How to Network While Going to School Online

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  Studies show that 70% of jobs are found through networking. One of the biggest benefits of an on-campus college education is the ability to build relationships quickly, with many convenient opportunities to get to know the people around you. But how do you make the most of an online degree while creating the same networking opportunities for yourself as...

How To Balance Your Schedule Like a Pro

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If you’re currently pursuing a degree, you know how hard it is to have so many responsibilities to balance. Even forgetting one small thing could cost you your grade. So how do you successfully keep up with the fast pace of being a student?  All it takes is a little bit of planning and a well-organized schedule.  Get a Planner Writing down...

Are E-Textbooks for You?

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If you’ve been using a tablet or phone to read books, you may be surprised to learn that you’re a bit of a controversial figure. A debate has long raged about the merits of ebooks versus traditional paper books. For all the attention ebooks receive, physical book sales still far exceed digital. While you may think it’s nostalgia that...

How to Survive Living with Your Parents

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One of the toughest decisions a prospective college student has to make is whether they’re going away to school or not. Even if you choose to go to school close to home, you still have to decide whether or not to live on campus. For many, the financial savings that can be found living at home are difficult to...

How to Budget as a College Student

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If you’re currently enrolled in a degree program, you probably know that being a poor college student is more than just a cliche. If you find yourself trying to make your loan money stretch to the end of the semester or are sneaking leftovers into your pockets because you’re almost out of meals on your meal plan, you’re probably...

Should You Join a Fraternity or Sorority?

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One of the first things most college and university students realize when they start school is that full-blown adulthood is around the corner. The clock is ticking for when you’ll have to get a real nine-to-five job, and a spouse, and a mortgage, and insurance, and all the other responsibilities of real life. While you definitely want to take...

Are You Ready to Study Abroad?

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The idea of going abroad to study is baked into the American college experience dream. Books, movies, television shows all show the romantic version of study abroad life when the heroine jets off to Paris for an adventure-filled year finding herself along the banks of the Seine. It’s a fun fantasy, but for many people, there are a lot...

How Fast Can You Get a Degree?

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A lot of people are making the choice to finish their degrees. Between 2000 - 2010, there was a 42% increase in college and university students over the age of 25. When you make the choice to go back to college as an adult, or go to college for the first time, one of the first questions you have...

Grandma’s Spring Cleaning Tips

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An important and sometimes overlooked aspect of overall wellness is the environments we’re in. You can’t always do much about your geographic location or your work or school locations or building conditions. One place you do have some control over, though, is your home. A study found that some people “who described their living spaces as ‘cluttered’ or full...

Famous Colleges & Universities Offering Degrees Online

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Online school is becoming much more of an everyday reality. Of college students, around 33% take at least one online course. You will face a lot of choices when you decide to pursue your bachelor’s degree online. More so than for traditional on-campus degree seekers, you will need to have an idea which major you would like to pursue....