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It’s Possible: How to Balance Work, Life, and Online School

By on August 17, 2019 in Student life with 0 Comments
It’s Possible: How to Balance Work, Life, and Online School

Living in the age of the Internet means it’s easier than ever to go back to school. Now, you can take an entire undergraduate or graduate program without having to head to campus and manage a rigorous class schedule on top of your life responsibilities. Online classes are far more flexible, yet you still need […]

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5 Benefits of Attending a Virtual Open House

By on August 12, 2019 in About ACU, Student life with 0 Comments
5 Benefits of Attending a Virtual Open House

Determining where to pursue a degree program requires a lot of careful thought and consideration, particularly for those interested in attending online schools. Online learning presents a unique process that students should experience and understand before diving into coursework. If you’re considering an online school, here are five reasons why you should register for the […]

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Student Spotlight: Hannah Gramling

By on August 5, 2019 in Spotlights, Student life with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Hannah Gramling

ACU Online’s MBA in Marketing program attracts students from all walks of life. Many already enjoy successful careers but hope that their graduate degree will take them to the next level. This is certainly the case for MBA-Marketing student Hannah Gramling. A real estate agent by profession, Hannah is intent on gaining her brokerage license […]

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3 Great Ways to Reduce Your Online Tuition [Infographic]

By on July 23, 2019 in Student life with 0 Comments
3 Great Ways to Reduce Your Online Tuition [Infographic]

When it comes to beginning a new degree program, one of the first concerns for many prospective students is cost. Although online programs have quickly emerged as a viable alternative for working adults interested in earning a degree, the convenience and flexibility they offer does not necessarily extend to the tuition payments. Many people find […]

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7 Tips to Help You Choose an Online University

By on May 29, 2019 in Student life with 0 Comments
7 Tips to Help You Choose an Online University

Ever wonder how many 100% online degree programs are out there? For 2019, Guide to Online Schools’ comprehensive list includes over 29,757 fully online degree programs. These include degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate levels. All are offered by universities and colleges accredited by agencies recognized by the Department of Education. ACU […]

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5 Time Management Tips for Online Students

By on March 19, 2019 in Student life with 2 Comments
5 Time Management Tips for Online Students

If you believed “there just aren’t enough hours in the day” before enrolling in an online degree program, get ready to feel even more time-constrained once class begins. Perennial procrastinators and masters of mañana face the toughest time-management challenges in online programs. But even the most self-disciplined and efficient distance learner can struggle to stay […]

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How to Earn Your Master’s Degree While Working Full Time

How to Earn Your Master’s Degree While Working Full Time

Online graduate degree programs have made it incredibly convenient for working adults to earn a master’s while retaining their full-time jobs. But “convenient” is definitely not the same thing as “easy.” Sure, you’ll enjoy the flexible structure. But online programs still require you to augment your off-work hours with class time. Add on personal commitments […]

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Student Spotlight: Keri Croy

By on January 19, 2019 in Spotlights, Student life with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Keri Croy

Big things await ACU Online student Keri Croy, a talented and passionate payroll specialist. She’s currently pursuing her MBA in hopes of scoring a promotion — but along the way, she’s gaining so much more. In addition to benefiting from the business curriculum of her MBA program, she’s learning about Christ-centered leadership, which she hopes […]

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How to Stay Motivated While Taking Online Classes

By on December 19, 2018 in Student life with 0 Comments
How to Stay Motivated While Taking Online Classes

Going online for your degree program seems like the perfect fit for starting your graduate degree journey. After all, you are already busy with family and career, so there is no way you have time to physically go to class. When you actually get into your program, however, you may find that it’s a little […]

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Six Easy Ways to Network with Your Online Classmates

By on November 10, 2018 in Graduate School, Student life with 0 Comments
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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