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How to Overcome Being a Negative Online Student Stereotype

Posted on Thursday June 13, 2013

Few people would make the choice to set themselves up for failure or to embarrass themselves in a public venue. This is especially true in an academic context, such as an online college class. However, students exhibiting behavior that is detrimental to their individual success and often, to that of the class as a whole, […]

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Find the “Grit” to Succeed as an Online Student

Posted on Thursday June 6, 2013

Most people are aware of the importance of being academically prepared for college and the workplace. Students have it drilled into their heads, especially in high school, that they’ll need writing, math, and other such skills to succeed in postsecondary education and their future careers. Students are assessed specifically for these academic skills upon admission […]

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Memoir Monday: Software vs. Student

Posted on Monday June 3, 2013

Josephine Nieto is a current student at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, which is located in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN. She is majoring in Computer Information Systems (CIS) major and pursuing a mathematics minor. The Beginning It was January 7, 2013, the first day of a new semester. Going into new classes not knowing what to do or […]

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How to Turn End-of-Class Anxiety into Edventure

Posted on Thursday May 30, 2013

Whether your online school is on the term or semester system, you feel the same overriding emotion toward the end of any course. The tediousness of starting a new term every six to ten weeks or the dragging on of a 16-week semester feels so overwhelming by the last couple of weeks in a class, […]

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A Clear-Cut Way to Navigate the Path to College Graduation

Posted on Thursday May 23, 2013

If you are in the final stages of deciding to pursue a college degree, you are most likely concerned about how you will survive your edventure to end up collecting your diploma at graduation. In addition to perhaps struggling with personal issues, such as self-doubt and finances, you may also be concerned about the relentless […]

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How to Gain the Leadership Experience Employers Want

Posted on Friday May 17, 2013

According to The Job Outlook for the College Class of 2013 by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), nearly all of the top ten bachelor degrees for hiring in the current job market involve leadership ability. These include some of the most popular degrees offered online, such as business administration and marketing management […]

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The Road: The Journey to a College Education

Posted on Monday May 13, 2013

Winner of Best Colleges Online’s 2012 Online College Professor of the Year contest LeAnne Prenovost will be blogging for Edventure Calling throughout the school year on issues that new online students face. It has been a huge honor to have been voted and received the award as the 2012 Online College Professor of the Year. […]

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Memoir Monday: How Abhishek Aced His SAT

Posted on Monday May 6, 2013

Craig Gonzales has been teaching and advising students throughout the world on SAT prep, university admissions, and academic tutoring. He put together a pretty neat admissions guide & SAT prep program. He also just started a video SAT course and would love it if you’d check out the beta. I met Abhishek in 2012. He […]

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5 Ways Screen Capture Can Help Online Students Succeed

Posted on Tuesday April 30, 2013

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, how much more is a video worth? Many college students are familiar with sites such as YouTube and Vimeo, but rarely do they consider the value of using screen capture software that takes both still images and video clips to help them succeed, especially in their online classes. […]

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Three Ways Mindfulness Helps Students Succeed

Posted on Thursday April 25, 2013

Remember the annoying way teachers and parents nagged at you in grade school to pay attention? It turns out that they were right, and you need to pay attention in college, too, especially if you want to increase your chances for success. Rest assured that this does not mean the avoidance of staring out a […]

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