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How to Prepare for School Assessments How to Determine the Perfect Course Load Team Assignments in an Online Class Juan Williams Reminds Us to Avoid Plagiarism
 
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.

3 Viral Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Super Bowl Commercials

3 Viral Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Super Bowl Commercials

10 February 2016

By Richard Sunley
Business2Community

When such large sums of money are being invested into Super Bowl ad campaigns, going viral is pretty much a must, so we decided to use social media analytics to take a look at the lessons brands can learn from what worked and what didn’t work at Super Bowl 50.

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Your FSA: Defining the Line Between Default and Delinquency

Your FSA: Defining the Line Between Default and Delinquency

09 February 2016

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

One of the more confusing concepts for Federal Student Aid (FSA) loan borrowers (or any loan borrower) to understand is the difference between default and delinquency. Life can get into the way on occasion, and you may not be in a position to pay back all or part of your student loans at a given time. Therefore, it is important that you understand the difference between the two terms.

 

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Where Are the Luddites Today?

Where Are the Luddites Today?

05 February 2016

By Dr. William Oliver Hedgepeth
Program Director, Government Contracts and Acquisition at American Public University

Are there any Luddites today, those people shunning the use of this instant, ubiquitous communication we see everywhere? The social life of the information age is upon us and defines us today. Is is possible to survive nowadays without a smartphone?

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The 10 Best Sites for Finding an Internship in 2016

The 10 Best Sites for Finding an Internship in 2016

04 February 2016

By Karsten Strauss
Forbes

College students and new graduates have more resources for finding an internship than ever. In addition to the time-tested strategy of scouring their own networks of friends, family and contacts, young people in search of an entry-level position or valuable experience in the workplace have many quality search engines to look through. Here are ten of the best.

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Nursing Education: Are You Ready for Online Learning?

Nursing Education: Are You Ready for Online Learning?

03 February 2016

Vlog with Joan McDade
Faculty Member, Nursing at APU

Many nurses say they are looking for opportunities beyond the bedside, and they often realize then it’s time to pursue a higher degree. In this vlog, Joan McDade talks about the expectations you should have when starting an online degree in nursing.

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Financial Advice for the Cold Winter Months

Financial Advice for the Cold Winter Months

01 February 2016

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

The cold weather, the snow, the shorter days – all these things can have a negative effect not only on your mind, but also on your wallet. Below are some tips to aid you in being financially sound during the winter months.

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Tech Veteran and CEO Alicia Navarro Offers 7 Tips for Future Entrepreneurs

Tech Veteran and CEO Alicia Navarro Offers 7 Tips for Future Entrepreneurs

29 January 2016

By Isabel Albino
Forbes Staff

It is easy to become consumed with work, and the pressures that come with being responsible for so many people’s livelihoods. However, the role of a leader is not just a functional one, it is also an inspirational and motivational one. To perform well, you need to be the best you can be, physically, emotionally and spiritually.

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Why You Should Use a Net Price Calculator for School

Why You Should Use a Net Price Calculator for School

26 January 2016

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

One of the most useful tools accessible to students is the Net Price Calculator (NPC).  This is a great tool to use when assessing the total out-of-pocket costs associated with the school of your choice. They are much more accurate than just looking at total tuition costs because they factor in many other pieces of financial information.

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