There is no time like the present to begin reflecting and considering how you can engage in this learn to live and live to learn approach each day.
By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS
Working while you are in school may not be the right choice for everyone, but it is something every college student should strive for. It builds work ethic, is attractive to future employers, and gives you a sense of empowerment. Here are a few tips to help you stay on track while you attend school.
By Claire Cain Miller
International New York Times
Children are much more likely than not to grow up in a household in which both their parents work, and in nearly half of all two-parent American families, both parents work full time, a sharp increase from previous decades. What hasn't changed: the difficulty of balancing it all. Working parents say they feel stressed, tired, rushed and short on quality time with their children, friends, partners or hobbies, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center.
By Hunter Barrat
Senior Admissions Representative at American Public University
Earning an online degree is a great solution for the busy adult who wants to pursue a college education. Approach it with an open mind, a flexible attitude, and support from your family and friends. The rewards are well worth the time you spend.
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.