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November 25, 2015
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November 25, 2015
Actuary vs. Accountant: Which Career Is Right for You?
Actuary vs. Accountant: Which Career Is Right for You?
November 23, 2015
Bachelor's Degree vs. Associate's Degree: Where Should You Start?
Learn about the differences between earning a bachelor's degree vs. associate's degree, and see which one is best for your education and career goals.
November 20, 2015
12 Career Skills Employers Look for in Management
Moving into a management position requires polished job and career skills. See our list of what 12 skills employers are looking for when hiring managers.
November 18, 2015
How to Become a Forensic Accountant: 4 Certifications That Can Help
Interested in learning how to become a forensic accountant? Learn about potential career paths and how an accounting degree can help you reach your goal.
November 16, 2015
How to Identify Job Scams
If you come across job postings that seem too good to be true, chances are that it is. These are job scams. Here's how to avoid them.
November 13, 2015
5 Benefits of Working While in College
Working while in college has its benefits. Learn how successfully balancing school and job responsibilities can help you reach your goal.
November 11, 2015
How to Find a Mentor as an Online Student
Networking in college is important. Learn how to find a mentor while going to college online, and see how it can help your education and career goals.
November 09, 2015
5 Reasons To Go To Grad School
Getting you master's degree can help you advance your career. See our top 5 reasons to go to grad school and how you can benefit from an advanced degree.
November 06, 2015
What Is A Military Friendly School?
Going to college as a servicemember or veteran has its benefits, but what is a military friendly school? See what benefits & programs these schools offer.
November 04, 2015
Chicago Police Lieutenant Ray Cowin Brings Real-Life Experience to the Classroom at AIU
AIU criminal justice program instructor and Chicago police department Lt. Raymond Cowin brings 35+ years of experience to the classroom at AIU Online.
November 02, 2015
Top 5 Study Tips for Online Students
Pursuing an online degree can have unique challenges. Stay focused with 5 study tips that will keep you on track with your degree and career goals.
October 30, 2015
Finding a Job in a New City: 6 Tips for Success
Finding a job in a new city presents unique challenges but also a few potential obstacles. These 6 tips can help you best position yourself for success.
October 28, 2015
Financial Aid for Part-Time Students: What You Should Know
Learn more about financial aid for part-time students, and see how to find and apply for grants, loans, scholarships that you may be eligible to receive.
October 26, 2015
What is Forensic Accounting?
What is forensic accounting, and is it a good career path for you? Read our breakdown of the main skills and responsibilities of a forensic accountant.
October 23, 2015
What Should I Pursue: A General Studies Degree or Generalist BBA?
What is a general studies degree? Learn about the differences between a generalist BBA and general studies degree, and see which is right for you.
October 21, 2015
Can You Finish College in 3 Years? 5 Possible Options for Graduating Early
Is it possible to finish college in 3 years? Learn how to earn your degree in less than 4 years, and how an accelerated degree can save you time and money.
October 19, 2015
Basic Accounting Terminology for College Students: 20 Key Terms to Know
Use this guide to learn basic accounting terminology, acronyms and abbreviations for 20 must-know terms for your accounting class or degree program.
October 16, 2015
What is a Network Administrator vs. a System Administrator?
Learn about the differences between the role of a network administrator vs. a system administrator, and see which career path is right for you.
October 14, 2015
5 Fast-Growing Entry-Level Healthcare Administration Jobs
See what 5 entry-level healthcare administration jobs have strong growth prospects and can be great stepping stones to higher-level positions.
October 13, 2015
AIU's 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Rolanda White Fought Adversity to Keep Moving Forward
Personal tragedy and challenges didn't keep AIU MBA alumna Rolanda White from pursuing - and achieving - her educational goals.
October 09, 2015
CMA vs. CPA: Which Certification Is Right for You?
Learn the differences between CMA vs. CPA accounting certifications, and see if a career as a public accountant or management accountant is right for you.
October 07, 2015
Graduate Certificate vs. Master's Degree: What's the Difference?
Learn the difference between a graduate certificate vs. master's degree, and find out which one might be best for you and your career goals.
October 05, 2015
Online vs. Classroom: Which Learning Environment is Right for You?
The traditional college classroom is changing. Understand the pro and cons of online vs. classroom learning before deciding which approach is right for you
October 02, 2015
The Benefits of Test-Optional Colleges
The list of test-optional colleges that don't require SAT or ACT test scores for admission continues to grow. Learn about the benefits of these schools.
September 30, 2015
AIU Business Graduate Jeff Walters Doesn't Let Cancer Slow Him Down
AIU business alumnus Jeff Walters didn't let cancer stop him from earning his degree - or starting a business to leave as a legacy for his family.
September 28, 2015
Leadership vs. Management: What's the Difference?
Learn the difference between leadership vs. management, and how these two invaluable career skills can be used in your job or professional career.
September 25, 2015
6 Steps to Choosing Your Career Path
Research and analysis of your goals and interests can help you decide the best career path to pursue.
September 23, 2015
Do College Credits Expire?
Understanding how transfer credits work is important for students going back to college, but do college credits expire? Read our transfer guide to find out.
September 21, 2015
Making LinkedIn Connections: The Do's and Don'ts
You may dread the notion of approaching your LinkedIn connections for networking opportunities. AIU Career Coach Consiglia Intile offers these tips to help.
September 18, 2015
5 Benefits of Pursuing Entry-Level Positions
Starting off pursuing entry-level positions doesn't have to be a bad thing. In fact, we've got five reasons this can help you get ahead on your career path
September 16, 2015
Why Earn a Business Degree in Technology Management
IT job options continue to grow. See what skills students who earn a business degree in technology management learn and how they apply it to their career.
September 15, 2015
How Transferring College Credits Work at AIU
Thinking about transferring colleges? Learn how to transfer college credits to AIU with these helpful tips that can help to maximize your prior experience.
September 11, 2015
The Top In-Demand Jobs With a Business Degree
There are a broad variety of in-demand jobs and career opportunities you can pursue with a business degree. See what recent data says are the top options.
September 11, 2015
AIU is First Illinois University Approved to Operate Under NC-SARA
The program is aimed at expanding distance education opportunities for students nationwide.
September 09, 2015
Is Business Management a Good Major?
Is business management a good major for you? Learn more about business management, and see if this degree is the best option for your career and job goals.
September 08, 2015
How to Stand Out In a Group Interview
To set yourself apart from the crowd, you need to know how to stand out in a group interview. Start with these three tips.
September 04, 2015
Is Accounting a Good Major for You?
Is accounting a good major for your career goals? Learn what skills accountants need to succeed and what entry-level roles you can pursue with this degree.
September 02, 2015
How To Get Into College Without Taking the SAT or ACT
Many colleges are now test-optional and don't require the SAT or ACT. Learn how to get into college without prepping for or taking standardized tests.
August 31, 2015
Is Marketing a Good Major? Find Out the Benefits of a Marketing Degree
Is marketing a good major for your career goals? Learn what skills you need to succeed and what entry-level roles you can pursue with this degree.
August 28, 2015
Do You Need a Degree to Start a Business?
Entrepreneurship can be a rewarding career path, but do you need a degree to start a business? See what skills small business owners need to succeed.
August 26, 2015
When to Start Career Planning: 3 Steps for Students
College students often wonder when to start career planning. The answer? Now. We've got three steps to get you started.
August 25, 2015
See How at AIU, Your Future is in YOUR Hands
Why go back to college to pursue your degree? Because it's not where you come from that's important; it's where you're headed. It's YOUR future, and your success is in your hands.
August 24, 2015
5 Ways to Get Out of Your Job Search Rut
In a job search rut? Here are five strategies to use in your search to help you stay motivated and ultimately land your next position.
August 21, 2015
Entry Level Jobs You Can Pursue With a Business Degree
A business degree can open the door to many different career paths. Learn about the types of entry level jobs you can pursue after earning your degree.
August 19, 2015
Entry Level Accounting Jobs: What are the Opportunities?
Interested in a career path in finance? Learn more about what entry level accounting jobs you can purse after earning your bachelor's degree.
August 17, 2015
When Do You Apply for College? A Resource for Adult Students
Thinking of going to college in your 30s or 40s? Get answers on when you should apply for college and how to navigate the application process.
August 14, 2015
Entry Level IT Jobs: What Degree and Experience Do You Need?
The first step for many people interested in entry level IT jobs is earning a degree. See what skills and experience you'll need to start your IT career.
August 12, 2015
How Does Financial Aid Work for College? [FAQ]
Need help paying for college? Learn how financial aid works and get answers to common questions about qualifying for grants, scholarships & federal loans.
August 10, 2015
An Online Master's for Teachers: 8 Things You Didn't Know About AIU's New M.Ed. Programs
Earning an M.Ed. can be a great way to move your education career forward. See what makes AIU's online master's for teachers stand out from other programs.
August 07, 2015
10 Essential Employability Skills for Today's Job Market
Understanding your employability is more important than ever. See what 10 essential skills employers are looking for in today's job market.
August 05, 2015
Commencement Speaker Blair Underwood Shares Advice, Inspiration for AIU Students
Noted actor Blair Underwood, our 2015 graduation guest speaker, talks to AIU about the value of a degree and his advice for this year's graduates.
August 04, 2015
Project Management Skills: What Employers Want
Specialized project management skills can help to get you hired or advance your career. Learn what skills employers want in today's competitive job market.
July 31, 2015
What to Do at a Job Fair: 7 Tips to Help You Take Charge
If you're wondering what to do at a job fair, start with these 7 tips that can help you get the most out of the experience.
July 29, 2015
5 Common Types of Educational Assessment
Educational assessment is critical for both teachers and students. Learn more about five effective assessment practices and student evaluation techniques.
July 27, 2015
Technology in the Classroom: 5 Ideas for K-12 Teachers
Integrating technology in the classroom can benefit both students and teachers. Get 5 tips on how you can use technology to help your students succeed.
July 24, 2015
How to Be a Good Student in College
Knowing how to be a good student in college is an important ingredient to your success in earning your degree. Get started with these five tips.
July 24, 2015
3 Tactics to Stand Out to Employers
Follow these 3 simple tactics to make your interviews more effective and be more memorable to hiring managers.
July 22, 2015
4 Reasons to Finish Your Degree Online
You can you finish your degree online. Learn why online degree completion may be the right choice for you and your education and career goals.
July 21, 2015
Why You Should Consider Adaptive Learning
Education is changing, and adaptive learning is part of this change. See how online learning technologies can adjust to your learning needs and style.
July 16, 2015
Did My Interview Go Well?
Look at these five signs when you ask yourself, "Did my interview go well?" Also, get tips on post-interview etiquette with the company's hiring manager.
July 15, 2015
The 1 Thing You Need to Do to Move Forward in Your Career and Life: AIU Provost Dr. Robert Manzer's Advice
AIU Provost Dr. Robert Manzer shares his perspective on a key ingredient to help you move forward in school AND in life.
July 13, 2015
Is College Worth It? 3 Reasons the Answer is Yes
Trying to decide if college is worth it? Explore the benefits of earning a degree, and see how a degree can increase your salary and career opportunities.
July 10, 2015
How Long Should a Resume Be?
How long should a resume be? Avoid information overload by following these tips from AIU Career Coach Brian Solar.
July 08, 2015
How Long Does It Take to Get a Master's in Education?
See how you can advance your teaching career with a graduate degree. See how long it will take to get a Master's in Education before going back to school.
July 06, 2015
What Is an Executive MBA vs. MBA?
Learn about the difference between an Executive MBA vs. MBA, and see which online graduate degree program is right for your professional goals.
July 02, 2015
Meet First-Generation College Graduate and AIU Alumna Latesha McComas
First-Generation college graduate Latesha McComas earned her bachelor's degree in business and her MBA at AIU.
July 01, 2015
Is a One-Year MBA Right For You?
Ready to earn your MBA? Learn about the first adaptive learning-driven MBA program in the U.S. and see if a one-year MBA is right for you.
June 30, 2015
The Top 10 Apps for College Students
See our top 10 list of apps for college students, and learn how these essential iPhone, iPad and Android apps can help you stay organized and focused.
June 29, 2015
Continuing Education for Teachers: 5 Reasons to Pursue an M.Ed. Online
Learn about the benefits of continuing education for teachers, and see how online graduate programs and courses can help you stay current with your career.
June 27, 2015
AIU Houston Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Inducts New Members
AIU Houston's Mu Epsilon Chapter of Delta Mu Delta inducted 15 new members into its prestigious honor society.
June 26, 2015
5 Job Search Strategies for Moms Returning to Work
These five tips can help moms returning to work get back on their career path of choice - with confidence.
June 24, 2015
How Can You Get College Credit For Military Experience?
Can you earn college credit for military experience? The answer is yes, for those who qualify and take the right steps.
June 22, 2015
What Degree is Right for Me? These 7 Questions Can Help Find the Answer
Thinking about going back to college? Ask yourself these important questions before choosing the right degree for you and your career path.
June 17, 2015
Certificate vs. Degree Programs: Which is Right for You?
Trying to decide between a college certificate vs. degree program? Discover the difference between the two and see which is better for your career goals.
June 15, 2015
How Many Credits Do You Need for a Bachelor's Degree?
How many credits do you need for a bachelor's degree? It varies, but AIU requires 180 quarter credit hours (equal to 120 semester credit hours).
June 12, 2015
Investing in Your Future: Going Back to College at 40
Thinking about going back to college at 40? You're not alone. Learn how a degree can benefit your career, and see if this path is right for you.
June 10, 2015
Distance Learning 101: How Does Online College Work?
Learn how online classes and courses work, and see if going to college online is the right fit for you.
June 08, 2015
Regionally Accredited vs. Nationally Accredited: What's the Difference?
Accreditation is important. Learn how regionally accredited vs. nationally accredited online colleges are different before choosing the best degree for you.
June 05, 2015
Military Spouse Education Benefits: Why, How & Where
Learn about military spouse education benefits and find out how you can qualify.
June 03, 2015
Formative vs. Summative Assessment: What's the Difference?
Learn the difference between formative vs. summative assessments. See how and when teachers use these types of evaluations to test students' knowledge.