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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.

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!

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.

6 Tips for Back-to-School Success from an Academic Success Coach

I sat down with our Success Coach Manager to chat about trends he’s seeing with students. When so much is in flux, like it has been with the pandemic, it can be difficult for students to buckle down and do what needs to be done for their education. The good news is that he has some excellent tips to help students get back on track.

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.

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.

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!

College with a Disability or Chronic Condition

Going to college when you deal with a chronic medical issue or other disability is stressful for many students. For students with underlying health issues, college during the COVID-19 pandemic is even more fraught. Learn tips to navigate college and keep yourself healthy in this post.

Taking a Covid Gap Year? Don't Fall Too Far Behind

As many schools moved to fully-remote learning last year, students saw their dreams of the college experience disintegrate. Get tips to successfully accomplish your goals while away from school.

Student Story: Pursuing Work, Family, and College

Kaylan is a married, working mom of a 3-year-old holding down two jobs. I think it’s fair to say she’s pretty busy. However, despite her hectic schedule, Kaylan has managed to squeeze one more priority into her life: college. Kaylan is pursuing her college degree through Pearson Accelerated Pathways.

How to Adopt a Mindset of Continuous Learning

Upskilling, continuing education, and other forms of lifelong learning are so important. With the way technology is advancing, you can’t graduate high school or college and expect to stay current on everything you need to know for your future career. Learn how to adopt a mindset of continuous learning with this post.

5 Ways to Get Ahead While Waitlisted for College

Are you on a college waitlist? We’ve compiled some tips to help you get ahead while you wait and reframe your mindset around your higher education decisions.

The Waitlist Dilemma: Part 1

20% of students this past spring reported they had been waitlisted. So, why are some schools struggling to fill classes?

Student Story: Rebekah Pursued Dance and Got Her Degree

Accelerated Pathways gives students the freedom to pursue their passions while pursuing their degree. Rebekah is proof of that. A ballerina, she decided to use our online courses to pursue college while dancing with the Atlanta Center for Ballet Education. This is her story.

When and How to Declare Your Major

Moving from high school to college can be intimidating, even if you’ve built up your college credit through dual enrollment or AP courses, deciding to declare your major can still invoke anxiety in many college students. The good news is that most students entering college or early in their college careers have time to figure out a major.