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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Chegg now Helps Post-Grads Too!

School’s out for summer, and while that may be exciting for those who are still in college, it’s a bit nerve-wracking for graduates. Degree in-hand, it’s time to find a job, and Chegg is here to help. Undergrads have long praised the services of Chegg, a company that is based in Santa Clara, California and allows students to rent their textbooks rather than spending hundreds of dollars on purchasing them. Well, students who have used the company to save money […]

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Healthcare Insurance Company Pays for Online Classes for Employees

The healthcare industry is often touted as one of the best to work in due to the fact that it’s always growing, advancing, and needing employees. For many healthcare employees, the benefits are superior, as well. Just this year, health insurance company Aetna raised its wage floor for its employees, and now its competitor, Anthem, has announced that it would be providing free online college education to its employees. Anthem employs 55,000 people, and both full- and part-time workers are […]

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Sexual Assault Reporting App Debuts at USF

It has recently been announced that a new app for reporting sexual assault and rape incidents, which is called Callisto, will make its college debut on the University of San Francisco campus. The app was designed by a nonprofit organization called Sexual Health Innovations, who took guidance from rape survivors when designing its functionality. The purpose of the app/system is to encourage more victims of sexual assault to come forward, using the basis that there is strength in numbers. A […]

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Are Online College Courses a Haven for Cheaters?

For a lot of people, the existence of online college courses and degree programs raise a lot of questions. How can you get a legitimate degree, some people wonder, without ever showing your face in a classroom? Aren’t these courses easier than a traditional college course? And, the most recent, is it easy to cheat in online courses? Ohio State recently ran an investigation on a case involving a student with a rather entrepreneurial spirit. This student was running a […]

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Online Degree Spotlight: Programming

In a world that’s going virtual, you can never go wrong earning a degree that has to do with computers. Though you might not have the time or wherewithal to attend classes on-campus, it makes perfect sense that a computer-based program would be offered online. When you earn a degree in programming, you will learn to understand computer languages such as JAVA, algorithms, and formal logic – a skill that is highly desired among employers. All successful organizations in today’s […]

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