September 2015

  • Referred to StraighterLine: Now What?

    Referred to StraighterLine: Now What?
    Beth Dumbauld

    By Danika Rockett, Ph.D. Are you taking StraighterLine courses with a target college in mind? Maybe you were even referred to StraighterLine by a college that you are interested in attending. Oftentimes, we find that colleges will recommend students start with our courses in order to get some practice with college courses--and with online coursework in particular. If this scenario applies to you, maybe you’re thinking, “Okay, now what?” Here are some tips for getting started with StraighterLine’s ultra-affordable, self-paced online courses: 1. Sign up for a free trial. If your goal is to prepare for a college degree, StraighterLine courses can be the perfect solution. Since we have a free trial available, you can try out co ...

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  • Finding an Affordable Solution to Completing Prerequisites for a Teaching Degree

    Beth Dumbauld

    Sarah Hoxie wants a career in which she can make a real difference -- and a living. Even though she already has a college degree, she’s made the big decision to go back to school in order to become an elementary teacher. “These past five years I have had a number of people comment on how they think I would make a good teacher, and I’m excited to finally be pursuing a degree in elementary education,” Sarah says of her experience. “There’s something special about working with little kids. They keep me firmly focused on living in the moment and I forget about any worries or distractions I may have.” Ready to get started? Sign up for a free trial today! Determination to Complete a Bachelor’s Degree Like many students, Sa ...

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  • 10 Things an Adult Learner Should Know Before Going Back to College [Infographic]

    Beth Dumbauld

    Thinking about going back to college as an adult? You’re not alone. Over thirty percent of college students start college at age 25 or older. We've made it easy to get on the path to degree success with this helpful infographic highlighting the 10 most important things you need to know as an adult learner. Ready to get started? Sign up for a free trial today! Reduce Your Risk! Download our FREE Quick Guide to Online Courses! Add the 10 Things an Adult Learner Should Know Before Going Back to College [Infographic] to your Site or Blog If you'd like to share this infographic, please click the button below to copy and paste the embed code on to your site! <a href="www.straighterline.com/blog/10-things-an-adult-le ...

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  • 3 Exciting New Options to Save on Your Degree: StraighterLine Monthly Partner Highlights

    3 Exciting New Options to Save on Your Degree: StraighterLine Monthly Partner Highlights
    Beth Dumbauld

    We’re excited to introduce Lipscomb University and Rio Salado College as our newest StraighterLine partner colleges and announce that California Southern University is our latest scholarship partner. Welcome to the StraighterLine College Savings Network! When you enroll at any one of our over 100 accredited schools in our college savings network, your are guaranteed to receive full course credit for approved college courses taken at StraighterLine. Ready to get started? Sign up for a free trial today! Lipscomb University Tennessee & Online Lipscomb University offers an intellectually challenging academic program with a commitment to integrating academics, workplace skills, and faith. The school has a 125- year tradition of li ...

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  • What are the Benefits of Preparing for a Chiropractic Career?

    What are the Benefits of Preparing for a Chiropractic Career?
    Beth Dumbauld

    By Melanie Rogers, University of Bridgeport's Graduate Health Sciences According to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, chiropractic care is the nation's third largest primary health care profession. And since over one-third of Americans utilize some form of complementary medicine, a chiropractic degree offers students entry into a career on the rise. So what does that mean to students who plan on pursuing a chiropractic degree? Opportunity, a competitive salary, as well as the ability to take advantage of flexible degree options—including completing your prerequisites online through alternative credit providers like StraighterLine. Want to try an online class? Take two free lessons on us today! Since a chiropractic ...

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