9 MORE Nursing Scholarship Ideas

Posted Thursday, September 25, 2014

You know that earning a BSN degree is a priority for your career. You’re sure you can do it, but can you afford nursing school?

If your budget is holding you back from advancing your career, fear not! There are plenty of recognized scholarships out there specifically for nurses going back to school. So to add to our lengthy list of nursing scholarships, here are nine more nursing scholarship ideas to overcome that feeling of financial worry.

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Tags: Nursing , Scholarships and Financial Aid

Answers to 13 Testing Questions You Were Too Afraid to Ask

Posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014

When you first started college, you knew there would be tests. You figured you would study, take the exam and earn your grade. Doesn’t seem all that hard, right?

Then it came time to register for your first midterm. You discovered just how many credit-by-exam options there are, and you remember seeing something about taking tests at home.

You thought you knew it all, but now you realize there's more to learn. Maybe you do not have time to search for the answers. Perhaps you feel your

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Tags: Credit by Exam , Earning College Credit , Student Services

5 Secrets to Picking a Degree Program Right for You

Posted Thursday, September 18, 2014

“Do what you love,” said every person you ask for career and college advice, ever.

That answer is not always the case. In fact, there’s no easy way to decide which degree program is the best for you. “Doing what you love” may not be an option. Maybe you’re unsure of the occupational prospects, or a major lifestyle change is just not possible with your family responsibilities. Or, perhaps your transfer credits fit better into another area of study, and are the

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Tags: Going Back to College , Majors and Degree Programs

The What, Why and How of Honor Cords at Commencement [Infographic]

Posted Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Graduating from college is an incredible achievement. In recognition of this accomplishment, the commencement ceremony is a graduate’s day of celebration, the culmination of hard work and determination with every stride across the stage. Long a tradition at commencement, honor cords are worn for the ceremony, with each color recognizing the wearer as a recipient of a significant achievement or award. But what are these colors? What do they signify? And why do they mean anything at Thomas Edison

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15 Must Have Back-to-School Supplies for Adult Students

Posted Friday, September 12, 2014

Kids don’t have to be the only ones enjoying the perks of school-shopping season. Whether you took the summer off, began a new degree program or just want to share in the back-to-school mood for another term, grab these college basics sure to improve your focus and make the grade.  

1. Textbooks

It’s going to be pretty difficult to study without them. Get yours early so you don’t miss out on any key readings and course discussions. 

2. Planner/

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Tags: Going Back to College , Motivation