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How to Obtain an Online Accounting Degree
How to Obtain an Online Accounting Degree

Accounting Statistics – The total number of Accountants and Auditors for 2010 in the United States was 1,216,900. By the year 2020, that number is expected to have a 16% increase to 1,407,600 accountants and auditors employed in the United States. – In 2010, the median pay of Accountants and Auditors was $61,690 per year for an hourly wage of [...]

Tips on Communicating With Your Instructor
Tips on Communicating With Your Instructor

College is time for you to prosper and develop the skills you’ll need in your future career. Your instructors have a challenging job; struggling with time constraints as they attempt to help you learn new information in this ever changing world. An instructor’s goals including giving an upmost effort to leave a profound impression on each soul who walks through [...]

3 iPhone Apps to Help Get You Through College
3 iPhone Apps to Help Get You Through College

  Any.DO Organize your life in a simple & elegant way. Any.DO is a free to-do app that helps you capture, organize & sync all the things you need to do and makes sure you get it done. You can even ask your classmates for help! Any.Do was founded in 2010 by Omer Perchick, Yoni Lindenfeld & Italy Kahana. Frustrated [...]

Time Management for the College Student
Time Management for the College Student

Assignments, social functions, deadlines, bills…timing is everything when it comes to successfully juggling the responsibilities  of being a college student. Have you ever wondered how some people are able to do it all? While it may seem impossible, mastering all of the things you need to do is relatively easy when you learn to effectively manage your time. Here’s a few tips [...]

How to Build Your Professional Network Online While in College
How to Build Your Professional Network Online While in College

Many college students seem to have some crazy idea that they will easily find a brillant, high-paying job right out of college. Landing the perfect job requires a little more hard work and dedication than just completing assignments for your 4.0 GPA. Building connections and creating a network is a steller way of preparing yourself for finding the perfect job! [...]

Choosing a Career in Graphic Design
Choosing a Career in Graphic Design

When you’re deciding on the perfect career, there are more things to consider than just your interest in the field. Getting a great education doesn’t neccessarily mean you will have a job awaiting you the moment you finish your degree. Part of your success in your choosen field is dependent on your ability to land a job. So below we’ve [...]

Understanding Financial Aid
Understanding Financial Aid

What is financial aid? Financial aid is the a way for students of any income or financial situation to find and obtain funds to attend college. The federal assistance program is a Federally funded program that assists students in obtaining grants and low-interest loans to go to college. There is over $185 billion in financial aid available for students. How [...]

5 Reasons to Take Classes Online
5 Reasons to Take Classes Online

When I first started taking classes online, I have to admit that I was a little hesitant.  I knew on-campus classes would never work for me. I have a full-time, high stress career that doesn’t afford me the opportunity to plan ahead for anything. It’s not unlikely for me to receive a call at anytime of the day that sends [...]

Is Education the Answer for the Unemployed?
Is Education the Answer for the Unemployed?

As of February 2013, the unemployment rate in America is 7.8% according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. What does this mean? If you were to place 100 people in a room, nearly eight of those 100 people would be without a job. Are you one of them? The Economic News Release by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics [...]

How To Fix Your College Instructor’s Mistake
How To Fix Your College Instructor’s Mistake

Let’s face it. At some point in your academic experience, one of your instructors will likely make a mistake when grading an assignment. Before you jump the gun and make a bad impression with your instructor, slow down and find the best way to approach your instructor about the issue. Make Sure The Answer is Correct First of all, don’t [...]