April 2013

  • Why High School Students Can Benefit from Taking College Courses Online this Summer

    Barry Lenson

    [Updated 3/16] 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 . . . 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 summer program at a prep school or college. Those activities might be a good idea, but taking college classes online could be even better, for a lot of reasons. Want to see how it works? Take two free lessons on us today! Taking online courses can help you . . . Boost your SAT and ACT scores, especially in the math portions of the tests. And if you’re taking any SAT II’s, taking the right college courses onlin ...

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  • Pine Manor College a Partner College Profile

    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. It is centered on educating women who have exceptional potential . . . yet it makes a place for talented young men too in its Associate of Arts Program too. It is located in a beautiful, country-like setting . . . yet it is only a short distance from downtown Boston and that city’s educational and cultural resources. It is renowned for its writing program . . . yet it also educates students to become leaders in both their c ...

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  • Save Money on College Tip Six: How to Get an Entire Year of College for only $760

    Jeffrey Simons

    By Jeffrey Simons Today’s post is the six in a series of short tips on how to save money on college. Today’s tip is . . . Get an Entire Year of College for only $760 Do you want to save money on college and graduate sooner? Here’s a powerfully simple strategy for you.  Get an entire year of college for only $760. How to Complete a Year of College for only $760 What if I told you that you could earn 3 college credits for only $95? You heard me right. $95 for 3 credits. That’s only $31.67 per credit. At that price, taking four 3-credit courses per semester, or 24 credits per year, you could pay for an entire year of college for only $760. Want to know how? I’ll tell you, but I warn you now that there are a couple of ca ...

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  • Graduating from College? It’s Time to Review Your Resume

    Barry Lenson

    It’s so unfair. You’re about to graduate from college. And just as soon as you take off your cap and gown and party with your college friends for the last time in your old college haunts, you’re expected to go out and start looking for a job. Life’s not fair. But instead of dwelling on the negatives, let’s face the fact that it will be a lot easier to get a job if you have a great resume. Think of your resume as your personal secret agent. You can’t sneak into the HR department and sit on the desk of somebody who is hiring. But your resume can. You can’t walk up to a possible new boss and say, “Look at me, I AM GREAT!” But your resume can do that for you. So instead of resisting writing or reviewing your resume, get a l ...

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  • Save Money on College Tip Five: Take AP Classes and Tests to Place Out of College Courses

    Barry Lenson

    Today’s post is the fifth in a series of short tips on how to save money on college. Today’s tip is . . . Take AP Classes and Tests to Place out of College Courses Do you want to save money on college and graduate sooner? Here’s a powerfully simple strategy for you.  Take AP classes and tests to place out of college courses. What You Need to Know about AP Classes and Exams If you’re a student who’s visiting the College Board’s website for the first time, you’ll learn that AP classes and exams can save you time and money by eliminating the need to take some college courses. How much can the AP programs help you out? And would StraighterLine courses offer you a better way to earn college credit, save money, and get a fas ...

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