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March 18, 2019

Balance Work, Life and School Through Online Education

Maintaining a balance between work, life and school may be a bit daunting. Do you want a degree, but think the time commitment or amount of work is too much? Online education may be your solution. UW Colleges Online offers coursework that fits around your schedule. With the flexibility of online learning, you can have it all. Learn from previous UW Colleges Online students to see how online education helps maintain balance in your life while getting a degree. 

It caters to your busy lifestyle: John Boehme

It caters to your busy lifestyle: John Boehme

As much as John wanted to earn a degree, he didn’t want to sacrifice the life he had imagined for himself. John wanted to learn whenever and wherever it was convenient for him and UW Colleges Online’s flexible format fit perfectly within his busy schedule. 

John was able to balance work, life and school by planning ahead. Online learning allows students to work on their own time and plan ahead for deadlines. There is no need to sacrifice the other areas in your life to get an education. With some organization and flexibility, earning a degree is possible.  

You can get a degree while raising a family: Leila Hosseini

You can get a degree while raising a family: Leila Hosseini

“Yes, I had late nights and long weekends, but it was definitely worth it in the end. This program changed me by showing me I could balance school, work and being a parent,” said Leila. “Anyone can. You just need that determination and dedication.” 

Leila had a lot to juggle and did not know if she had time to get a degree. She wanted to be there for her son while having the security of college degree. UW Colleges Online was the right fit for her. Online education gives students the freedom to do coursework where and when they want. It also is a stepping stone to go on to a four-year degree, which is exactly what Leila did. 

With a routine, finishing coursework is possible: Mark Harty

With a routine, finishing coursework is possible: Mark Harty

Mark’s advice to students considering an online education? It’s no surprise. “Get in a routine,” he said, and regularly set aside time to do your homework.

Mark was able to finish his coursework on his train commute from Milwaukee to Chicago. Online learning can be done anywhere with an internet connection. Having a set time to do your coursework will help you stay on task and maybe even work ahead. 

Don’t settle just because life can get a bit crazy. UW Colleges Online caters to students who need to balance multiple facets in life. The time is now to make your higher education a priority. With hard work and dedication, you can earn a degree on your own time.  

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