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Learning Communities: Your Questions Answered

What is a learning community? This short video explains it all. How are the classes taught? Both learning community instructors participate and support student success in both classes. Classes are scheduled back to back for the same amount of time that they would be if offered separately. Here’s an example: In an ENG/BIO learning community,

How to De-Stress During Finals

De-stress

It always seems “finals” and “stress” go hand in hand. Juggling a week full of exams, papers and projects can feel overwhelming, yet there are ways to combat such feelings so you can perform your best as you finish out the semester! Sleep and Eat Right It’s amazing how we tend to treat ourselves the

What Industries are Hiring in 2014?

Industries-hiring

While many students go to college with ideas of what they want to study and a sense of the career possibilities in those fields, that’s certainly not the case for everyone. If you are still exploring what you want to do with your life, a great place to start is by researching the answer to

How to Balance School, Work and Life

Balance-school

The sound of the alarm rings at 6 a.m. There are children to feed, schedules to consider, and homework to be turned in before midnight. The laundry is piling up as the memory of the project at work that is due on Friday comes to mind. This is a typical morning of many non-traditional college

How to Sell Yourself in 60 Seconds

Sell-yourself

“So, tell me about yourself.” This is often the first question asked in many interviews. Do you know your response? Do you feel overwhelmed with how to begin to answer a question like this? How much do you disclose? If you have ever struggled with how to answer this question, think about coming up with

Returning to College for a New Career

Grace Beal

Grace Beal earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Texas and worked for such high-tech giants as AT&T, Wang Laboratories, and NBI. But that was before it was time to be at home to raise three children. “My computer degree was from a long time ago,” she says. True enough, at

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