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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.

Online College is More Important than Ever

Drastic shifts in college enrollment are driving more students online. But, what does a good online college experience look like?

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.

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.

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.

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.

I Graduated College and Started my Career by 20 Years Old. Here’s How.

While I understood a college education would be necessary for my career, I also knew I needed hands-on experience working with people if I hoped to blossom as a social worker. That’s why I chose Accelerated Pathways.

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!

Cheyenne Got a Head Start on College with Dual Credit

As a homeschooler, Cheyenne was used to self-paced learning and defining her own areas of interest. So it was no surprise that Pearson Accelerated Pathways worked well for their family and allowed Cheyenne to get ahead in college during her high school years.

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.