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  • New and Returning Student Checklist: How to Prepare for the Transition

    Whether you are a new or returning student, the first few weeks or months of classes may be an adjustment. However, there are steps you can take at the start of the term that may help you keep up with schoolwork and your personal life, such as creating a budget, planning a calendar or joining an in-person or online study group.
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  • Student Productivity: 8 Tips You Can Use to Help Stay Focused

    Staying focused doesn’t always come easily. Whether you feel like you just can’t get started, or find yourself distracted, there are some techniques you can use that may make your project work and study sessions more productive. You can work on getting enough sleep, starting the day off right with a good breakfast, and staying organized, among others.
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  • Wounded Warrior Scholarship Caregiver Recipient Looks Towards Future Success

    Nearly three years later after being awarded the CTU Wounded Warrior scholarship, Deborah Fletcher is approaching the end of her journey of completing an Associate of Science in Business Administration degree. "I turned 60 this year and had been out of school for 40+ years," Fletcher stated. "To get to go back to school after this many years has been awesome!"
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  • How to Make Your Online Learning Experience Successful

    With millions of people attending college via the Internet, what makes a successful online student? How do you really balance work, life, family and college? At CTU, our goal is to help you work to complete your degree while still balancing life’s other demands. Here are some tips for success from our graduates to consider while you are pursuing an online degree with CTU.3
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  • How to Go Back to School After Having a Baby

    If you have a new baby in the house, then you know just how much your life has changed. Your priorities have shifted, and with newborn care now at the top of your list, your schedule is a far cry (pun intended!) from what it used to be. Thought you'd organize your closet and write those thank-you notes? Think again!
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  • How to Choose Online Nursing Programs

    Online degree programs allow students an opportunity to access affordable nursing education without having to commute to school. Here's a closer look at what prospective nursing students need to know about selecting an online nursing program, from evaluating faculty credentials, to considering your educational goals, and thinking about your future career paths.
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  • 8 Non-Clinical Nursing Jobs to Leverage Your Nursing Degree

    For those thinking about the next step in their nursing career, a move away from the stress and fast pace of a clinical setting can be appealing. These eight non-clinical nursing jobs are just a sampling of positions that may be available that allow current nurses to utilize their healthcare degrees outside of the hospital or clinic.
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  • Myths and Facts About Online Learning

    Colorado Technical University Student Success Coach Bill Priestley shares three myths he hears from students about online learning. Are online courses as rigorous as campus-based, face-to-face courses? Is online education easier? Many prospective students have the same questions and concerns when considering online courses.
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