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  • The 5 C’s to Effectively Tackle Group Projects

    When an instructor assigns course projects, students work together to reach a common goal: achieve a passing grade. Yet, when team members do not contribute, or they communicate poorly, everyone can suffer. Try these tips when working as a team to complete an assignment.

  • Express Your Gratitude: 5 Ways to Focus on the Positive as a Student

    Taking care of yourself while going to school and working might be challenging. However, it's been found that expressing your gratitude and focusing on the positive can reduce your stress, improve your sleep, strengthen your immune system, and lower your blood pressure. Try the following steps to shift your focus and help lift your spirits!

  • Make the Most of Your Time: Procrastinate Productively

    Are you guilty of procrastinating on a class assignment or work project? It can make it more difficult to delay the inevitable, but sometimes it may actually be helpful to procrastinate and even boost your creativity! Learn how you can make the most of your time and procrastinate in a productive way.

  • Beating the Odds: CTU McDonald’s Grad Proves That Anything is Possible

    Everything changed for Heather Brooks, a McDonald’s employee, when she learned about the education alliance between the McDonald’s Archways to Opportunity program and Colorado Technical University (CTU). To help make pursuing a degree financially achievable, McDonald’s USA, LLC and CTU partnered together to create the CTU Program for McDonald’s Students.

  • What Is the FAFSA?

    The FAFSA® is a form that college students fill out to apply for federal grants, loans and work-study funds. You may think completing the FAFSA will force you to take out loans. This, however, is untrue. The FAFSA helps determine how much funding you may qualify for from the federal government.

  • 6 Key Working From Home Tips to Help You Balance Your Work Day

    Working from home offers additional freedom and flexibility, but it can also pose challenges to maintaining a healthy work-life balance. These tips can help you stay focused and organized throughout the day, enabling you to adjust your schedule when necessary without neglecting professional or personal responsibilities.

  • What Are Online Courses Like? 4 Advantages of Online Classes

    What are online courses like and what can students expect when trying out web-based alternatives compared to traditional classroom-based learning? Below we break down some of the advantages of online classes, as well as how students' experiences may differ from courses attended on a traditional campus.

  • Is Hybrid Learning Right for You?

    Hybrid learning is something that's only recently become possible with the advent of online education. A hybrid approach to learning involves pursuing your education both in person and online. While such an approach could be taken within a single class, it also commonly involves taking some classes entirely in person and taking others entirely online. There are benefits to both online-only and in-person-only approaches to education, but the flexibility afforded by doing both — known as hybrid learning — may be ideal for you.