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Exploring College Options: Tips & Resources for Choosing Your College Experience

Are you exploring your college options and trying to decide between in-person and online learning? Learn more about how to choose your college experience.

Start, or Restart Your Education in 2021

Last year was hard. In 2020 we saw students all over the country struggle to balance life, work, money and academics. That's why, this January, we're offering a special promotion for new or returning students.

How to Afford College

Are you wondering how to afford college? Read more about the benefits of setting a budget, establishing a savings account, and taking college classes online.

Speed Degree: Benefits of Finishing College Fast

Over half of people pursuing a bachelor's degree for the first time take longer than the standard four years to graduate. But, there are ways to shorten the college experience.

Online Degree vs. Traditional Degree: Which is Right For You?

If you're interested in finding a flexible, less expensive alternative to traditional college, explore the benefits of an online degree vs. traditional degree.

The Economics of a College Degree

We're all told that a college degree is the only way to get ahead, but have you done the math? What if after 10 years, your college degree leaves you more in debt than if you went straight into the workforce? It's a scary thought but we're here to help explain your options and some solutions.

The Most Versatile Degrees for Students Who Want Freedom

Learn more about how some of the most versatile degrees that you can pursue in an online college program can prepare you for a variety of future career paths.

Trends in Education: Fast Forward with Dual Enrollment

Louisiana recently announced a new program aimed to help students take full advantage of their high school years, specifically their senior year through dual enrollment. This program aims to fast forward students who might not otherwise pursue higher education.

Maintaining Your Sanity While Studying at Home

Even before the days of shutdowns and quarantines, studying from home offered quite a few perks—it's convenient, it’s free, you can squeeze in a few minutes here and there...but at some point, nearly everyone starts to go a little crazy from distractions, stress, procrastination, unhelpful habits, or just sheer boredom with the never-changing scenery. Thankfully, there are many strategies to minimize the negative effects of staying in.

A Student's Guide to Get and Stay Organized this Year

If you’re one of the thousands of people who resolved to get organized this year, you might feel like the mythological Sisyphus and his boulder that never quite made it up the hill. Don’t give up yet! It’s time to give your goals a boost and remember exactly how much organization can benefit your life.

7 Organization Tips for Students This Tax Season

While April 15th isn’t a party for anyone, there a few things busy students can do to make paying income tax less stressful, whether you file your own or take your documents to an accountant.

FAQ: Paying Taxes as an Online Student

Have you been wondering how this income tax season might impact you as an online student? We get a lot of questions from our Accelerated Pathways students and we thought we’d share some of the most frequently asked questions in order to help all online students during tax season.

Preparing Students for College: How Parents Can Help Their Kids Understand Education Options

High school graduation season is still a month or two away, but when it comes to researching college options for your child, it's never too soon to start.

Is College Right for Me?

If you have a few college credits to your name, but you never finished your degree, you’re not alone. In fact, 37 million Americans have had the same experience. If you are starting to wonder if you should go back, we can help. We spoke with two of our Admissions Counselors to compile this list of four questions you should ask yourself.

What is college accreditation?

If you’ve been doing any research into college, you may have heard how important it is to get a degree from an accredited academic institution. And, if you haven’t heard it, you need to hear it! Going to an accredited college is super important!