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Soft Skills

5 Tips to Help You Sharpen Your Soft Skills

Soft skills are far more important than most people realize. From empathy to grammar, this long list of attributes might not seem like a big deal, but a lack thereof could spell trouble for your future career trajectory. Professionals who lack soft skills struggle to find work—and when they do eventually land positions within their … Continued
Alan Wright

Student Spotlight: Alan Wright

Born in South Africa, raised in Australia, and now living in Dallas, Texas, Alan Wright has covered a lot of ground so far in his life. He’s currently enrolled in ACU Online’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program with a projected graduation date of April 2020. Alan’s business analytics concentration is the perfect complement to … Continued

Funding

3 Easy Tips to Secure Funding for Grad School

Whether it’s finding a new job, earning a promotion, or making yourself an indispensable member of an existing team at your company, a graduate school education can help you pursue a number of career-building opportunities. For many considering a graduate school education, however, cost remains a pressing issue. It’s a concern they can’t afford to … Continued

IT Administration

ACU Online’s Degree in IT Administration: What You Need to Know

Do you have a knack for technology? Do you enjoy troubleshooting devices and systems? If you can answer yes to either of these questions, you could be a great fit for ACU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Administration. This program offers extensive instruction in software application development and technology infrastructure maintenance. Upon graduation, … Continued

Psychology

Top Reasons Why You Should Major in Psychology

Are you trying to decide on your undergraduate major? Maybe you’re one of the lucky students with an arsenal of strengths and interests you can draw on as you carve out your academic path. If a Bachelor of Science in Psychology is one of your top contenders, read on. Following are just some of the … Continued

Balance

It’s Possible: How to Balance Work, Life, and Online School

Living in the age of the Internet means it’s easier than ever to go back to school. Now, you can take an entire undergraduate or graduate program without having to head to campus and manage a rigorous class schedule on top of your life responsibilities. Online classes are far more flexible, yet you still need … Continued

Christian Leader

What It Means to Be a Christian Leader in Business

No matter what you do for a living, you’ve likely been challenged on the job. When you take your faith to work, though, you’ll have the strength to make it through. Whether your career is in ministry or with a secular organization, integrating your Christian values into your position sets the stage for moral performance … Continued

virtual open house

5 Benefits of Attending an Open House Webinar

Determining where to pursue a degree program requires a lot of careful thought and consideration, particularly for those interested in attending online schools. Online learning presents a unique process that students should experience and understand before diving into coursework. If you’re considering an online school, here are five reasons why you should register for the … Continued

workplace conflict

5 Strategies You Can Use to Help Resolve Conflicts at Work

Whenever you have a group of people working together, there can be conflict. Maybe it’s a small disagreement over a minor issue … or it could be large, direction-changing argument that challenges the ability of the group to move forward. We’re people, flawed in how we communicate and get along. A Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) … Continued

Christina

MFT Student Spotlight: Christina Haskell

“I have always liked psychology. I probably scared my mom a lot when I was in high school because I wanted to read … I was just fascinated by … it’s absolutely horrible … serial killers.” So says Christina Haskell of San Antonio, TX about her early interest in psychology. Christina is about halfway through … Continued