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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?...

What is Evangelism?

Mark Mittelberg, Best-Selling author of the Becoming a Contagious...

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...

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...

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...

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...

8 Ways Adults Can Prepare for Going Back to School in 2019

As you get set to return to school, take note of these characteristics...

How to Balance Work and School During the Holidays

The holiday season is an exciting time for families and friends to get...

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...

Grad School From a Student's Perspective - CCU Online

Lindsay is a Master of Organizational Leadership candidate in CCU's...

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...

9 Ways to Save Money in Grad School at CCU

No matter if you're 26 or 45, going to grad school is a huge...

Unemployed - 10 Ways to Jump-start Your Job Search

Whether you lost your job, you quit, or you haven't worked in quite 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,...

Yes, You Can Stay Motivated With Your Online Classes During the Holidays

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

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

  Professor Schmidlap is the personal professional mascot for...

How to Choose the Right Master’s Degree Program for you

  Are you looking to further your career, increase your...

You’ve been accepted to Colorado Christian University. Now what?

  If you applied to Colorado Christian University’s...

CCU Makes Getting a Degree Online Easier for Adult Students

  If you want the achievement of getting your degree as an...

5 Ways to Involve Your Family in Your Adult Education

  As important as adult education is, it can sometimes compete...

CCU Adult Education - Flexible Programs For Busy Adults

For a lot of adults that want to further their education,...

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

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

10 Things Adult Students Transferring to CCU Should Know

  We understand that sometimes your path in life changes....

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...

Speak Up: The Savvy Communications Major on LinkedIn

When you’re trying to select a major for your university...

Career Building 101: LinkedIn and You

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Flickr: these social networking services...

Chill!: Proven Remedies for Test Taking Jitters

Everyone has a degree of test-taking nervousness. Every person also...

The 7 Best Apps for Saving Time and Your Sanity

Today’s mobile apps are sort of like personal assistants. They...

5 Fun Outdoor Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Fall

September 23rd has come and gone, which means it's finally one of our...

The 7 Best Apps for Non-Traditional Students

Use your smartphone or tablet to keep life on track. From tackling...

Behold: Smartphone & Tablet Enabled CCU Blackboard

Education is always a great investment. But in today’s hectic...

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...

Best Cover Letters We Have Ever Seen

You've polished your resume for the millionth time. Your recommendations...

How To Manage Dueling Child-Parent Academic Schedules

Whether you’re a parent who’s planning on attending...

5 Quick & Healthy Weeknight Dinners

After a busy day, the last thing you want to do is spend hours making...

8 Incredible Lifehacks for Nontraditional Students

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

How to Adjust to Life as a Non-Traditional Student

If your back-to-school shopping list included safety scissors for your...

The Best Features of Today's Tablets

One of the best things about online courses is the ability to learn on...

Common FAFSA Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

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

Christian Education Benefiting Christians & Non-Christians Alike

Because Colorado Christian University is founded on Christian values,...

What's the Best Tablet for College Students? Vote Now!

College students of all ages need to remain connected to their schools...

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 Re-Learn to Write a College Paper

Congratulations- you’re back in school and chasing your...

The Summer is as Bright as Your Future with CCU Summer Courses

Sign Up For a Brighter Future with CCU's Summer Courses Making moments...

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

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

The Payoff of Higher Education - Beyond a Higher Paycheck

In a world where so many decisions are made solely by consulting the...

Dress (Your Voice) for Success: Ace Your Phone Interview!

At CCU, we know firsthand how much hard work you put into earning your...

6 Last Minute Study Tips for Busy Students

As an an adult graduate student, chances are you've got a lot more going...

Human Resources Information Every Business Student Should Know

Business students who are looking to specialize their...

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

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

5 Family Friendly Ideas for Spring Break!

At the Colorado Christian University College of Adult and Graduate...

5 Advantages of Higher Learning at a Christian College

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

Traditions that Non-Traditional College Students Need to Embrace NOW

If you’re returning to college after being out in the world...

5 Job Search Resources for Older Applicants

If you’ve been out of the work force for a while, you may...

How to Adjust Your Busy School / Work / Family Schedule to Daylight Savings

Juggling your lineup of work, school and family responsibilities may be...

6 Networking Tips for Health Care Administrators

While the healthcare industry is an up-and-coming industry for students...

Old School: Will Childhood Learning Techniques Work as an Adult?

Colorado Christian University offers dozens of associate’s,...

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...

Student Service Advisors: Making the Most of Your Every Resource

The most difficult part about making the decision to go to college is...

How to Keep Up When Flu Season Knocks You Down

It's that time of year: stuffy noses, fever, exhaustion, cough, body...

How to Stay Focused While Studying for Online Classes

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

4 Tips to Mastering Your Graduate School Application

After earning your bachelor's degree at Colorado Christian University,...

5 Fun Family Bonding Activities for Busy Families

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

No More Fast Food! Healthy On-the-Go Meals for Working Students

As a working student, you undoubtedly find yourself running short of...

Good Sleep = Good Grades: How to Get an Amazing Night's Sleep

Research shows that getting more Zzz's can lead to more A's. Yes, sleep...

5 Money Saving Tricks for Poor College Students (AGAIN!)

Although getting more education usually increases your earning...

5 Steps to Safeguarding Success as an Adult College Student

Going back to school as an adult, your have a lot responsibilities and...

5 Ways an Undergraduate Certificate Program Can Boost Your Career

Many jobs allow you to get started with no more than a high school...

The Most Effective Workouts for a Working Mom / Fulltime Student

Interval Training Research has shown that adding spurts of...

5 Tips to Improving Concentration through Exercise

Being a student is never easy. Getting a formal education adds mandatory...

Building Your Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ in 2014

As you begin 2014, you probably have a few things that you would like to...

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

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

How to Choose a College Major as an Adult

Students that attend college straight out of high school often have a...

How to Improve Yourself in 2014

As 2013 winds down, it's natural to look back on the year that was and...

How to Choose the Right Back-to-College in Colorado

Once you've decided to go back to college, that's only the beginning....

3 Quick, Healthy & Delicious Dinner Recipes for Busy Families

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

How to Stay Productive Over Christmas Vacation

Finishing the last day of classes before Christmas vacation is almost as...

Christmas Family Traditions You Should Start in 2013

Christmas family traditions are something many families already have -...

Adult Internships: How to Use Your Age to Your Advantage

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

Online Study Tools for Adults Mastering MBA Online Classes

When you're returning to college after being out of school for a while,...

Thinking About Going Back to College? Get the Info Today!

Life does not always move in a straight line. Standard convention would...

5 Online Social Networking Tips Adult Grads MUST Know

So you're a recent adult grad and looking to enter the real world to put...

5 Easy Dinner Ideas for Working Students Raising Families

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

Is Online Learning Harder? Study Tips for Online Courses

Online learning opportunities have revolutionized the way adults can...

10 Financial Aid Options for Single Moms

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

5 Interview Tips for Job Seekers

If you're looking into enrolling in an online university and starting a...

Title VII and How it Affects College Application

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

What is the Difference between a CV and a Resume?

If you're looking to enter into a fulfilling career, you need to be...

How to Write a Resume without Relevant Job Experience

The economy has yet to completely recover from the recession of 2008,...

The Ultimate Online Learning FAQ

Online learning has taken off in the last decade, as universities have...

How to Study for Online Classes

Online classes provide 21st century students with the opportunity to...

5 Reasons Online Colleges are Perfect for Military Students

The demands of training, work shifts, transfers within the United...

How to Apply your Classroom Skills on the First Day Back on the Job

Rising to Meet a New Challenge The transition back to full-time...

Best Apps for College Students

There are numerous applications available to help online college...

Adult and Graduate Programs: Learn About CCU's

If you are thinking of returning to school to advance your career or to...

How to Use Alumni Networking to Increase Your Job Opportunities

The benefits of college extend beyond your time in the classroom....

Is Online Learning Right for Me?

Many universities offer online learning programs for adults, and you...

Go Back to School Without Fear

Deciding to go back to school can be a daunting prospect, especially if...

How to Balance Education with Your Work, Spouse, and Christ

Healthy life balance is the interaction between your relationship with...

How to Go Back to School like a Pro

You are excited to go back to school but you also have feelings of...

10 Helpful Study Tips for Online Students

Working toward a degree of higher education isn't always easy. Chances...

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...

Top Degrees at CCU--Degrees Employers are Looking For

If you're enrolling or considering enrolling in Colorado Christian...

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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