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8 tips for choosing a college program to help meet your career goals

Whether going to school for the first time, changing careers or looking to learn new skills, choosing the right degree program often requires factoring in variables unique to each person’s academic...

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  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 5 min read
How children benefit from having a parent in college

For many adult students, the choice to go back to school is related to a change in career goals and desire for economic stability. For those who are also parents, the decision often directly relates...

  • Sep 22, 2020
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Super smart ways to save money at your home or workspace

Working is for earning, not spending! Try these small changes to keep that cash coming in rather than flowing out.

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 9 min read
An education built for working adults: Learn-Practice-Apply

University of Phoenix is regularly innovating its program and course offerings to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. At the heart of this innovation is offering...

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 8 min read
The value of Prior Learning Assessments for adult learners

PLA programs exist to acknowledge and reward learners for their real-world experience. University of Phoenix believes in helping students save time and money by acknowledging this experience.

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 3 min read
Make yourself memorable to hiring managers

The sum of your verbal and nonverbal interactions and the impressions they leave are what will ultimately land job candidates in the “yes” or “no” column. Consider these steps to position...

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 4 min read
Celebrating women’s equality: Leading with conviction, bravery and empathy

If we follow the roadmap of the inspiring journeys of leaders like Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt, we are reminded that those of us in leadership positions can truly make a...

  • Sep 08, 2020
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How to become a highly effective student: Six tips for succeeding in higher education

Does school seem overwhelming? We've got some expert advice on developing better study habits.

  • Aug 26, 2020
  • 3 min read
How to build a career self-reliant workforce through upskilling

Business needs change fast and organizations need to be nimble, but that doesn’t mean we need to downsize in times of change.

  • Aug 25, 2020
  • 3 min read
UOPX resources help take the stress out of pursuing a degree during the pandemic

From navigating furloughs to finding child care, stress and anxiety levels are at an all-time high for adults dealing with the day to day of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Aug 25, 2020
  • 4 min read
Well-being is a critical factor in employee engagement

As the pandemic continues, can the heightened levels of support and communication many employers offered employees during the initial transition to a work-from-home-environment be sustained over time?

  • Aug 26, 2020
  • 4 min read
UOPX provides community college students a pathway to a more affordable bachelor’s degree

The 3+1 Transfer Program helps save time and money and makes credit transfer a smoother process

  • Aug 25, 2020
  • 4 min read
Improving student attitudes toward math through highly contextualized, meaningful curriculum

A focus on student attitude, contextualized learning and a systematic formative process for accessing and assessing student knowledge can help create a more authentic and supportive curriculum to help...

  • Aug 25, 2020
  • 3 min read
Investing in entry-level employees for long-term success

When you get it right, entry-level hires can become a conduit into the upper levels of your organization.

  • Aug 17, 2020
  • 3 min read
Master of Health Administration student serves New York COVID-19 patients during pandemic

As a registered nurse, Tanya Marie Stramel felt strongly that she needed to be on the frontlines of COVID-19 in March, even though it meant leaving her husband and four children home in Las Vegas,...

  • Aug 14, 2020
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Fulfill your civic duty

We know you’re busy balancing class, work and family, but you still want to let your voice be heard in your community.

  • Aug 13, 2020
  • 4 min read
How COVID-19 may shape our future

Six months after the outbreak, we’ve learned what changes may be here to stay and how to cope with them.

  • Aug 12, 2020
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Career Corner Q&A with Steven Starks

If you’re considering working with a recruiter as part of your job search strategy, it can be helpful to understand a bit about how they work.

  • Aug 11, 2020
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Resume Guide: Three tips for creating a powerful resume

Your resume isn’t just a record of past employment. It’s a self-marketing tool; an advertisement meant to persuade employers to contact you for an interview.

  • Aug 11, 2020
  • 2 min read
IT professionals in high demand: AWS skills to advance your career

New and experienced professionals need the skills to align with the industry shift to cloud and AWS systems