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How to succeed at college if you’re not tech savvy

Do you have a complicated relationship with technology? Maybe you’re tempted to “break up” with computers, or your “smart phone” makes you feel dumb. It’s true: computers and “techy stuff” can be overwhelming especially if you’re thinking about going back to college. If it feels impossible to get along with computers, email, and apps, this article can help you fix your relationship with technology so you can thrive at college too!

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Is a college degree “worth it”?

You’ve heard the sayings: “A degree is just a piece of paper. It’s not worth it to get a college degree in 2022. You just need skills and experience.” Are these quips TRUE or FALSE? Discover the 2022 facts about the value of college degrees!

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Then & Now: How a simple question changed Leah’s career future

Leah was comfortable in a prestigious managerial role at her retail job. She looked forward to a good future but suddenly her position was eliminated… along with her security and opportunity! Then her boss asked her a question: “Have you ever thought about going back to school to finish your degree?” Discover how Leah’s degree was the key to a satisfying career where she feels needed and appreciated!

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Then & Now: How Paul Finally Reached a Satisfying Career & Made an Impact

Paul Stuart had a good job, two kids, and was coasting to an eventual retirement. However, he felt that something was missing, and he couldn’t shake this nagging feeling of unfinished business. Over the years he had developed a reputation for getting the job done… but he knew there was one thing left unfinished: his degree. Find out what his life was like before he finished college and why he’s excited about his job now!

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These jobs don’t require a super-specific degree

Do you wonder if a “general” degree will really help you find a satisfying job? Are you stuck on your college journey because you can’t decide on your degree?

Discover the facts about college majors and explore jobs that don’t require a super-specific degree!

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Then & Now: How Shasta Wielded “Mom Power” to Achieve Her Dreams

Shasta Porter needed just one more class to finish her college degree. After enduring a rocky childhood and college experience, she was stopped short of getting her degree once her son was born. But now everything is different! Discover how she used her “mom powers” to overcome college obstacles and create a bright future for her family.

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How to succeed at college if you’re not tech savvy

Do you have a complicated relationship with technology? Maybe you’re tempted to “break up” with computers, or your “smart phone” makes you feel dumb. It’s true: computers and “techy stuff” can be overwhelming especially if you’re thinking about going back to college. If it feels impossible to get along with computers, email, and apps, this article can help you fix your relationship with technology so you can thrive at college too!

Read More

Is a college degree “worth it”?

You’ve heard the sayings: “A degree is just a piece of paper. It’s not worth it to get a college degree in 2022. You just need skills and experience.” Are these quips TRUE or FALSE? Discover the 2022 facts about the value of college degrees!

Read More

Then & Now: How a simple question changed Leah’s career future

Leah was comfortable in a prestigious managerial role at her retail job. She looked forward to a good future but suddenly her position was eliminated… along with her security and opportunity! Then her boss asked her a question: “Have you ever thought about going back to school to finish your degree?” Discover how Leah’s degree was the key to a satisfying career where she feels needed and appreciated!

Read More

Then & Now: How Paul Finally Reached a Satisfying Career & Made an Impact

Paul Stuart had a good job, two kids, and was coasting to an eventual retirement. However, he felt that something was missing, and he couldn’t shake this nagging feeling of unfinished business. Over the years he had developed a reputation for getting the job done… but he knew there was one thing left unfinished: his degree. Find out what his life was like before he finished college and why he’s excited about his job now!

Read More

These jobs don’t require a super-specific degree

Do you wonder if a “general” degree will really help you find a satisfying job? Are you stuck on your college journey because you can’t decide on your degree?

Discover the facts about college majors and explore jobs that don’t require a super-specific degree!

Read More

Then & Now: How Shasta Wielded “Mom Power” to Achieve Her Dreams

Shasta Porter needed just one more class to finish her college degree. After enduring a rocky childhood and college experience, she was stopped short of getting her degree once her son was born. But now everything is different! Discover how she used her “mom powers” to overcome college obstacles and create a bright future for her family.

Read More