5 Tips for Navigating the Online Learning Experience

Navigating the online learning experience can be a difficult task for people who are used to a traditional-classroom setting. At first glance, most of us think of all the obvious positive freedoms online learning provides; however, some stay far from online classrooms after a negative experience. Often, this is caused due to the lack of …

Benefits of Leadership Training

I recently attended The Young Dairy Leaders Institute (YDLI), which is a three-phase leader communication development program for young adults working in the dairy industry. In this training, I developed skills and the personal network I needed to gain success in today’s dairy business. I already feel like I’m now a better leader in my …

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 — …