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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.

Include Your Academic Advisor in the Decision-Making Process

Include Your Academic Advisor in the Decision-Making Process

27 March 2015

By Anna Somer
Team Manager, Academic Advising at American Public University

Decision making is a process of understanding the effects of each choice and then deciding which choice best aligns with your goals. This process can be challenging and sometimes difficult to undertake. This is why working with an academic advisor can be beneficial and help ease the struggle of trying to understand everything on your own.

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Finding Affordable Resources for Your Classwork

Finding Affordable Resources for Your Classwork

24 March 2015

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

You will never be able to cut all of your costs for resources, but if you can find some affordable alternatives, you will be able to at least save some money. In turn, this can aid you in taking out fewer student loans so that you do not accumulate a large amount of student loan debt.

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6 Ways College Students Can Better Prepare for a Career in Business

6 Ways College Students Can Better Prepare for a Career in Business

23 March 2015

By Drew Hendricks
Forbes, Contributor

While a college degree is important, a small slip of paper won’t completely prepare you for a career in business. In addition to taking key courses and degree programs, it’s critical that you prepare for life after school by taking advantage of the opportunities around you.

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Balancing Finances and Health

Balancing Finances and Health

17 March 2015

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

School and finances can be stressors that keep you away from exercising and staying healthy. If you are attending college, working, and trying to balance family life at the same time, it can be hard to keep healthy habits. Strive to be financially and physically fit by following some simple tips.

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101 Inventions that Changed the World: A Math Perspective

101 Inventions that Changed the World: A Math Perspective

16 March 2015

By Dr. Shirley Vigil
Faculty Member, Mathematics at American Public University

From the inventions of the electrical generator to the electric guitar in this exhibit, mathematicians and engineers have played critical roles in the invention and development of many devices and concepts that enhance our lives.

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The Ultimate Pi Day

The Ultimate Pi Day

13 March 2015

By Liz Hutchings
Faculty Member, Mathematics at American Public University

In case you haven’t heard, this Pi Day is special because it will not only be March 14 (3.14), but we can get as accurate as 3/14/15, 9:26 and 53 seconds = 3.141592653. That is just incredible and will never happen again in our lifetime.

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Learning Online Doesn’t Mean You’re Learning By Yourself

Learning Online Doesn’t Mean You’re Learning By Yourself

11 March 2015

By Cindy Aitken
Senior Manager, Community Engagement at American Public University System

With online learning, you can open up your world to a diversity of thought, fresh industry vantage points, and unique online friendships that you may never have expected. Universities like American Military University and American Public University are going the extra mile to create fun and lively community events to bring students, alumni, faculty and staff closer together.

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Budgeting While in College

Budgeting While in College

10 March 2015

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

Learning how to manage your finances may be the most important skill you will ever learn. Make sure that you learn this skill as early on in life as possible.

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