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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.

  • Are You Ready to Go Back to School?

    Returning to school as an adult student can be a significant life event. As you prepare to further your education in your chosen field and build new connections with people from different backgrounds, consider the following tips to help support the transition

  • Crafting Your Cover Letter and Incorporating Keywords

    A cover letter is an employer’s first introduction to who you are as a person and an employee. Use the letter to your advantage and show why you’re the most qualified candidate for the job. Consider the following cover letter and resume development tips.

  • Library Tip: What Are Peer-Reviewed Articles?

    As a college student conducting research for discussion boards, presentations, and papers, you should know what these articles are or how to locate them in the CTU online library. Here are a few pointers for new and returning CTU students on identifying peer-reviewed articles in the CTU Library.

  • 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.

  • 2019 New Year's Resolutions for Adult Students

    As you pursue your degree and set goals for the New Year, remember to focus on improving yourself outside the classroom as well! What might you do to better your studies or your overall well-being? Consider some of these resolutions for 2019.

  • How to Complete the FAFSA (2018)

    Financial aid can be a vital yet complicated part of higher education. You'll want to identify the basics of the FAFSA to maximize the available financial resources.

  • How to Learn From Your Mistakes

    It’s been said that it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert in almost any field. Making mistakes during these 10,000 hours is inevitable and is just a part of the learning process, especially as a student. Here are a few ways to help you move forward and make the best of your blunders.