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Strayer Welcomes New Partner & Former Football Champion, Charles Mann

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Summer Reading List: 5 Books Full of Timeless Tips for Every Future Leader

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RN to BSN Completion Program Designed for Nurses, By Nurses

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Meet our CEO – Karl McDonnell

Strayer University CEO, Karl McDonnell

Karl McDonnell has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Strayer University since 2013. We chatted with him about his role, background, and advice to young students and leaders. Tell me about your role here at Strayer. Wha...

Eight Smart Ways to Pay for College

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Struggling to figure out how to pay for college? We’ve listed out nine smart ways to finance your education responsibly to get your college degree. 1. Grants Student grants are essentially monetary gifts given to individuals pur...

5 Skills Every Leader Needs

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Every leader has to undergo a period of trial and error before he or she learns what will truly motivate employees and improve business. However, familiarizing yourself with proven strategies of leadership can help you skip the er...

7 Steps to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Steps to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Did you know that a LinkedIn profile could result in 14 times more views when featuring a photo? Or that 42% of hiring managers surveyed by LinkedIn said they view volunteer experience as equivalent to formal work experience? We p...

Complete Series: Steve Harvey’s Principles for Success

Steve Harvey Success Summit

Strayer University partner, best-selling author, entertainer and all around inspiration Steve Harvey recently joined us in creating The Success Project. As part of the project, we held a very special town hall event where Steve Ha...

Most Likely to Succeed Q&A Catch Up: Demetria

Demetria Bitjoka

In our “Most Likely to Succeed” project, we searched for driven people that dreamed of pursuing a college degree, but had to take a detour to overcome obstacles in their life. In the second episode, you saw the inspiring story...

Three Very Good Reasons to Pursue an MBA & How to Do It

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If you recently graduated from college, pursuing an MBA may not be appealing to you. After all, why would you dedicate another two years to studying for an MBA? It turns out that there are an abundance of advantages of pursuing th...

Crossing the Finish Line: 8 Tips on Preparing for Graduation

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Congratulations! You’ve almost made it to graduation: the end of one chapter of your journey to success and the beginning of the next. Strayer University is honored to have been a part of that journey and we want to ensure that ...

Degree Spotlight: Master of Business Administration

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A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an excellent way to help advance your career in virtually any field. The MBA program at Strayer University is designed to strengthen your leadership skills and help you apply those skil...

5 Online Degrees That Set Strayer University Apart

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At Strayer University, we’ve been educating working adults since 1892.  That’s over 120 years of helping people earn their degree and advance their lives.  Over the years, that promise has evolved to stay in touch with the t...

The Importance of IT Certifications

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There has been a longstanding debate on the importance of IT certifications.   While the lucky few may succeed without them, the current job market indicates that IT certifications are a highly desired addition to a degree. Find...

The IT Job Market and its Importance to a Business

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As businesses become more reliant on technology, they also become more dependent on those who maintain and improve it.  Consequently, the job market for IT professionals continues to grow. Importance of IT in a Business The major...

Add/Drop Time: How to Craft Your Course Load

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Sometimes when we’re registering for classes, it’s difficult to gauge exactly how our course load is going to look. In theory, when selecting courses we keep our schedules in mind, as well as credit hours and the requirements ...

The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

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Being a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the right behaviors is a never-ending task. Knowing – and avoiding – the wrong ones is too. Thus, we offer ...

Is a Business Degree Worth it?

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The above question isn’t an original one. Everywhere I look I read articles and commentary by people alternately extolling and discounting the virtues of a degree, with a master’s of business administration receiving eithe...

Getting a Second Bachelor’s Degree: The Smart Move

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More than a few people question whether or not to go back to school, but a lot of folks who already have a degree usually think of a master’s degree first. Here’s why you should definitely consider diversifying your skills wit...

Blackboard Mobile Application For Strayer University

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A new, custom Blackboard application for mobile devices will make Strayer University online courses more accessible for students and will foster greater engagement in online discussions. “This application enhances online classes...

Getting Online Learning Help When You Need It

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When you are learning online, you are never alone. Learn how Strayer University students can collaborate with faculty and students online; access the online tutoring center and academic and technical support. Starring: Bernard Car...

Eight Smart Ways to Pay for College

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Struggling to figure out how to pay for college? We’ve listed out nine smart ways to finance your education responsibly to get your college degree. 1. Grants Student grants are essentially monetary gifts given to individuals pur...

6 Student Benefits You May Be Eligible For

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You are already experiencing the benefits of a quality education—the power your degree has to transform your life and empower you to achieve success in all that you do. What not every student knows, however, is that merchants an...

Non-Traditional Student Scholarships

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Going back to school is among the bravest and most important steps you may ever take. One of the most frequently cited barriers to making the final decision is the question of how to pay for college. That’s especially true for n...

5 Ways to Pay For Your College Education

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The lifetime payoff for people with a college degree clearly makes higher education a worthy investment, but you still have to find a way to cover those costs of earning your college degree. Once you’ve calculated the costs of t...

How To Pay For Your Degree With Scholarships And Grants

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If people put just a fraction of the time they put into looking for sources of free money for college as they do to the jobs they’re using to pay for tuition, books and other expenses, they’d wind up paying much less of their ...

5 Ways Online Education Saves You Money and Time

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Going back to school is among the bravest and most important steps you may ever......

RN to BSN Completion Program Designed for Nurses, By Nurses

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We are very excited to introduce our Strayer University RN to BSN Completion Program, designed and lead by nurses – for nurses. The curriculum is structured to allow you to go back to school, but still focus on what matters ...

7 Steps to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Steps to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Did you know that a LinkedIn profile could result in 14 times more views when featuring a photo? Or that 42% of hiring managers surveyed by LinkedIn said they view volunteer experience as equivalent to formal work experience? We p...

How to Write a Successful Cover Letter

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The job hunting process is daunting for everyone. Combing through job boards, networking, updating your resume, preparing to answer interview questions—all of it can be an intense process. But the most difficult part is crafting...

9 Ways to Enhance Your Soft Skills

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It might be your hard skills that get you the interview, but it’s the soft skills that bring you success in your career. Soft skills are your personal capabilities that determine how well you work with others, job performance, c...

Jack Welch on Pursuing your Passion

Jack Welch on Pursuing your Passion

At Strayer University, we work with some truly outstanding leaders who exemplify success and serve as stellar role models for our students. One of our relationships is with Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric (GE), and one ...

First Impressions: Networking Tips to Stand Out from the Crowd

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As a student, you’re likely familiar with networking events. College fairs, and open houses play a large role in the decision process for many students. And as a working professional, you network on a daily basis. Job fairs, con...

Meet our CEO – Karl McDonnell

Strayer University CEO, Karl McDonnell

Karl McDonnell has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Strayer University since 2013. We chatted with him about his role, background, and advice to young students and leaders. Tell me about your role here at Strayer. Wha...

What it Really Takes to Succeed

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The modern marketplace demands that people possess a wide range of skills. But what core qualities are truly essential to career advancement, regardless of industry or job? The answer could fill a book and it has, thousands of tim...

Maintaining Health and Fitness While You’re in College

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The schedule of a college student can be quite hectic.  For those balancing school, work and a family, it may be slightly agonizing.  The question is: how can a busy student stay fit and healthy while maintaining a balance betwe...

10 Fun Apps to Improve Your Memory

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Apps are fun ways to spend your down time and are great for resting your brain after a long day—but is it possible to strengthen your brain while you’re relaxing? Many professionals believe apps and online games may have posit...

Giving Back: Being a Good Mentee

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Your mentors are your strongest cheerleaders, your most loyal advocates. They are your Success Coaches, your family, your role models—the people in your corner as invested in your dreams as you are. Mentors come in many forms, p...

10 Habits of Highly Effective Time Managers

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Managing your time effectively takes time, so it’s easy to just try “winging it” and diving right into your full plate of tasks. But time management is crucial to getting the most out of your day, and not having a plan to ma...

Staying on Track: Recovering from Setbacks

Recovering from Setbacks

According to television personality and Strayer University partner Steve Harvey, “growth is a series of mistakes. That’s the only way you learn.” You must create your own path to success. While you may know what you want you...

25 Fast Fitness Tips for On the Go

Fast Fitness Tips for On the Go

We all know that regular exercise and a healthy diet are the key ingredients for a successful student, but with classes, work and taking care of our families it’s often the last thing we do. While the Centers for Disease Control...

Irving on the Road: Fiesta San Antonio

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“Show us your boots!” … not something you hear every day unless you’re down south at the Fiesta San Antonio. I was lucky enough to recently get a front row spot at the Fiesta Flambeau and the Battle of the Flower Parades! ...

Irving on the Road: Irving and the Jets

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Wings Over South Texas was an incredible showing of speed and exhilaration.  The sky was filled with streaks and swirls as jets of all shapes and sizes showed off their skills. The Blue Angels must have nerves of steel because th...

Irving on the Road: ROAD TRIP!

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While everyone else was shivering away this winter, I’ve been spending most of my time in sunny Florida working on my tan.  I look fantastic, I must say! While I’ll miss the awesome weather, now it’s time for a ROAD TRIP to...

Irving on the Road: Life as a Celebrity

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  My racing days may be over, but my fame hasn’t lost its luster. I have a shiny new suit, red and sleek, and not to brag, but I’m kind of a big deal. After being asked by Strayer University to go on tour, I had to weigh ...

Irving on the Road: Music Madness

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Listening to the roar of other cars engines fading behind me has always been music to my ears! With all my recent travels though, I’m learning to appreciate more traditional sounds. Over the past few months, I have had some of t...

Strayer Welcomes New Partner & Former Football Champion, Charles Mann

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We are very proud to announce our new partnership with businessman and former Washington Redskins player, Charles Mann who joins the Strayer University family as a success story, inspiration and graduate of Strayer’s class of 20...

5 Skills Every Leader Needs

Leader speaking to professionals

Every leader has to undergo a period of trial and error before he or she learns what will truly motivate employees and improve business. However, familiarizing yourself with proven strategies of leadership can help you skip the er...

Complete Series: Steve Harvey’s Principles for Success

Steve Harvey Success Summit

Strayer University partner, best-selling author, entertainer and all around inspiration Steve Harvey recently joined us in creating The Success Project. As part of the project, we held a very special town hall event where Steve Ha...

Most Likely to Succeed Q&A Catch Up: Lauren

Lauren Burgos

In our “Most Likely to Succeed” project, we searched for driven people who dreamed of pursuing a college degree, but had to take a detour to overcome obstacles in their lives. In the first episode, you saw the story of an amaz...

Most Likely to Succeed Q&A Catch Up: Demetria

Demetria Bitjoka

In our “Most Likely to Succeed” project, we searched for driven people that dreamed of pursuing a college degree, but had to take a detour to overcome obstacles in their life. In the second episode, you saw the inspiring story...

Strayer University & Soul Pancake: Most Likely to Succeed Series Pt. 3

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“Go get what’s yours; go get what you’ve always dreamed to have.”   – Ayana, Feleshia’s Sister Welcome to our third and final installment of “Most Likely to Succeed.” In this project, we searched for driven pe...

The Success Series Recap: Education [VIDEO]

Success Series Education

We set out to have a conversation about success. And without prompting, that chat quickly turned to education. When Strayer University announced the Success Project in partnership with Steve Harvey this past August, it was with th...

Reflecting on Success: Strayer University & SoulPancake Montage

Success Series Compilation

We asked you to call someone who inspired you. We asked you to shout out your dreams. We asked you to share a cup of success. We asked you to define success. Now we have one more request: keep it going. Our Success Series videos a...

Share a Cup of Success: Strayer University & SoulPancake Pt. 4

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In “Shout it Out”, the third video of our four-part Success series with YouTube entity SoulPancake, we demonstrated the power of putting your dreams into the universe. Sharing your most ambitious goals and aspirations is an in...

What is your one ingredient for success? #StrayerSuccess

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Take a moment out of your day, have a cup of coffee, and tell someone your story. Better yet, tell us! What is your one ingredient for success? Join the conversation Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using #StrayerSuccess, and watch ...

Shout Out Your Dreams and Goals! #StrayerSuccess

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If you came across a giant megaphone on the street, what dream of yours would you shout out to the world? No matter how you share your dreams with others putting your goals out into the world can be the motivation you need to go a...

Shout It Out! : Strayer University & SoulPancake Pt. 3

Shout it Out

Team work makes the dream work! No matter how you share your dreams with others, working with a Success Coach, another mentor, or just talking about them—putting your goals out into the world can be the motivation you need to go...