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10 Reasons to Choose Online Education

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Online education isn’t the best choice for everyone. But, many students thrive in the online education environment. Here are 10 reasons why online education continues to grow in popularity.

1. Choice

Online education allows students to choose from a wide variety of schools and programs not available in their area.

2. Flexibility

Online education offers flexibility for students who have other commitments.

3. Networking Opportunities

Students enrolled in online education programs network with peers from all over the nation.

4. Pacing

Many online education programs allow pupils to work at their own pace.

5. Open Scheduling

Online education allows professionals to continue their careers while working towards a degree.

6. Savings

Online education programs often charge less than traditional schools.

7. Lack of Commute

Students who choose online education save on gas and commuting time.

8. Connections

Some online education programs connect students with top-notch professors and guest lecturers from around the world.

9. Teaching & Testing Options

The variety of online education programs available means that students are able to choose a learning and evaluation format that works for them.

10. Effectiveness

Online education is effective. A 2009 meta-study from the Department of Education found that students taking online courses outperformed their peers in traditional classrooms.
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