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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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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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Prepare for Your First Online College Class with These Essential Tips

By on September 28, 2018 in Student life with 0 Comments
Prepare for Your First Online College Class with These Essential Tips

When you enroll in online classes at Abilene Christian University, you’re taking the next step in fulfilling your life’s calling. It’s a big undertaking that affects your future and it’s important to prepare for success before you even get started with your first online class. ACU Online’s Senior New Student Ambassador, Elisabeth Evan, put together […]

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Online Learning and Graduation: Can Online Students Attend Graduation Ceremonies?

By on September 21, 2018 in About ACU, Student life with 0 Comments
Online Learning and Graduation: Can Online Students Attend Graduation Ceremonies?

Graduation is a crucial milestone of the college experience. Whether students attend classes online or in a classroom, they desire a final ceremony in which they and their fellow students can celebrate their academic journey and accomplishments. This important ritual should not be limited to on-campus students only. It’s just as important for online students […]

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Distraction Free Studying: How to Quit Wasting Time On the Internet

By on September 14, 2018 in Student life with 0 Comments
Distraction Free Studying: How to Quit Wasting Time On the Internet

The internet has opened so many doors for us all — including the ability to take online classes and study from the comfort of our homes. Unfortunately, however, it can also be a very easy place to waste time. How many times have you sat down to write a paper, study for a test, or […]

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Student Spotlight: Zarur De Leon-Torres, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

By on December 13, 2017 in Spotlights, Student life with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Zarur De Leon-Torres, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

Zarur De Leon-Torres is a Navy Reservist and a full-time student in ACU Online’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program. As a Navy corpsman, Zarur worked in field medicine; a role similar to an EMT. Later, he had some specialized training in Naval dentistry, an experience that inspired him to consider becoming a dentist. With […]

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MBA Program Student Spotlight: Bre Otero

By on October 5, 2017 in ACU Programs, Student life with 0 Comments
MBA Program Student Spotlight: Bre Otero

Bre Otero always felt called to be a leader. To achieve this, she also knew she wanted to earn a graduate degree, but she wasn’t sure when and how she could fit it in. After Bre earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2011 (from University of North Texas), she worked in her field […]

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How to Succeed as an Online Student at ACU

By on August 30, 2017 in Student life with 0 Comments
How to Succeed as an Online Student at ACU

At ACU, we want you to be the best student you can be. Here are some of our top tips for succeeding in an online learning environment. Get the Right Tools First things first. If you’re taking courses online, you’ll need the right tools and technology. While requirements for each class differ, our ACU Online […]

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