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Student Spotlight: Leticia Ingram

To say that ACU alumna Leticia Ingram is a passionate advocate for education is the understatement of the year. In fact, this 2016 Colorado Teacher of the Year is one of just two teachers participating in The Aspen Institute National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development. The prestigious panel includes three governors, 28 researchers, … Continued
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Prepare for Your First Online College Class with These Essential Tips

When you enroll in online classes at Abilene Christian University, you’re taking the next step in fulfilling your life’s calling. It’s a big undertaking that affects your future and it’s important to prepare for success before you even get started with your first online class. ACU Online’s Senior New Student Ambassador, Elisabeth Evan, put together … Continued

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What It Means to Join the ACU Family

ACU is more than a college; it’s a close-knit community of students, faculty, alumni, and staff who are passionate about learning, improving the world around them and integrating faith into their academic and professional pursuits. ACU’s staff works hard to foster a welcoming environment for students. Students, in turn, follow suit by developing close bonds … Continued

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Understanding the Benefits of Earning a DNP Degree

Nurses have a number of degree programs available to them that will open up doors and qualify them for new positions. Choosing the right program is a critical step in landing their dream job. Interested nurses should carefully consider the benefits of available programs so they can choose the one that will work best for … Continued

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Online Learning and Graduation: Can Online Students Attend Graduation Ceremonies?

Graduation is a crucial milestone of the college experience. Whether students attend classes online or in a classroom, they desire a final ceremony in which they and their fellow students can celebrate their academic journey and accomplishments. This important ritual should not be limited to on-campus students only. It’s just as important for online students … Continued

10 Job Interview Tips for Grad Students

No matter how many or how few you’ve done, job interviews can be nerve-wracking. Once you have succeeded in earning your advanced degree, you want to find a job that will take you further. As you start preparing for these interviews, we want to help you put your best foot forward. Here are our top … Continued

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Must Read Blogs and Sites for MBA Students

MBA students must juggle a number of different balls to get the most out of their education. In addition to challenging graduate classes, they often have work and home responsibilities. Additionally, you understand how being current on the latest industry information can excel your education…but you do not have time to sort through the dozens … Continued

MBA Programs

4 Myths about MBA Programs You Need to Know

Perhaps no graduate degree is surrounded in as much mystique, mythology, and misunderstanding as the MBA (Master of Business Administration). Proponents and detractors abound — or, as The Economist puts it: “The MBA is both revered and reviled.” Supporters believe MBA programs help businesses and the global marketplace grow. Critics claim that full-time, campus-based MBA … Continued

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When Should Grad Students Apply for a New Job?

If you’re pursuing a graduate degree, you probably have a career goal in mind. You’re either looking to give your current career a boost or you want to pursue a new career in a different field altogether. Once you earn that graduate degree, however, taking the step toward a new career isn’t always easy. It’s … Continued