May 4, 2012
Returning to College and Your Unfinished Degree
Returning to College and Your Unfinished Degree

Too often, college students abandon their degrees for any number of reasons: the work is too demanding or unappealing, the student needs to devote more time to working or other personal commitments, the finances to support tuition run dry. Whatever the reason, going back to school after any length of time to complete an unfinished degree is always a good investment that is guaranteed to pay off in the future with dedication and hard work.

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By Karen Delane
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March 16, 2012
Starting the Job Search in College
Starting the Job Search in College

In a tough economy, it is never too early to begin searching for post-graduate work and planning for your future. In fact, the perfect time to start is before your first college class.

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By Alyssa Ammirato
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March 2, 2012
The Job Interview: Maneuvering Tricks and Traps
The Job Interview: Maneuvering Tricks and Traps

Being well-prepared for your job interview goes beyond having your suit pressed and ready and a few copies of your resume on hand. There are certain tricks and traps set up in nearly every interview you’ll go on, so it helps to be prepared with some go-to answers beforehand. It’s difficult, but important, to strike the right balance between sounding like a rehearsed robot and looking like a deer caught in headlights without a clue of what to say.

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By Tim Calette
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February 24, 2012
Free Online College Courses
Free Online College Courses

Education is ongoing; it doesn’t need to stop once you have your diploma in hand. To stay ahead of the curve and at the top of your class, why not take some free online college courses?

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By Lindsey Treeger
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February 17, 2012
Boost Your Education with Elective Courses
Boost Your Education with Elective Courses

There are a number of things you can do in college to enhance your education and appear more valuable to potential employers. Most students know these things to be internships, work-study, clubs, and campus activities. But you can also boost your skill set by taking a few elective courses outside of your major field to round out your education and add an extra point of view to potential working situations.

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By Alyssa Ammirato
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December 23, 2011
Online Colleges Becoming the Norm
Online Colleges Becoming the Norm

Today, traditional colleges are still the most common destination for high school grads, but they are no longer the only option for higher learning. Online colleges are quickly growing in popularity and reputability, and many students find them to be a pleasing alternative to classroom colleges for their busy and demanding lives.

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By Alyssa Ammirato
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September 12, 2011
First One Attending College in the Family: Where do you go for Guidance?
First One Attending College in the Family: Where do you go for Guidance?

The process of preparing for and applying to colleges and universities is a long and difficult one. You must work hard for the four years that you are in high school in order to achieve a sufficiently high grade point average which allows you to gain acceptance into your schools of choice.

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By Mike DelVoni
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January 12, 2011
Tips on Graduate School
Tips on Graduate School

Being an undergraduate is a big accomplishment, but with what companies are looking for now it is also very important to consider getting a graduate degree. These companies want the best of the best and somehow undergraduate degrees are just not what they used to be. Because of this, it means that graduate degrees are that much for important to focus on.

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By Megan Harra
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Tags: Graduate School, undergraduate, degrees, jobs, career, transcripts, acredited, online
May 16, 2011
Common Graduation Problems
Common Graduation Problems

Once you have finally made it through your four or five years of college it is time for you to graduate. You must feel elated! The funny thing is, now that you have made it this far the school is going to miss you so much they want to keep you there. Now, because they want to see you stay since you moving on with your life is too much for the school to handle many different issues might start to surface. Don’t think the school is trying to be mean…They just love you so much.

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By Megan Harry
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Tags: graduation, problems, students, degree, evaluation, advisor, tuition, bursar, register, holds
April 15, 2011
Let Your School Work for You
Let Your School Work for You

You do a lot of work for school, so why shouldn’t you make your school work for you? With the amount of money paid in tuition, it hardly seems worth to just go to class and go home. You should try to find ways to utilize your school’s tools and allow the programs to help you. It will require you to put in extra time on-campus, but the benefits will certainly outweigh the negatives.

 

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By Jeanelle DeMarco
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Tags: school, career center, library, tutoring, professors, tuition, college
January 7, 2011
Attend High School Online
Attend High School Online

With the current surge of online courses for college, it seems like a natural progression to make its way to the high school systems. Students are starting to realize that the mundane life of the high school education no longer needs to happen. Some students cannot attend school due to illness or just work well at their own pace. Whatever the case may be, obtaining a high school diploma online is more popular than ever.

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By Daniella Reid
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Tags: High School, Diploma, Online, Job, Illness, Help, Teacher, Subjects, Penn Foster High School, McAulife Academy Online, College, Accredited