Forget everything you thought you knew about college students. You may think college students are young, impressionable, broke, and inexperienced; but this is far from the truth.
That cookie-cutter image that you may have envisioned about college students has diversified, as the modern-day student is non-traditional, often independent, enjoys distance learning, and has “walked around the block” a few times. One out of every four college students aren’t that young (unless you consider 30 the new 20). The 900,000 students who served in the military are using their post service tuition benefits – so who are you calling inexperienced? Nearly 30 percent of students might agree that their own children are impressionable, but they might take offense if you describe them that way. And half of students are financially independent. Continue reading
It’s back to school time for many college students. There are some 2 million incoming freshman this year and if you are one of them, you have a lot to learn (and quick). Here are 25 untold tips about college that you should know…Good luck! Continue reading
We had the chance to interview Katy Katz, online master’s degree student at Benedictine University. Katy Katz completed her undergraduate degree in Business at the University of Minnesota, and decided to go back to school to advance her knowledge in a specific area of business. Read more on her path as an online student here… Continue reading
College students across the country are marking the start of another school year. Now is the time for millions of college students around the nation to confirm class chedules, mentally prepare to get back in the grind, and most importantly study! But, back-to-school preparations look a little different for the more than 6 million students taking online degrees. Look at the infographic below as we compare a traditional vs. online students’ checklist of what to pack for college. Continue reading
In an age where all young people are obsessed with the internet and games, how can a school possibly manage to educate them? Well, the Abilene Christian University in Texas had the idea that handing out free iPhones and integrating them into the curriculum would do the trick. Continue reading