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What is Online Education Like at Ashworth College?

What is Online Education Like at Ashworth College?

Picture a classroom where you can arrive and leave whenever you want. When you need help, you can ask your instructor or someone who specializes in academic or career advice. Everything you learn is fine-tuned specifically to help you reach your career goals. This is what online education is like at Ashworth College. While many […]

Infographic: Do I Need a Career Change?

Are you thinking about changing careers? Consider these questions to see if it’s time for a role refresh, a skills upgrade or a complete career change.

9 Adults from Film & TV Who Go Back to College

Adults – meaning anyone over the age of 25 – are going back to college in record numbers. There are many reasons to pursue higher education: the satisfaction of completing a degree, switching careers or seeking a promotion or new job in the same field. No matter the motivating reason, it can be nice to […]

Video: Going Back to School? Start Here

Are you over 25 and thinking about going back to school? You’re not alone. According to the National Center for Education Statistics nearly half of all college students are over the age of 25. Still it can be hard to figure out where to start, but watching this video can help. Ready to earn your degree […]

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What to Expect from Online Education

Nowadays, pursuing a quality education can take many forms. Advancements in technology enable more ways to pursue a college degree than ever before. In fact, according to this 2017 report from Digital Learning Compass, over six million people are now enrolled in distance learning – that’s more than one in four college students! Ask yourself […]

When is the right time to go back to college

When is it the Right Time to Go Back to School?

If you’ve thought about going back to school to earn a degree, you’ve probably experienced the internal debate of “when is the right time?” This is a common obstacle for many adults. However, if the benefits of returning to school outweigh your excuses for not making the decision, it might just be your moment. Here […]

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Quiz: What Is Your Ideal Study Space?

Earning an online degree means you have the flexibility to study anywhere, anytime. However, different people perform best in different environments, and it’s important to understand what helps and hurts your productivity. Answer the questions below to see which study environment is right for you.   1. How does outside noise affect your focus? A. […]

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Time Management: What to Do When You Have Too Much to Do

If you’re reading this blog, chances are you are a busy person. Between managing your career, spending time with family and friends, working on personal goals and handling other responsibilities, juggling everything can seem like a nearly impossible task at times. But you’re not alone in feeling this way. Anyone who claims to have a […]

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Boost Your Career with these Degrees from Ashworth College

You want to be successful in your career. It doesn’t matter if you are just starting to consider your career options or you have been in the same line of work for decades, everyone wants the opportunity to achieve their career goals. A strong educational foundation is part of building that success so often when […]

What Does “Affordability” Mean at Ashworth College?

Paying for your education shouldn’t be a burden. If you’re dedicated to achieving your academic and career goals, you should be able to acquire the high-quality education you deserve at an affordable cost. This idea is what drives Ashworth College and the programs it provides. We pride ourselves on being among the most affordable online […]

Video: How Common is Online Learning?

Online education has grown significantly in recent years, making it a viable alternative to attending a brick-and-mortar school. This has made earning a degree more accessible to contemporary students who may not be able to attend a “traditional” college. Learn more about online education in the video below. Interested in earning your degree online? Explore […]

Back to School: Tips for Parent Students

As a parent, the idea of going back to school to earn a degree may feel daunting. Luckily, the continued growth of online education options has made it more manageable for adults with busy schedules to pursue their education and career goals. But, in order to manage work, family, and other responsibilities, it’s important to […]

Video: How to Save Money for College

Thinking about going back to school to start a new career or enhance your skills in your existing field? Before you enroll, it’s important to think about the costs associated with earning an online degree and to make a plan on how you will pay for your program. Here are a few tips on how […]

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Four Productivity Apps for Online Students

Earning your degree online gives you the flexibility to complete coursework anytime, anywhere and at your own pace. But this flexibility can also create a challenge: to stay on track and get things done, you need to stay motivated and hold yourself accountable. Luckily, there’s an app for that. In fact, there are thousands of […]

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What Kind of Education Do I Need?

If you’re looking to improve your skills for a current job, qualify for advancement, or prepare for a new career, going back to school may be necessary—approximately 33 percent of jobs require some level of post-secondary education, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). But beyond the decision to continue your education, there […]

Online Certificate Programs

Video: 5 Career Certificates Programs that can Lead to a Career

Making the decision to pursue a new career can be exciting, but there are a lot of things to consider. Earning a two- or four-year degree might not be right for everyone. But did you know there are many careers that don’t require an associate or bachelor’s degree to get started? Here are five certificate […]

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Video: How to Achieve Work-School-Life Balance

Some say the secret to a happy life is finding balance. But, most of us know it’s not that simple. From work and school, to family and your personal life, balancing everything can sometimes feel impossible. But it can be done! Here are some tips for setting achievable goals to maintain work-school-life balance.  

How to conquer your fear

How to Conquer A Fear of Going Back to School

Going back to school is a big step. Anyone considering it might have some questions. Thinking through these questions on your own, with family or with the help of friends can support you in deciding whether or not going back to school is right for you. Here’s how you can address four common questions that may cause […]

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Five Pieces of Advice to Be Successful at Ashworth College Online

Ashworth College offers online programs that grant students the flexibility to complete coursework on their own schedule. This model makes earning a degree more accessible to a lot of people, including individuals who work full time, have a family, or are busy with other obligations that prevent them from attending a traditional college. But online […]

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Why College Accreditation Matters

Students enroll in college with the understanding that their institution is reputable and their degree will carry weight upon graduating. That’s why prospective students (and even current students, if unsure) should verify that their college of choice is accredited by a recognized agency. But it’s just as important to understand what it means to be […]