March 2014

  • 5 New Ways to Save On Your College Degree: StraighterLine New Partner College Highlights

    Beth Dumbauld

    We’re proud to provide adult learners with five additional flexible and affordable pathways to earn a college degree. Located in Minnesota, New York, Boston, and Vermont, as well as 100% online, our newest partner colleges are committed to providing affordable and flexible degree opportunities to StraighterLine students. We’ve also added one new partner school that focuses on the needs of high school students looking to accelerate their personal dreams and education – without sacrificing either. Check out On Track School’s details below. Remember, when you enroll at one of our 80+ Partner Colleges, we guarantee that you will receive full course credit for approved classes taken with StraighterLine. Ready to get on the road ...

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  • StraighterLine Student Testimonials – It’s Your Story, Your Success

    Beth Dumbauld

    Each year, thousands of students start on their path to a college degree with StraighterLine. Our flexible, affordable, and transferable online college courses help our students reach their goals academically – and professionally. StraighterLine student success facts: 65% of StraighterLine courses started are successfully completed. Over 90% of StraighterLine students who complete courses transfer to a college. 90% of StraighterLine students who transfer to a college end up earning their degree. Want to know how to get started? Get your free personalized degree plan today! StraighterLine students not only find college success, they also find the confidence and earn the credentials needed to pursue the career of their dreams ...

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  • It’s Never Too Late: What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

    It’s Never Too Late: What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?
    Beth Dumbauld

    If you wake up one morning knowing you are ready for a career change – you’re not alone. Many adults who have successfully gone back to college have described just that. One day, they just knew what they wanted to be and that they were ready to make a change – even if technically they were already a grownup. Ready to get on the road to your degree? Get started today! If this describes you, what do you do next? How do you make the right decisions around going back to college? This post will help you find: Where to start. Hint: It’s all about passion. The online prerequisite courses to take to accelerate your time to degree. Hint: Create a degree plan. The probability of getting transfer credit for life experie ...

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  • How An Adult Learner Fulfilled His Dream of Earning a College Degree. A StraighterLine Success Story.

    Beth Dumbauld

    Johnny Chapman, a StraighterLine student, is fulfilling his lifelong dream of earning his college degree. We’re excited to share his story with you: Transforming a Dream into a Reality “I started college right after high school, but I dropped out, got married, started to work and had kids,” says Johnny. “I always planned to go back to school, but it never seemed to quite come together. It’s been 20 years but finally some of the pieces started to come into place. It’s always been a dream of mine to earn my degree.” Choosing a Degree Program Johnny identified a degree program that interested him at Life Pacific College, a StraighterLine Partner College. He contacted Life Pacific to learn more about their Degree Compl ...

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  • How To Get Ahead In Your Career Over Spring Break

    How To Get Ahead In Your Career Over Spring Break
    Beth Dumbauld

    [Updated 3/2016] Plans fall though, budgets shrink, and even Florida gets cold sometimes. You can use this to your advantage by embracing a travel-free Spring Break this year – and focusing on your career. Ready to get started? Sign up for a free trial today! Use your time off to get a jumpstart on your job search, tap into a network of professionals, and be confident that you have all the credits you need to graduate on time. Here’s how: Give your resume the 15-second test. Hiring managers typically spend 15 seconds looking over a resume before making the keep-it or toss-it decision. What kind of first impression does yours give off? Ask several people to look over your resume and make the necessary changes to ensure that yo ...

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