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Veteran Students

How SNU’s VETS Center Helps Former Military Students Succeed

You served our country, and now it’s time to serve yourself by putting your education first. Whether you're registering for college for the first time or completing your degree after many years away, it’s never too late to go back to school.
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Adult Education

6 Adult Education Myths That May Keep You From Enrolling

As you enter adulthood and the busyness of life creeps in, big dreams of returning to college can feel far away. Your schedule is demanding and family responsibilities take up a lot of your time. Maybe you’re also focused on moving up the career ladder. As you consider the prospects of going back to school, it’s easy to get in your own head about whether it’s too late or if you can find the program that’s right for you. 
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Online Degree Programs

The Top 3 Types of Dissertation Research Explained

Preparing for your doctoral dissertation takes serious perseverance. You’ve endured years of studies and professional development to get to this point. After sleepless nights and labor-intensive research, you’re ready to present the culmination of all of your hard work. Even with a strong base knowledge, it can be difficult — even daunting — to decide how you will begin writing.
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Adult Education

7 Tips to Achieve Your Dream Career

You’re ready to turn that lifelong passion into the career of your dreams. Maybe you’re burnt out in your current role or simply feel secure enough in other areas of your life to take this leap of faith and finally go after it. Perhaps you’re ready to turn your side hustle into a full-time gig. Or maybe you want to pursue a career that allows you to travel more. 
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Student Success Tips

The Dissertation Process Explained in 6 Simple Steps

Completing your doctoral program is no easy feat, yet the payoff makes it all worthwhile. You’ll challenge yourself with academic rigor and defend your thesis as you showcase your knowledge to a panel of experts.
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Online Degree Programs

Finishing Your Degree: B.S. in Business Administration vs. Organizational Leadership

As an adult student looking to finish your bachelor’s, choosing between degrees may feel like a shot in the dark or even inconsequential. And the truth is, it’s not the most important decision — what really matters is your choice to invest in yourself by completing your undergrad.
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Adult Education

What Age Is the Best To Enroll in Adult Education?

Whether you’re looking to advance your career, increase your earnings, or complete your degree after an extended gap, higher education provides an avenue for achieving your next major milestone. 
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Veteran Students

What Military Veterans Need To Know About Becoming a Teacher

Choosing to become a teacher is a lifelong pursuit for some, but a newfound passion for others. Maybe you’re drawn to working with kids, breaking down complex ideas, or reaching students who struggle academically to find their place. Teaching is a taxing profession, but it’s also an opportunity to transform students’ lives in meaningful ways and foster a deep sense of purpose. 
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Adult Education

Here to Help: Student Services at SNU

Southern Nazarene University offers flexible degree programs with busy adults in mind. With courses taking place one night a week or entirely online, we make it easy for students to earn their degree all while working full-time, raising a family and engaging in their communities. Our programs follow a cohort model approach in which you progress through classes with the same group of students. This unique experience promotes a sense of belonging and support within your program.
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Graduate Degrees

How To Use Your Graduate Degree To Climb the Corporate Ladder

Thirty years ago, graduating college with a bachelor’s degree was enough to ensure a bright future with promising career prospects. Not only could you land a job, you could rest assured that you’d earn a steady salary and slowly make your way up the career ladder.
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