Tips for Saving Money While in School

If you’re like many working adults, single moms or military personnel considering their next professional step through higher education, you may be understandably concerned about costs. You might ask, “How will I pay for school? Do I qualify for financial aid or scholarships? How else can I save money while in school?” These are important questions — all of which can be resolved with smart planning and a few simple tips. First of all, there is good news. You can…Read +

10 Self-Care Tips to Reduce Stress and Improve Positivity

Here’s a scary statistic: 61 percent of college students seeking counseling report having anxiety, while 49 percent report depression. Especially for students who are balancing a full-time job, are busy parents (or both!) … stress levels can rise fast and often. Now here’s the good news: Everything you need to combat stress is already within you and within your reach. Take a deep breath and read on for self-care tips to help you reduce stress and improve your positivity. Prioritize.…Read +

Top 5 Benefits of Earning Your Degree Online at Grantham

With more than 6.3 million students taking classes online in the United States, according to this usnews.com report, online education is quickly becoming more than just an acceptable way of learning — it’s becoming preferred. Today’s traditional universities weren’t designed to serve non-traditional students. They lack flexibility in scheduling, offering certain courses only during the day when prospective adult learners are typically at work. These universities also provide limited personal attention. Lecture halls packed to the brim with hundreds of…Read +

Lalita Brown: One Student’s Journey to Online Education

Have you considered going back to school, but haven’t taken the next step because of fear — fear of failing, of balancing your obligations, of affording higher education? Grantham University student Lalita Brown proves you can be a successful adult learner, without sacrificing your other responsibilities. Lalita started at Grantham in 2014, with no transfer credits, a full-time job and a teenage daughter to take care of by herself. Because of her unwavering determination, Lalita finished her associate degree, and…Read +