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Save Hundreds on Next Semester's Textbooks

The average student spends $1,000 on textbooks each year. But, online learners know better. Use these tips to find all of next semester's textbooks for cheap (or even free). The earlier you start, the more you can save.

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Test-Taking for Online Students

Monday April 14, 2014

So, you know how to choose an online school that is properly accredited, credible, and offers the program you need.

But, have you compared the school's test-taking policies to your ability and preferences? For some students, the way tests are administered and graded has a major impact on their educational success and satisfaction. While some students thrive taking higher-stakes, traditional exams, others prefer project-based assessment or open-book options.

Take a look at this article to see what types of test-taking options are available and how to find the type that fits your learning style.

Why Choose Online Elementary School?

Monday April 14, 2014

Most online students start a bit older - usually when they are in high school or college. Parents are often wary about enrolling their children in online programs when they are still learning to read and when recess is still considered a big deal.

But, for some K-6 students, online education is a smart alternative. Take a look at these 7 (good) reasons that parents are choosing to enroll their youngsters in online schools.

10 Smart Ways Online Learners Spend Summer Break

Monday March 31, 2014

I flew to Indianapolis this month to give a presentation about online learning. While everyone was complaining about the cold, I was just glad that the ice had finally melted. Ready or not, summer is almost here.

How do you plan to spend your summer vacation? Take a look at these 10 tips for getting some (probably well-earned) rest and preparing to be a better student.

Get Inspired: Motivating Quotes for Online College Students

Monday March 31, 2014

It's that time of the year when assignments start piling up, professor inboxes are filled with desperate pleas, and energy drinks are purchased in bulk.

If you're feeling a bit overworked or worried, don't despair. The semester is almost over and your hard work will be worth the effort. For a quick pick-me-up, take a look at this new list of inspiring quotes for online college students.

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