Student Life

A New Playbook for Higher Education

An interview with Becky Takeda-Tinker, Ph.D. author of Impacting the Future of Higher Education: Insight Into a New Model That Works for Students, Academic Institutions, and America Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker, President and CEO of CSU-Global, the first and only 100 percent online, nonprofit, independently accredited state university, has shared her roadmap for negotiating the changing …

surviving college courses online

Online College Course Survival Guide: What to Expect in an Online Classroom

Enrolling in an online course can be intimidating and the fear of going back to school can be overwhelming. After spending years in a traditional classroom, I didn’t know what to expect. Would there still be class lessons? Would participation count toward my grade? The simple answer to these questions is YES and CSU-Global provides …

Building the Perfect Home Study Space

You may have a home office, or work on a flex schedule at home, but consider establishing a dedicated study space separate from your professional work space.  If you have the option to create a study space, you may find it easier to focus and concentrate on your classes and school work. Completing class assignments …

Keep it Professional: Nailing Down the Perfect Email Signature

And other correspondence do’s and dont’s Maybe your email signature isn’t something you think about much, but perhaps you should. Consider this – your signature is part of your personal brand. By creating a professional signature, you’re taking advantage of an opportunity to promote that brand. Why waste it? When you initially set up your …

Nontraditional Students in the Age of the Millennial

Whether you’re earning a master’s degree, switching careers, or completing an undergraduate degree, the idea of reinventing yourself can be intimidating. You might also be worried about competing with a new generation of college graduates and young professionals. Although you may feel behind, the life skills and experience you take for granted are more important …