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ALL TOPICS TAGGED: Enrollment

January 7, 2019

LifePace Learning® vs. Term Learning: Which Style Suits You Best?

Columbia Southern University offers two approaches to your online learning experience: LifePace Learning® and Term Learning. Each of these styles offers a unique approach to online learning that were designed especially for adult learners.

December 17, 2018

What Does it Really Mean to be a Military-Friendly College?

Many colleges and universities call themselves “military-friendly” and encourage both active-duty military and veterans to enroll. The question is, though, what does it really mean to be military-friendly? In some cases, students have enrolled in “military-friendly” schools only to find that its military students are just another group of students. Other schools have added some services to their offerings, but haven’t made the wholesale changes and concerted effort to serve students from the military that would make it truly military-friendly. The bottom line? Simply welcoming students who are using their military benefits isn’t enough. Colleges and universities need to focus on a few key priorities if they want to market themselves as a military-friendly institution.

September 26, 2018

5 Reasons Why Fall is the Best Time to Return to School

Returning to a school-focused mindset can be challenging for adult learners who have been out of a traditional classroom setting for quite some time. Columbia Southern University is here to help change the mindset of those who might be intimidated to go back to school. Here are a few reasons why fall is the perfect time to begin your journey.

December 11, 2017

5 Types of Transfer Credits to Count Toward Your Degree [Infographic]

Did you know that transfer credits can include more than previous coursework? Transfer credits could possibly include previous training, certifications and professional licenses – and all of these could be counted toward your degree program.
 

August 11, 2017

Our Top 9 Admissions Questions Answered

Wherever you are in life, just graduating high school or working in an established career and ready to take that next step, applying for college can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Navigating admissions, deciding on a major and delving into courses can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! Here are our top frequently asked questions to get you started.
 

July 25, 2017

8 Reasons You Should Go Back To College (And How)

For many working adults, going back to college may seem unachievable. Working full time, shuffling kids to and from school and anything else life throws at you begins to take precedence over your education. As important as they are, earning your degree or certificate is a valuable asset that will help you grow in your career, benefiting yourself and your family. Here are eight reasons why you should go back to college and how.