If you’re preparing for a leadership career in the ministry or service of Christ, it’s time for you to meet Life Pacific College, one of StraighterLine’s newest Partner Colleges. Life Pacific College, firmly rooted in Evangelical Pentecostal faith, offers you unique programs in Christian ministry and leadership.
At Life Pacific College, you can earn degrees that [...]
Posted on November 2, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re preparing for a leadership career in the ministry or service of Christ, it’s time for you to meet Life Pacific College, one of StraighterLine’s newest Partner Colleges. Life Pacific College, firmly rooted in Evangelical Pentecostal faith, offers you unique programs in Christian ministry and leadership.Read More...
Categories: Partner College
Posted on October 29, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“Business degrees have long been considered among the most utilitarian, simply because they can be applied to so many jobs.” – “4 Degrees that Guarantee a Job Offer” by Lindsay Olson, U.S. NewsRead More...
Maybe you majored in philosophy in college – or in sociology, classics, or art history. But now you’re in the real world and [...]
Posted on October 28, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If your college requires you to take a biology or chemistry course with a lab component, you’ve probably been thinking that you’ll have to pay top dollar and travel back and forth to campus to take your class.Read More...
Not so. Now these StraighterLine courses let you complete your lab work entirely online, with no need to [...]
Posted on October 27, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Nursing students from Coast to Coast have discovered the great nursing program at Western Governors University. It’s quickly becoming one of the most respected nursing programs in the country, and with good reason.Read More...
Everything that WGU does is done the right way, with careful thought and planning. The same is true for the University’s nursing program [...]
Posted on October 26, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“Those already in the industry know: Studying online with the United States Sports Academy can advance a career in sports. Whether you need a degree, continuing education, or a course or two, the United States Sports Academy has a wealth of sports courses to enroll in. With rolling registration, you can begin at your convenience [...]Read More...
Posted on October 24, 2013 by Beth Dumbauld
If you are like most college students, there’s a good chance you are a “non-traditional” student. Likewise, your college degree path is probably also non-traditional. Unfortunately, a zigzagging degree path can greatly complicate an already complicated financial endeavor: financing your college education.Read More...
According to the US Department of Education, 73% of college students are considered to [...]
Posted on October 23, 2013 by Beth Dumbauld
Think student loans can help you afford college? Think again. It’s a mistake to confuse access to financial tools, including student loans, with affordability.Read More...
What is a financial tool?
A student loan is a financial tool. A credit card is a financial tool. A check is a financial tool. Cash is a financial tool as well.
Financial tools [...]
Posted on October 22, 2013 by Barry Lenson
A great college-level course in Statistics has just become available. It’s StraighterLine’s new Introduction to Statistics course. You can take it online, and you can enroll today.Read More...
Why You Should Study Statistics
“We've all heard the saying, `Statistics don't lie,’” writes Prof. Dipak K. Dey of the University of Connecticut. “Yet it's not uncommon to see [...]
Posted on October 21, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“I want to become a licensed medical perfusionist” says Julie Huong, a health care aide who lives in Nevada. “I am studying for my state’s licensing exam, but it has been hard to figure out what qualifications I need to earn my certification. I earned an Associate’s degree in pharmacy science a few years ago [...]Read More...
Posted on October 20, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re looking for an online college that’s dramatically different from other online schools, you’ll want to check out Azusa Pacific Online University. APOU could be the perfect school for you if you’re seeking . . .
A unique opportunity to learn from a Christian perspective. APOU builds its education on its “Four Cornerstones” of Christ [...]Read More...
Posted on October 19, 2013 by Barry Lenson
When life puts obstacles in the paths of ambitious people, they often turn to education as a way to get back on their feet and get moving again.
A few examples . . .
From teacher to pharmacist. Mark G., a public school teacher in North Carolina, retrained to become a pharmacy technician. “After 30 years as [...]Read More...
Posted on October 18, 2013 by Barry Lenson
According to “Unexpected ways to save for college,” a video on Bankrate.com, one of the best ways to save money on college is to know your major before you enroll in college and start paying for courses.Read More...
That makes sense. Every three-credit college course you take in a regular college could cost you more than $1,200 [...]
Posted on October 17, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re a computer programmer or would like to be, you should take the Introduction to Programming in C++ course here at StraighterLine. It’s a powerful online course that will earn you 4 college credits, yet it will cost you only $99 (plus a modest subscription fee). That price includes tutoring and proctoring – and [...]Read More...