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Why Pick an Online College?Long before the internet was invented, people have been looking for ways to attend college from home. Indeed, distance learning has been around since the 1700s, becoming more common in the late 1800s with the growth of the postal service. Today, students can choose from a wide variety of online colleges...
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Why Many Are Not Sure About Going to CollegeEvery year, new high school graduates are pressured to enroll in college, leave the nest, and decide on the career that they’ll pursue the rest of their lives. Indeed, 86% of high school students feel pressure to enroll in a bachelor degree program. Whether it comes from...
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Remember My First Year in CollegeAs I close in on the end of my master’s degree, I’ve been thinking about the start of my educational journey, almost ten years ago. I’ve now gone through three levels of degrees – associate, bachelor, and now master – but it feels like only yesterday I enrolled in College...
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A Bad Grade in College isn’t the End of the WorldEver turn in an essay thinking you did great, only to check your grades and find you barely earned a D? Students new and old struggle to handle an unexpectedly bad grade in college. Indeed, many report feelings of stress, anxiety, and lower self-worth as...
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Why Being Mentally Prepared for College MattersStudents across the country experience culture shock during their first year on campus. They’re thrown off by the big changes to their lives and the amount of work they must complete each day. Often, students from less diverse areas are surprised by how diverse most campuses are. On top...
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Struggling to Submit Assignments on Time?Picture this: after a long week, you’re sitting on the couch with a snack rewatching your favorite show. It’s around ten at night, the blanket’s warm, and you’re comfier than you’ve ever felt before. Right before you fall asleep, you get a nagging feeling you forgot something. You shoot up...
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Why Get a Grant Writing CertificatePart of what makes grant writing appealing is that you don’t need a formal education to succeed in the field. There is no minimum education requirement and many choose to work as freelancers. Yet, many new grant writers choose to earn their grant writing certificate.As many aspiring non-profits discover, writing...
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Setting Semester GoalsIt’s a good idea to think about your semester goals whether you’re about to start your first semester or are preparing for your senior year. You may be about to take a difficult class or just barely made it through the last set of courses. Alternatively, you may have done well last semester,...
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What You Can Learn from a Motivational Speaking Class Do you have a story that you think can move and help thousands of people? Have you always dreamed of using your words to change lives? If you answered yes, you may have the makings of a great motivational speaker. But you may not know how...
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Common Distractions While Studying OnlineIn today’s digital world, a million different things are vying for our attention. Ads, games, social media, and more constantly flash across our screens and ding our phones. In 2018, a survey suggested that 75% of Americans struggle to keep focus at work due to digital notifications. Thus, it should be...
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