Combined with going back to school to get a degree, an internship puts you on the path to a new career. While you might think it will be awkward to work as an intern when you’re decades older than other intern candidates, it won’t be. Just like younger candidates, you’ll learn valuable skills and gain … 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.
Life does not always move in a straight line. Standard convention would assume that we go through our educational process beginning at age 5 or 6, move through elementary school, junior high or middle school, high school, and then on to college. When convention holds, the entire process is complete by a person’s early to … Continued
So you’re a recent adult grad and looking to enter the real world to put your degree to good use, eh? The good news for you is that networking is easier today than it’s perhaps ever been – and that’s because of social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn. In fact, according to … Continued
Being a college student isn’t easy. Between attending class, homework, studying and peer work groups, you might even say its more work and stress than a full-time, 40-hour per week job. But try being a student while also raising a family and working a job to pay the bills and tuition – “hectic” takes on … Continued
If you’re looking into enrolling in an online university and starting a new career, then chances are you have already thought about that job you are going to land after graduation. While the economy is slowly stabilizing and improving, the job market has never been more competitive. It’s important to know what to do and … Continued