Archive for March, 2014


Spring Clean Your Workspace!

Though online education allows you to be mobile, it helps to have a designated workspace to keep yourself organized. After a long winter, spring is a great time to clean out clutter and straighten up so you can focus on success in the months ahead. This article from Forbes shares some great tips—with pictures!

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TED Talks on Education

As the popularity and prevalence of online courses increase, we are constantly learning and shifting our viewpoints on education in general. Below are several TED talks on education that will spark your brain. Try one of these instead of Facebook on your next procrastination break!

Anat Agarwal: Why massive open online courses (still) matter

Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to sucess? Grit!

Stuart Firestein: The pursuit of Ignorance

Jack Choi: On the virtual dissection table

Daphne Koller: What we’re learning from online education

Bonus: This TED Playlist features several videos on Re-Imagining School.

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Tips for Succeeding in Online Courses

Online classes offer many benefits—the flexible format, for one, allows students to fit higher education into their busier lives. However, like any kind of class, there are some ways to enhance the experience and performance. This post from Money Talks shares some simple strategies for succeeding in online courses.

Even though we’ve only just sprung ahead into Daylight Savings Time, it’s not too early to start thinking ahead to summer and fall courses. Visit the College of Westchester online to explore our educational programs.

If you read the news about job outlook for Millennials (those born between the early 1980’s and the early 2000’s), things can sound pretty bleak. Forbes magazine recently published 10 steps Millenials can take to better prepare themselves for the job market.

A solid education provides an important leg up in preparing for the work field. Visit the College of Westchester online to explore our degree programs and course offerings.