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Ideal Year: Career Readiness

Career Readiness with Mary Carr

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Work-Life Balance

4 Tips to Master Your Work/Life Balance

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Ideal Year: Giving Back

Giving Back in 2016

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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

Desk supplies

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...

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...

4 Ways an Online Education Saves You Money & Time

Online Education Saves Time & Money

Here 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. Not physically, at least. You...

Debunking Online MBA Myths

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Think online degrees are too expensive? Too time-consuming? Too inconvenient? We’ve put together this handy infographic giving you the lowdown on online programs. From financial stats to real students’ opinions, we’re debunk...

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

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If 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 are an abundance of advantages of pursuing th...

Crossing the Finish Line: 8 Tips on Preparing for Graduation

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Congratulations! You’ve almost made it to graduation: the end of one chapter of your journey to success and the beginning of the next. Strayer University is honored to have been a part of that journey and we want to ensure that ...

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...

Add/Drop Time: How to Craft Your Course Load

Add Drop Time- Crafting your Course Load

Sometimes 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 credit hours and the requirements ...

The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

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Being 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 wrong ones is too. Thus, we offer ...

Is a Business Degree Worth it?

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The 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 administration receiving eithe...

Getting a Second Bachelor’s Degree: The Smart Move

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More 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 consider diversifying your skills wit...

Blackboard Mobile Application For Strayer University

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A 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 application enhances online classes...

Eight Smart Ways to Pay for College

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Struggling 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 gifts given to individuals pu...

6 Student Benefits You May Be Eligible For

Student Benefits

You 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, however, is that merchants an...

Non-Traditional Student Scholarships

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Going 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. That’s especially true for n...

5 Ways to Pay For Your College Education

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The 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’ve calculated the costs of t...

How To Pay For Your Degree With Scholarships And Grants

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If 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 up paying much less of their ...

Non-Traditional Student Scholarships

online college

Going 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. That’s especially true for n...

Career Readiness with Mary Carr

Ideal Year: Career Readiness

Preparing 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 identifying, cultivating and ...

5 Things a Successful Person Should Always Have in Their Bag

Desk supplies

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...

RN to BSN Completion Program

BSN Program

We 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, but still focus on what matters ...

7 Steps to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Steps to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Did 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 to formal work experience? We p...

How to Write a Successful Cover Letter

Cover Letter Writing

The job hunting process is daunting for everyone. Combing through job boards, networking, updating your resume, preparing to answer interview questions—all of it can be an intense process. But the most difficult part is crafting...

9 Ways to Enhance Your Soft Skills

Softer Skills

It might be your hard skills that get you the interview, but it’s the soft skills that bring you success in your career. Soft skills are your personal capabilities that determine how well you work with others, job performance, c...

Meet our CEO – Karl McDonnell

Strayer University CEO, Karl McDonnell

Karl 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 your role here at Strayer. Wha...

What it Really Takes to Succeed

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The 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 book and it has, thousands of tim...

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. ...

4 Tips to Master Your Work/Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

How 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 thing or two about managing both ...

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...

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

Maintaining Friendships

Work, 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 addition to your life for the...

Q & A Catch up With Strayer Alum, Vincent Ellis White

Strayer University recently had the opportunity to connect with Vincent Ellis White, 2010 Master of Education graduate from Strayer University to learn more about his journey to success. Vincent Ellis White, now published author ...

Irving on the Road: Fiesta San Antonio

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“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 Battle of the Flower Parades! ...

Irving on the Road: Irving and the Jets

Irving

Wings 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 have nerves of steel because th...

Irving on the Road: ROAD TRIP!

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While 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 it’s time for a ROAD TRIP to...

Irving on the Road: Life as a Celebrity

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  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 to go on tour, I had to weigh ...

Irving on the Road: Music Madness

Irving Music

Listening 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 few months, I have had some of t...

Thank You For Helping Us Readdress Success

Very-New-Dress-For-Success-Large

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...

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...

More Than Meets the Eye: Dave

More Than Meets the Eye: Dave

Can 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 Dave. Dave has wanted to run h...

More Than Meets The Eye: Simone

More than meets the eye: Simone

“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 examine all of the facets of the...

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

How do YOU Define Success

How 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 visions of success; last month we ...

The Success Series Recap: Education [VIDEO]

Success Series Education

We 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 this past August, it was with th...

Reflecting on Success: Strayer University & SoulPancake Montage

Success Series Compilation

We 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 going. Our Success Series videos a...

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

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In “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 goals and aspirations is an in...

What is your one ingredient for success? #StrayerSuccess

#StrayerSuccess

Take 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 using #StrayerSuccess, and watch ...

Shout Out Your Dreams and Goals! #StrayerSuccess

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If you came across a giant megaphone on the street, what dream of yours would you shout out to the world? No matter how you share your dreams with others putting your goals out into the world can be the motivation you need to go a...