February 2017

  • Should I Take The SAT Or ACT For College Admissions?

    Should I Take The SAT Or ACT For College Admissions?
    Beth Dumbauld

    You might be wondering "should I take the SAT or ACT?" The college admissions process has a lot of moving parts to pull together, and each one is geared towards giving you the best chance of getting accepted to the college or university of your choice. It's assumed that taking both tests is critical for increasing your chances of attending the school you really want, but you may not have to take both the tests! Depending upon the college or university you wish to attend, here's a list of schools that either are "test flexible" or "test optional" for college admissions. So, as part of your research on the best schools to attend for your career goals, see if yours is one that gives you leeway on taking these exams. Before we go further ...

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  • The Top In-Demand Degrees To Earn

    The Top In-Demand Degrees To Earn
    Beth Dumbauld

    Are you wondering which in-demand degrees get you hired quickly after graduation? If so, keep reading, because we've laid them out below, as well as the related job positions those degrees support. It's no secret that careers are changing more rapidly than ever due to increasingly sophisticated technology that drives new products and services. In addition, there are degrees you can earn to meet increasing hiring demands that are non- technical. With that, let's dive into the top degrees you can earn that will get you solid job offers after graduation. U.S. News and Forbes published the top degrees that are most in-demand for 2017 as compiled by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) survey. They are: Major % ...

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  • StraighterLine Gives Back

    StraighterLine Gives Back
    Jaclyn Nicholas

    At StraighterLine, our mission is to help students reach their educational goals by providing an affordable and convenient way to earn online college credit. We're also committed to improving lives in our community here in Baltimore. ...

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  • Accelerating a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with Competency-Based Education: A StraighterLine Success Story

    Accelerating a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with Competency-Based Education: A StraighterLine Success Story
    Beth Dumbauld

    Connor’s mom has cancer. It’s awful. It’s horrible. It’s unfair. And it’s terminal. Connor, however, feels like he has a choice. He can either give up and give into the deep sadness of the situation – or transform his grief into something meaningful, a gift for his mom. Connor chose the latter. Connor decided to complete his college degree as fast as he possibly could. Connor’s mom had always wanted to see him earn his bachelor’s degree, but he knew he had limited time. So he set a goal to give his mom his degree for Christmas, even though it was already summer, realizing that he’d need to find the time to complete his bachelor’s degree as quickly as possible. “My mom is dying – and as it gets closer to my mom ...

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