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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.

Student Profile: Ensuring That Businesses and Employees Work Smoothly

Student Profile: Ensuring That Businesses and Employees Work Smoothly

29 June 2016

Interview with Shareema Granville

The positions in HR that I held before my degree, although they were hands-on positions, never helped me with understanding core HR functions. My professors broke down every function, even on an international scale, which helped me with my role today at ADP.

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Resolving FSA Loan Disputes

Resolving FSA Loan Disputes

28 June 2016

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

In a perfect world, Federal Student Aid (FSA) loan borrowers would take out loans, attend college, graduate, and pay back their loans on time without any issues or disputes. Some students go through the entire life cycle of their loans without any hiccups. Other students are not quite as fortunate.

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Networking for Economics Majors: Getting Contacts for the Job Search

Networking for Economics Majors: Getting Contacts for the Job Search

23 June 2016

By Bill Conerly
Forbes

The key to economics majors finding jobs is networking, I wrote in Career Advice for Economics Majors. A few students have written asking: “How do I start networking when I don’t know anyone?” Here are some ideas for getting your first few contacts, then expanding from those people.

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Remaining Eligible for Financial Aid

Remaining Eligible for Financial Aid

21 June 2016

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

To remain eligible for financial aid each year that you are enrolled in college, you must meet certain criteria each semester. Just because you are eligible for Federal Student Aid (FSA) during your first semester, that doesn’t automatically mean that you will continue to be eligible in subsequent semesters.

 

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Did You Graduate? Here's Why You Should Be Celebrating

Did You Graduate? Here's Why You Should Be Celebrating

19 June 2016

Interview with Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth
Program Director, Government Contracting and Acquisitions at American Public University

This weekend we celebrated all of our APU and AMU graduates at our annual commencement event. Families and friends gathered to cheer on their loved ones as they made their way across the stage. It's not only a great networking event for our new alumni to connect with their peers, but it's also a time of inspiration for our faculty as well.

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3 Ways to Turn Your Summer Internship Into a Job Offer

3 Ways to Turn Your Summer Internship Into a Job Offer

16 June 2016

By Tom Anderson
Forbes

Internships can be powerful learning experiences that let students explore careers in their intended fields. They also open post-graduation opportunities for long-term employment.

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Following Your Graduation Checklist

Following Your Graduation Checklist

14 June 2016

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

Graduation is a cause for celebration, but just because you passed all your classes does not mean that the party can start immediately. Make sure you fully understand all of the items in your Graduation Checklist, and also know your responsibilities.

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Commencement at APUS: How We’re Celebrating in 2016

Commencement at APUS: How We’re Celebrating in 2016

13 June 2016

By Leischen Stelter
 Editor of In Public Safety

Attending an online university requires students and faculty to work harder to connect. Instead of getting to know someone face-to-face in a classroom, engagement must happen through forum posts, emails, phone calls and chat sessions. However, there is one exceptional opportunity for faculty and students to meet face-to-face: graduation.

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