Archive for January, 2011

Technology Becoming an Important Part of the College Classroom

Monday, January 31st, 2011

With the rising popularity of Smartphone's and tablet PC's, it seems as if technology is not just a part of everyday life but every moment of every day. And we are beginning to discover that it's not just something that can be used to entertain or increase productivity, but something that can change and improve […]

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Applying for Federal Student Aid

Monday, January 31st, 2011

If you need help paying for school, you're not alone. In fact, in the 2007-08 academic year, 66 percent of all undergraduates received at least some type of financial aid, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Applying for federal student aid is a pretty straightforward process, but it does involve a bit of […]

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Staying Put

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Flexibility – it is the center point of every argument between online schools and traditional brick and mortar colleges. When you attend school online, you have the opportunity to do your work at whatever hour of the day you see fit. However there is more to this flexibility than just the time you choose to […]

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11 Greatest TV Theme Songs of All-Time

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Theme songs are a dying art.

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Why Sleep Is Imperative for College Students

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Sleep is often the last thing on college students' minds, as they pull all-nighters to cram for exams, stay out 'til the wee hours partying and clubbing with friends, and stay up late watching the late night shows with Conan O'Brian and George Lopez before their morning classes. Or it may be the first thing […]

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How to Find a Proctor

Monday, January 24th, 2011

There are several different ways that professors ensure that an online student is not cheating come exam time. The first is through a webcam—professors will require that you position a webcam in a particular position so that they can see what you are doing at all times. They want to make sure you aren't flipping […]

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The Value of an Online Degree to Future Employers

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Almost everyone goes to college for the same reason: to prepare for their career. Sure, it's also about expanding your mind, challenging yourself, meeting new people, and all of that, but in the end it comes down to finding the job that you want. How employers perceive an online degree is one of the most […]

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15 Creative Ways to Pay for College

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

From tuition, room and board, food and fun, the best four years of your life can really hurt your pocketbook.

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Choosing Your Courses Freshman Year

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Starting your university education can be an exciting time! You will be exposed to a set of new expectations, new professors, and new people. This may all sound intimidating, but don’t worry too much! Just give yourself a proper adjustment period at the beginning. You'll soon realize that these new classes will give you the […]

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Want a Successful Date? Have Kissable Breath

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Just because you take online classes and will be busy doing homework doesn't mean you won't have time to have an active social life. In fact, chances are if you prioritize correctly, you will have ample time to go hang out with friends, coworkers and spend time with your family. You can even find time […]

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