6 Steps to Overcome Fear of Math in Online Degree Programs

Editor's note: Michael Erwin is the Dean of Curriculum and Publishing at Grantham University. Math anxiety is a very common response to taking a math course after a long break. It is a type of fear. Sometimes fear is merely the dread of some unknown that lurks out there. The anxiety, fear or blocking behavior you may have with math may not be primarily due to math, but with test taking in general. Although these reactions emerge in your math…

5 FAQs To Get Started With Your Online Degree Program

If you’re new to online degree programs, chances are you have some questions. To help you out, we’ve provided a list of some of our most frequently asked questions about getting started. 1. How much is tuition and will I have any out-of-pocket expenses? The cost for an undergraduate degree at Grantham University, for instance, is $295 per credit hour; graduate degrees are $350 per credit hour. There are scholarships available that reduce tuition to $250 per credit hour for qualified students. The…

Don’t Think An Online Degree Holds Much Value? Think Again

The bad news: The poor United States economy has bumped the unemployment rate for young adults under the age of 24 to a whopping 16.7 percent, according to a recent article in the Wall-Street Journal. For 29 of the past 32 months, that unemployment figure has hovered above 17 percent. Young adults are working at jobs in which they are overqualified, and saving money by living with their parents. Not exactly an ideal situation. The good news: The 16.7 percent unemployment figure…

Job Interview? 8 Simple Ways to Wow Employer

Preparing to make a lasting and unique impression on a job interview can cause nerves to build and stress to mount. If this sounds familiar, don’t fret, online students. There are a slew of other candidates feeling a similar amount of anxiety. It’s natural, and on the plus side, it proves you’re serious about the opportunity. Before thinking about the daunting nature of an upcoming interview, think about why the employer invited you back in the first place. There’s a…