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Student life / college education, holidays, motivation, student life, study,

5 Ways to Feel Motivated to Study During the Holidays

For those in college who are looking to sneak schoolwork into their holiday plans, we have the perfect study tips that will leave you prepared by the time classes start back up again in the next year.

December 13, 2018
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Student Stories / app development, cybersecurity, education, IT, networking, technology, web design,

4 Technology Skillsets You Need If You Want a New Career

Back in 1986, when I was spending a lot of time on my Commodore 64 playing video games, my parents would tell me to stop messing around on “that silly computer” and focus on my school work so I could get somewhere in life.

December 4, 2018
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Career Tips / career, healthcare degrees, healthcare students, history, nursing,

How Has the Nursing Profession Changed through the Years?

Most people assume modern-day nursing began with the opening of Florence Nightingale’s London training school in 1860. While this was a significant step forward in establishing this noble profession, George Washington actually granted authorization way back in 1775 for hospitals to be staffed by nurses at a ratio of one nurse for every ten patients.

November 28, 2018
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So What Exactly Is Healthcare Administration?

The healthcare industry isn’t just for doctors or nurses. There are other roles that have the benefit of knowing you’re making a positive difference in the lives of others. Healthcare administration is one of those careers, and today we’ll take …

October 8, 2018
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Information Technology / Independence University, Online Education, technology,

7 Accelerated Ways to Learn Programming Online

We have more access to knowledge than we’ve ever had before. Nearly anything we want to learn can be found online, including programming. If you’re interested in learning programming online, you’re in luck because there are some fantastic resources designed …

August 23, 2018
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Student life / iu, online classes, online degrees, Online Education, study tips,

How to Set Realistic Goals (That You Can Actually Achieve)

What does this mean, unrealistic goals? Simply put, it means we bit off a goal bigger than we can chew. It means the goal is so big that we can’t possibly realize success quickly enough to sustain our courage and not give up.

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Student life / Independence University, military, online classes, Online Education,

How Can I Get Military Tuition Assistance?

Are you interested in getting a college degree? It could help you achieve your goals in civilian life and even advance your career within the military if you’re still serving. Have you thought about using military tuition assistance?* Those programs …

August 16, 2018
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Student life / Independence University, iu, Online Education, student life,

Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas for On-the-Go

We like to overschedule ourselves and expect superman/superwoman results out of every plan we make. We don’t allow for humanity to slip in. Relaxed mornings don’t exist because there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Taking shortcuts is the easiest way to get everything done.

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Student Stories / career tips, honor roll, Independence University, online classes, online degrees, Online Education, student life,

What Do the Reviews Say About Independence University?

These days, you wouldn’t book a hotel, go see a movie, or even order in take-out from a new restaurant without first doing some serious online review research. So obviously, before you request more information about an online degree program, …

August 9, 2018
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Student life / college, Independence University, online,

Is a College Education Still Worth It in 2018?

At a time when finding a job that pays enough to cover your cost of living and the cost of education seems impossible, the important question is: is it still worth it to earn a college degree? It’s important to …

August 3, 2018
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Graphic Arts / graphic arts, graphic design, Independence University, online college, online graphic design degree,

How to Start a Career as a Freelance Graphic Designer

In 2001, Erin Gipford’s life was perfect. She was married and had two beautiful children. She had worked full-time as a graphic designer and even owned her own photography business on the side. Her life was going exactly the way …

July 26, 2018
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Master's / business, Independence University, master of business administration, master's degree, mba, online college,

How to Choose the Right MBA Program for You

There are many options when it comes to choosing an MBA program. From finance to entrepreneurship, there is something for everyone. If you are going back to school later in life to continue your education, you have the upper hand …

July 19, 2018
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