School and the Single Parent

The definition of multitasking depends on the person you’re asking. In the modern workplace, someone may define multitasking as responding to emails while […] Learn More

Spring Cleaning? Reorganize Your Workspace for Optimum Performance

Cleaning. Organizing. Rearranging. It’s not always a lot of fun, but your mom was onto something with her annual bouts of spring cleaning. […]

Network to Get Work: How to Network Like a Pro

One aspect of landing a job following graduation that invites trepidation is the prospect of networking. While making contacts who could potentially help […]

It’s Never Too Late to Earn a Master’s Degree in Business

Prepare for what might be the ultimate “you’re never too old to learn” story: Jim Schmitz, a 62-year-old medical doctor sold his house, […]

Lifting the Veil of Secrecy Surrounding Mental Illness

Since 1949, the month of May has been recognized in the United States as Mental Health Awareness Month, in an ongoing effort to […]

5 Principles of Great Managers

According to Steve Jobs (n.d.), ”Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make […]

5 Great Ways to Get to Know Your Online Professor

One of the most challenging aspects of digital life is getting comfortable with someone you haven’t met in the physical world. Text-based, online […]

Forward Thinking

Every day great ideas, advice, and information are discussed around the institution. This knowledge is shared with students, alumni, friends, and faculty, but on a small scale. This blog was created to engage a larger audience, a group of lifelong learners who read, think, and provide valuable feedback. Forward Thinking is meant to be more than a blog; it’s another way of learning – for us and for you.

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  • Best Courses to Become More Marketable Most universities are composed of typical colleges such as the College of Health Care Studies, Business, Education, and Liberal Arts. Within these colleges are various majors a student can choose,. . . September 17, 2013
  • 5 Tips for Transferring Credits One of the best ways to accelerate your graduation day is to transfer credits. But many students find the transfer process very long and complicated. It doesn’t have to be so scary. Here are five . . . November 14, 2013
  • Explore Exciting Jobs in Healthcare You love to help people. You are interested in the science of the human body. And you believe in the value of a healthy lifestyle. If these traits describe you, then you ought to consider a career i. . . March 12, 2014
  • Business School Accreditation — What’s the Difference? When searching for a business school, you may notice that some business programs are accredited by different organizations with acronyms like AACSB, IACBE, and ACBSP. It’s easy to get lost in an alpha. . . May 23, 2014
  • 5 Great Education Documentaries The documentary is an underrated genre in the film industry, often described as one for those who are so “crazy” about a topic, they have to make a film about it. However, some of these “crazy” peop. . . July 12, 2013
  • Words of Advice for Graduates One of my favorite times of the year is commencement. I always enjoy seeing students walk across the stage to celebrate their achievement. When students get close to graduation, you can sense their en. . . March 10, 2014
  • The Five Toughest Interview Questions Job interviews are nerve wracking for just about anyone, whether you are a seasoned professional or a recent college graduate. The key to calming those nerves is preparation and practice. Prepare for . . . August 30, 2013
  • Choose a Relevant Degree Business, English, Law – these are perennial subjects for degree programs, and they’ve stood the test of time. When students enroll in these programs, they already have some idea of what they’ll stu. . . February 5, 2014
  • Advanced Degrees: Which Fields Provide the Highest Paying Jobs? Every spring it’s in the news: colleges are raising tuition. Higher tuition means students will be carrying a larger debt into the workforce, which cuts into their income. Choosing the right field o. . . September 9, 2013