It’s that time of year: stuffy noses, fever, exhaustion, cough, body aches, and a list of other miserable symptoms that slow many of us down. Catching a bad bout of the flu can really bring your life to a halt, and for some people it can even be deadly. You can’t let the knock-down, drag … Continued
Archive: Adult Learners
Adult learners face unique challenges and often must balance their Colorado Christian University course work with family and career responsibilities. CCU faculty and staff realize that financial concerns often prevent many adults from returning to school to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree to further their career, to better themselves or to pursue a field they have always been interested in but have never had the time or the money to explore. Adult students at CCU often find our online degree programs are perfect for their busy lives. Thousands of adult students have earned degrees from CCU without ever having stepped foot on campus. Adult learners who take their courses online are able to communicate with instructors and classmates, turn assignments in via email, view classroom presentations and even take part in study groups all from their home computer.
Your life as a graduate student is busy and hectic, which can create a challenge when it comes to finding precious moments to bond with your family. Studying, working, and homemaking – all are important, but nothing takes precedence over the value of family. Consider taking a break and embarking on a family bonding adventure … Continued
As a working student, you undoubtedly find yourself running short of three things: time, money and energy. If you develop the habit of bringing easy, healthy meals along with you rather than hitting the nearest fast-food outlet, you’ll give a boost to both your stamina and your budget. Here are some smart ideas for on-the-go … Continued
Interval Training Research has shown that adding spurts of high-intensity activity into a cardiovascular workout can give you the same benefit in about half the time. This strategy is often called interval training because you alternate periods at 80 to 90 percent of your maximum intensity level with recovery periods around 60 percent intensity. Try … Continued
Going back to school as an adult, your have a lot responsibilities and outside pressures than you would have had in your early twenties. You still can succeed as an adult college student, but you will need to be more intentional about the process. Go through these five steps to set yourself up for success. 1. … Continued