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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.

Examine the Syllabi of Online Courses Before Starting

Examine the Syllabi of Online Courses Before Starting

Looking at a syllabus can tell a prospective student just about anything they will need to know about a course in terms of the workload and expectations.

The Life Cycle of a Federal Student Aid Loan

The Life Cycle of a Federal Student Aid Loan

22 December 2014

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

You may not think about it while you are using them, but Federal Student Aid (FSA) loans have a four-part life cycle. All of these parts are important to think about.

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Cybersecurity Hits Hollywood: What Have We Learned?

Cybersecurity Hits Hollywood: What Have We Learned?

20 December 2014

By J. Thompson
Online Learning Tips Contributor

Black Hand’s assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife triggered World War I. Pearl Harbor thrust the U.S. from isolationism into World War II. The Gulf of Tonkin catalyzed U.S. military intervention in Vietnam. Is it possible that the Rogen-Franco hackneyed Hollywood comedy The Interview (in the vein of 1985’s Chase-Akroyd, Spies Like Us) will become the flashpoint for The Great Cyberwar in the chronicles of history?x

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Political Science to Space Studies: How Philosophy Inspired My Ready Moment

Political Science to Space Studies: How Philosophy Inspired My Ready Moment

18 December 2014

By Kurt Messick
Faculty Member, Humanities Program at American Public University

Having an education means the door is always open to new opportunities when they arise, and I’ve never walked away from something without trying it first.

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How Education Can Come in the Form of a Wreath

How Education Can Come in the Form of a Wreath

17 December 2014

By J. Mason
Online Learning Tips Editor

Any form of philanthropy can be a learning experience if you pay attention. When you're opting to give up a piece of yourself, your time, a possession, or your money it is important to pay attention to the effort involved and the potential takeaways. My recent experience with Wreaths Across America has completely altered how I'll look at seasonal philanthropy forever.

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How to Combat Overpriced Textbooks

How to Combat Overpriced Textbooks

16 December 2014

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

As you work your way through college, you already know that your tuition and fees are going to continue to mount. Unfortunately, the reality of the situation is that it is expensive to attend college. Some students are able to earn scholarships and use other kinds of Federal Student Aid (FSA) to cover costs of tuition and fees. However, one cost associated with college can continue to pile up without you realizing just how much money you are spending: textbooks.

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Common Tech Myths – Debunked

Common Tech Myths – Debunked

12 December 2014

By Andrea Eldridge
Business2Community

There are myths that seem to float around forever, spurred on by someone “re-sharing” them on social media, sometimes years after they’ve been proven inaccurate. Tech myths follow the same course, and they shape our behaviors and relationship with the very technology we love so much. It’s about time to get some of those myths debunked.

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Common Regrets of Former College Students

Common Regrets of Former College Students

09 December 2014

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

There are so many resources out there, so take advantage of them. After you leave school, do not fall into that 77% of students who regret not planning how to manage their student loan debt after leaving college!

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Stress Removal Tips for the Holidays

Stress Removal Tips for the Holidays

03 December 2014

By Cecelia McKevitt
Admissions Representative at American Public University

The holiday season can be very stressful, and when you compound it with schoolwork then you're headed down a rocky path. Here are some of my tips for making it successfully through the holiday season.

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