Newegg Opens Online Store Geared Toward College Students

Newegg is known far and wide as a reputable electronic retailer, one that frequently offers deals on things like laptops and Bluetooth speakers. Now, the online retailer has stepped up its competitive game by launching a student-only online store, which offers exclusive discounts and student-only pricing. Newegg hopes to snatch up more of the millennial market share with this effort. The company has been ranked #17 in the Internet Retailer 2015 Top 500 Guide, and this new effort to offer […]

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Vermont Joins Ranks to Facilitate Online College Courses

More and more states are signing an interstate agreement that will allow online colleges to offer their courses nationwide, and today, Vermont joined that list. In the past, the process of joining the list of approving states was cumbersome, which made it off-putting or low on the list of priorities for a lot of states. Today, though, the process is becoming increasingly streamlined and encouraging more of our nation to join. While lots of students like to take advantage of […]

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Five Fulfilling Careers you can Pursue by Going to School Online

Maybe you’re a recent high-school graduate who has no interest in the traditional college experience. Maybe you’re a single mom who doesn’t want to spend even more time away from the kids. Maybe you’re a go-getter in a time-consuming career and you want to further your options without compromising your work hours. You can be all of these things and still go through the motions necessary to get an education-required, fulfilling career – all thanks to the uprising of online […]

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Student Has College Debt Paid Off by Givling

Since ‘college’ and ‘expensive’ have essentially become synonymous terms, students and grads will take any opportunity to get some relief from their staggering amounts of student loan debt. There are plenty of lawmakers and other organizations looking for ways to solve the issue of this immense amount of debt, but some advocates are really getting creative. For example, some debt-ridden students might find relief in an unlikely niche of their peers: online gamers. A recently-developed online game called Givling charges […]

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Nevada Enters Partnership with Nonprofit Online School

As we all know, tuition costs go up every year, making education a financial burden at best and a luxury that many can’t afford at worst. In an effort to make two- and four-year degree programs more accessible to more students, Nevada governor Brian Sandoval has begun designing a partnership between the state and a nonprofit, low-cost online university. Nevada is currently suffering from shortages of teachers, doctors, and other professionals, and the governor is hopeful that this partnership will […]

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Dog Owners Rejoice: Duke Offers Free Online Dog Psychology Course

By now you’ve probably heard of a lot of schools that are offering online college courses, many of which are free. Even though there is virtually no risk in taking a free online course – and plenty of benefits to reap – most people still don’t take advantage of them. It’s understandable, of course, considering they are time-consuming and many people don’t think there are any immediate benefits are worth it. But Duke is about to change people’s minds. One […]

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Online Degree Spotlight: Human Resources

There are plenty of people who enjoy being a part of a business, but don’t exactly consider themselves ‘entrepreneurs’ or ‘managers.’ These people consider themselves to have a high emotional intelligence, enjoy interacting with people, and are good at resolving conflicts – they prefer these things to making money and overseeing teams. People like this excel in the field of Human Resources. If you’re working for a company and you’d like to make your way up the ladder, or you’re […]

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The Benefits of Getting Ahead with Summer College Courses

It’s summer, and inevitably, you’re celebrating the end of your semester and anticipating the beginning of a new one. Are you one of the many college students who has decided to take advantage of the free time and take a summer class or two? If you’re not, you might be wondering who in their right mind would do more schooling on what is supposed to be a relaxing break, but in fact, there are a lot of reasons why it’s […]

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Suggested Summer Reading: Will College Pay Off?

If there’s one question that plagues the minds of millennials, it’s the question of whether the debt they’re accruing – or even just the money they’ve already spent – is going to pay off once they’re out in the real world, diploma in hand. This question is even more troubling because it has no black-and-white answer. However, an understanding of how to use your education – something that’s quite rare among graduates, to be honest – can make you feel […]

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How to Spot when an Online School is Actually a Scam

It goes without saying that we’re huge proponents of the time-saving, cost-effective, resume-bulking online degree. That being said, as with anything, you have to do your research before you start sinking time and money into earning one. While the prevalence of online degree programs is beneficial, it also appeals to scammers as a way to make money – and for you, the student, earning a scam online degree will look worse than having no degree at all. Don’t let all […]

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