Is there anything more fun than learning? We’re not saying that just because we’re a school. It’s actually true that learning is one of the key foundations of all real fun in life.

Think about it. When you’re getting acquainted with a new person at a party, what is the…


So, you want to go back to college — or “go forward to college.” That’s great! Statisticians have found great benefits* of going to college, including greater opportunities and valuable skills.

However, we understand that when you’re older than the typical college age it’s hard to imagine yourself sitting in…


Some of the best life lessons in college are not taught inside the classroom but are learned through real-world experiences. Whether it’s through the friendships you form or your opportunities for internships, a lot of your learning will happen outside the classroom. …


Pursuing a degree in business is a smart move. As the economy grows and more companies are either founded or continue to expand, hiring managers are looking for smart, well-trained business people who can help their companies succeed.

When looking into a business degree program, there are a lot of…


Let’s face it, we all want to be successful in life, whether it’s in our jobs, our family life, or our education. But if you’re a busy adult going back to school for a degree, family and job commitments don’t just disappear. In fact, life may feel more like a juggling act. Plus, if you’ve been out of school for a while, chances are your study habits are a bit rusty. That’s more reason for you to learn how to work “smarter.” It’s never too late to learn new habits and strategies that can bring you education success. So, read more here about how you can be successful in college.


While losing weight and staying on top of your email inbox may be goals that you’re eternally trying to conquer, we think going back to school should be your first priority as you evaluate how to make this year matter.

If you’re stuck in a job that has no potential…


Having a stellar resume on file should actually always be something to strive for. What happens more often though, is that people get comfortable with their job and don’t anticipate the layoffs or the unexpected need to find a new job. …


Whether you’ve just finished high school, or you have a family and a full-time job already, it’s time to start planning for your future. When you imagine your dream career, it probably includes stability and longevity combined with elements like fun and fulfillment. A career that is both practical and…


Is your home the designated gathering place for this year’s Thanksgiving festivities? That’s great unless money is tight. Providing a Thanksgiving feast on what feels like a pauper’s budget is no easy task. And if you’re going to school (or soon to be in school), your finances may be tighter than ever. Here are some budget-friendly tips to help keep money in your pocket while still delivering on a delicious Thanksgiving meal. Read the full article here.


No matter how old you are or what kind of job you have now, you can improve your situation. The same advancing technologies that make life fast-paced can help you reap the benefits of online college. With more and more students considering themselves “nontraditional,” educational institutions are continuing to develop nontraditional ways to get a college degree.

A lot of nontraditional students are already in the workforce full-time. Many have served in the military. Others have families, positions of leadership, or businesses of their own. But that doesn’t mean a college education shouldn’t be a priority for someone of any age in any situation. No matter your situation, online college can help you expand not only your mind, but your career options as well. Learn more about some of the benefits of online college here.

Independence University

Independence University is a nonprofit, accredited online college helping working adults get their degrees for over 30 Years.

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