Matching a College Degree to Your Personality

Going to school is a big life decision, like choosing your spouse or deciding whether to have children. The choice you make could […]

Top 3 People You Need in Your Support Network

Your life as a college student is filled with challenges. From your job to your family, you have to juggle a lot of […]

5 Tips to Rock Your To-Do List

So you have a to-do list and you’re ready to begin checking off the tasks you need to get done. But looking at […]

Add an Extra Hour to Your Day

Pressed for time? A busy schedule prevents many people from going back to college or starting a new project. A lack of free […]

Use Tumblr to Save Your Notes

Has this situation ever happened to you? You remember a quote or a picture you saw online, but when you try to relocate […]

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. […]

4 Ways to Defeat Boredom in School

You know that awkward feeling when you’re staring at the clock, daydreaming of three other things you would rather be doing? Checking your […]

Stay Safe Behind the Wheel

In the United States, 88% of people 18 and older have a cell phone, and now phones are capable of text messaging, browsing […]

Study Area Ideas: Create Your Space!

There’s a lot of freedom in being an adult learner. When you enroll in online courses, you aren’t tied to a specific schedule. […]

A Smart Book for College Students

If a student isn’t tired of textbooks and wants to do a little side reading, there is a new book out that could […]

Balancing Roles for Adult Learners

Adult learners are balancing many roles in their busy lives. Some juggle logistical concerns and balance school, career, family, time, schedules and social […]

How Teaching Can Make You Smarter

It seems like basic logic. If you take the time to help someone else learn a topic, you will also become more proficient […]

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.