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How to Stay Motivated as an Online Student

Let’s face it, it can be difficult at times to stay motivated as an online student. Between balancing full-time work, military service, parenthood, and all your other obligations, online college can be tough. While you should be proud of yourself for taking on this major commitment, it’s ok to take a moment to refocus when things are challenging. Here are ... Read MoreRead More

Military Student Support at Granite State College

Granite State College has a proud history of helping military and veteran students succeed. Our team of dedicated professionals supports you through each step, beginning with your application and continuing after your graduation. We’re here to help you balance the demands of earning your degree with military service and everyday life. We sat down with one of our military-focused academic ... Read MoreRead More

Why Military Students Choose Online College

There are many reasons why military students choose online college. Whether you plan to pursue a long-term career in the military or you are transitioning to a corporate or nonprofit civilian workforce, completing your degree online will help you develop the skills needed to succeed. As a servicemember, you receive significant education benefits that can cover up to 100% of ... Read MoreRead More

7 Reasons to Earn a Business Degree

Did you know a business degree is the most popular type of degree in the U.S., accounting for 19 percent of college graduates in the country? Business degrees are popular because they prepare students with the skills and credentials to jumpstart a successful career. Whether you enroll at a traditional four-year campus or in an online business degree program, an ... Read MoreRead More

How Military Service Prepared Courtney for College

Following high school, Courtney Rorick enrolled at a traditional four-year college but soon discovered that wasn’t the right path for her. The success she had as a driven high school student, where the class schedule and sports activities instilled discipline, didn’t translate to her college environment. Coming from a military family – her dad is a Marine veteran, stepdad an ... Read MoreRead More

How Online College Prepares You for Remote Work

If you’re like many in today’s workforce, you may be thinking about pursuing a career that offers remote work opportunities. In recent years, remote work has become increasingly common, with more employees seeking out remote jobs. In fact, 40 percent of employers now offer at least some remote work, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And Forbes reports that ... Read MoreRead More

Student Loan Forgiveness Plan FAQ

On August 24, 2022 the Biden Administration announced a plan to implement widespread student loan forgiveness for millions of borrowers throughout the United States. Following this announcement, many borrowers may have questions about the details and when they’ll go into effect. We have compiled an FAQ to help you navigate the significant changes implemented by this plan and how they ... Read MoreRead More

Military Student Transfer Credit Guide

As a military servicemember or veteran, there are multiple ways to maximize your college transfer credit. Taking advantage of these options will help you complete your degree faster and with less coursework. Request Your Transcript The first thing you should do when applying to programs is request a copy of your military experience transcript. This transcript will include college credit ... Read MoreRead More

Using Transfer Credit at Granite State College

When you’re ready to finish your degree, one of the first things you’ll want to know is how you can apply your prior college experience, professional credentials, and military training to your degree program. When it comes to accepting transfer credit, not all colleges are created equally. Some colleges may make you retake a course, even if you successfully completed ... Read MoreRead More

How To Advance Your Career with an Online Human Services Degree

If you’re a busy adult looking to advance your career while making a positive impact on your community, an online human services degree program may be the right fit for you. Human services professionals help adults, children, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities benefit from services and programs that can improve their lives. Whether you work in human services and ... Read MoreRead More

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