harvest higher education

Harvest the Rewards of Higher Education

If you’re a gardener, now is your season of triumph. You are reaping the rewards of your summer’s labor. Find out how you can harvest the rewards from higher education here.

September 30, 2020


Is Caffeine Affecting Your Study Habits?

It’s no secret: Americans love caffeine. Nearly 90 percent of Americans consume caffeine each day with coffee as the favored front-runner.1 In fact, more than 50 percent of our population2 drinks an average of 3.1 cups of coffee per day, which comes as no surprise after learning that more than 30,0003 specialty coffee shops have popped up across the US over the past 26 years. Though the monumental growth of the coffee industry has undoubtedly impacted our country’s economic growth,4 it’s important to understand the health implications behind this caffeine craze.

September 24, 2020

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

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