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5 Tips for Managing Stress as an Online Student

October 25, 2019

Stress is something people young and old deal with every day. The responsibilities of adults just seem to pile up, especially those returning to school to earn their degree online. It’s a challenge …

5 Common Mistakes Online Learners Make and How to Avoid Them

October 7, 2019

Are you thinking about enrolling in school to finish that degree that life just hasn’t made room for? Online programs are making it more manageable than ever for working adults to work on their degr…

Tips for Networking

September 18, 2019

You’ve probably heard the phrase “It’s not what you know, but who you know” when it comes to getting that perfect job. And the more professional experience you gain, the more you might have re…

Signs it’s time to finish your college degree

September 5, 2019

You started your college education and then life just got in the way. Between work, marriage, and keeping up with the kids, you haven’t been able to find enough time or reason to complete your colle…

Southwestern College Ranks Third Among Kansas Colleges for Average Median Salary of Grads

August 28, 2019

Wichita, Kansas – Southwestern College ranks third among Kansas institutions for median salary of their graduates according to the College Score Card, managed by the U.S. Department of Education…

How to Earn Your Degree Faster

August 26, 2019

Between work, family, and life, adults today are stretched thin. So when it comes to heading back to school to complete their college educations, time is of the essence. While it does take time to ear…

Moundbuilder Named Nursing Honor Society Scholarship Winner

August 23, 2019

Torben Dalstra Wichita, Kansas – Southwestern College RN to BSN student Torben Dalstra has been awarded the Sigma Epsilon Gamma at-Large Chapter Nursing Student Leadership Scholarship. Da…

Why earn an online certificate?

August 13, 2019

Online certificates have gained in popularity over the years. And considering they require less time to completion and focus on a specific area of study rather than include general education courses, …

The Benefits of Earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

August 2, 2019

Does earning a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice really matter when it comes to a career? Does it really create more job variety, earning potential, or advancement opportunities? The short answe…

How to Write a Great Resume

July 23, 2019

When it comes to your resume, you have just a few seconds to make an impression with a potential employer. Therefore, it’s important that you follow a few simple guidelines so you don’t get passed…

Are accelerated online courses right for me?

July 15, 2019

Online degree programs have caught on in recent years. As working adults with families look to return to school, their flexibility makes them an attractive option. They are in fact extremely convenien…

National vs. Regional Accreditation – Why it Matters

June 14, 2019

Nationally or regionally accredited. You see those words often in college advertisements and materials. What is accreditation? You may not have given much thought, but whether colleges are accredited …

What to look for when choosing an online degree

June 14, 2019

With all the advancements in technology, online college program offerings have grown in numbers over the years. But with so many different programs available today, how do you choose which college or …

What a Military Spouse Should Consider Before Enrolling in College

June 10, 2019

You’ve put your career and dreams on hold while supporting your spouse serving in the military. But now you are thinking about getting back on the road toward completing your degree. You want to go …

4 Ways to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence

May 29, 2019

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is defined as the ability to be aware of, express, and control one’s emotions and the ability to be empathetic toward others. Those who have a higher EQ tend to be higher…

How to Make College More Affordable

May 21, 2019

Face it, college is expensive. It costs tens of thousands of dollars to attend and years to complete a degree. But if completing your college education is something you have set your sights on, you sh…

5 Ways to Feel Connected to Your College While Taking Classes Online

May 3, 2019

Heading back to school can be an exciting – and uncertain – time for you as a student. Many learners might be wondering what the campus culture will be like, what kinds of activities they might be…

The Dos and Don’ts of Recommendation Letters

April 11, 2019

Recommendation letters are something you will likely find yourself needing at some point in your career – whether they be for professional or academic purposes. While they can be stressful to solici…

Foundational Skills for Online Class Preparation

April 1, 2019

Heading back to school online can leave some feeling anxious that they aren’t tech savvy enough to be successful. In reality, though, taking online classes doesn’t mean you have to be a computer w…

5 Degrees with Career Versatility

March 20, 2019

Are you contemplating going back to school to advance your career but not sure which degree to choose? There are a variety of careers you can earn that will give you an open door to professional flexi…

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