Student Life articles

This section of Phoenix Forward is all about helping you find the perfect work-life balance as you juggle life’s many priorities as a student. You’ll find tips on time management and studying efficiently, as well as how to find the support you need while you’re working to reach your goals.

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Want to be a better studier? Check out these tips

Did you know that the amount of water you drink can affect your concentration? Or that reading your coursework aloud can make a difference in how well you grasp the material?

Employing these and other surprising tips, along with some creativity, can ...

Setting goals

Why set goals?

If you want to accomplish as much as possible — both personally and professionally — you must commit to a solid plan, ...


Want to network with fellow students and alumni?

University of Phoenix and its vast online presence connect thousands of students from every corner of life at any given time — ...

Be a better writer

8 tips to help you be a better writer

Writing well is one of the most useful and important skills a student can acquire, says Vita Alligood, JD, an online ...

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Student tools

5 student services that can help you succeed

University of Phoenix students are diverse, with a wide range of academic, ...

Certificate programs

5 things to know about certificate programs

People who are successful in one career and those who change careers often have ...

Obstacles in life

5 ways to be prepared for life’s obstacles

When you’re juggling work, school and your personal life, planning for ...

Ways to gain confidence

7 simple ways to build your confidence

Are you shy or easily embarrassed? Does an upcoming job interview or networking ...

Connect to other students

5 ways to connect with fellow students

Just because you aren’t in a college classroom every day doesn’t mean there ...

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