Thank You For Helping Us Readdress Success

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100,000 signatures. $50,000 to Dress for Success. One HUGE movement. We’re delighted by all of the support for changing the definition of success–shifting it from focusing on wealth and fame to more meaningful aspects that...

Make This Year Your IDEAL Year

Ideal Year

Following 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’t let them slip through the cracks. ...

Honor Roll: Tom

Honor Roll: Tom

With 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, he discovered a passion in a highly...

Honor Roll: Zelma

Honor Roll: Zelma

Growing 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, Zelma and her sister started a compute...

Honor Roll: Jen

Honor Roll - Jen

Sometimes 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 potential at Strayer. Watch her amazing sto...

5 Things a Successful Person Should Always Have in Their Bag

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If 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 success, you may be missing some key ite...

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

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

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInThe 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 goals were...

Why You Should Get an MBA

Why You Should Get an MBA

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInIt’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, your l...

4 Things You Need to Know About Accreditation

4 Things You Need to Know About Accreditation

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInThinking 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 “Accreditation.”...

Honor Roll: Tom

Honor Roll: Tom

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWith 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, he di...

Honor Roll: Zelma

Honor Roll: Zelma

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInGrowing 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, Zelma an...

4 Ways an Online Education Saves You Money & Time

Online Education Saves Time & Money

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInHere are some of the many ways an online education benefits your wallet and your calendar. Transportation The main benefit of online classes are the fact that you don’t have to actually be in class....

Honor Roll: Tom

Honor Roll: Tom

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWith 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, he di...

Add/Drop Time: How to Craft Your Course Load

Add Drop Time- Crafting your Course Load

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInSometimes 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 as cred...

The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInBeing 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 – the wron...

Is a Business Degree Worth it?

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInThe 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 business ...

Getting a Second Bachelor’s Degree: The Smart Move

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInMore 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 conside...

Blackboard Mobile Application For Strayer University

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInA 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 appli...

Eight Smart Ways to Pay for College

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInStruggling 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 monetary...

6 Student Benefits You May Be Eligible For

Student Benefits

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInYou 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 knows,...

Non-Traditional Student Scholarships

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInGoing 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 college. ...

5 Ways to Pay For Your College Education

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInThe 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. Once you...

How To Pay For Your Degree With Scholarships And Grants

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInIf 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’d wind...

Non-Traditional Student Scholarships

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInGoing 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 college. ...

Overcoming your glass ceiling is possible.

Carolin Burger Strayer University Graduate

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWhen 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. While...

The Importance of Mentors with Dr. Nicole Morris

The Importance of Mentors with Dr. Nicole Morris

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInGreat 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 by prov...

Career Readiness with Mary Carr

Ideal Year: Career Readiness

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInPreparing 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 companies on...

5 Things a Successful Person Should Always Have in Their Bag

Desk supplies

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInIf 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 success, y...

RN to BSN Completion Program

BSN Program

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWe 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 school, bu...

7 Steps to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Steps to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInDid you know that a LinkedIn profile could result in 14 times more views when featuring a photo? Or that 42% of hiring managers surveyed by LinkedIn said they view volunteer experience as equivalent t...

Meet our CEO – Karl McDonnell

Strayer University CEO, Karl McDonnell

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInKarl McDonnell has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Strayer University since 2013. We chatted with him about his role, background, and advice to young students and leaders. Tell me about ...

What it Really Takes to Succeed

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInThe 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 a boo...

5 Ways Strayer Helps Make Your Education Possible

5 Ways Strayer Helps Make Your Education Possible

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWe 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 just one...

4 Tips to Master Your Work/Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInHow 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 a thi...

Make This Year Your IDEAL Year

Ideal Year

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInFollowing 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’t let ...

Honor Roll: Zelma

Honor Roll: Zelma

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInGrowing 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, Zelma an...

Honor Roll: Jen

Honor Roll - Jen

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInSometimes 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 potential at ...

How (And Why!) to Maintain Friendships When You Have a Busy Schedule

Maintaining Friendships

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWork, school, home life…that’s enough for even the strongest person to deal with deftly. Don’t ever forget, though, the power of friendships. Having a good network of friends is an important...

Irving on the Road: Fiesta San Antonio

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedIn“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 and the ...

Irving on the Road: Irving and the Jets

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWings 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 must h...

Irving on the Road: ROAD TRIP!

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWhile 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, now ...

Irving on the Road: Life as a Celebrity

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedIn  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 University ...

Irving on the Road: Music Madness

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInListening 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 past fe...

Thank You For Helping Us Readdress Success

Very-New-Dress-For-Success-Large

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedIn100,000 signatures. $50,000 to Dress for Success. One HUGE movement. We’re delighted by all of the support for changing the definition of success–shifting it from focusing on wealth and fame t...

Honor Roll: Tom

Honor Roll: Tom

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWith 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, he di...

Honor Roll: Zelma

Honor Roll: Zelma

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInGrowing 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, Zelma an...

Honor Roll: Jen

Honor Roll - Jen

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInSometimes 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 potential at ...

More Than Meets the Eye: Dave

More Than Meets the Eye: Dave

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInCan success start with a cheesecake? In this installment of “More than Meets the Eye,” a video-series where delving into the lives of Strayer University students, we meet chef and entrepreneur ...

More Than Meets The Eye: Simone

More than meets the eye: Simone

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedIn“Being able to accomplish all these things is the definition of success.” Welcome to our series “More than Meets the Eye,” where we delve into the lives of Strayer University students and ex...

105,000 People Asked Merriam-Webster This Question

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInDear Merriam-Webster, 105,000 people signed a petition and started a movement. People from all walks of life – CEOs, athletes, plumbers, celebrities, dancers, academics, high school dropouts, ri...

How do YOU Define Success? Strayer University & Soul Pancake Pt. 1

How do YOU Define Success

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInHow do YOU define success? Everybody has their own idea of what success means to them—how they measure their own goals and the achievements they take pride in. Strayer University celebrates all visi...

The Success Series Recap: Education [VIDEO]

Success Series Education

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWe set out to have a conversation about success. And without prompting, that chat quickly turned to education. When Strayer University announced the Success Project in partnership with Steve Harvey th...

Reflecting on Success: Strayer University & SoulPancake Montage

Success Series Compilation

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInWe asked you to call someone who inspired you. We asked you to shout out your dreams. We asked you to share a cup of success. We asked you to define success. Now we have one more request: keep it goin...

Share a Cup of Success: Strayer University & SoulPancake Pt. 4

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TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInIn “Shout it Out”, the third video of our four-part Success series with YouTube entity SoulPancake, we demonstrated the power of putting your dreams into the universe. Sharing your most ambitious ...

What is your one ingredient for success? #StrayerSuccess

#StrayerSuccess

TwitterFacebookGoogle+linkedInTake a moment out of your day, have a cup of coffee, and tell someone your story. Better yet, tell us! What is your one ingredient for success? Join the conversation Twitter, Facebook or Instagram usi...