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Online School Builds Independence and Soft SkillsThere are many benefits to attending an online school. For example, you get to avoid crowded dorm rooms, stay at home as you earn your degree, and keep your full-time job. This study route is ideal for thousands of students of all ages due to its flexibility. Truly, one...
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Why Knowing How to Prioritize MattersIt can be tough to figure out your next step when you’re facing a bunch of responsibilities all at once. Truly, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when tasks or decisions pile up, whether big or small. You may struggle to stay on one item at a time or fail to...
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What to Do if You Think You Picked the Wrong DegreeEvery year, thousands of college students change their degree path. The change may be as simple as switching from childhood psychology to adolescent psychology or as extreme as switching from English to nuclear physics. Regardless, students realize that they picked the wrong degree and switch...
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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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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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