Although it is purely anecdotal at this point, it does reinforce what many of us pursuing degrees from predominately-online universities always knew: This is a lot of work.
Online learning is worlds away from the more traditional brick-and-mortar type of education. Part of being a successful online student is being open minded to (and embracing) the balance of work/school/life/family/etc.
Join Nicole (from Nicole’s Corner) and Elaine Keavney, Program Director for Nursing at American Public University as they explore online nursing programs, accreditation, work/life balance, and more!
Just like typical college professors, online college professors are more than happy to help students who feel confused or are struggling with their schoolwork. That’s their job! Instructors are here to help you learn and have an optimal educational experience.
Before you begin to invest your time and money into your education, map out exactly what you want to accomplish. Do you want a certificate or degree to help you advance or begin a new career?