Whether you’re going to college online or you’re hauling yourself to a brick-and-mortar campus starting school every fall is always a fresh new experience no matter how seasoned of a student you might be. With the economy and technology changing faster than a caffeinated humming bird every new school year brings a set of challenges… Read More


Thinking of jumping into the world of online education, but you’re sweating the challenges? Fear not, for over 5.6 million people have figured out how to get their degrees online and so can you. Check out these common challenges to online education and how to overcome them.… Read More


College has changed more in the last 10 than it has since the birth of our nation. It’s not that college is any harder than it’s ever been, it’s just different than it used to be. And nothing illustrates those differences more than these four new trends that are cropping up on college campuses all over the country.… Read More


If you’re a mother like me (God help you), then every day can feel like a crisis. I have only two whirlwinds that I call my children, and there are moments when the chaos is distracting at best, horrifying at worst. So I read with interest about the new book from Linda and Tony Cole.… Read More


Many adults are heading back to school in an effort to stay competitive in the job market. As a result, some colleges are seeking to update their accreditation status to entice more students to choose their school. For instance, San Diego Continuing Education, which is a part of the San Diego Community College District’s adult… Read More


The turbulent economy coupled with the growing number of individuals who are going back to school has forced many colleges to restructure their tuition assistance programs. Meanwhile, other school are updating their pricing policies to help them entice prospective enrollees.… Read More


Ironically, the slump in the economy has motivated people to re-examine their work situations (even if they’re still employed) to figure out if they’re in the right jobs in the first place. But in doing so you have to be careful to determine between a temporary unpleasant work environment (due to the economy) or the need to jump ship and find a new career. Here are four questions you can ask yourself to help you determine if you’re currently in the right career.… Read More


Business owners and students alike are beginning to seek ways to differentiate themselves from their competition. Professionals are going back to school to refresh their skills, while adding in courses that can help them stay current in their trade. Meanwhile, new students are using online classes to supplement their school schedules so can enter the workforce faster.… Read More