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Tips for Acing The Interview

Finishing your degree is a great accomplishment. Finding a job afterward can be the tricky part. According to a report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 72% of jobs require postsecondary education or training, and 42% of jobs require a bachelor’s degree. As such, you can certainly expect to have your … Continued
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Allison Sherier

From animal science enthusiast to working with cancer-related research at Caris Life Sciences, Dr. Allison Sherier comes to ACU’s precision medicine program with a willful spirit and drive to teach students how to utilize their research skills alongside the wondrous world of computer science. Known for her soft demeanor and quantitative, left-brained thinking, Dr. Sherier … Continued

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Student Spotlight: JP Kistler

Family is everything for ACU Online student, James P. Kistler. From evolving his professional career to his current pursuit of finishing his degree, JP’s wife and kids have been the forefront of all he does. So when they encouraged him to go back to school to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies, he … Continued

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Three Reasons Why You Should Consider An Integrated Studies Degree

Sometimes your dream career can feel so distant. Many things can get in the way of obtaining your perfect job—life commitments, geographical location, skill set, education, and more. And whether you’re a first-time college goer or a returning student, you can easily feel overwhelmed by having to choose one career path when your interests may … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Summer Norment

Summer Norment knew her calling in life from a young age. From taking care of her sick grandmother at the age of seven to exploring a multitude of different healthcare roles later in life, she was certain her future was in the medical field. Above all, her dream is to one day open her own … Continued

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7 Tips That Will Prepare You for Your Online Degree Program

For working professionals who want to earn a college degree, the appeal of online classes is obvious. With an online class, you have the flexibility to study on your own schedule and find your own work, school and personal balance. Earning a degree can open doors and help you reach your professional and personal goals. … Continued

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Taking the Next Steps After Applying to Grad School

Congratulations! You have made the decision to go to grad school and applied to the schools that seem the most appealing. Now all that is left is making the final decision about which school will best meet your needs. It’s time to read through that pro/con list, analyze that spreadsheet and start ranking your schools … Continued

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How Do Employers Feel About Online Degrees?

Have you reached the limits of your current role, but you can’t advance until you achieve a higher level of education? Are you hoping to switch careers, but can’t do it without the kind of education you can only get from a degree program? Would you like more opportunities for advancement, training, partnership, entrepreneurship or … Continued