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Top 5 AIU Blog Articles of 2013

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2013 was a busy year here at AIU, as our blog content over the past year can attest to.

From helpful tips on using online discussion boards to building your personal brand, the topics of our articles have focused on helping people decide if an online degree program is right for them as well as giving current students and graduates helpful information to succeed in the classroom and in their lives.

Take a look at our top five blog articles, by number of pageviews, for 2013:


5: Why College is Still a Good Investment

In September, we explored U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics data that suggests for many people, college is still a good investiment in the long run.

4: How to Build a Personal Brand

A year ago, AIU Career Services launched a video that explains what personal branding is and why it is important for anyone starting or developing their career.

3: Discussion Board Etiquette for Online Students

Just because someone is earning their degree online doesn't mean there's a lack of human interaction. Back in January 2013, we discussed some common discussion board etiquette for anyone taking online classes to keep in mind.

2: Four Things You Didn't Know About Earning a Business Degree

In July, we published this article about business degrees to highlight some positive outlooks some people might not realize when considering pursuing a degree in business.

And #1: How to Answer "Tell Me About Yourself" in an Interview

Interviews can be tough. This question doesn't help. We teamed with AIU Career Services to offer some tips on this tricky interview question.

As we move into 2014, even more helpful content is heading your way. Be sure to bookmark our main blog page, or even better, subscribe to the AIU Get Ahead eNewsletter to receive updates via email. Happy New Year!