From childhood, we listened to our parents drone on about eating our vegetables, grimacing as spinach, broccoli and/or Brussels sprouts were piled onto our plates. Cringing as we took every bite, wishing with all our might it was ice cream and candy. Yet, as we’ve grown older, we’ve learned that eating those (maybe not-so yucky anymore) vegetables make us big and strong after all. Science has determined the specific foods that will improve the health of our bones, skin and more, and the brain
We all have different reasons for wanting to return to college. Perhaps it is a personal fulfillment, a message of resilience and determination, or a means to reach that illustrious promotion. Regardless of the purpose, the end goal is the same: you want to earn your degree. You want to finish what you started or take your achievement to the next level.
When it comes to going back to school, you’ve already leaped over the first hurdle. Motivation. That driving force will take you far. Yet, like
If you take a moment to think about someone who is successful, whom do you think of? A friend? A family member? Or is the person you envision better known for fame and fortune?
When we think of success, we often admire people like Walt Disney, Steve Jobs and Oprah Winfrey. They are household names with business empires to match. However, these mega-moguls started out their world-changing endeavors like everyone else. They faced setbacks. They were told ‘no,’ or had doors slammed in their
As the dynamic feature of online courses, discussion boards provide for vibrant engagement between classmates and mentors. You’ll find your interactions to be lively and thoughtful—like actually being in a classroom together.
However, just as in a traditional classroom, professional etiquette still applies. In an online atmosphere, what you post is a reflection of who you are. Everyone is trying to learn, so understanding the DO’s & DON’Ts of discussion boards will help
As the Trenton Half Marathon approaches this fall, avid and amateur runners from all over the world are stretching, strengthening and pushing themselves to prepare for the big event. And in homes, libraries and offices across the country, students are proof-reading assignments,
Close your eyes and picture a course that has no guide or textbook to help you study, because all the material you needed to know – you already knew. All the life and work experiences you needed to understand – you already did. There are no tests or quizzes, and at the end, you earn college credit…. Sounds like a dream course, a fantasy we all drum up when work, life and school blur together into one seemingly endless challenge.
Except it isn’t. This dream that you dare to