Ultimate Guide: Applying to Online Colleges for First-Time Students
If you're fresh out of high school or never applied to college before, here's everything you should know about the college application process, how to pick a college, and more.
Planning for a Strong Start at Your Online College
Getting a strong start at your online college can lead to long-term success in your online program. Here are our tips for starting online college on the right foot.
How to Change Careers: Ways Online Colleges Can Help
Stuck in your current job? Change careers by taking a degree program, a certificate program or continuing education courses through an online college.
Online College and Career Advancement
People who want a career change — which involves transitioning into positions that require a major shift in job duties -- can also reach their goals by attending online colleges. For more information about this process, and the role that online schools can play in making the transition to a new career, log on to our "Career Changing" article here.
Seven College Mistakes to Avoid
Want to know the secret to college success? Find out about the seven biggest college mistakes that students make, and how to avoid them.
Online Students and Cyberbullying: Recognizing, Understanding and Overcoming It
Sadly, education is not the only thing that has moved online. We cover how to identify and combat cyberbullying aimed at you and your loved ones.
Ultimate Guide to Transferring Credits at an Online College
Transferring credits to online colleges can be confusing for many. Find some answers and some peace of mind with our guide at OnlineColleges.com.
Ultimate Guide: Applying to Online Colleges for Transfer and Returning Students
If you're a transfer student or returning student/adult student, here's what you need to know about applying to college, whether it's online college or campus-based.
Ultimate Guide to the CPA Exam
Learn how to become a CPA and what you need to know about taking the CPA exam. Find CPA study resources, test prep and test-taking tips, what will be on a CPA test and more.
Ultimate Guide to the GMAT
The GMAT is an important step for business majors looking into grad school. Learn what is on the GMAT test, how to prep for the GMAT, what to expect the day of the test and more.
Ultimate Guide to the GRE
The GRE is an important step for getting into grad school. Learn how to prepare to take the GRE, with tips, free GRE prep resources, test-taking tips and what happens after GRE. We have also listed out practice resources for GRE.
Ultimate Guide to the SAT and ACT
Learn what SAT and ACT stand for, differences between the two and other details, like test costs, available prep resources, and study tips, to help you determine whether the ACT or SAT is right for you.
Online Education Glossary
What does “synchronous” mean? What about “competency-based learning,” or “gamification”? OnlineColleges is here to explain these terms and more.
Handling PhD Stress: Challenges of an Online PhD
Stress can be a major danger during a PhD program, and an online PhD program is no different. It’s important to recognize the warning signs of stress and burnout, and it’s just as important to be aware of methods that can help you deal with these obstacles.
How Credible are Online College to Employers?
If you have concerns about whether online education is going to be taken seriously by colleges and employers, we might be able to help. Join us as we explore some of the benefits, disadvantages and outright misconceptions about online colleges and their degree programs.
Is a PhD Worth the Effort?
Some people go to any lengths to earn their PhD. Others think the price – in cost, time or stress – is too high to pay. Which side are you on, and is it the side that’s best for your life? We shed some light on the pros and cons of a PhD to help you find the decision that’s right for you.
What is College Accreditation?
You may have heard the term “accredited college” before. But what does it actually mean, and is it really that important? The short answer is: yes. We discuss what accreditation means, the various forms it can take and how to tell if your school has earned it in this article.
Top 10 Questions Every Student Should Ask Their Admissions Advisor
Applying to college can be nerve-wracking. One thing that can prove surprisingly helpful is scheduling an appointment with your college-to-be's admissions counselor. Here are 10 questions you should ask any admissions advisor that might help take the pressure off.
Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Academic Advisor
Your academic advisor can help you succeed in school, but it helps to know what to ask. Here are our top 10 questions to ask your academic advisor.
Online College Pacing & You: How to Graduate on Your Own Timeline
With students in charge of their own progress, self-paced online programs can be a great option for non-traditional students.
Online College Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities
Learn about the most common accommodations for online college students with learning disabilities and how to quality.