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  • Business Analytics vs. Data Analytics: What You Need to Know

    In the modern corporate workplace, analytics and data are playing a larger role than ever before. With the advent of big data; and easily accessible tools like Google Analytics, employers are on the lookout for analytical thinkers who can make a real, measurable impact on an organization’s success. However, there’s more than one type of analytics; an increasing focus is being placed on two branches of the analyst career path: business analysts and data analysts.

  • How to Handle Your Education on Permanent Change of Station

    Being on the receiving end of a permanent change of station, or PCS, can be stressful, especially if you have a family. Things can get especially hectic if you're a student. You might wonder if it is even possible to pursue your degree and be on permanent change of station. Fortunately, being subject to a PCS doesn't mean that you have to leave your education behind - here are some tips for juggling both.

  • 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


  • What are the Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits and How Do I Use Them?

    The Post 9/11 GI Bill was introduced to expand educational benefits for those who have served in the U.S. Military following September 10, 2001. Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits can give veterans substantial assistance in seeking a college education; it's an opportunity for the men and women who have served to pursue their educational goals and work toward the career of their choice.

  • What are Military Education Benefits and How Do I Use Them?

    Those serving in the United States armed forces are eligible for a variety of military education benefits that can put their academic goals within reach and help them pursue or advance in their careers. This is true of both active duty and reserve members of the military. That said, figuring out the exact benefits and programs for which you're eligible can be difficult, so here's a quick overview.

  • Wounded Warrior Scholarship Recipients Honored

    Recently two ceremonies were held that acted as the culmination of the 2016 Colorado Technical University Wounded Warrior Scholarship program. Held in two locations, these events highlighted CTU's dedication to the scholarship winners and the military community as a whole.

  • How to Write a Nursing Resume

    You want to convince a hiring manager that you're the best candidate for the job. To do so, you must communicate your value through your resume. But sometimes writing a resume can seem like a daunting task. Here are 10 tips that may help make your resume stand out.

  • Driven Veteran Pursues Degree at CTU

    For Andrew R. Chavez, a recently-retired US Army Staff sergeant, joining the military was just the "right thing to do". Enlisting immediately after he completed high school, Chavez served his country for nine years before critical injuries caused him to be medically retired from active duty. Chavez reflects positively on his time in the military, but knew that he had to push himself further.