Being well-rounded. Thinking critically. Life experience. These are all good reasons to go to college, online or traditional. But, with college costs climbing, parents and students are fully justified in questioning if all that money is a good investment, more than just a glorified summer camp. But how do you put a dollar figure on… Read More


Have you considered homeschooling your child? Well, you’re not alone. Homeschooling has been growing in popularity since the turn of the century. There are nearly 2.2 million children homeschooled in the United States today. Although homeschooling, which was once seen as socially detrimental, insufficient, and old-fashioned, is getting a big boost from online education to… Read More


Online high school is becoming such a viable option for students that it almost makes me want to homeschool. (Did I say that out loud?) Attending an online high school is becoming a growing trend with credible curriculum choices, enticing perks and yes, even social opportunities for the students. Here’s what you didn’t know but… Read More


Are you thinking of going back to school to earn your high school diploma? Is your son or daughter struggling in a traditional high school environment? Not only do online high schools offer a great alternative to GED programs, but they may also help prevent unhappy students from dropping out. If you’re debating between sending… Read More


Today, there are numerous options for taking classes online. In fact, online education has become so popular that a number of institutions have begun offering online courses for free in virtually every subject you can imagine. That means that even if you don’t have the money to pay for a college education, you can still… Read More


Earning a college degree is crucial to ensuring career success. However, these days, you do not have to travel thousands of miles to attend school. Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the last decade, you have probably noticed that college classes (and the degrees they lead to) can be taken online, as… Read More


You have probably heard a lot about the Affordable Care Act, AKA Obamacare, since its online marketplace opened last month. Because of this new sweeping healthcare legislation, the number of Americans with health insurance is expected to increase by tens of millions. As a result, job opportunities in the medical field are on the verge… Read More


While most online colleges have even numbers of men and women, some tend to attract more of one or the other. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) schools tend to attract disproportionate numbers of males. Nursing degree schools, on the other hand, tend to attract much higher numbers of women. Our newest infographic illustrates the… Read More


With free online courses taking off at an eye-catching pace, and more casual online learners gaining job-boosting skills in these courses, it was inevitable that someone would ask: “Hey, is this going to count toward my salary?” And the question is valid. After all, for a long time now, workers in various industries have been… Read More