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Foods to Boost College Brain Power

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments

If you will be starting college this fall, there’s no better time than now to jumpstart your health. With all those papers to write, exams to study for, and juggling work plus a social life, it’s best to get all the help you can. Why not adopt healthy eating habits now so that when you have [...]

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How to Save College Money

Sep 04, 2013 No Comments

When you hear the word “college” now-a-days, you usually don’t think of cheap. You may consider the value of a college education or how your online degree will help you after graduation. Federal and private loans with interest may pop into your head, along with the cost of tuition. So what can you do to [...]

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Eating Healthy on a Budget for College Students

Aug 30, 2013 No Comments

Whether it’s 3.5 pounds, 4 pounds, 10 pounds, or even the dreaded Freshman 15, packing on some extra pounds during the first year of college seems to be a reality for many students[i]. What are some steps you can take to prevent unwanted weight gain as you begin college this fall? Here are 6 tips [...]

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How to Pick Your College Major

Aug 23, 2013 No Comments

It seems to be increasingly difficult for some college students to decide what they want to major in. With such a plethora of options, it may be difficult to narrow the focus down to one or two areas. The reality is, at least at Penn State, “80 percent of freshmen — even those who have [...]

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College Accreditation: What Does It Mean?

Aug 19, 2013 No Comments

Maybe you’ve heard the terms “college accreditation” before but you don’t really know what all the fuss is about. What does it have to do with you and your college career? How could it impact your future if you don’t understand what it is before you enroll in an online college degree program?  Here are [...]

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3 Hot, High Paying Tech Jobs

Aug 13, 2013 No Comments

Does coding excite you? Do you dream in HTML? If you are passionate about all things tech related, then working in a tech career after earning your college degree probably interests you. It doesn’t matter if you are earning your degree online or if you are returning to college after a decade long break. There [...]

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Tips for Adults Going Back to College

Aug 08, 2013 No Comments

Starting college in the fall semester might be stress provoking for any student. However, imagine it’s been years since you’ve graduated high school—maybe even a decade or longer—and you have made up your mind to earn your degree. Maybe you desire a career change or would like a chance of moving up the ranks in [...]

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Mommy Guilt and the Nontraditional College Student

Aug 07, 2013 No Comments

You are preparing for your fall semester. You selected your online college, registered for classes, made sure your computer and software meets the required tech specifications required, and then it hits—mommy guilt. Mommy guilt isn’t a new phenomenon. It’s been around and it can strike anywhere, any time. Most moms aren’t immune—especially if you are [...]

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Work From Home Careers

Jul 31, 2013 No Comments

If you are earning your college degree online and are honing skills like communication—oral and written—along with other basics such as professionalism, time management, and problem-solving, you could find it easier to jumpstart a work from home career. Just like earning an online degree may be more flexible than attending college in-person, a work from [...]

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7 Tips for Landing a Glowing Recommendation Letter

Jul 23, 2013 No Comments

Summer has only just begun yet you are already thinking about enrollment in your fall college classes. You want to make sure you stand the best chance for success so you’re planning ahead. Part of planning ahead and getting organized means receiving some amazing recommendation letters from professors you respect—before graduation. What can you do [...]

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