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Tips for Online Students: Participating in Class Discussions

When you take a course online, it’s important to contribute your thoughts and ideas in class discussions — and not just for the grade. When you actively engage in conversations, you learn more by reflecting on the subject matter, sharing ideas and perspectives with others, and questioning and thinking critically about responses. There are three …

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Infographic: Technology and the Transformation of Education

When you consider how the Internet has changed society in the last couple decades, you might first think of email, Facebook, or even Netflix. But what about education? New technology in classrooms and elsewhere is blurring the boundaries of digital and physical. Technology has become integral to the way people learn. The Online Learning Consortium …

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Ask an Employer: Crafting a Career in Data Management

As the cost of college continues to rise, people often wonder if an advanced education is really necessary to get ahead in their particular field. To help gauge this, we ask hiring managers and organizational leaders across industries to tell us what qualities and experience—educational or otherwise—they look for when hiring new employees. In this …

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Actually Accomplish Your Career and Academic Goals this Year

We’re a couple weeks in to the new year now, so…how are those New Year’s resolutions coming? I’m sure you’ve been hitting the gym, clipping coupons, and steadfastly writing those daily journal entries. But if statistics are any indication (and they usually are), you’ll most likely only do this for a few weeks, and then …

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Ask an Employer: How to Land a Job in High-Stakes Finance

How do employers view the value of higher education? In this series, we ask leaders and hiring managers from a wide variety of industries about what qualities and experience—educational or otherwise—they look for when hiring new employees. In this installment, we interviewed Seth Derdzinski, Director of Credit Strategies and Analytics for Bank of America. Name: …

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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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Ask an Employer: Marketing and Business Knowledge Bolsters Careers in Tourism

How do employers view the value of higher education? In our Ask an Employer series, we ask key leaders and hiring managers from a wide variety of industries about how they view the relationship between higher education and employment. Nancy Harrison has a passion for travel, adventure, and working in communications. This is what led …

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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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