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Secrets to Happiness in a Shaky World

It’s been a tough year. No argument there. Between Covid-19, natural disasters, job losses, the economic downturn, and civil and political unrest, it’s enough to make you take off your mask, curl into a fetal position, and wish 2020 away.

October 28, 2020

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How to Succeed in Online Classes: 7 Signs That You’re Ready

Though the online college experience might seem daunting, you are more capable than you think. These 7 signs will teach you how to succeed in online classes.

October 23, 2020

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Going Old School: How Old Is Too Old for College?

How old is too old to go to college? If you’re asking, Independence University may be for you. Discover the inviting environment of our online classes.

October 21, 2020

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How to Be a Better Test Taker

For some, tests are a simple matter of sitting down, checking the right answer, and turning it in for a good grade. For many of us, though, it’s not quite that simple. Either we’re anxious, or we’re under-prepared, or we just don’t know the best test-taking strategies. Whatever the reason for bad test performance in the past, what you need to know is that the “smart” kids don’t always have it easy, and they’re not the only ones who can ace a test. With the right preparation, some test taking tips, and a little hard work, so can you.

October 19, 2020

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Graphic Arts Jobs and the Graphic Designer Career Outlook

If you’re the kind of person who is drawn to the creative side of things, you might want to pursue a degree in graphic arts. But you probably have a few questions: where can I work as a graphic artist? What can I expect from the job market in terms of job availability? What type of degree do I need to get a job as a designer? Find out here.

October 14, 2020

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How to Make Yourself More Marketable in a Down Economy

Whether you’re a soon-to-be college graduate or you’ve been in the workforce for quite a while, the thought of an economic downturn could make you feel anxious. But fortunately for you, we’ve compiled a detailed guide on how to make yourself more marketable—even in times of economic uncertainty.

October 9, 2020