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April 17, 2020

Time Management Tips for Online Students

Going back to school can change your life, so taking time to focus on and excel in your studies is an important part of obtaining your degree. But, for adult learners, finding time is tough. Between family time, working one or multiple jobs, or even serving your country on active duty, sometimes coursework has to be put on the backburner.

April 15, 2019

4 Benefits of Spring Cleaning Your Desk Space

You’ve shed your winter coat, and the thought of spring cleaning is looming in the air. Family time is busy, the kids are back in extracurricular activities and school work is piling up. Don’t let school-related clutter get in the way of your day-to-day life. Here are four ways to clean your desk and boost your productivity.

January 18, 2019

9 Quick Writing Tips for Students

Whether you are working on a research paper or responding to a question on an online discussion board, writing is an indispensable skill for students at any level. Taking on each portion of your assignment systematically will allow you to break the project down into smaller sections and help you feel more in control. Here are nine quick tips to help you get started.

October 3, 2018

How Do Online Exams Work?

How do online exams work? In the past, some online programs conducted open-book exams. Now, a growing number of schools, including Columbia Southern University, ensure the integrity of their online exams by using exam proctoring services.

August 9, 2018

How to Improve Your Writing Skills Before You Head Back to College

“I’m not a good writer.” “It’s been a long time since I’ve had to write anything. I can’t remember all of the rules!” “I don’t even know what to write. This is so frustrating.” If any of these statements sound familiar, you aren’t alone. Many students who are returning to school after an absence are concerned about the writing aspect of it. When it’s been a few years (or longer than that) since you’ve written anything more than a grocery list, the idea of writing research papers can be enough to give you hives.

May 2, 2018

Earning a Degree While on Active Duty: What You Need to Know

Working toward a degree while serving on active duty is much different than attending classes on a traditional campus, or even taking online classes from home. Before you take on the challenge of school and active duty, there are some key points to know that will increase your chances of success.

January 8, 2018

The Secret to Setting SMART Goals for Students

Many people start a new year with goals they wish to accomplish, and they often relate to fitness, diet, travel or relationships. Have you considered setting SMART goals in your education? Not only can academic goals change your life, they can improve your outlook and self-image.

September 4, 2017

6 Secrets of the Highly Productive Student

Studying for hours on end can be daunting. Without the right tools for success, students can easily get frustrated, confused and may even give up. Achieve your goals by using these secrets of highly productive students.

August 14, 2017

5 Tips for Juggling School, Work and Family Responsibilities

Many adult learners find themselves feeling guilty for studying instead of spending quality time with family, especially those with children. Add on the responsibility of a part-time or full-time job, and it can seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day for adult learners. Juggling school, work and family responsibilities may be tough, but it is possible to do. Here are five tips to help you succeed in each area.