Free Tuition in Germany!

In October 2014, Germany’s northwestern state of Niedersachsen, was the last to abolish tuition fees for its national and international students. These exciting […]

5 Ways Online Students Can Improve Their Writing Skills

Which of the following skills is the most important for you to master as an online student? a. Technology b. Time management c. […]

Ashford University Named to 2015 List of Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media

When you serve in the military, finding time to complete a traditional degree program can be challenging. Finding a school that understands and […]

Why wait? What’s stopping you from going back to school?

You’ve thrown around the idea of going back to school for years. You’ve heard about the benefits and opportunities college graduates enjoy, but […]

You Can Find the Time to Go Back to School and Complete Your BA

There is no better multi-tasker in the world than the modern American working professional. Between balancing a work week of 40 hours or […]

Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Pursue Your MBA

If you’re a college graduate, returning to school for your Master of Business Administration (MBA) might not appeal to you. After all, you’ve […]

Online Degree Programs for Modern Business Professionals

Modern business professionals know the skills you master give you an edge in your career. On-the-job learning is an important part of shaping […]

On the Road to Your Degree — Infographic

Is online education the right next step on the path to your degree? Understanding the similarities and differences between online and traditional education […]

9 Great Sources for Online History Research

If you want to know more about a topic, it’s best to go right to the source. Want to read the Gutenberg Bible […]

The Future of Higher Education

Reviewed in this article: College Unbound: The Future of Higher Education, and What It Means for Students, by Jeffrey Selingo New Harvest, 2013. […]

Working Moms Balance Home and Career

We invited speakers at the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) to share their thoughts on being a working mom. Watch […]

The Degree You Choose Could Boost Your Income – Infographic

Many prospective students look at the price of college tuition and quickly decide against enrolling. Even though the average tuition in the United […]

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.