College Education

  • 6 Famous Athletes Who Went Back to School

    6 Famous Athletes Who Went Back to School
    Beth Dumbauld

    It takes perseverance, determination, and grit to go back to school as an adult. Those same traits are also critical for successful athletes. To celebrate the grit of adult students, we’re putting the spotlight on famous athletes who went back to school to earn their college degree. We hope you will be inspired by these empowering stories of athletes who were motivated to further their education while achieving success in their sports at the highest levels. Want to try an online class? Take two free lessons on us today! Michelle Kwan Michelle  Kwan is a two-time Olympic medalist in figure skating, as well as a five-time World champion and nine-time U.S. champion in the sport as well. An extraordinary athlete on the ice, Michelle ...

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  • StraighterLine CEO Discusses College Affordability on Maryland Public Television

    Beth Dumbauld

    Our CEO, Burck Smith founded StraighterLine to empower students to affordably earn their college degree. If you’d like to hear more ideas about how higher education can be improved, here’s an interview that Burck recently gave on the future of higher education for Maryland Public Television. Want to try an online class? Take two free lessons on us today! Watch StraighterLine CEO Burck Smith on Maryland Public Television discuss affordable college options and see why more students are opting for low-cost online courses to earn credit for their degree. We have 100+ accredited partner schools. Get your free personalized degree plan today! ...

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  • How Do You Decide Which Engineering Career is Right for You?

    How Do You Decide Which Engineering Career is Right for You?
    Beth Dumbauld

    Whether you start your engineering career with an associate or a bachelor's degree, your career options are many – and your job outlook is excellent. Because engineering covers such a broad range of job roles, you’ll first need to explore the different career paths you can take in engineering, such as: Engineering technician (which requires only a certificate or an associate degree), or Engineer (which requires a bachelor's degree). Common engineering career paths include: civil, electrical engineer, petroleum, aerospace, environmental, industrial, mechanical, biomedical, computer, and nuclear engineers. Want to know how to get started? Get your free personalized degree plan today! Then you’ll need to take a closer look a ...

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  • 9 Famous Women Who Went Back to College

    9 Famous Women Who Went Back to College
    Beth Dumbauld

    As we celebrate Women's History Month, we're proud to honor working women who went back to school to earn their college degree. We hope you will be inspired to pursue your own dreams by these empowering stories of famous women who returned to college while working, raising children, and living a fulfilling life. With determination, discipline, and dedication to the pursuit of an education, these women prove that lifelong learning is the greatest achievement of all. Which courses will transfer to your dream degree? Get your free personalized degree plan today! J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling needs no introduction. As author of the immortal Harry Potter series, her enduring fame is assured. But it hadn’t always been that way for the ...

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  • 3 Smart Ways to Use / ReInvest a Tax Refund for College Students

    3 Smart Ways to Use / ReInvest a Tax Refund for College Students
    Beth Dumbauld

    Will you be getting a tax refund this year? If so, you're not alone. The Internal Revenue Service anticipates more than 7 in 10 taxpayers will receive a refund in 2016. Last year, the average refund was $2,797.  That's a sizable amount. Do you already have plans for that refund money? If so, you might be like most taxpayers and use your refund to pay down debt, according to a survey from GOBankingRates. Or you'll use the money to increase your savings. Or you might yet be undecided. If you are a working adult looking to get ahead in your career, here are 3 other ways to make the most of your tax refund. 1. Take college classes Americans are in the habit of using refunds towards savings or paying down debt. You can ...

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