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Do I Really Need a Graduate Degree?

In a competitive job market, companies are looking to hire people with...

CCU Year in Review

Colorado Christian University experienced significant challenges in...

This Thanksgiving is Different

By Julia Mulligan, Marketing Specialist and Media Coordinator This...

9 of Our Favorite Books about Biblical Theology

From easy-to-read beginner books, to specific applications for preaching...

Grants vs. Loans, What You Should Know

Finding options to pay for school can be daunting, especially when...

10 Pro Tips for Interviews on Zoom

As remote working continues to rise, so are virtual interviews and they...

Unique Summer Activities for Kids

We may be home this summer, but staycations can be just as fun! From art...

What Does It Mean to be a Military Friendly® College?

An official Military Friendly® college is held to a standard of...

5 Things to Consider When Submitting Life Experience for College Credit

Going back to school as an adult has its advantages. At Colorado...

You're Busy. We Got Valentine's Covered With These 6 Gift Ideas

Juggling school, family, friends, work, and other activities are hard...

How to Read More This Year

Making this year a page-turner? Looking to delve into great literature,...

How to Give Back to Your Community This Christmas

Are you thinking of ways to give back to your community this Christmas?...

Your Goals are Possible in 2020

New year, new you. There is no better time to go back to school and...

8 Ways to Make a Difference in Your Office

Whether you work full time, part-time, freelance, or every once in a...

What is Apologetics?

Lee Strobel, Best-Selling Author of The Case for Christ and Founding...

How to Go from Stressed to Blessed

Life can get stressful when you are working 40+ hours, completing...

5 Christian Books for Women to Enhance Your Faith

Are you a Christian woman looking to enhance your faith? Do you want to...

Need to Make a Change? CCU Makes Transferring Your College Credits Easy

At CCU Online, we make transferring your college credits simple. For...

5 Student Discounts You Should Be Using

Who doesn’t love to save some money? Whether it is discounted...

How to Cite APA Style

American Psychological Association (APA) is the formatting used by adult...

Study Tips for Online College Students

Finding the right study techniques as a busy adult can be a...

Life Hack: 6 Ways to Overcome Procrastination

Do you often find yourself procrastinating or putting things on the back...

8 Ways to Set Personal and Business Goals

One of the best ways to get motivated in life is by setting goals. You...

How to Choose a Degree Program

Guest Writer, Dunnigan MacIlwaine, Enrollment Counselor at CCU...

What Kind of Degree Should a Manager Earn

We have all heard Stan Lee’s famous phrase, “With...

7 Ways of How to Pay off Student Loans

Earning a degree is an accomplishment you’ll always be proud...

This Is Your Classroom

Have you ever wondered if you could earn your degree while working full...

Time Management: Insights and Tips for Classroom Educators

How effective time management in classroom teaching will help you...

8 Jobs You Can Land with a Bachelor's in Psychology

Here are 8 ideas for jobs you can get with a bachelor’s degree...

12 Reasons to Join CCU Online

It’s more than simply saving time and money when you go to...

Making the Most of Blackboard Learn

Building a community is important for adult students as online learning...

Excelling in the Job Search for a Marketing Position

If you want to know how to get a job in marketing, you’ll need...

All You Need to do is Follow Him

Discerning God’s will: How Isaiah 55:8 and prayer helped me...

Overcoming Anxieties about Going Back to School as an Adult

Afraid to pursue higher education? Here is a simple how-to guide for...

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Unapologetically Christian Students

From the one-year Bible reading program to seeking Christian...

5 Ways to Give Back During Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving: You can eat whatever you want, relax all weekend, and...

What It Means To Be Unapologetically Christian

Dr. Donald W. Sweeting is president of Colorado Christian...

10 Tips for Everyday Business Etiquette

You might own your own business, or you might work with hundreds of...

Christian Leadership: How to be Successful and Ethical in Business

Dr. John Aldridge serves as the director of Organizational Management...

10 Online Certificates Business Professionals Should Consider

Today's job market is super competitive. No matter if you're looking for...

How to Take Care of Your Health While in Grad School

When it comes to grad school, there's one thing most students will agree...

5 Reasons Why You Should Teach at a Rural School

Kathy Johnson is the Assistant Director of the School of Education...

7 Reasons Why You Should Get a Master's Degree

Do you feel stuck in your career? Has it been a while since you were...

12 Characteristics of a Successful Sales Professional

Do you enjoy sales and want to become a better salesperson? Becoming a...

4 Signs You're Ready to Go Back to School and Get a Degree

Are you sitting at work right now, counting down the day's hours because...

5 Benefits of Earning a Degree After 40

Are you intrigued by the idea of earning your degree but wonder if it...

7 Characteristics of a Successful Employee

Most of us are always looking for ways to be better at our jobs. Whether...

5 Facts About CCU’s New Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Emphasis

Dr. Wendy Wendover is the dean of the Curriculum and Instruction...

Adult Education - Why You Should Earn a Marketing and Sales Degree

Are you looking for an adult college degree program that will set you up...

Time Management Tips for School Leaders - Part II

Dr. John Murray is an assistant professor in Colorado...

10 Characteristics of an Effective CEO

Do you run your own company or dream of opening a business someday?...

8 Benefits of Going Back to School as an Adult

Whether you're 55 or 25, going back to school as an adult will be...

8 Ways to Learn More About Your Job Field

No matter what industry you work in, chances are that it’s...

Adult Students - 5 Ways to Earn a Degree Faster

Many adults interested in going back to school have a lot of concerns,...

How to Create a Study Environment at Home

Completing a degree as an adult can be challenging, especially if you...

How to Explain Your Education Level in an Interview

With more people earning college degrees, you’ll need to prove...

When is the Best Time to Start a Master’s Degree Program?

Are you considering going back to school to earn your master's degree?...

15 Outdoor Summer Activities That Can Help Relieve Stress

Whether you're a full-time adult student, you work five days a week, or...

Degrees for Adults – How to Choose the Right Online College

When adults are searching for an online degree program, there are many...

Adult Education - 10 Things to do After You Graduate From College

Did you just graduate from college? Congrats! Graduating, no matter your...

6 Ways Adult Students Can Prepare For Graduation

If you're an adult student who is about to graduate from college, you...

10 Unique Places to Work and Study Remotely

Are you getting ready to start writing your thesis? Do you have a big...

5 Things You Need to Know About Finding a Mentor - Schmidlap's Tips for the Adult Student

Professor Schmidlap is the personal professional mascot for the College...

Top 10 Reasons Why Today's Adult Students Want to Earn a Degree

Whether you have a career in healthcare, business, education, or any...

The Reality of Following Your Dreams - Schmidlap’s Tips for the Adult Student

Professor Schmidlap is the personal professional mascot for the College...

Stress and Adult Students - How to Overcome it

If you're earning your degree as an adult student, balancing work,...

The Coffee Shop Classroom - How Adult Online Students Can Cultivate Community

  Professor Schmidlap is the personal professional mascot for...

5 Ways Adult Students Can Balance Family, Work and School at CCU

You've signed up to begin acquiring your degree from Colorado Christian...

Ways to Thank Your Professor When You’re an Online Student

Your classes may be just a few clicks of your mouse away, but showing...

5 Weeks vs. 7 Weeks: Which CCU Block System Is Best for You?

One of the most common academic schedule questions we receive deals with...

8 Incredible Lifehacks for Nontraditional Students

So you've been out of the student stride for a while? Have a million job...

Common FAFSA Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

You've made up your mind to go back to school. Now, don't let anything...

Online Summer Courses at CCU: Summer School Done Right

So you're on the fence about summer courses. Getting a boost in your...

What Affects Concentration & 5 Tips to Maximize Yours

In a previous post, we looked at what affects concentration;...

How to Use Self-Assessment Techniques to Wow at an Interview

Did you know that the average job interview only lasts 30 minutes? That,...

A College Diploma: Why You Can't Afford NOT to Earn Yours

In today’s world, the cost of living is increasing while...

5 Advantages of Higher Learning at a Christian College

When it's time to select a college, there is a huge number of factors...

5 Tips for Telling Your Boss You're Heading Back to School

The privilege of supporting a family plays a major role in many of our...

How to Stay Focused While Studying for Online Classes

Arguably, the biggest challenge associated with taking an online class...

5 Fun Family Bonding Activities for Busy Families

Your life as a graduate student is busy and hectic, which can create a...

Food for Thought, Food for the Brain: 10 Memory Boosting Foods

Balancing your spiritual, mental and physical elements is the key to a...

3 Quick, Healthy & Delicious Dinner Recipes for Busy Families

Whether you are working full time, going to college to get your degree...

Adult Internships: How to Use Your Age to Your Advantage

Combined with going back to school to get a degree, an internship puts...

5 Easy Dinner Ideas for Working Students Raising Families

Being a college student isn't easy. Between attending class, homework,...

10 Financial Aid Options for Single Moms

Juggling work, family and budget is difficult enough for married...

Title VII and How it Affects College Application

Title VII is an important part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It...

How Do I Apply for an Undergraduate or Graduate Degree at CCU / CAGS?

When you are seeking Christian colleges in Colorado for adults, look no...

Finding Your Way Post Graduation: Networking Groups

While you are studying in your online degree program the bulk of your...

How Do I Apply for an Undergraduate or Graduate Degree at CCU / CAGS?

When you are seeking Christian colleges in Colorado for adults, look no...

There's Still Time to Register for Your CCU/CAGS Adult Undergraduate Degree!

If you are anything like most of us, you are probably overwhelmed by...

A Sigh of Relief: How Self Evaluation can Help You Juggle Your Life

In today's world, all of us face a blizzard of choices, activities and...

Fulfill Your Childhood Goals Now that You've Grown Up

When you were a child or teenager, you likely had some ideas of what you...

How to Succeed in College as an Adult Learner

Returning to school as an adult is much different than heading off to...

Avoiding the Stigma of the "Adult Learner"

When a young person graduates from high school and begins college life,...

Keeping the Faith

When you are facing a busy schedule, it is hard to take time for simple...

You Thought Taking Summer Classes Would be a Good Idea....

We like the way you're thinking: pick up the pace of your education by...

Being Your Own Boss: Managing A Structure-Free Online Learning Environment

When you decide to take online courses for a higher education, you are...

Enhance Your Hireability with Online Certificate Programs

It's something of a myth that a college degree isn't very useful these...

How to Nail Your Job Interview

You put in the time to complete your degree. You spent hours perfecting...

A Blackboard for the Online Classroom

If you're new to taking online classes, you will find that Colorado...

How to Be A Successful Online Student

Online learning has revolutionized the process of earning a college...

7 Ways to Share Your Faith at Work

A work environment is an opportunity to share your faith and ideas with...

Going Back to School as an Adult: Secrets to Success

The best gift you will ever give yourself is the permission to go back...

Top Skills Employers Are Looking For

Are you graduating from Colorado Christian University soon? You are...

How Adults Returning to School Can Reduce College Costs

When planning for higher education, cost and budgeting are very...

Job Interview Do's and Don'ts

If you're nearing graduation and are going to be looking for employment...

Why It's Never Too Late to Get a Degree

Colorado Christian University's College of Adult & Graduate Studies...

Stay on Track this Semester--Balancing Work and School

If you attend Colorado Christian University or some of other college or...

Lifestyles of Denver Tech Center Business People - CCU's Growing Campus

Colorado Christian University has several campuses throughout the state,...

Unique Challenges Facing Adult Students

Making the decision to return to college or begin a college degree...

What is Title VII? Discrimination in the Workplace

If you are in the workforce or will be soon, you should know about Title...

Three New Associate Degrees at CCU

Colorado Christian University has expanded its degree offerings by...

Christian Teaching Jobs: Integrate Faith in Education

Christian teaching jobs allow you to integrate your faith into educating...

How Stress Affects Adult Students' Concentration

Many adult students returning to higher education are typically under a...

Online vs. On-Campus Education

If you are an adult contemplating returning to school to earn an...

Christian Leadership in the Workplace

If you are in a leadership position in your career, you may struggle...

What Is a Cohort Program

A simple model to improve the educational experience and learning...

Overcome Adult Learning Barriers to Unleash the Leader in You

Unlike students fresh out of high school, adult learners have many...

Online University Classes Offer Non-Traditional Students Valuable Education Paths

Chances are, the words "college education" conjure up images of...

Andragogy

What Is Andragogy? (Hint: It's the way adults learn!) Andragogy is a...

Characteristics of Successful Adult Learners

The world of higher education is customized to the meet the needs and...

Do Employers Accept Online Degrees

As the online education market has increased, and as the number of...

How Adults Learn Compared To Younger Learners

Discovering how adults learn is more than just an esoteric obsession by...

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