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Changing Your Program: Should You Do It?

By Anna Sommer
Team Manager, Academic Advising at American Public University

Changing your degree program can be a big decision, and it’s a decision you want to get right. However, it’s not really about right and wrong; it’s about understanding how a program or a possible program change will impact you now and in the future. If you are thinking about changing your program, here are two things to consider...

Military Personnel and Veterans Need to Understand the Value of Education

So, You Want Your Bachelor’s in Psychology?

By Nora E. Reed
In Military Education, Special Student Contributor

Obtaining a degree in psychology takes a lot of hard work, reading, and memorization, but it also provides the individual a greater insight on the world and human behavior. A lot of the courses at AMU have helped me understand people better and how to handle certain situations.

Military Personnel and Veterans Need to Understand the Value of Education

Stress and the Online Student: Is Failure an Option?

By Craig Gilman
Faculty, American Military University

As a professor at American Military University teaching many servicemembers and veterans, I often encounter students who get off to a good start early in a course, but whose performance or attendance soon takes a dramatic turn for the worst. With so much at stake, why do they do this to themselves?

Military Personnel and Veterans Need to Understand the Value of Education

When Multitasking Is a Good Thing

By Peter Bregman
Contributor to Forbes

By now, we all know multitasking doesn’t work. Our brains are incapable of focusing on more than one thing at a time. We might think we’re multitasking as we scan our email while on a conference call, but we’re not. We’re actually switch-tasking—quickly shifting attention from one thing to another and then back again—diluting our focus and losing precious seconds each time we switch. Continue Reading

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