Dropped Out of College the First Time? How to Go Back Now and Succeed

Posted Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Transitioning from a teenager to an adult is never easy. Compound the pressures and demands of time, family and jobs, financial resources and an inadequate preparation for the amount of academic work. Perhaps then it doesn’t seem so unbelievable that nearly half of the students who began college at a traditional four-year institution at 18-years-old didn’t graduate. Sound familiar?

Missteps happen. Life intervenes. However, now you are older, wiser, and more experienced in the world. You

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Tags: Going Back to College , Motivation , Transfer Credits , Work-Life Balance

How Do I Expand My Network to Advance My Career?

Posted Friday, October 11, 2013

By Roxanne L. Globis
Director of Alumni Affairs

How many times do you say to yourself that you need to network with more people to advance your career? You have great skills and talents, and networking might help the right people discover you. In today’s marketplace, achieving your professional goals relies more on networking than ever before. Networking sounds like a great idea, but for many it can be intimidating.

If you are ready to meet new people face-to-face, there are numerous

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Tags: Alumni , Career , Online Tools and Resources

Going Back to College: How to Get Maximum Transfer Credit Towards Your Degree

Posted Thursday, October 03, 2013

Think long and hard on how you would answer this question:

Would you take the same course twice, if you didn’t have to?

Hopefully, you answered no. Or, even better, answered no way!

Then why not get maximum transfer credit towards your degree by applying a little extra effort?

There are several ways to ensure that you get the optimal amount of previously earned credit to fit into your curriculum so that you can quickly finish your college degree. As an invaluable planning tool, you&

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Tags: Academic Evaluation , Credit by Exam , Going Back to College , Military and Veterans , Prior Learning Assessment and Portfolio , Transfer Credits , Veterans