten pounds, shows your hope and commitment for a better you.
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Adult Education

5 Questions Adults Should Ask Before Going Back to School

If you’re a working adult, you might wonder if going back to school and earning your degree will actually change your life and improve your career. It’s a valid concern. Returning to school demands a considerable time commitment, a financial investment and dedication to see the requirements through until completion. So, is it worth it?
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Adult Education

20 Ways to Recharge During the Holidays

As an adult student, finding some time to catch your breath can be pretty rare, but it’s one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Constantly being on the move gets us into the routine of rushing, going through the motions, and missing important moments. When we take time to clear our minds and relax, we are giving ourselves the chance to self-assess and get back to simple, enjoyable things like quality time with family, a good cup of coffee, or spending time in prayer.
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Faith

Celebrating Advent as a Student

By: Lee Copeland, Educational Leadership Alumnus With all of the hustle and bustle of the pre-Christmas season, we may sometimes miss that the weeks leading up to Christmas are more than just a sprint to December 25. In our lives dominated by the rhythms of Black Friday and class finals, we can easily overlook the ancient tradition of preparing and waiting for Christmas called Advent.
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Adult Education

Teachers: 4 Reasons to Get a Master's Degree

For teachers wanting to advance in their careers, furthering their education is an obvious next step. However, there are some concrete reasons why getting a master's degree is a wise move. Here are our top four.
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