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Term Awards — June 2016

At Independence University, we recognize the hard work of our students and their dedication to their success. The following lists show the names of all the students whose academic achievements* deserve recognition. Please join us in congratulating their achievements.

July 6, 2016
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Student life / career tips, good grades, homework, iu, online classes, studying,

5 Ways to Be a Master Student

Being a master student is about far more than good note-taking, effective time management, and good grades. Mastery is often not awarded by others, but it does offer a sense of profound satisfaction and well-being. Mastery cannot be taught, only learned.

June 17, 2016
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Student life / focus, homework, iu, schoolwork, study tips, studying,

7 Study Hacks Proven to Help You Focus

In the Information Age, it seems as though studying for college exams is about three percent study time and 97 percent not getting distracted by the Internet.

Unfortunately, you don’t have time to click on every attention-grabbing link you come across. You need to focus.

February 10, 2016
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Student life / dean's list, good grades, GPA, honor roll, iu, president's list\, term awards,

Financial Aid Term Awards – January 2016

Congrats to all the students who made these lists! Here are the students whose academic excellence* deserves recognition.

January 20, 2016
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Student life / iu, procrastination, productivity, schedule, studying, time, time management,

3 Tips for Effective Time Management

How successful you are as an online student is largely determined by how well you manage your time.

Typically, online students are not just students; they have many obligations including family, work, and social life. Finding time to study every day can be an increasingly difficult task. Therefore, developing effective time management skills is imperative to success.

January 12, 2016
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Student life / citing sources, Google, Google Books, Google Scholar, iu, online degrees, online research, references, research, sources, study tips, studying, Wikipedia,

The Right Way to Do Successful Online Research

When you’re going to school online, you’ll probably do a lot of your research online, too. But there is so much information on the Internet, and a lot of it is not reliable. You’ll need to learn how to start your search, find objective information, and narrow it down to what’s useful for your project.

January 11, 2016
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Student Stories / iu

Mimi Raza: Finding Success with an Online Master’s Degree

After serving in the Army and then working for ten years as a hostess and DJ, Mimi Raza was ready for something more. “I wasn’t making enough money,” she says. “I wanted to improve my life and just get a better life.”

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Career Tips / career, career tips, confidence, introverts, iu, networking, work,

7 Simple Ways Introverts Can Master the Art of Networking

Many introverts, myself included, struggle to grow their professional networks (and, therefore, their careers) “organically”. You know, through face-to-face interaction. This is perhaps not surprising, given that introverts don’t generally jump at the chance to meet new people in the first place.

It’s not that we’re antisocial; it’s just that we tend to prefer people in smaller doses.

January 8, 2016
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Student life / dean's list, good grades, GPA, honor roll, iu, president's list\, term awards,

Financial Aid Term Awards – November 2015

Good job to all our hardworking students! The following lists show the names of all the students whose academic achievements* deserve recognition.

The President’s List is for students whose GPAs are 3.91 to 4.0; the Dean’s List is for students whose GPAs are 3.76 to 3.9; and the Honor Roll is for students whose GPAs are 3.5 to 3.75.

November 11, 2015
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Career Tips / graphic arts, graphic design, iu, online classes, Online Education,

7 Reasons to Get an Online Graphic Design Degree

Talent in graphic arts is important, but it takes more than simply an artistic eye and a degree in graphic design to really impress potential employers and clients.

If you’re drawn to visual arts, graphic design is a versatile and growing field that might just be the right career for you. In deciding how to take the next step in getting your degree, be sure to look into whether online learning is the best fit for your lifestyle and educational needs.

October 14, 2015
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Student Stories

The Student Experience – Home Page

After serving in the Army and then working for ten years as a hostess and DJ, Mimi Raza was ready for something more.

October 5, 2015
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Student life / iu

8 Tips for Writing Your College Essays Like a Boss

It’s that time again: time to write yet another paper for your college class. Or, maybe you’re just getting started in higher ed and your first essay is coming due. You may be wondering, “Why me? What did I do to deserve such punishment? Where do I even begin?”

September 29, 2015
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