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Level Up! Explore the Benefits of Higher Education

We’ve all been told that education improves lives; but how, specifically, does it do that? Can the value of education actually be quantified? The infographic below illustrates data we found about the impact advanced education makes across different areas of life—from career to lifestyle. Learn more about the many ways education can benefit your life …

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How Online Education Makes Schools Greener

Online learning has many benefits, including the flexibility to continue your education from just about anywhere on the planet. Want to earn your master’s degree while living on an ex-army steel tug boat? You can! Earning a certificate or degree online is also ideal for working professionals because you can complete coursework when it works …

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Why You Should Use Your G.I. Bill Benefits (Wisely) and Get to School

“I will not allow you to be stupid! Not signing up for G.I. Bill benefits isn’t even an option for you, you bunch of little ostrich goobers,” our company commander told every member of Bravo 146 during our first week of Coast Guard boot camp. He of course said this with a glare that left …

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Finding the Motivation to Pursue, and Finish, Your Education

During an eight-mile training run recently, my thoughts turned to “Why do I run?” and “Why do I keep going?” Chuckling to myself, I knew the answers immediately. I run because of the numerous health benefits, and I keep going to achieve my goals. I think these ideas translate well to finding the motivation to …

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Benefits of Going Back to School More Than Just Clichés

If you’re researching going back to school, you’ve likely heard the benefits of advancing your education ad nauseam: get a better job, earn more money, gain new knowledge and skills, etc… You’ve probably heard them all so much that they’ve become clichés. But before you dismiss them as hackneyed sales pitches from universities, let me …

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How Online Learning Benefits Students with Chronic Health Issues

Living with chronic illness or disabilities while going to college can feel like having two full-time jobs. How can a person do both successfully? The key is to balance managing one’s health while managing collegiate demands. There are a number of terrific resources and guides for individuals with chronic health conditions in postsecondary education, and …

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The Power of Influence in Opening Up Education Options

Last month, just a few weeks short of his 99th birthday, my grandfather died. Affectionately called Gramps by our family, he was a long-time positive force not only in our family, but also in his community. A 70-year resident of Fort Collins, Colorado, Gramps made his career in music, acting as a professor and chairman …

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