Why You Should Sign the Pledge for Possible

Strayer staff signing the Pledge for Possible

This year, we’re asking all of our faculty, staff, and students to sign the Pledge for Possible. For us, it’s to show our commitment to doing everything we can to make your educational and professional success possible. For yo...

5 Tips to Make a Killer First Impression

Making a good first impression

We’ve all heard the adage that you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression, and even in today’s world of business-casual or just plain casual, it’s still true. Think about what you notice in a person the first...

6 Inspirational Success Quotes to Reach Your Highest Goals

Strayer graduation

The big day is almost here! Congratulations soon-to-be graduates! We’ve compiled six of our favorite success quotes to inspire you on to reaching your highest goals. May you head out in the business world and find your success! ...

What Millennials Really Want – And How to Give it to Them

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Entitled. Greedy. Disloyal. The perceptions surrounding today’s millennial generation aren’t always flattering. But we don’t get why this group so often gets a bad rap. In fact, we think the crop of twenty-somethings bre...

Tips for Forgetting Procrastination & Staying Motivated

Tips for forgetting procrastination and staying motivated

Whether you’re excitedly continuing on, or beginning to feel the exhaustion of many sleepless nights – this can often be the point where you begin to feel the momentum from the beginning of the quarter wear off. So how do you ...

June Student of the Month

Strayer June Student of the Month

Michael Wayne Moore Class Valedictorian Bachelor of Business Administration One of the most rewarding aspects of the Strayer faculty/student relationship is to see our veterans succeed once back in civilian life. When Michael Moor...

Charlotte Award Winners

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItToday, we’re celebrating our Charlotte Award Winners. These three individuals believed they could make more possible in their professional lives, but their paths were being blocked by various ...

4 Very Good Reasons to Pursue an MBA & How to Do It

Strayer online MBA

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItIf you recently graduated from college, pursuing an MBA may not be appealing to you. After all, why would you dedicate another two years to studying for an MBA? It turns out that there can be an...

Top 3 Words Of Wisdom From Brian W. Jones, Strayer University President

Brian Jones at Strayer Graduation

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItIn his keynote address to recent Strayer graduates, our University President, Brian W. Jones, laid out some fine words of wisdom. Graduating from college is a huge milestone, requiring dedicatio...

Working for the President, Kathryn Medina Made It Possible

Being a presidential appointee may not have been on Kathryn Medina’s mind, but she made it possible

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItThe passion for success came from Kathryn Medina’s father. As a first-generation college graduate, he was determined to provide his children with a foundation to believe that all of their goal...

Why You Should Get an MBA

Why You Should Get an MBA

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItIt’s a common questioning point. You’ve finished your undergrad and maybe you’ve been working a while. The job is fine. It pays enough. You can’t complain. For all intents and purposes, ...

4 Things You Need to Know About Accreditation

4 Things You Need to Know About Accreditation

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItThinking of going back to school to make your educational and career goals possible? In your research and reviews of potential universities, you’re going to come across the word “Accreditati...

Honor Roll: Tom

Honor Roll: Tom

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWith several degrees in science and engineering already under his belt, you’d think Tom would have no reason to go back to school. But passed his career spanning NASA, the Navy and nonprofits,...

Add/Drop Time: How to Craft Your Course Load

Add Drop Time- Crafting your Course Load

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItSometimes when we’re registering for classes, it’s difficult to gauge exactly how our course load is going to look. In theory, when selecting courses we keep our schedules in mind, as well a...

The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItBeing a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the right behaviors is a never-ending task. Knowing – and avoiding – th...

Is a Business Degree Worth it?

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItThe above question isn’t an original one. Everywhere I look I read articles and commentary by people alternately extolling and discounting the virtues of a degree, with a master’s of bus...

Getting a Second Bachelor’s Degree: The Smart Move

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItMore than a few people question whether or not to go back to school, but a lot of folks who already have a degree usually think of a master’s degree first. Here’s why you should definitely c...

Blackboard Mobile Application For Strayer University

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItA new, custom Blackboard application for mobile devices will make Strayer University online courses more accessible for students and will foster greater engagement in online discussions. “This...

Eight Smart Ways to Pay for College

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItStruggling to figure out how to pay for college? We’ve listed out eight smart ways to finance your education responsibly to get your college degree. 1. Grants Student grants are essentially mo...

6 Student Benefits You May Be Eligible For

Student Benefits

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItYou are already experiencing the benefits of a quality education—the power your degree has to transform your life and empower you to achieve success in all that you do. What not every student ...

Non-Traditional Student Scholarships

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItGoing back to school is among the bravest and most important steps you may ever take. One of the most frequently cited barriers to making the final decision is the question of how to pay for col...

5 Ways to Pay For Your College Education

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItThe lifetime payoff for people with a college degree clearly makes higher education a worthy investment, but you still have to find a way to cover those costs of earning your college degree. Onc...

How To Pay For Your Degree With Scholarships And Grants

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItIf people put just a fraction of the time they put into looking for sources of free money for college as they do to the jobs they’re using to pay for tuition, books and other expenses, they’...

Top Employers That Offer Tuition Reimbursement

Top Employers That Offer Tuition Reimbursement

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItTurns out that the best way to pay for your college education is to get someone else to foot the bill. I’ve written before about scholarships and grants, plus ways to save for college that hel...

5 Tips to Make a Killer First Impression

Making a good first impression

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWe’ve all heard the adage that you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression, and even in today’s world of business-casual or just plain casual, it’s still true. Think about w...

Overcoming your glass ceiling is possible.

Carolin Burger Strayer University Graduate

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWhen Ms. Burger began working for Daimler Trucks North America LLC, a Daimler company, the first challenge was cultural—Charlotte, NC is a long way from her home town in Lower Saxony, Germany....

The Importance of Mentors with Dr. Nicole Morris

The Importance of Mentors with Dr. Nicole Morris

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItGreat advice on how to find a mentor for your professional career Some of the best support systems you can have in your life are mentors. These are the people who help make your goals possible b...

Career Readiness with Mary Carr

Ideal Year: Career Readiness

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItPreparing for your career path and building your professional brand is a continual but necessary work in progress. Dean of Corporate Education at Strayer Mary Carr works with Fortune 500 compan...

5 Things a Successful Person Should Always Have in Their Bag

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItIf you’re running around from class to work to home (and you probably are) chances are you have a bag brimming with books, papers and other miscellania to have on hand. But to secure your succ...

RN to BSN Completion Program

BSN Program

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWe are very excited to introduce our Strayer University RN to BSN Completion Program, designed and lead by nurses – for nurses. The curriculum is structured to allow you to go back to scho...

Meet our CEO – Karl McDonnell

Strayer University CEO, Karl McDonnell

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItKarl McDonnell has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Strayer Education, Inc. since 2013. We chatted with him about his role, background, and advice to young students and leaders. Tel...

What it Really Takes to Succeed

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItThe modern marketplace demands that people possess a wide range of skills. But what core qualities are truly essential to career advancement, regardless of industry or job? The answer could fill...

Work & Life: Finding the Balance

Work & Life Balance

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItIn a world where we’re connected 24/7 to work and school, balance can seem impossible. When you’re trying to juggle priorities at work and school assignments due weekly, all while managing y...

5 Ways Strayer Helps Make Your Education Possible

5 Ways Strayer Helps Make Your Education Possible

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWe get it. You want to do it, but finding the time is hard. You’ve got your job, maybe even kids, friends, a home, responsibilities—sometimes, all you want to do is absolutely nothing for ju...

4 Tips to Master Your Work/Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItHow can you make 2016 your Ideal Year? Let’s start with an important priority: work/life balance. Strayer University’s director of Washington, D.C. area campuses, Edmund Breitling, knows...

Make This Year Your IDEAL Year

Make 2016 Your Ideal Year

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItFollowing the warmth and celebration of the holidays, now’s the season for refocusing and restarting. Resolutions are an important strategy for growing and changing in the new year, but don’...

Honor Roll: Zelma

Honor Roll: Zelma

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItGrowing up in rural Mississippi meant a lot of hardships for Zelma, but most disappointing was the fact that she was forbidden to go to college. Not one to be limited by circumstance, though, Ze...

Honor Roll: Jen

Honor Roll - Jen

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItSometimes the smallest people push us to do the biggest things. That was the case with Jen when her son’s teacher told her something so surprising, it propelled her to discover her own potenti...

Irving on the Road: Fiesta San Antonio

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin It“Show us your boots!” … not something you hear every day unless you’re down south at the Fiesta San Antonio. I was lucky enough to recently get a front row spot at the Fiesta Flambeau an...

Irving on the Road: Irving and the Jets

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWings Over South Texas was an incredible showing of speed and exhilaration.  The sky was filled with streaks and swirls as jets of all shapes and sizes showed off their skills. The Blue Angels ...

Irving on the Road: ROAD TRIP!

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWhile everyone else was shivering away this winter, I’ve been spending most of my time in sunny Florida working on my tan.  I look fantastic, I must say! While I’ll miss the awesome weather...

Irving on the Road: Life as a Celebrity

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin It  My racing days may be over, but my fame hasn’t lost its luster. I have a shiny new suit, red and sleek, and not to brag, but I’m kind of a big deal. After being asked by Strayer Unive...

Irving on the Road: Music Madness

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItListening to the roar of other cars engines fading behind me has always been music to my ears! With all my recent travels though, I’m learning to appreciate more traditional sounds. Over the p...

7 Tips to Being a Successful Student

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItSo you’ve been accepted, gotten your transfer credits in and are kicking your feet up relaxing before the deadline to enroll. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Not If you want to be successful. ...

6 Inspirational Success Quotes to Reach Your Highest Goals

Strayer graduation

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItThe big day is almost here! Congratulations soon-to-be graduates! We’ve compiled six of our favorite success quotes to inspire you on to reaching your highest goals. May you head out in the bu...

Tips for Forgetting Procrastination & Staying Motivated

Tips for forgetting procrastination and staying motivated

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWhether you’re excitedly continuing on, or beginning to feel the exhaustion of many sleepless nights – this can often be the point where you begin to feel the momentum from the beginning of ...

8 Quotes About Failure That Will Keep You Inspired to Succeed

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWant to know what the most successful people have in common? They have failed over and over again, but they never let it stop them. Failure is an important aspect to success because it often tak...

With a Growth Mindset, You Really Can Accomplish Anything

Strayer Growth Mindset

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItMany people think the difference between success and failure is a combination of natural talent, luck and resources. However, experts say that is far from the truth. “Gone are the days when yo...

5 Pieces of Advice from an Admissions Officer

Strayer Admissions Officer Lindsay King

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItAn Admissions Officer is typically your first point of contact at Strayer University. As such, they set the tone for your Strayer experience, and are your introduction to the university’s facu...

Every Degree Has a Story – Tom

Tom, a Strayer Student

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItTom is Becoming his Own Boss with Strayer’s Help Strayer caters to the unconventional. We love students that have a lifetime of experience, but have a hunger to learn more. Our Honor Roll stud...

Every Degree Has a Story – Zelma

Zelma

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItStrayer University Gave Zelma a Second Chance to be a “First Generation” Graduate At Strayer, we have unconventional students with as varied backgrounds as our degree and certificate program...

Why Fall is the Perfect Time to Set New Goals

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin It“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.” – Orison Swett Marden I know w...

Pledge Your Possible

Pledge for Possible

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItEver notice that by putting something in writing and sharing it with others acts as motivation to get it done? It’s not just a myth. Sign the Pledge for Possible, share it with a friend, and c...

5 Amazing Reasons Students Decide to Go Back to School

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWhether you’re headed back to school or starting your education for the first time, there are many reasons students decide to take the first step. 1. Take Charge of Your Future You’ve always...

Kids See Proof That Anything Is Possible

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPin ItWe all have dreams of what we want to be or accomplish when we’re a kid – an astronaut, actor, teacher or preservationist. Looking back on it, with education and hard work, all of our childh...