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.
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 [...]
Transferring College Credit
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...
Posted on September 3, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re a high school student who is considering taking AP Macroenomics at your high school, what can you expect? Would it be a better idea to take that AP test and the exam that accompanies it, or to take the Macroeconomics I Course that is offered online here at StraighterLine?Read More...
Although AP program and StraighterLine [...]
Posted on August 23, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Save time and money on your college degree with StraighterLine’s partnership with Concordia University IrvineRead More...
If you’re eager to earn a degree from a top American university that’s rooted in Christian values, consider Concordia University Irvine (CUI), one of StraighterLine’s Partner Colleges.
What StraighterLine’s Partner College Program Means for You
When you complete college credits at StraighterLine, you can [...]
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 30, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re thinking about going back to college, chances are that you earned credit for college courses you took years ago. So you’re probably wondering whether those credits have expired, or whether you can save money and time by transferring them to your new college.Read More...
That’s a very good question but unfortunately, there are few standard [...]
Posted on July 17, 2013 by Barry Lenson
"MOOCs are certainly welcome to the online education landscape. But they have their limitations. For most students, and especially for adult learners, there is a lot of need for that interaction with faculty and engagement with other students."Read More...
- Frank Mulgrew, president of Post University’s Online Education Institute, quoted in “MOOCs Expand on College Campuses,” by Devon Haynie [...]
Posted on July 9, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Transferring credits from your old college to your new one ought to be pretty easy, right? You supply a transcript, your new school looks at it and awards you credit. Right. But hold on . . .Read More...
The Hard Way
But as often happens in colleges, things get overcomplicated. Let’s look at the following explanation of how [...]
Categories: Transferring College Credit
Posted on June 20, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re eager to earn a degree from a top American university that is innovative, flexible, demanding and fun too, consider Northwestern State University of Louisiana (NSULA), StraighterLine’s newest Partner College.Read More...
NSULA is traditional and innovative at the same time, and that is a combination that can work beautifully for you. Here’s what makes NSULA unique [...]
Posted on June 7, 2013 by Barry Lenson
“A Third of Students Transfer Before Graduating, and Many Head Toward Community Colleges,” a 2012 article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, cites statistics compiled by The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center: “Transfer rates are similar for full- and part-time students, 32.6 and 33.9 percent, respectively . . . More than a quarter of all [...]Read More...
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 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...
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 April 26, 2013 by Barry Lenson
A New York Times reporter named A.J. Jacobs recently took a handful of Massive Open Online Courses. He then reported about them in an article that appeared in the Times on April 20, entitled “Two Cheers for Web U!”
Jacobs even created this report card for the MOOC courses that he took...
Jacobs awarded his professors a [...]Read More...
Posted on March 24, 2013 by Barry Lenson
If you’re an adult learner, you have already learned a lot about your chosen field. That’s the case with these people. Chances are that one of their stories will sound similar to yours . . .
Marina practically grew up in her family’s clothing store. She kept the books for payroll, expenses, and incoming revenue. “I [...]Read More...
Posted on March 20, 2013 by Barry Lenson
Politicians never miss an opportunity to thank our nation’s military personnel for their “superb” service to America. They never pass up the chance to be photographed with soldiers. They give great lip service to supporting our veterans.Read More...
That’s what makes this news so hard to take . . .
When the bundle of cost-cutting measures commonly referred [...]
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