About Allison Freeland

Allie Freeland is the Editor-in-Chief of CollegeOnline.org. She has been a professional writer for a decade and received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Minnesota. She brings a wealth of information about higher education, online degrees, college life, and career advice. Follow her on G+.

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About Allison Freeland

Allie Freeland is the Editor-in-Chief of CollegeOnline.org. She has been a professional writer for a decade and received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Minnesota. She brings a wealth of information about higher education, online degrees, college life, and career advice. Follow her on G+.

Free, Open Courses Gaining Traction Among American Universities

Forget about breaking the bank—the internet is a massive, untapped resource for learning compliments of Ivy League schools and other academic institutions. In fact, USA Today recently reported that “massive open online courses — MOOCs, for short — is a new way of teaching and learning that has taken higher education by storm in recent months. We have collected a list of videos that showcase the best. Here’s a list of 15 free, online open courses and lectures that are completely free and extremely informative: Continue reading

Land A Job With These Online Resume Tools

A resume is often times the contact you will have with an employer. With unemployment rates looming around 8 percent, there is no room for anything but flawless and compelling resumes that reflect your best traits. A resume tells employers what you’re all about, where you’ve been, and what you’re capable of bringing to the table. It is your personal marketing brochure to gain the employer’s attention and provide the information they need to bring you to the next step in the hiring process… an interview.
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Nursing Careers and Education: An Insiders Perspective

We had the opportunity to interview Angil Tarach-Ritchey, RN, GCM about nursing careers and education. Angil is a national expert in senior care, and has more than three decades of experience as a nurse – and more specifically in senior care. Angil is very passionate about improving the treatment, living and care of aging adults and is well respected in the field of nursing. Her insightful work is not only appreciated by seniors and family caregivers, it is recognized by her professional peers. Step into the mind of nurse Tarach-Ritchey, to learn more about the field of healthcare and nursing and educational steps needed to get to a dream career in nursing. Continue reading