August 31, 2015

Master the Online Tools

Marybeth Norcross

Do You Know the Online Tools? Whether you are an online student or taking classes in a traditional classroom, most, if not all, of your courses will have an online element. The most common is Backboard, the web-based learning management system used to host online courses and provide supplemental materials for face-to-face classes. But your…


August 24, 2015

Are You Tech Ready?

Nick Larsen

Making sure you are tech ready to begin the academic year can be an arduous task for some, but with help it is a relatively pleasant journey. Picking the right computer is actually simple. It comes down to making sure that the computer you purchase is able to run the programs you need it to…


August 17, 2015

Setting Academic Goals

Marybeth Norcross

If setting academic goals isn’t part of your preparation, it should be. Goals provide structure to your academic life. Setting and prioritizing goals helps you focus on what’s important and ignore other distractions. Without specific and realistic goals, you will find yourself making random decisions you may regret. Set Your Academic Goals Goal setting starts…


August 3, 2015

6 Tips for Student Success

Marybeth Norcross

The start of a new academic year is filled with a sense of new beginnings, possibilities, and optimism. It’s a fresh start. It’s about what you can achieve as you strive toward academic excellence. It’s a chance to take control of your intellectual development and drive your professional success. Now is the time to set…