For Aidyn Gangemi, a high school junior, taking English Composition I wasn’t just a matter of becoming a better writer, but also about finding something that fit into his busy schedule. Because Aidyn spends at least six hours a day training as a competitive ice dancer, he needed a course that was flexible and convenient.
Posted on February 6, 2014 by Alex-Bauguess
For Aidyn Gangemi, a high school junior, taking English Composition I wasn’t just a matter of becoming a better writer, but also about finding something that fit into his busy schedule. Because Aidyn spends at least six hours a day training as a competitive ice dancer, he needed a course that was flexible and convenient.Read More...
Posted on October 15, 2013 by Barry Lenson
When Alex Evdokimov decided to start a new career as a teacher in Massachusetts, he found Western Governors University and decided to enroll there. “I have lived in several countries and taught in them,” Alex explains, “but I wanted to earn a degree in education and get my teacher certification in Massachusetts. I was attracted [...]Read More...
Posted on October 1, 2013 by Barry Lenson
A few years ago, Ife Muyiwa-Ojo’s career seemed steady and secure. He was working as a network/database engineer for an Internet company in Atlanta, GA. But then during the economic downturn, his company started downsizing and “moving people around,” as Ife puts it.Read More...
“I lost my position and was offered another but I declined,” Ife explains [...]
StraighterLine Student of the Month: Latoya S. Deon Saves $2,550 on One StraighterLine Course and Graduates on Time
Posted on August 20, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Latoya Deon lives in California with her husband Marvin and three-year-old son M.J. She works for the California Justice Department, where she updates criminal background checks.Read More...
Latoya’s story is even more interesting. Here’s how StraighterLine helped her graduate from college on time on August 9th.
Latoya’s StraighterLine Story Begins
Just a few months ago, Latoya was doing her [...]
Posted on August 2, 2013 by Barry Lenson
After working in the banking and brokerage business for more than 21 years, Diana Stone decided it was time to make a change.Read More...
“I’m someone who has always wanted to help people fulfill their full potential,” Diana told us during a recent chat. “So I decided to earn a degree in business and start a new [...]
Posted on July 15, 2013 by Barry Lenson
There are people who find success by doing what other people have done. Then there are people like StraighterLine student Matthew Hines, who has found his own, bigger way to achieve success. Matthew has taken 24 StraighterLine courses to date, which makes him one of the most active StraighterLine students ever. He also estimates that [...]Read More...
Posted on July 1, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you chat with Cassidy Coker for just a minute or two, you realize pretty quickly that she is a young woman who gets things done in a courageous, pioneering and personal way. Although she is still in her high school years, she is already running her own business as a professional photographer. She also [...]Read More...
Posted on June 19, 2013 by Barry Lenson
For the last 21 years, Jennifer Howe has been enjoying a successful career at Scripps Health, a nonprofit consortium of four hospitals located in San Diego. But when she discovered StraighterLine recently, her career began to move forward in new ways.Read More...
“I started with Scripps as a Unit Secretary, went to school to get my LVN [...]
Posted on June 4, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Melissa Molina has taken seven StraighterLine classes, and she plans to take more.Read More...
Why is she such a committed StraighterLine student? “I added the money up and discovered that they cost me an average of about $50 per class,” Melissa ways with a laugh. But when you talk to this energetic young New Yorker, you learn [...]
Posted on May 1, 2013 by Barry Lenson
In September, 2012, a student named Donnie Davis was grappling with the fact that he only needed to complete one three-credit course before he could earn his Bachelor of Business Administration from Strayer University.Read More...
“I was thinking of CLEPPING it,” he says, meaning that he was about to take one of the CLEP exams to earn [...]
Posted on April 17, 2013 by Barry Lenson
A new video shows how Ebru Eren, a student at Concordia University Irvine, used StraighterLine to graduate, finish college sooner, save money . . . and more!
Ebru Eren Essex, a student at Concordia University in Irvine, Calif., was working hard to finish her undergraduate program at Concordia University Irvine. But when she visited her advisor [...]Read More...
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 1, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Why Danny Singh, a Financial “Whiz Kid” Who’s Winning Renown, Is a StraighterLine Student
Back in 2008 when Danny Singh was 14 years old, he realized that his mother needed help getting her finances in order. He went online, did some research, and realized that he could help.Read More...
“I asked my mom to sign up for a [...]
Posted on February 15, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Some students take online courses at StraighterLine to get a start on college. Others take courses to complete their Bachelor’s degrees. But there are many other reasons to take StraighterLine courses too, as we learned in a recent conversation with Beverly Williams. After taking only one StraighterLine course, Beverly moved her career in a whole [...]Read More...
Posted on January 16, 2013 by Barry Lenson
StraighterLine Student Profile: Christine Natelli, M.S.Read More...
A California student uses online learning to transition her career to nursing
StraighterLine student Christine Natelli is a problem-solver. When she wanted to change career tracks from psychology to nursing, she took online courses and is now earning her B.S.N. degree. When classes in nearby California community colleges were full and [...]
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