Don’t Overlook Tuition Reimbursement

Paying for college is one of the biggest obstacles for many students, but many programs exist to help with the cost. You probably already know about scholarships and loans, but if you’re pursuing a degree while also working a full-time job, you may have another avenue open to you – employer tuition reimbursement. Students are often unaware of this valuable benefit, but according to a 2018 survey, more than 90% of U.S. employers offer some type of tuition assistance. Tuition…

Learn to overcome. Stay positive and keep going. (Student Interview)

‘It’s not in how a man falls. It’s in how he gets up.’ 80-year-old student offers encouragement to persist, even when challenged the most. Spend just a few minutes talking with Joan Zeigler, and you’ll soon realize exactly why she is a source of inspiration to so many. Active in her Greensboro, N.C., community, Joan teaches Sunday school, plays three instruments as a church musician, and is a full-time care taker for her son, who is paralyzed on one side,…

How To Craft Your Work History (Podcast)

At Grantham University, we believe your education doesn’t have to stop with your degree. That’s why we offer online help for the job-hunting process—from interview prep to putting together the perfect resume. Recently, three of Grantham University’s Career Launch experts got together for a series of podcasts that help students and graduates reach their career goals. Here are some of the highlights of today’s podcast covering how to highlight your achievements in the work history section of your resume and…

The Power of Persistence

When you start something new, like pursuing an online degree, the first steps are exciting. You can’t wait to learn new things that will open up new opportunities. But earning your degree doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a long process that takes commitment and work. Trying to balance family, a job and classes simultaneously can be daunting. With grit, determination and the right program, however, you can reach your goal. The reward is worth it. Sometimes along the journey you need…