MLA versus APA Format

Once you start college and are given your first writing assignments, you may find that it’s not enough to write well. You must […]

So You Want to Become a Lawyer

I wanted to be a cop. Well, actually when I started college I wanted to be a brain surgeon. Later I was inspired […]

LeVar Burton Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Revive “Reading Rainbow”

On May 28 LeVar Burton launched a Kickstarter campaign to reintroduce Reading Rainbow, his acclaimed television show, to a new generation of children. […]

Read with Your Child

We all remember our favorite book when we were children. Those books were important for our development. In fact, how much we enjoyed […]

Top 10 Tips for Better Writing

If you’ve been away from school for a while, the thought of writing a paper may be scary. Believe it or not, you […]

Bachelor of Arts or Science — What’s the Difference?

You have a world of options when it comes to choosing which degree you want to earn. Maybe you’ve noticed that some degrees […]

Obama Offers Relief from Student Loans

On June 9, 2014, President Obama announced a plan to reduce the burden of student debt. He signed an executive order expanding the […]

Understanding Different Types of Accreditation

When a college or university is accredited, it means that school has been found to meet certain basic requirements for academic quality. Before […]

Professors Build Massive Syllabus Collection

Every college course begins with the syllabus. This document is invaluable to you as a student, because it lists the topics you’ll cover, […]

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, […]

How to Prepare Yourself for College

Say you request information about a school only to find you don’t meet all of the college’s admission requirements. That doesn’t mean you’re […]

Recent Changes to the FAFSA

Sophie Quinn highlights some attempts to streamline the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), which is used to determine students’ eligibility for […]

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.