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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...

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding

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?

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding

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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