Learning From My MicroMasters Program While On-The-Go And On-The-Job: Meet Andrew

I learned about edX a few years ago after graduating from college. Even though I had my combined BBA/MBA, I was eager to keep learning, but needed a cost effective and flexible option. MOOCs were just becoming popular around this time, but I didn’t seriously consider pursuing a certificate until I began my career at […]

Soft Skills: The Powerful Skills That Will Get You A Job

One in three skills required by employers today is a soft skill. “Works well with others” may be a phrase reminiscent of your grade-school report card, but did you know it’s also an essential skill professionals need to succeed in business? Soft skills—a blend of interpersonal savvy, communication skills, and social intelligence—are in high demand […]

From Pac-Man to Pokémon Go: The Role of a Video Game Designer

We love video games because they take us out of our own reality and immerse us in an engaging experience. Whether you’re behind the scope of a rifle as you fight in an interstellar war in Halo, manage a farm and its crop development in Farmville, or strategize your gameplay in Tetris, there is a […]

Are You Due For A Redesign?

Are you due for a redesign? It’s not an overstatement to say that getting my Master’s degree online from RIT changed my life — because it did. My situation was not one that lent itself to getting a Master’s degree. I was 40 years old. I was the primary breadwinner working a full-time job. And […]

The Value Proposition of Today’s Traditional College Degree: Is it Really Worth It?
Ask yourself these 5 questions.

Technology, rising fees, student debt, lack of jobs for graduates, are undermining the perception that university is a good investment. And a great deal has been written about the value of higher education for all. So is it really worth it? Is the value of a degree worth the debt incurred and anxiety of paying […]

Ready to move forward? I’ve been in your shoes.

For every prospective online student that feels overwhelmed by having so many options to choose from, here are the three things I want you to know. First, I’ve been in your shoes. Second, I want to help get you to the right academic path. And third, investing in new skills really does propel you forward. […]