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How to Prepare for School Assessments

How to Prepare for School Assessments

By Nichole Ahlstrom COLL100 Faculty at American Public University In preparing for a test certain techniques must be addressed. For example, where and when studying occurs is important. How much material and what specific information must be studied, taking proper notes, and the list goes on. The most important aspect of studying for a test is not only reviewing class lectures, notes, and textbook material, but also the process that needs to follow is imperative.

How to Determine the Perfect Course Load

How to Determine the Perfect Course Load

By Ryan Laspina Compliance and Default Prevent Specialist at American Public University System Before you proceed in choosing your course load you may want to spend some time deciding how many classes you should take for the upcoming semester. This is a very important decision, as you should strive to efficiently manage your financials and your time. Let us discuss some tips for determining a perfect course load.

Team Assignments in an Online Class

Team Assignments in an Online Class

Online courses allow students to work on their own time and at their own pace, but what if your course requires you to complete team assignments?

Juan Williams Reminds Us to Avoid Plagiarism

Juan Williams Reminds Us to Avoid Plagiarism

Plagiarism is plagiarism even if you change a few words.

Computers Can’t Outthink Humans Yet; Experts at Conference Explore Questions About Artificial Intelligence

Computers Can’t Outthink Humans Yet; Experts at Conference Explore Questions About Artificial Intelligence

27 May 2016

By John Markoff
International New York Times

Experts explore questions about systems that would make decisions without human input. Eight years after leading artificial intelligence scientists said their field did not need to be regulated, the question of government oversight has re-emerged as the technology has rapidly progressed.

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How to Choose the Right College or University

How to Choose the Right College or University

26 May 2016

By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS

Deciding that you want to attend college is one of the biggest decisions you’ll face in your adult life. And once you’ve decided to go to college, you have to make another huge decision: Which college or university will you attend?

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How We Should Be Celebrating the History of Memorial Day

How We Should Be Celebrating the History of Memorial Day

25 May 2016

By Craig Gilman
Faculty member at American Military University

Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend. Spend time with family and friends. Go to the beach, have a barbecue or simply enjoy some time off, but remember our fallen heroes who gave their lives so that we may live free. Let's keep this tradition alive.

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8 Real World Skills College Doesn't Teach You

8 Real World Skills College Doesn't Teach You

19 May 2016

By Under 30 Network 
Forbes

There are some professional skills the college classroom doesn’t teach you. Below are eight skills valued in the workplace, across a range of roles and industries. But too often, they aren’t taught inside the college classroom.

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How to Plan Ahead for Academic Success and Job Hunting

How to Plan Ahead for Academic Success and Job Hunting

18 May 2016

By Scott Nguyen
Academic Advisor, American Public University System

It is never too early to start planning for the future. Through careful planning, you are more likely to get on the right path and realize your professional aspirations. Here is some information to keep in mind as you complete your degree or transition to your next career after graduation.

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Why the Expected Family Contribution Impacts Your Federal Student Aid

Why the Expected Family Contribution Impacts Your Federal Student Aid

17 May 2016

By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS

The most critical factor in determining your Federal Student Aid (FSA) award package is your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). EFC determines how much you and your family can realistically contribute to your educational expenses.

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10 Embarrassing Writing Mistakes I See Way Too Often

10 Embarrassing Writing Mistakes I See Way Too Often

13 May 2016

By Pam Neely
Business2Community

Do you hate to write? You’re definitely not alone. Many people do. And while it’s hard to name all the reasons people dread writing, there is one common cause: Fear of making a mistake. Of committing some mortal grammar sin that will make you (or me) look as dumb as a sack of potatoes.

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The Importance of Setting Goals as a Student

The Importance of Setting Goals as a Student

10 May 2016

By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS

Without realistic goals, it’s hard to balance all aspects of college life. Many college students not only have to worry about their own studies, but have jobs, families and other duties. Your college years are hectic, but they’re also enjoyable if you plan properly and set attainable goals.

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