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Graduate School

5 Strategies for Success in Graduate School

Excelling in graduate-level courses and securing your advanced degree requires you to up your undergraduate game in a big way. Graduate students are expected to have: A greater level of academic maturity High emotional intelligence Social professionalism Interpersonal respectfulness Strong research, critical thinking and writing skills For some grad students, this means adopting a few … Continued
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A Letter to ACU Online Moms

Hi ladies, My name is McKenzie, and I am 25 years old. I work as an assistant store manager for Kohl’s, and I’m currently working on getting my master’s like all of you. I’m also a first-time mom. During my touch base with Krystal (my Student Services Advisor) this fall, she heard my newborn crying. … 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

Leticia

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

Collaboration

Five C’s of Collaboration

Collaboration is essential in any field. Whether you are collaborating between team members, collaborating with clients, or even collaborating with competitors or individuals who are hostile to your cause, there is an art to working together successfully. Here are 5 keys to successful collaboration: Care One of the most important keys to collaborative success is … Continued