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Meet the Success Coaches: Kathy Rollins

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Degree Spotlight: Master of Business Administration

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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 mo...

Oct 17, 2014

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 you...

Oct 14, 2014

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 ...

Oct 14, 2014

Meet the Success Coaches: Alex Jackson

Success Coach - Alex Jackson

Strayer University’s vision of success depends on our students defining success for themselves and celebrate their achievements along the way. To celebrate success, we’ve launc...

Oct 02, 2014

Degree Spotlight: Master of Business Administration

Strayer University MBA

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an excellent way to help advance your career in virtual...

Oct 02, 2014

Meet the Success Coaches: Kathy Rollins

Kathy Rollins Success Coach

The idea behind Strayer University’s Success Project is to redefine the way people think about success, challenging them to embrace their everyday victories as individual success...

Sep 30, 2014

10 Habits of Highly Effective Time Managers

Tips for Time Management

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...

Sep 29, 2014

6 Student Benefits You May Be Eligible For

Student Benefits

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 ...

Sep 29, 2014

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 ...

Oct 14, 2014

Degree Spotlight: Master of Business Administration

Strayer University MBA

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an excellent way to help advance your career in virtual...

Oct 02, 2014

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, th...

Jul 07, 2014

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 certificatio...

Apr 07, 2014

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...

Apr 02, 2014

Degree Spotlight: Master’s of Health Services Administration

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With our rapidly aging population and the extension of life expectancy across the globe, healthcare is simultaneously one of the fastest growing and most complex sectors of the eco...

Jul 29, 2013

Degree Spotlight: Master’s in Human Resource Management

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The world of corporate talent management and training is complex, and companies need skilled, knowledgeable individuals who can help them recruit, retain and train people with the ...

Jul 29, 2013

Degree Spotlight: Master’s of Education

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The world of education is changing, and educators and administrators need to keep pace with the latest instructional trends, technology and methodology to help students of all ages...

Jul 29, 2013

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 a...

Sep 09, 2013

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'...

Aug 09, 2013

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 shoul...

Jul 10, 2013

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 discus...

Jan 31, 2013

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 aca...

Jun 18, 2012

6 Student Benefits You May Be Eligible For

Student Benefits

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 ...

Sep 29, 2014

5 Tips For Saving For An Online College Degree

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In conversations about how to pay for college, grants, scholarships and student loans usually donate the conversation. But there are some saving tools and habits that you can do ri...

Aug 26, 2014

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 ...

Jul 28, 2014

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 colle...

Jul 28, 2014

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 exp...

Jul 28, 2014

5 Ways Online Education Saves You Money and Time

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The benefits of an online education seem immeasurable to students already engaged in online learning but to traditional students looking to change their schedules and classes to an...

Jul 22, 2014

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 ...

Jan 01, 2014

Top Employers That Offer Tuition Reimbursement

Top Employers That Offer Tuition Reimbursement

Turns out that the best way to pay for your college education is to get someone else to foot the bill. I’ve written before about scholarships and grants, plus ways to save for co...

Mar 25, 2013

4 Rapidly Growing Industries for Job Searchers

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According to some reports, unemployment rates are steadily declining, which could potentially mean more job opportunities for new graduates. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BL...

Sep 24, 2014

5 Tips for Managing your Personal Brand on Social Media

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When people hear the word “brand”, the first thing that comes to mind is the image a company presents to its audience: the tone, messaging, and personality associated with the ...

Aug 25, 2014

10 Tips for Strengthening Negotiation Skills

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At any stage of your career—whether you are interviewing for a job or already a leader at your company—strong negotiation skills are a must. They also follow you from the workp...

Aug 25, 2014

Maintaining A Professional Image

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A degree provides a level of education that employers value.  However, presenting oneself in a professional manner is equally important in the workplace.  This includes everythin...

Feb 28, 2014

Serving The Community Can Help People in School and in Their Careers

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There are many benefits to helping those in need.  When choosing to volunteer, one learns to work under the direction of others and build upon skills that are applicable to both s...

Feb 10, 2014

How to Think Like a Leader

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Too often, people who are promoted to their first leadership position miss the point. And that failure probably trips up careers more than any other reason. Being a leader chang...

Sep 06, 2013

How to Plan Your Career, Starting with School

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Too many people I know just chose a degree, moved through the program, graduated, looked around and asked “What now?” But if you start planning your career before you even sett...

Aug 09, 2013

The Double-Threat: Gaining an Education and On-the-Job-Training

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Students attend college to further benefit them in the career of their choice and catapult them into the life of their dreams. What many students do not know is that while attendin...

Jan 02, 2013

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 ...

Jul 09, 2013

Giving Back: Being a Good Mentee

Mentor Mentee

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 you...

Oct 14, 2014

10 Habits of Highly Effective Time Managers

Tips for Time Management

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...

Sep 29, 2014

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 pat...

Sep 05, 2014

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 ...

Aug 28, 2014

Maintaining Momentum: Checking in with your Goals

Goal Planning and Maintaining Momentum

Many of us begin our year with a set of goals we hope to accomplish before the year ends. Whether or not you consider these to be “New Year’s resolutions”, the beginning of a...

Aug 25, 2014

How to Prepare Your Family for Going Back to School

Preparing your Family for Going Back to School

The decision to return to school is a major one that impacts not only yourself, but the people closest to you. While this impact is positive—one major success on your journey to ...

Aug 18, 2014

Does Slow and Steady Learning Win the Race?

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Before online learning was commonplace, it was difficult for people to return to school once they began working. Financial constraints, as well as the need to relocate, rearrange s...

Jul 07, 2014

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...

Feb 12, 2014

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 Fies...

Jul 07, 2014

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. ...

Apr 23, 2014

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 th...

Mar 26, 2014

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 as...

Feb 14, 2014

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 soun...

Apr 09, 2013

Meet the Success Coaches: Alex Jackson

Success Coach - Alex Jackson

Strayer University’s vision of success depends on our students defining success for themselves and celebrate their achievements along the way. To celebrate success, we’ve launc...

Oct 02, 2014

Meet the Success Coaches: Kathy Rollins

Kathy Rollins Success Coach

The idea behind Strayer University’s Success Project is to redefine the way people think about success, challenging them to embrace their everyday victories as individual success...

Sep 30, 2014

Strayer Spotlight: Dr. Michael Plater on Steve Harvey Morning Show

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The Steve Harvey Morning Show has seen its share of fascinating guests, and recently, the president of Strayer University, Dr. Michael Plater, appeared to talk about the Success Pr...

Sep 19, 2014

Quiz: What’s Your Success Style?

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How do you work for success? Do you thrive under pressure: lots of work and strict deadlines? Do you pace yourself? Take our quiz to find out your success style. ...

Sep 09, 2014

What is your one ingredient for success? #StrayerSuccess

#StrayerSuccess

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, Faceb...

Sep 05, 2014

The Successful Interview Checklist

The Successful Interview Checklist

If you search for advice on how to ace an interview, you’ll find thousands of tips on how to prepare. People prepare for interviews in ways that work best for them. It all comes ...

Aug 18, 2014

10 Speeches That Will Inspire You to Succeed

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The road to success—while worth every step—is long and there are times along the way when you need a pick-me-up. For some people, reading an inspirational book is enough motiva...

Jul 28, 2014

Strayer Welcomes Steve Harvey & the Success Project!

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Success means different things for different people. For many, the first thing that comes to mind is wealth, respect, power, or fame. While a lucrative career or a luxury home may ...

Jul 28, 2014

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 mo...

Oct 17, 2014

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 YouTub...

Sep 09, 2014

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, Faceb...

Sep 05, 2014

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 int...

Sep 03, 2014

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

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Team work makes the dream work! No matter how you share your dreams with others, working with a Success Co...

Sep 02, 2014

Who’s In Your Success Village? Strayer University & SoulPancake Pt. 2

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Who is the one person who has had the biggest impact on your life? Throughout our lives, we encounter people who play different roles in our success story. Some have more of an imp...

Aug 26, 2014

Who is in YOUR Success Village? #StrayerSuccess

Who is your success village?

Achieving success can be difficult, but we at Strayer know that the success we ALL seek takes a village. As part of the “The Success Project,” let’s take a moment to thank al...

Aug 25, 2014

Success Meets Soul: Introducing the Success Series

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At Strayer University we’re thrilled that the first week of the Success Project has been, well, a success! Together with Steve Harvey, talk show host and author of the upcoming b...

Aug 19, 2014