We have gathered experts to share tips on putting your plan into action and seeing it through. Each week, we will bring you new information on recharging your life, the changing workplace, financial concerns, balancing your time, and more.

Making the decision to return to school after taking time off is a courageous event. With all the courage it takes, Read more...
Dan Silvia Guest Contributor
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Staring at your computer blankly? Or maybe surfing over to Facebook or Twitter instead of focusing on your online class? Staying engaged and motivated can be one of the toughest challenges for students pursuing an online degree. A 2011 study at Columbia University found that online students had an 82% chance of successfully completing a Read more...
Ellen Rohr Career Expert
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In this country, in these times, we have access to everything we need to be healthy, wealthy and wise. So…what’s getting in the way? Maybe you are. The stumbling blocks on the road to success are of your own creation. I’ve listed the most common ones below. Recognize any of them? Wishing and wanting. Do Read more...
Bob Roth Career Expert
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When students go off to college, they begin a journey that should lead to a job, a career and a new life. Some students see college as their opportunity to test their limits. Because they are on the move, they recognize that college gives them the chance to: - Start anew - Learn as much Read more...
Alli Lawrence Career Expert
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For anyone living or doing work internationally, distance education offers a chance to learn via online means. If you live abroad as a volunteer, a missionary, are traveling for a business enterprise regularly, or simply don’t have access to a ground school higher education for geographic or other factors, distance education offers you distinctive benefits. Read more...
Elijah James Career Expert.
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Life is made up of thousands of dilemmas. Sometimes people get so caught up in making the right choice that they forget to act. Putting off a decision is the worst thing a person can do when it comes to his or her education. It doesn’t matter if the degree is received in a classroom Read more...
Dan Moran Career Management & Transition Specialist
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Over the past months, we have been deluged with bad and tough news on jobs and the economy. In many situations, this has caused fear among many. For others, the unstable job market has caused them to reflect on where they are in their career – or with their employer – and caused them to Read more...
Dorothy Graham Career Expert
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We’ve written about the importance of doing research on the company before an interview. Here’s a tip that goes beyond the standard review of the company’s website: Make contact with at least one customer who does business with the company. You will be amazed at the information these customers are willing to share. Ask them Read more...
Chris Stout Career Expert
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When you are in college, you’ll be exposed to all types of study habits. Some people study best in groups, while others prefer to cram in solitude. Some students study every single day, while others have never studied before in their lives. Whatever works for you, do it. Just know that however you choose to Read more...
Alli Lawrence Career Expert
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Money is tight for many Americans today. If you don’t have a sufficient amount of resources to afford higher education, and your federal financial aid award just isn’t adequate, attempting to obtain scholarships is usually the next best choice. Scholarships are free money that you do not have to pay back. A number of scholarships Read more...
Emily Sismour Career Expert
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Is President Obama’s ambitious goal of producing eight million more college graduates by 2020 feasible? And, if so, how will the United States’ education system meet this lofty challenge?  The challenge can be met, say the results of a new report issued by three higher-education agencies.  But meeting the goal will require an unyielding commitment Read more...