Top Five Tips for Creating a More Productive Study Space

Certain things are guaranteed in life — and no, we’re not just talking about death and taxes. As you pursue your online degree, it’s guaranteed that you’ll need to commit time to studying. No matter the degree you’re pursuing — whether undergraduate, graduate, or certificate — you’ll spend time each week going over notes, prepping …

What to Do if Your University Closes its Doors

A recent rash of colleges and universities have gone out of business, leaving students in a precarious position. What do you do when your school closes? Alumni are often left wondering if their degrees or certificates from closed schools are still valid.   Schools are closing for reasons that range from financial troubles to suspended …

3 Tips for Setting Goals and Sticking With Them

The truth is, we all struggle. We all have a hard time once in awhile. That is why setting goals and working toward them is better than giving up or feeling sorry for yourself because you didn’t make a plan or didn’t try. Personally, I’ve been pursuing my bachelor’s degree at a few colleges — …

IT Certificates to Boost Your Career

Earning your degree is a major milestone and can open countless new doors to success. And with IT jobs growing at rates topping 26% (much faster than the national average), the time may be right for you to pursue a certificate or degree in Information Technology. However, setting yourself apart from the competition — and …

How to Start a Resume With a Bang

So you have found a job opportunity, which seems thrilling. And you know for a fact that you’d be the perfect fit. Pause. Take a deep breath and pace yourself. Before you send out your resume and breathlessly wait for the call-back, you need to make sure that the recruiter will take notice of you. …