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Choosing a Major Requires Self-Examination and Research

Choosing a major in college isn’t always an easy decision. You may even change your degree program during your time at the university.

Overcoming Academic Challenges When You're an Online Student

Like most college students, I experienced academic challenges. As a result, I learned several strategies that can help you overcome many common challenges.

Protecting Your Identity Saves Your Money and Your Sanity

It is a terrible feeling to find out that you are the victim of identity theft. However, protecting yourself decreases your chances of becoming a victim.

Course Substitutes: What to Do When a Course Is No Longer Available

During the annual review process, some courses might be phased out of the curriculum. In this situation, course substitutes may be provided.

Teachers: Now Is the Time To Get Your Doctoral Degree

For our doctoral students, it is easier to empathize with their needs if we have experienced all of the effort of the doctoral degree journey ourselves.

A Perspective on The New Public Service: How Effective Will It Be?

If local communities followed the Denhardts’ New Public Service model, the resulting policies would probably be more provincial than productive.

APUS Alumni Stories: Making a Difference in Community Services

AMU alumna Lindsay Vani cares deeply about her community in her career and her volunteer work. She won the 2018 Public Service Award.

Evaluating Your Sources before You Write a Research Paper

Using carefully chosen, high-quality sources leads to a good research paper. These sources make the difference between a mediocre grade and a high grade.