compassion 101

10 Ways of Showing Compassion

Sometimes it can be tough to know how to show compassion for those around you. Check out our tips on ways to show compassion in everyday life.

August 12, 2020

Get More From Your Education

15 Ways to Get More out of Your Education

Use our 15 tips to learn how to get the most out of college. Build universal skills, a stronger character, and friendships. Request more info from IU.

September 17, 2020

cybersecurity frequently asked questions

13 FAQs for Cybersecurity and Networking

Cybersecurity seems to be everywhere these days. Turn on the news and you'll hear stories of even large corporations being hacked. That's why people with the right skills to keep companies secure are so needed! Learn all the answers to your cybersecurity questions here.

September 10, 2020

The benefits of having a strong social media presence

Perhaps you’ve seen Independence University’s (IU) tagline, “Online but never alone.” IU chose this statement to reflect its commitment in providing outstanding personal support to its students in their online education endeavors. Learn more here.

September 9, 2020


Education vs Experience: Which Do Employers Value More?

If you were a recruiter given a choice between two candidates—one with a few years of hands-on industry experience and the other with excellent qualifications but no “real world” training—who would you choose? Those who think education has little bearing on success throw out the names of famous university dropouts like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs while proponents of a college degree quote statistic after statistic to prove its impact on a person’s employability and earnings.

September 3, 2020

note taking

How Can I Take Better Notes in College?

Taking effective, meaningful notes is a crucial skill. Not only do good notes help you recall important information when you review them, actually just writing things down can help you learn that information and remember it better, more quickly. Being able to take good notes is also an important way of training your brain to identify important information. And it’s vital no matter what college degree you’re pursuing.

September 3, 2020