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What is the ACI Program and How Does it Work?

A global pandemic. National and local political concerns. Social imbalance. Our current state of affairs requires engagement to create solutions to these problems. Your engagement. Imagine affecting real change, mobilizing resources or influencing policies to make a difference in the life of someone in your community. All while earning college credit and building your future…

What Is a Capstone Course?

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DANTES & CLEP Exam Prep – The Ultimate Guide

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5 Ways Students Can Get Involved in Politics (and Why They...

Many students question whether they should get involved in politics. High schoolers predominately aren’t old enough to vote, so they may worry that their voice doesn’t matter. Even college students may have doubts, questioning whether they know enough about various topics to weigh in properly. While the world of politics can be intimidating, that doesn’t…

Budgeting for Teens – A Guide for Parents

For many teens, the idea of budgeting is a bit ambiguous. Most students understand that budgeting is a good idea. However, budgeting for teens isn’t something that’s taught in most high schools. Plus, budgeting is one of many things that parents forget to teach their college-bound kids. Often, it isn’t intentional; it merely slips a…

5 R&B Songs That Motivate Me to Study and Help Me...

Music is powerful. Aside from the enjoyment it provides, it can heal the brain, improve memory and relieve stress. That makes it a great tool for an academic journey in many ways. R&B is by far my favorite music genre, so there are several songs that I go to when I feel unmotivated, stressed or…

What Are the Best Elective Classes in High School?

Overall, high school students have only a handful of opportunities to customize their educational experience. The majority of the courses they take are required for graduation. Elective classes are the exception, allowing your student to handpick part of their curriculum based on their personal interests, academic goals, or nearly any other criteria. While it may…

5 Tips to Keep Online Students Motivated

As the COVID-19 pandemic led to sudden school closures, students across the country suddenly found themselves learning remotely. While some newly-minted online students transitioned with relative ease, others struggled to stay motivated, a situation that can get more challenging with time. Finding ways to stay focused and dedicated is crucial for online students. Otherwise, they…

Virtual College: Online Learning Pros and Cons

Most college students have a choice; they can attend classes in person or go to school virtually. Before your student chooses a direction (or decides to take a COVID-19 gap year to avoid having to take web-based classes), there are online learning pros and cons to consider. For many students, online courses are incredibly convenient.…

How I Finished My Degree and Developed a Business Continuity Plan...

Editor’s Note: While we struggle through a worldwide pandemic, it may be helpful to remember that our students and our University have faced other devastating events together and emerged stronger because of it. Joyce O’Connell shares her memories as a TESU student during Sept. 11, 2001. I write the following only to give perspective because…

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