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Real Students Share Their CW Online Learning Experience

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Real Students Share Their CW Online Learning Experience

When deciding to continue your education, there are so many different options, and online college courses are a great option that offers many benefits to suit a variety of needs. The College of Westchester offers a variety of online courses. Here’s what real students have to say about the program.

What attracted you to the Online programs at The College of Westchester over traditional ground courses?

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Tips for Overwhelmed Adult Online Students

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Now that we’re well into Back-to-School season, the excitement of a fresh start is beginning to wane as reality, complete with assignments, exams, and other deadlines, sets in. It’s completely normal for some students to feel overwhelmed and nervous, especially if this is their first online course or first time taking a course in a long time.

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Myths About Online Education

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A new report by The Learning House, Inc. and Aslanian Market Research, Online College Students 2016: Comprehensive Data on Demands and Preferences, highlights some of the ways that online education has made college more accessible to more students. Time restraints and financial issues are some of the main factors cited in reasons for not taking college courses, but when colleges offer online options, students are more likely to enroll.

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Ready for a Career Change? Consider Online College

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Contemplating a career change can be overwhelming but rewarding. As discussed in this article from Monster (http://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/jump-start-your-career-change ) experts recommend taking the time to consider what field you want to work in, what type of company you want to work for, and what you want your role to be.

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Spring Clean Your Workspace

Monday, May 9, 2016
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Though online students have the ability to work from almost anywhere, having a designated workspace can be helpful to improve focus and productivity. Like any space you spend a significant amount of time in, the condition and degree of organization can affect your mood, your concentration, and your energy-all important to success when pursuing an online degree.

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Online College: An option for all ages

Monday, March 21, 2016

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Students fresh out of high school represent only a portion of those who enroll in online college courses. There are many reasons they might take online and hybrid courses: For some, it suits their learning style or schedule. The flexibility may be key for those juggling family and work obligations. These courses may also appeal to those looking enhance their job search or transition to a new career.

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Things to Consider Before Taking an Online College Course

Monday, February 8, 2016

There are lots of reasons to take an online course: career goals, flexibility, cost, and many more. However, online and hybrid college courses may be a better fit for some than others, depending on learning styles, resources, and lifestyle. This article shares a few things to consider before signing up.

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Student Took Online Course While in Labor

Monday, January 11, 2016

Sitting for an exam, whether online or in-person, can be difficult. Tommitrise Collins from Macon, Georgia has a tough decision to make when she found herself in labor at the time of a scheduled online exam. She impressed her family, friends, and hospital staff when she opted to take her psychology exam on her laptop while in the delivery ward. She ended up with a passing grade and a new baby girl.  Talk about dedication!

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Redefining what “college” means

Monday, December 28, 2015

An education from an accredited two or four-year college program is a must-have for many career fields. Credit hours completed Students achievement has long been used a measurement of readiness to receive their diploma. However, as different class formats such as online and hybrid courses change the landscape, more people are pushing for a learning-based system, where students advance based on how well they demonstrate competency in relevant skills and knowledge.

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How Younger Students Can Make the Best of Online College Courses

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

An increasing number of 18 to 24 year-olds now complete at least some of their college coursework online. Though the flexibility to work from virtually anywhere, anytime can be an asset, some structure may be helpful, whether it’s living close to where the program is based, considering hybrid courses, or taking advantage of additional offerings like student success courses.

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