Archive for Online Education

Repaying Your Federal Student Loans: Not as Scary as You Think

Mar 27, 2014 No Comments by

The feeling of accomplishment when you graduate is a uniquely beautiful thing. Then it hits you—now you need to start repaying your student loans! Don’t fear. Take a look at how to repay your federal student loans—the what, the how, and the how much. Get an idea of repayment options: When you’re just getting started […]

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Focusing Strategies for Online Learning

Mar 27, 2014 No Comments by

We’re in it—the Digital Age. And it’s all too easy to lose focus while studying for your online courses. Here comes another Facebook notification. A 50% off email from your favorite online store. And what a hilarious video! It’s enough to make your eyes blur. Here are some tips for staying fresh and focused on […]

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Female College Success

Nov 21, 2013 No Comments by

If you are a woman and attending college, you may bring some special attributes to your education. Whether you are a psychology, biology or IT major, you could possess unique traits that foster inspiration and motivation in your studies. It doesn’t matter if you are a college freshman straight out of high school or a […]

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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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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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How to Boost College Motivation

Jul 18, 2013 No Comments

If you are earning your college degree whether online or in-person, you know that remaining motivated could be an important key to your college success. What can you do when your good intentions waver on getting a head start on that Western Civ term paper or when your energy flags and you have trouble waking […]

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6 Online Etiquette Tips for College Students

Jul 18, 2013 No Comments

For those of you may be earning your degree online for the first time, you may find yourself as overwhelmed as traditional students attending a first lecture. You might have to ensure that you have met certain tech requirements, have introduced yourself to your professor via email, connected with classmates by way of a discussion […]

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3 Tips If You’re Undecided

Jun 27, 2013 No Comments

Summer is nearly here and maybe you just finished your first year earning your college degree. The heat is on to pick a college major and you have no idea what subject you want to earn your degree in. Your dad is an engineer and you like math so engineering may be a possibility, your […]

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Dishing About Popular College Ranking Sites

Jun 25, 2013 No Comments

Deciding on your college plan and where you want to attend may be a bit confusing at times. Should you go to a school that offers a desirable work-study program? Maybe you are more concerned about how the school measures up in terms of sports or aesthetics? What about financial aid in the form of […]

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How to Use Social Media to Find Scholarship Info

Jun 18, 2013 No Comments

With 94% of first-year college students using social media sites[i], social media has “become an integral part of everyday life”[ii] for many people. What about using social media to help find scholarships or grants to apply to? Instead of playing Words With Friends daily, you might use that time to dig a bit and see […]

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