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Monthly Archives: December 2012

The 26 Most Helpful 2012 BCO Posts for Students

Posted on Monday December 31, 2012

One of the main goals of BestCollegesOnline.com is to help online students achieve success in the e-learning classroom and beyond as they move into their careers. Over the past year, I have published around 200 posts, many of which were intended to contribute to this goal of helping you, the online student. Therefore, on this [...]

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Intrapreneurship: Your Academic and Career Superpower

Posted on Friday December 28, 2012

Have you ever wished you could gain a superpower that would make you an outstanding online student and future employee? Maybe even that you could utter a single word as Marvel Comic’s Billy Batson who shouted, “Shazam!” and became Captain Marvel? Your dream comes true in this post. Few concepts have sparked the dynamism of [...]

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Don’t Become a Freelance Professor…Yet

Posted on Wednesday December 26, 2012

Once during one of those stress-relieving, wishful-thinking conversations with some adjunct faculty, we fantasized about how nice it would be if teachers were paid like other professionals. For instance, what if we could charge a fee just to show up at work the way that plumbers and electricians do? Or what if we could earn [...]

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I Failed. Now What?

Posted on Monday December 24, 2012

I still remember the mid-December fear about Christmas Eve I had as a kid: Would Santa leave me wonderful gifts or just a lump of coal in my stocking? I would try to remember all the ways I had been good or bad during the past year, naturally spinning the memories to reassure myself that [...]

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It’s Time for a National Core Transfer Library

Posted on Friday December 21, 2012

As postsecondary education costs continue to skyrocket and fears that the student debt bubble will burst causing another recession escalate, every step should be taken to reduce expenses. One costly area where steps could be taken is the transfer of courses between different institutions. For a variety of reasons, students may need to switch schools, [...]

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Electronic Writing Resources: Caution Advised

Posted on Wednesday December 19, 2012

Human nature gives us a tendency to search for the easy way out, especially with activities that require extra work and effort. College level writing is one such example. It’s no surprise then that technology has been created that offers the promise of easing academic requirements, such as the proper integration and citation of sources [...]

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Recognize and Benefit from Your E-Learning Pit Crew

Posted on Monday December 17, 2012

As an online college student trying to juggle the other responsibilities of adult life, such as a job and family, do you ever feel like you’re in a never-ending race? Do you feel like you’re spinning your wheels, going round and round an endless track, but never really getting anywhere? Feeling as though your life [...]

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