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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Risk Factors, Testing, and Research

We’re more than halfway through National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time when organizations and individuals contribute to raising both awareness and funding for breast cancer research and education. While October is the dedicated month, it’s important to remember that breast cancer, and all forms of cancer, affect people on a daily basis.

How to Survive and Stay Motivated in School

Vlog with Madeline Roberts
Online Learning Tips Contributor

Whether you’re working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree, getting to the end of your program can feel like a long process. In this vlog, Madeline Roberts shares their advice on juggling responsibilities, asking for help, and keeping an eye on the final goal.

4 Reasons to Use the APUS Mobile App

By Madeline Roberts
Online Learning Tips Contributor

The APUS Mobile App, launched in May 2015, gives APU and AMU students the ability to work from anywhere with added features that makes it easy to fit earning a degree into your lifestyle. Here are four ways the app can make life a little easier for the online learner.

How to Manage Your Digital Footprint

By Madeline Roberts
Online Learning Tips Contributor

Remember the review you left for a business on Yelp, the tweet you sent during a football game, or the photo someone tagged you in on Instagram? The Internet does. What you say, what you like, and who you follow are all pieces of your digital footprint – the trail of information that you leave online.

Benefits of Connecting with Your University on Social Media

By Madeline Roberts
Online Learning Tips Contributor

Thanks to social media, interaction with your fellow students and professors is no longer limited to the classroom and neither is your interaction with the school itself. Connecting with your university on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram is just one way stay up-to-date, share ideas, and get advice.

An Ode to Online Learning

By Madeline Roberts
Online Learning Tips Contributor

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we asked students and alumni from American Military University and American Public University to share what they love about online learning. There are common themes with their answers, proving to us that flexibility and convenience are top priorities for those looking to earn a degree.

Fact Check: Four Myths About Heart Disease

By Madeline Roberts
Online Learning Tips Contributor

We celebrate love this month but there is another matter of the heart to address in February. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named February American Heart Month to encourage a “heart healthy” lifestyle for you and your loved ones. Here, we fact-check some common myths associated with heart disease and offer resources to learn about lowering your risk.

Cyberbullying: How to Detect, Prevent, and Take Action Against It

By Madeline Kronfeld
Online Learning Tips Contributor

Technology has changed the way we socialize, collaborate, and stay entertained. For the most part, these changes have been positive but there is a dark side to social networks, text messaging, and Internet forums that needs our attention. During Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, we concentrate on cyberbullying - what it is, how to prevent it, and how to help others.