Paul Smith’s College – also known as The College of the Adirondacks – is different from any other college in America.
Can you name another degree-granting college that is located in a beautiful, immense park, for example? Well, Paul Smith’s is. It’s located in the Adirondack Park of New York State. Can you name another college [...]
Posted on May 21, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Paul Smith’s College – also known as The College of the Adirondacks – is different from any other college in America.Read More...
Posted on May 10, 2013 by Guest Blogger
By Beth DumbauldRead More...
Dear Moms Going Back to College,
Thank you Mom for believing in your academic and career potential even when times got tough. You never abandoned your college dreams even when the busy-ness of life got in the way. Your persistence, diligence, and flexibility paid off. By taking college courses online, and earning your degree [...]
Posted on May 7, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Up until now, there haven’t been many community colleges that pride themselves for excellence in online education. That has now changed, thanks to Cecil College, a two-year public community college that offers transfer, career-credit and non-credit continuing education courses on an open-enrollment basis to all students who are eager to start their college studies.Read More...
If you’re [...]
Posted on May 4, 2013 by Barry Lenson
In your search for online education, chances are that you’ve been in a situation like this. You just found a great-looking course, but before you enroll, you’ve got some questions to ask . . .
When does the course start?Read More...
What payment options are available?
What kind of computer equipment do you need?
Will you be able to ask [...]
Posted on April 30, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Are you about to graduate from high school? Do you still have a year or two to go? In either case, here’s a suggestion for the months ahead . . .Read More...
Take a few college courses online this summer.
Maybe you’re thinking that other priorities that come first, like taking an SAT prep class or attending a [...]
Posted on April 30, 2013 by Barry Lenson
StraighterLine is proud to welcome our newest partner college, Pine Manor College.
So, what is Pine Manor College like, and why is it so unique? Let’s take a closer look . . .
It is a traditional New England college . . . yet it is dedicated to welcoming people of all nationalities and backgrounds.Read More...
It is centered [...]
Posted on April 16, 2013 by Barry Lenson
StraighterLine is proud to announce that Herzing University is now one of our Partner CollegesRead More...
When you first hear about Herzing University and investigate what it’s all about, the first thing you’ll probably think is, “Herzing is America’s only university that is owned by a woman, Renée Herzing. That’s unique.”
Then you read about a Herzing student [...]
Posted on April 2, 2013 by Barry Lenson
When the recession made Margaret Robertson shut her business down, she didn’t slow down a bit. She turned to education and StraighterLine to explore new career options and achieve new success.Read More...
Let’s hear Margaret’s story in this recent conversation with the StraighterLine blog.
StraighterLine: Can you tell me a little about yourself - where you live, what [...]
Posted on March 31, 2013 by Barry Lenson
College acceptance letters will be arriving soon. So will college rejection letters. If you’re a student who has been waiting to see how you will fare, you’ll spread out all those letters on your kitchen table, take stock, and see what your options are.Read More...
Let’s take a look at what could happen, and what you next [...]
Posted on March 25, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“The Trident experience has taught me that whatever I want to do, I can achieve it regardless of how old or late in career, it's never too late to meet your dreams.” - Dr. Dolores Gordon, Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Trident University InternationalRead More...
StraighterLine is proud to announce that our newest Partner College is Trident University [...]
Posted on March 22, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“Community college grads out-earn bachelor's degree holder,” an article that Jon Marcus wrote for CNN Money, reports that students who finish two-year programs at community colleges are earning starting salaries that are higher than those commanded by graduates of four-year colleges.Read More...
To quote from the article . . .
“Berevan Omer graduated on a Friday in February [...]
Posted on March 14, 2013 by Barry Lenson
By Jeffrey SimonsRead More...
We’ve all heard it: before “Everyone knows that Einstein failed math.”
Turns out, that’s just plain wrong. He excelled in math. What failed was the traditional education system, which didn’t know what to do with a unique talent like Albert Einstein, one of the fathers of modern physics. As Einstein himself put it, “The [...]
Posted on March 13, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Burck Smith, StraighterLine founder and CEO
Over the last few months, we've been covering the crisis in California's system of higher education. At community colleges, students have been shut out of classes. At the Cal State Universities, students have been unable to get into oversubscribed classes - sometimes, classes that they need to graduate. It's [...]Read More...
Posted on March 12, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“The National Hispanic University provides a postsecondary education for Hispanics and others grounded in cultural respect, biliteracy, and diversity for engaged students who will become local, national and global community leaders.” – Mission Statement of The National Hispanic University
You might think that you have heard it all when it comes to American colleges and universities [...]Read More...
Posted on March 9, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Do you like to buy products that are made in America? We do too. And so does the ABC World News with Diane Sawyer. If you visit the ABC World News website, you will discover that Ms. Sawyer and her team have been promoting American products and companies for some time now. Here’s some of [...]Read More...