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October 23, 2017

Reasons To Take A Winterim Course

Reasons To Take A Winterim Course

Get ahead, stay on track for your degree and earn 3 credits in 3 weeks through UW Colleges Online winterim courses.

September 25, 2017

Fast Facts About Our Professors

Fast Facts About Our Professors

Engaged, exceptional faculty make the difference at UW Colleges Online.

September 5, 2017

Resources Every Student Should Know And Use

Resources Every Student Should Know And Use

A new semester is about to begin, and it's natural for students to feel nervous. Online learning is a new, unfamiliar adventure. Luckily, there are plenty of resources available to help you succeed.

August 28, 2017

What It's Like to Return to School

What It's Like to Return to School

You’ve decided to go back to school. Now, what should you expect? 

August 24, 2017

Where Can UW Colleges Online Take You?

Where Can UW Colleges Online Take You?

Your time at UW Colleges Online is going to fly by. That’s why it is important to start planning for your next step as soon as possible. UW Colleges has options to continue your education and begin your career. Find out how. 

August 14, 2017

College 101: Preparing for Fall Semester

College 101: Preparing for Fall Semester

Whether you're a new student at UW Colleges Online, returning for another semester or getting back into school after some time away, you can set yourself up for success this semester. Check the following items off this list to ensure you're ready.

August 10, 2017

Faculty Spotlight: John Hollenbeck

Faculty Spotlight: John Hollenbeck

The exceptional faculty at UW Colleges Online are committed to the success of their students. Get to know one of out instructional designers, John Hollenbeck.

August 7, 2017

Why a College Degree is Worth it

Why a College Degree is Worth it

Earning a college degree is worth all of the time, money and effort. There’s a long list of reasons why. 

August 7, 2017

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

We have followed the journeys of four UW Colleges Online students as they pursue a higher education. Though they all have different backgrounds and experiences, they all had one goal in common: bettering themselves through a higher education. Read how their hard work and determination changed their lives for the better.

August 2, 2017

Cash Course: 10 Terms You Need to Know to Finance Your Education

Cash Course: 10 Terms You Need to Know to Finance Your Education

Paying for college can be stressful and with so many technical terms and types of aid, it can be hard to know which options are best for you. Check out our compilation of 10 financial aid terms you should know to finance your education.

July 31, 2017

How to Amp Up Your College Application

How to Amp Up Your College Application

The college application process can be a stressful one. Here are a few ways to amp up your application and ease your worries.

July 26, 2017

Potential Careers for Your Major

Potential Careers for Your Major

Do you know what kind of job your desired major will lead to? Find out to make sure you’re making the right decision. 

July 19, 2017

4 Reasons Why It's Never Too Late to Go Back to School

4 Reasons Why It's Never Too Late to Go Back to School

Deciding whether or not to go back to school is a big decision. Learn why it is never too late to earn your degree.

July 13, 2017

Degrees of Difference: Is an Associate Degree Right for You?

Degrees of Difference: Is an Associate Degree Right for You?

There are so many ways to earn an education and prepare yourself for your future career. Check out the advantages of earning an associate degree at UW Colleges.

July 11, 2017

Five Habits Of Highly Successful Students

Five Habits Of Highly Successful Students

College success opens many doors from potential majors to career opportunities. Develop these habits to achieve success at UW Colleges Online.

July 7, 2017

Choosing Your Major

Choosing Your Major

Choosing your major is an important decision that shapes your academic journey. Find out how to pick the right major for you. 

June 27, 2017

Common Questions From New Students

Common Questions From New Students

If you've finished your application for college, congratulations! You're one step closer to achieving your dream! Here are some common questions students have about what to do next.

June 19, 2017

Why Millennials Are Turning to Online Education

Why Millennials Are Turning to Online Education

Millennials are increasingly turning to Online Education. Find out why this non-traditional type of education works so well for this generation. 

June 14, 2017

Balance Work, Life and School Through Online Education

Balance Work, Life and School Through Online Education

Online education allows you to earn a degree while maintaining a work/life balance. See how UW Colleges Online made higher education flexible for our students. 

June 12, 2017

Dictionary For The Modern College Student

Dictionary For The Modern College Student

College is a whole new experience, and there are plenty of new words and terms to learn. Here are some essentials for any college student.

May 24, 2017

Summer Goals For College Success

Summer Goals For College Success

Set yourself up for college success in the fall by taking these steps.

May 17, 2017

Career Resources for UW Colleges Online Students

Career Resources for UW Colleges Online Students

Finding a job is part-time work in itself. Use these resources to be prepared without all of the stress. 

May 4, 2017

How We Make College Accessible

How We Make College Accessible

High costs and major commitments can make earning a college degree seem out of reach for some people. Our students experience how UW Colleges Online helps them follow their dreams.

May 3, 2017

5 Growing Careers and How to Get There

5 Growing Careers and How to Get There

Choosing a career is a big decision. Check out these growing careers to narrow down your choice. 

April 26, 2017

Five Tips for a Better LinkedIn Experience

Five Tips for a Better LinkedIn Experience

LinkedIn is an excellent tool for making professional connections. Learn how to make your profile even better. 

April 26, 2017

Five Reasons To Take A Summer Class Online

Five Reasons To Take A Summer Class Online

Summer courses at UW Colleges Online are a perfect way to make the most of your break. Here are a few reasons why.

April 19, 2017

6 Tips for a Successful Interview

6 Tips for a Successful Interview

Make all of your hard work at UW Colleges Online worth it by landing your next job. The first step? Acing your interview! 

April 12, 2017

How Does Online Education Work?

How Does Online Education Work?

Online education gives you the depth and breadth of a traditional education, with a lot more flexibility. You can create a schedule to fit your personal and academic needs. Learn how an online education works. 

April 10, 2017

Professional Social Media Presence

Professional Social Media Presence

Social media has become an increasingly important part in getting a job. Job seekers and hiring managers alike use social media to their benefit, and 60 percent of employers research potential employees on social media according to CareerBuilder. With this trend on the rise, it is important to create a professional social media presence. 

April 6, 2017

Staff Profile: Emily Brooks

Staff Profile: Emily Brooks

UW Colleges Online is full of faculty and staff dedicated to student success. Meet Instructional Designer Emily Brooks.

April 5, 2017

Explore Professional Health Pathways

Explore Professional Health Pathways

Looking to kick start your career in healthcare? Begin with Professional Health Pathways at UW Colleges Online. 

March 30, 2017

5 Ways To Connect And Succeed Online

5 Ways To Connect And Succeed Online

An online education offers students the flexibility to learn on their own time. However, engaging with your classmates and professors is key to your success in an online class.

March 27, 2017

Summer Courses For Every Interest

Summer Courses For Every Interest

Summer courses are a great way to get ahead and explore an interesting topic. Here are some options for UW Colleges Online students with any interest.

March 24, 2017

Why Our Professors Stand Out

Why Our Professors Stand Out

A lot of factors go into a good college experience. Here's why our professors make all the difference.

March 13, 2017

Five Tips To Find The Perfect Major

Five Tips To Find The Perfect Major

Finding the right major is a big decision for any student. Here are some simple tips to get you started.

March 9, 2017

Faculty Spotlight: Prof Dubear Kroening

Faculty Spotlight: Prof Dubear Kroening

The exceptional faculty at UW Colleges Online are committed to the success of their students. Get to know one of our professors of biology, Dubear Kroening.

March 6, 2017

How to Write a Killer Résumé

How to Write a Killer Résumé

Applying for jobs or internships can be stressful but writing your résumé doesn’t have to be.

February 22, 2017

Adjusting to Online Learning

Adjusting to Online Learning

Online learning provides flexibility and a unique set of challenges. With a few strategies, students can thrive in their virtual courses.  

February 14, 2017

Succeeding In An Online Class

Succeeding In An Online Class

UW Colleges Online is committed to helping our students succeed. Online learning can present unique opportunities for learning, and there are ways every student can ensure success.

February 7, 2017

What's a Hybrid Course?

What's a Hybrid Course?

Education is taking a new approach through hybrid classes. With this blend of in-person, classroom learning and online coursework, students get the education and flexibility they need.

January 31, 2017

Most Popular Majors

Most Popular Majors

UW Colleges Online offers students a start on one of hundreds of majors. Even so, a few specific fields stand out.

January 25, 2017

Online Learning FAQs

Online Learning FAQs

An online education is a unique academic experience. Let UW Colleges Online ease your worries with answers to some of our most common questions.

January 10, 2017

Managing A Busy Schedule

Managing A Busy Schedule

Start your new semester off on the right foot with some tips on balancing your school routine with your already busy schedule.

January 4, 2017

Why Our Students Succeed

Why Our Students Succeed

UW Colleges Online prides itself on the success of our students. Here's what sets them apart.

December 28, 2016

Students' Top Transfer Schools

Students' Top Transfer Schools

Students at UW Colleges Online can guarantee admission to the four-year UW school of their choice. Here are their top transfer destinations.

December 21, 2016

Why Grads Chose UW Colleges Online

Why Grads Chose UW Colleges Online

Students have plenty of choices when it comes to finding the right education. Here's why our graduates chose UW Colleges Online.

December 14, 2016

Seven Tips For Finals Success

Seven Tips For Finals Success

Finals are just around the corner. Here are some tips to make sure you're ready.

December 12, 2016

Five Reasons to Take an Online Class

Five Reasons to Take an Online Class

Millions of students across the country are going to school online. Here are a few reasons to give UW Colleges Online a try.

November 30, 2016

Why Students Transfer To UW Colleges Online

Why Students Transfer To UW Colleges Online

Every semester, students transfer to a school for a better fit. Here's why many choose UW Colleges Online.

September 6, 2016

Starting The Semester Right

Starting The Semester Right

As another break comes to a close a new semester at UW Colleges Online is set to begin. New and continuing students alike look forward to the experiences a new semester will bring.  Wherever students are in their college career, the start of a new semester offers...

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