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The Value of an Online Degree

April 27, 2011 By: Chad Category: Choosing a College, Distance Online Learning, Types of degrees No Comments →

Now that online universities have been around for a decade or longer, employers aren’t questioning the value of an online degree as much as they once did, but some employers still have lingering doubts. The key to overcoming this, is to talk about your online education in the right way when you speak with employers.

Here are some strategies to apply . . .


How to Choose an Online Degree Program

December 16, 2010 By: Category: Choosing a College, Distance Online Learning No Comments →

So you’ve decided to go online to earn your degree and now the only thing left to do is to make your college choice. It may seem like a straightforward decision, but there are many aspects to consider before you sign up with an online school. Assuming you know what major you want to pursue and which degree you want to earn, your college choice must be based on the following factors:

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The Online Degree That’s Right for Me

November 16, 2010 By: Category: Choosing a College, Distance Online Learning 1 Comment →

Today we have a guest post from Kimberly Bowen from NorthOrion.

You’ve known yourself your whole life, but it’s very possible you don’t recognize what makes you unique. You may assume your interests and talents are things everyone can do when, in fact, they are skills that can set you apart in the workforce. So, if you do have this unique set of skills and qualities that can help you be successful, how can you determine what they are and translate them into a successful career? These tips may help you find your passion and select a career that incorporates them.


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Your College Choice | How to Choose an Online Degree

October 07, 2010 By: Category: Choosing a College, Distance Online Learning 1 Comment →

Today we have a guest post contributed by Carrie Oakley who writes on the topic of online colleges

Gone are the days when studying online meant that you were at the mercy of diploma mills and shysters who “sold” degrees for a price. Today, thanks to the entry of major players like MIT into this field, online education’s reputation and respectability has grown by leaps and bounds. More and more people are signing up for distance online learning because it’s cost effective, convenient, allows flexible schedules, and lets you continue with your job even as you learn. So if you’re considering going down this route and wondering what kind of degree you should choose, here are a few tips to help you along:



Affordability and Flexibility: Two Great Reasons to Pursue Online Education

May 22, 2009 By: Category: Choosing a College, Distance Online Learning 3 Comments →

Whether you’re looking to jumpstart your higher education or enhance your career, an online education may be the way to go. Does college seem too expensive? Do you live far away from a college or university and can’t commute or move at this point in your life? Does the nearest school not offer the type of courses you need? There are many advantages to an online education, and thanks to the Internet, almost anyone can pursue a college degree. Read on to find out why an online education might be the best option for you.