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Student Spotlight: Demian Gass

By on November 13, 2019 in Spotlights with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Demian Gass

Born in Germany, Demian Gass spent the first five years of his life in Switzerland before his family emigrated to Zambia in 1999. He currently lives in the capital city, Lusaka, and is enrolled in ACU Online’s Master of Science in Management (MSM) program. While earning his Bachelor of Science in Integrated Environmental Studies at […]

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Why Attending College is Worth It

By on November 10, 2019 in Education, General with 0 Comments
Why Attending College is Worth It

The value of college has become one of the most hotly debated topics in recent years. With student debt ballooning to an incredible 1.6 trillion and reports of graduates putting off major life milestones such as buying a home and even getting married because of their student debt, many people have begun to question if […]

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Six Easy Ways to Network with Your Online Classmates

Six Easy Ways to Network with Your Online Classmates

Online degree programs are great for self-starters who love the flexibility and autonomy they afford. However, the downside is there’s less face-to-face contact with peers. Some online students worry that this lack of in-person networking will affect their ability to cultivate the professional relationships so vital to post-graduation career success. Professional connections are a significant […]

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Student Spotlight: Andrew Ritchie

By on October 29, 2019 in General, Spotlights with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Andrew Ritchie

ACU welcomed Andrew Ritchie back to the community in January 2018. Andrew is an ACU alum, having earned his bachelor’s degree in Biblical Texts. He’s returned to ACU to pursue an online Master of Arts in Christian Ministry degree. Balancing graduate studies with his roles as youth minister at Cinco Ranch Church of Christ in […]

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A Letter to ACU Online Moms

By on October 24, 2019 in Student life with 0 Comments
A Letter to ACU Online Moms

Hi ladies, My name is McKenzie, and I am 25 years old. I work as an assistant store manager for Kohl’s, and I’m currently working on getting my master’s like all of you. I’m also a first time mom. During my touch base with Krystal (my Student Services Advisor) this fall, she heard my newborn […]

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The Top 5 Marketing Careers You Should Consider

By on October 23, 2019 in Business with 0 Comments
The Top 5 Marketing Careers You Should Consider

Marketing is a field that is always in high demand. It requires solid, knowledgeable marketing professionals to help modern businesses remain successful. Yet marketing trends, and the jobs that they entail, are constantly changing. If you are considering a degree in marketing, you may find yourself wondering what potential careers would be available to you. […]

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Student Spotlight: Dawn Parker

By on October 15, 2019 in Spotlights with 4 Comments
Student Spotlight: Dawn Parker

Dawn Parker serves as office manager for ACU Online, working out of Addison, Texas, a position she’s held since June 2015. She’s also just finished her second course in ACU Online’s B.S. in Psychology program. But Dawn’s close relationship with ACU goes back decades. From 1979 to 1981, Dawn was studying at ACU’s Abilene campus, […]

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5 Tips to Help You Sharpen Your Soft Skills

By on October 7, 2019 in Business with 0 Comments
5 Tips to Help You Sharpen Your Soft Skills

Soft skills are far more important than most people realize. From empathy to grammar, this long list of attributes might not seem like a big deal, but a lack thereof could spell trouble for your future career trajectory. Professionals who lack soft skills struggle to find work—and when they do eventually land positions within their […]

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Student Spotlight: Alan Wright

By on October 4, 2019 in Spotlights with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Alan Wright

Born in South Africa, raised in Australia, and now living in Dallas, Texas, Alan Wright has covered a lot of ground so far in his life. He’s currently enrolled in ACU Online’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program with a projected graduation date of April 2020. Alan’s business analytics concentration is the perfect complement to […]

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3 Easy Tips to Secure Funding for Grad School

By on September 26, 2019 in Financial Aid with 0 Comments
3 Easy Tips to Secure Funding for Grad School

Whether it’s finding a new job, earning a promotion, or making yourself an indispensable member of an existing team at your company, a graduate school education can help you pursue a number of career-building opportunities. For many considering a graduate school education, however, cost remains a pressing issue. It’s a concern they can’t afford to […]

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