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Mapping Success: Use Mind Maps to Get The Most Out of Note Taking

Taking notes isn’t just about hurriedly transcribing lectures or course materials so you can study them later. It should be an active part of the learning process--a chance to take important ideas and concepts and organize them in a way that makes the most sense to you. In reality, note taking is your brain’s first opportunity to size up new information and decide what to do with it.

7 Constructive Tips for Handling Job Search Rejection

Searching for a new job is a difficult task, especially when it comes to dealing with rejection. The scenario where a person applies for a single job and receives an offer is incredibly rare; there’s a reason it’s called a job hunt and not a job find. Because of that, it’s important to be prepared for rejection during a job search. Handling rejection constructively is important for professional and personal growth, and a key factor in a continuing job hunt.

Here are 7 tips for taking job rejection and making it a net positive in your hunt for a better career.

Why Transfer? 5 Reasons & 5 Tips

There are a variety of reasons why a student may choose to transfer universities. They range from the personal to the professional and beyond. If you are looking to transfer, the important thing to realize is that you aren’t alone: According to the National Association for College Admission Counseling, close to 1/3 of all college students transfer at some point in their academic careers.1

CTU Unveils Newly-Redesigned Mobile App

PRESS RELEASE - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 26, 2016) – Colorado Technical University (CTU), a leading provider of campus-based and online higher education, recently announced its newly-redesigned mobile app – CTU Mobile – for Apple iOS and Android phones and tablets. Created to complement student’s mobile-centric lives, CTU Mobile offers users the ability to connect with the university, track grades and degree progress in real-time, and participate in courses from the palm of their hand.

Overcoming Adversity: The Unforgettable Story Of Nadia Marquez

Nadia Najat Marquez's academic journey at CTU began with a phone call, but her life before that moment was defined by a series of hardships that has only strengthened her resolve. Nadia is of half-Navajo descent and grew up in the Four Corners region of New Mexico. As a teenager, she was taken out of public high school because of a debilitating heart condition. Nadia still managed to complete her homeschooling and graduate at the age of 16--a full 2 years early.

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