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6 Unusual Online Certificates for Hipsters, Thinkers, and Do-ers

Saturday May 31, 2014

If you're someone that likes to think outside of the box and do thinks a little bit differently, you may find these 6 unique online certificate programs interesting. Forget about the MBA and take classes in craft brewing or community organizing.

How to Get Started on Your Online College Degree

Saturday May 31, 2014

If you're interested in earning an online degree, it can be a challenge figuring out where to start. Take a look at this useful guide to earning an online degree to find out how to choose a school, get financial aid, and become a successful student.

Oops! 7 Common Mistakes Online Students Make

Saturday May 31, 2014

Don't make the same mistakes of those that have gone before you. Find out what 7 common mistakes online learners often make and find out how to steer clear of the same bad decision making.

Free Online Photography Courses

Saturday May 31, 2014

Shutterbugs, unite! If you want to get better at taking photos, these free online classes can help. Whether you're an aspiring professional or just an Instagram fan, you'll find tips and strategies to improve your picture taking skills.

Unique Ways to Celebrate Graduation

Monday May 19, 2014

Graduating from an online college can sometimes feel a bit anticlimactic. You've worked hard...but you may not get the chance to walk across a stage or throw your cap into the air. Don't let this special moment pass you by. Take a look at these unexpected ways to celebrate your online graduation.

6 Ways to Speed Up Your Online Studies

Monday May 19, 2014

Does your degree seem like it's taking forever? Earning a legitimate online degree will take a lot of work, but it doesn't necessarily need to take a long time. Try these 6 suggestions for ways to earn your degree in less time.

What is an Online Charter School?

Monday May 12, 2014

Online charter schools allow K-12 students to get an accredited education for free. These programs are publicly funded, but generally have more freedom with curriculum requirements than schools at local districts. Find out how online charter schools work in your area.

5 Somewhat Unorthodox Ways to Earn an Online Degree for Free

Wednesday April 30, 2014

Want to graduate without monthly student loan payments for the next decade? Take a look at these 5 smart and somewhat unusual ways to go to college for free.

Smart Idea: Pre-Written Email Templates to Help You Communicate with Your Online Professors

Wednesday April 30, 2014

Often, composing an email can be more challenging than having a face-to-face conversation. Online instructors often complain that their students don't communicate until it's too late for them to get the help they need. If you're struggling to find the right words, try using one of these pre-written templates for common student needs.

Avoid Diploma Mill Disaster

Monday April 28, 2014

Enrolling in a diploma mill "school" can be a major waste of money. Listing a diploma mill degree on your resume can even be illegal in some states. Find out how to avoid diploma mill disaster in this article.

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