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Jamie Littlefield

Updated Articles and Resources

By Jamie Littlefield

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Crowdfunding Your College Costs Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
      Crowdfunding can help you pay your tuition (or at least cover the cost of those expensive textbooks). Here's how to choose the best service and make it work for you.
    • Digital Nomad Students: Earn an Online College Degree While Traveling Abroad Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      If you want to travel the world while still earning a college degree, here's what you need to do.
    • Find Your Online College Personality Match Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Use this quick tool to find an online college suited to your personality and learning goals.
    • Find Your Textbooks for Cheap or Free Created: Sunday, January 16, 2005 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      While some online schools offer a virtual curriculum, free of charge, the majority of online colleges still require their students to purchase traditional textbooks with hefty price tags. Books for one or two classes could total in the hundreds. However, showing a little shopping savvy could save you a significant amount of cash.
    • Online High Schools for Gifted Teens Created: Thursday, January 29, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      A growing number of academically talented teens are now enrolling in online high schools, designed especially for their needs. The assignments are challenging, the teachers are exceptional, and the diplomas look good on a college application.
    • Are Online College Classes Cheaper for Students? Created: Friday, May 13, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Many students consider online college courses because of the cost. But, while some online colleges are cheap, virtual learning isn’t always cost-effective.
    • Charter Oak State College Profile Created: Friday, November 09, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Charter Oak State College is one of the “big three” non-traditional colleges offering flexible degree completion opportunities. Charter Oak allows students to earn personally-tailored d...
    • How to Quit College Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      If you need to drop out, don't just stop showing up to your scheduled classes. Instead, follow these steps to ensure that you don't ruin your transcript and your chance to return to school."
    • How to Choose an Online High School Created: Thursday, January 03, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Choosing an online high school is a challenge. Parents need to find a virtual program that offers an accredited diploma and provides academic support for students, all without breaking the bank. As...
    • How to Earn Online Computer Certification Created: Saturday, March 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Learn how to boost your resume by earning online computer certifications in specialized areas, such as Microsoft Office Specialist Certification" itemprop="description" itemprop="description"<...
    • Highest Paying Jobs You Can Get with an Online Degree Created: Monday, March 22, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      It's possible to make over $100,000 a year with an online degree. Some of the highest paying occupations (like medicine and law) require in-person training. However, quite a few of the highest payi...
    • Cisco Networking Academy Created: Saturday, June 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Want to get a job creating and maintaining computer networks? See if Cisco Networking Academy classes through a local school might be a good fit for you." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
    • Harvard Extension School Profile Created: Monday, May 26, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Harvard Extension School students can choose from over one hundred online courses taught by Harvard's distinguished faculty. Classes at Harvard Extension School tend to be challenging and require a...
    • How do I know if an online school is accredited? Created: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Check accreditation with the proper agency.
    • What to Do if Your Online Professor Isn’t a Good Teacher Created: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Some online professors simply don't know what they're doing. Check out these steps to find out how to deal with a problematic professor." itemprop="description" Friday, January 25, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      New Mexico offers resident students the opportunity to take online public school courses for free. Check out this list of no-cost online public schools, online charter schools, and other government...
    • e-Learning Basics Created: Monday, May 11, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      e-Learning, or electronic learning, is any type of educational instruction that occurs through the internet. Whenever you watch a training video online, participate in an academic discussion board,...
    • Email-able Gifts Created: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      An email-able gift can be a great way for distance learners to say “thanks for being such a great teacher” or “I enjoyed working with you during the course.”"
    • List of Free Online Public Schools for Mississippi Students, K-12 Created: Friday, January 25, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Mississippi offers resident students the opportunity to take online public school courses for free. Check out this list of no-cost online public schools, online charter schools, and other governmen...
    • Three Smart Goals for Online Students Created: Monday, December 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Successful students have three things in common: they are self-motivated, they have developed effective study skills, and they know how to manage their time." itemprop="des$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop="...
    • Walden University Profile Created: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Walden University is an online school offering undergraduate and graduate level programs in fields such as education, health, and management. Students can complete Walden University’s asynchr...
    • University Of Massachusetts Online (UMassOnline) School Profile Created: Thursday, September 06, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      The University of Massachusetts Online offers virtual degree programs from respected and established traditional colleges. Students can enroll in online classes from University of Massachusetts cam...
    • How To Use an Online Class Syllabus Created: Monday, March 10, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Learning how to interpret a class syllabus is an essential skill for online learners. By taking an inventory of your syllabus at the beginning of the course and reviewing it regularly, you can stay on top of your work – even if your professor doesn’t provide regular reminders.
    • University-Affiliated Online High School Profiles Created: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Some online high schools are affiliated with brick-and-mortar colleges. These university-sponsored programs may offer advantages such as the expertise of college-level professors or access to for-c...
    • Free Online HTML Classes Created: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Whether you want to practice your programming skills or create a simple website, these free online HTML classes can help. Learn this widely-used language by following tutorials, subscribing to an e...
    • Free Literature Guides Online Created: Sunday, September 11, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Has Shakespeare got you in a shambles? Is too much Twain hurting your brain? Time to check out these free literature note services online. Use them to help you while studying new distance learning ...
    • What to Do If You’ve Been Tricked by a Diploma Mill Created: Sunday, October 30, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      If you've been the victim of a diploma mill scam, you may be able to get your tuition money back. Take a look at this article to learn what to do next." itemprop="descriptit3'" --> itemprop="descri...
    • Drexel Online University Profile Created: Friday, September 14, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Drexel Online is a subsidiary of Drexel University, a reputable brick-and-mortar college in Pennsylvania. Drexel Online's virtual programs are aimed primarily at working professionals. Classes cons...
    • University of the People Profile Created: Thursday, March 03, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      The University of the People is a tuition-free online college offering programs in Computer Science and Business Administration.
    • 10 Ways Get Help from Your Online Professors Created: Thursday, February 19, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Interacting with online professors can be daunting. Often, virtual communication is more difficult than a face-to-face meeting. But, there’s no need to fear. Follow these ten suggestions and ...
    • Free Online Japanese Classes Created: Thursday, October 23, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Take a look at the following free online Japanese classes to study the basics of Japanese vocabulary, grammar, and conversation. Although this language can be difficult for native English speakers,...
    • How To Give Distance Learning a Try with Free Online Classes Created: Tuesday, December 09, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Many students are interested in distance learning, but not quite ready to risk their tuition money. If you’re still on the fence, you may be able to get a feel for virtual studies by taking a...

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