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Don’t Let Social Media Take Your Joy!

With the news getting crazier by the day, many are looking for ways to just stay calm and sane. Accomplishing this can be difficult, but studies have found that logging off of social media more often can be an important step.

Returning to College? 6 Tips for Busy Adults

Usually when working adults and parents consider going back to college to gain or finish a degree, they're faced with an important concern: Can I manage it all? Check out these six tips to help you succeed.

Meet the Outstanding e-Learning Student of the Year

Meet Webster Rose, a full-time Humana employee and associate degree graduate from our academic partner Pima Community College. Webster has gone above and beyond in his academic involvement and will be presented with the Outstanding e-Learning Student Award at this year’s ITC Annual Conference.

We Love Our Students, and They Share the Love Back!

We love finding the right educational path that works for each student’s specific goals, and then cheering them on throughout their entire learning journey. Check out what our students are saying and how they share the love back!

Artificial Intelligence Is Modernizing Workplace Learning

As automation threatens the future of many jobs, organizations are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence (AI) for analysis and predictions. This allows them to better address skill gaps and modernize workplace learning for the future of work.

Why Regional Accreditation Is Better

Plenty of institutions offer amazing deals for online courses that seem too good to be true. And some are. When choosing to spend time and money on your education, it’s important to know that you’re making a wise investment. Regional accreditation is the measure to seek.

Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight on Scientists

We love to celebrate Black History Month by highlighting significant moments of diversity and inclusion throughout history. This February, we’re shining a spotlight on three scientists who deserve special recognition for their contributions to society.

Student Interview with a Millennial Working Mom

Meet Melissa! This busy millennial mom works full-time and is currently finishing a bachelor’s degree through Pearson Accelerated Pathways. We wanted to find out how she manages it all. Check out our interview with her!

Education Boosts Mental Health

Research shows that education can improve mental health by broadening your intellectual, social and emotional horizons. Attending school can expand your knowledge, help you meet new people, further your goals, improve your career and even help you build better coping mechanisms.

How Does Pearson Accelerated Pathways Work?

At Pearson Accelerated Pathways, we believe your college experience should empower you to pursue your goals, advance your career and live your life – not burden you with debt or chain you to a campus. How does it work? Check out these five easy steps!

Why You Should Earn a Degree While on Active Duty

While some serve in the military for their entire careers, most transition to civilian life, where a degree can strongly benefit their chances for success. Job applicants with both a college degree and military experience place themselves above the pack of candidates who have just one or the other.

In-House vs. Outsourced Training – Which Is Better?

One of the most important factors to consider in attempting to maximize and allocate a learning & development (L&D) budget is whether to train in-house vs. outsource. Check out these pros and cons of each skill development approach before you make a decision.

Education Benefits Are Becoming the Most Popular Workplace Perk

With skyrocketing college costs in the US, the popularity of employee education benefits has also grown. And while education perks aren’t new to benefits packages, the offerings are becoming more robust and increasingly targeted to a wider audience.

Covid Spoiled Sarah’s College Plans: Here’s How She Won

Feeling like it’s becoming impossible to plan your education in the Covid era? Sarah knows exactly how you feel. After getting accepted to her dream college in Winter 2019, she felt elated knowing her college goals were within reach. But just as she got settled on campus—you guessed it—the pandemic hit!

10 Questions to Help You Decide on a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D.

How do you know what level of education you need? We’ve compiled 10 questions you should ask to ensure you’re making the best college decision for your schedule, budget, and future career.

5 Emerging Careers with Excellent Earning Potential

Before making any career decision, it’s always a good idea to ask yourself, “Will this career be in demand? And if so, how much can I earn?” With thousands of options available, it can be difficult to narrow down a career path that's right for you. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of five careers that have great demand and excellent earning potential.

We Do Your College Research for You… for FREE!

Finding the right college and degree can be overwhelming. Take a deep breath because expert help is on the way! At Pearson Accelerated Pathways, we build a College Options Report with a side-by-side degree plan of the best colleges that fit your goals, schedule, budget, prior credit and more.

Finish Your Degree Early with Non-Semester College

Roland is up for an Associate Director promotion that earns double his current salary. To qualify, he’ll need to complete his bachelor’s degree as quickly as possible. The company knows how hard Roland works, but without meeting the education qualifications for the promotion, he’ll be surpassed. Here's how he finished his degree early and gained the promotion!

Which Business Major Should I Choose?

How do you choose a business major with so many options? Eyeing the job market is a good place to start, but your decision should also take into consideration your goals and preferences. We’ll help you narrow down your choice by looking at three motivating factors: Do you want to earn the most money, gain a sense of fulfillment or be your own boss?

4 Ways to Help Employees Navigate Career Pathways

Employers who don’t offer clear advancement opportunities for workers, particularly in low-wage jobs, will find difficulty in hiring and retaining talent—not to mention in maintaining a happy staff and positive work culture. Check out these four best practices to help your workers navigate internal career pathways.

3 Secrets to Keeping Frontline Staff Happy

Frontline workers are the first point of contact for your customer. Their performance has a pivotal impact on your business. As such, there’s no question about the importance of keeping your frontline staff happy. Simply put, happy frontline workers make happy customers.

Benefits of Upskilling Frontline Workers

With increasing automation in the workplace, more remote working and higher demand for vocational skills, employers who invest in training and education will become better qualified to handle the future of work, which can yield higher earnings for both the individual and the organization.

Supportive Supervisors Are Needed Now More than Ever

We recently sponsored a study to identify successful approaches used by companies to support the advancement of under-represented frontline workers. Based on interviews and research of best-in-class employers, we found that a big portion of the answer lies in having supportive leadership.

How to Get Your College Transcripts

Ready to go back to college? Excellent decision! To find out how much of your prior college credit you can transfer, you’ll need to obtain your transcripts. But how? And what if it’s been years since your last college attendance? No worries! We’ll answer your questions and walk you through all the steps.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor’s in Psychology?

While a Ph.D. can get you far in the mental health field, those with a B.A. or B.S. in psychology can still find excellent opportunities working in hospitals, schools, social service agencies and more. Check out these great career options for psychology majors right out of college!

How to Write a Resume When You’re Still in College (With Examples)

You know the battle. You need experience to get a job, but you need a job to get experience. Here’s the good news. As a college student or recent grad, you’ve probably already developed a lot of the knowledge and qualifications to ready yourself for the professional world. We'll show you how to put that info to good use on your resume.

What Exactly Are General Education Credits?

Gen Ed, or General Education, are credits that make up an important part of every college degree. In this post, we dive into what they are.

10 Alternatives to Traditional College

Are there alternatives to college that can lead you toward a fulfilling career? The answer is a resounding yes! Read more about popular college alternatives.

A Beginner’s Guide to the Types of College Degrees

What are the different types of college degrees? Learn more about the wide range of degrees available that can help you pursue your professional goals.

Confessions of a Burnout Junkie (And How to Avoid Becoming One)

Burned out? Here's how you can recognize the signs and recover. And how to prevent it from happening the next time. All from someone who's been down the burnout spiral so many times she's lost count...