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How to develop good study habits

High-achieving students understand that having good study habits means figuring ...

Stress-free kids

How to tell if your kids are overscheduled

Worrying about college acceptance when your child is only 8 and lining up tons ...

Learning styles

There are 7 learning styles. Which one fits you?

Everyone learns differently, says Joy V’Marie, MS, an online instructor in the ...

5 of the best apps for college students

Apps nowadays do everything from reminding you about school assignments to ...

Mother's Day

6 creative Mother’s Day gifts

Sure, taking Mom out for brunch or dinner, or bringing her flowers on Mother’s ...

5 videos offer tips on how to pay for college

When it comes to covering the cost of college tuition, you might wonder how ...

Study skills

Want to be a better studier? Check out these tips

Did you know that the amount of water you drink can affect your concentration? ...

Setting goals

Why set goals?

If you want to accomplish as much as possible — both personally and ...

PhoenixConnect

Want to network with fellow students and alumni?

University of Phoenix and its vast online presence connect thousands of students ...

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 ...

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 ...

Paying off student loans.

7 tips for paying off student loans

You’ve finished college with two things: a new degree and at least one student ...

Asking for a letter of recommendation

How to ask for a letter of recommendation

If you’re seeking a job or scholarship or hoping to move on in college to earn ...

Student organizations

5 benefits of joining student organizations

Getting good grades may be among your top educational goals, but there’s more to ...

Winning scholarships

How to improve your odds of winning scholarships

Scholarships are free money, but not easy money. Applying takes time, research ...

Money management

Post-holiday money-management tips

You’ve eaten all the holiday treats, taken down the seasonal decorations, and ...

Getting motivated

4 ways to get motivated

Like many people, you’ve probably got a long list of things you’d like to ...

Phoenix Scholarship Reward Program

University scholarship program aims to cut tuition

Looking for ways to save on college tuition? So are many of the schools you may ...

Unusual scholarships

7 unusual scholarships to help you pay for college

When it comes to financing your college education, look beyond the usual sources ...

Music while studying

Should you listen to music while studying?

You’re cramming for an exam or finishing a paper that’s due tomorrow while ...

Ways to stay motivated

5 ways to stay motivated in college

Now that you’ve gone back to school, how do you stay focused when you’ve got a ...

New online classroom

How the new online classroom can help you

University of Phoenix is upgrading its online classroom for the first time in ...

Study tips

5 study tips to make the most of your time

Your busy life means study time is limited, so why not make the most of it? ...

Time management for students

Top time-management tips for students

“It’s sometimes difficult for students [to return to school] — especially if ...

When to study

Do you know when to study?

People perform their best at certain types of tasks — from exercise to ...

Cybersecurity

5 cybersecurity mistakes you can avoid

While everyone can agree that the Internet makes life easier, it’s also full of ...

Day trips

5 great Phoenix day trips

Your family and friends have come to Phoenix for your commencement, and they ...

What to do after college

What to do after you graduate from college

Once you’ve crossed the stage, accepted your diploma and turned in your cap and ...

Graduation tips

7 graduation tips to make your day memorable

It’s your moment. After so many homework assignments, late-night study sessions ...

Learning teams develop career skills

7 career skills learning teams help you develop

What’s a surefire way to help college students gain the abilities they’ll need ...

Texting in class

Is texting in class hurting your education?

Although you may think that sending a harmless “WAYD?” (What are you doing?) ...

Options for college tuition

7 ways to reduce student loans

Like many students, you’ll likely need some financial aid to help pay for ...

Time management tips

How to choose a time-management strategy that’s right for your personality

If you expressed your feelings about time management aloud, would you be ...

Toxic friends aren’t friends at all

5 reasons to end a toxic friendship

Do you have a friend who’s toxic, and really more of a frenemy? “If someone ...

How to eat healthy on Pinterest

5 rules for healthy eating with Pinterest

When it comes to using recipes you find on Pinterest® pinboards to plan your ...

Halloween safety for kids.

How to stay safe while trick-or-treating

Carving pumpkins, buying candy and finding costumes are often the first things ...

Online education tools provide support

7 ways University of Phoenix eCampus supports online students

As a student at University of Phoenix, you have access to a variety of helpful ...

Finishing your degree can pay off

5 reasons to finish your degree

Getting an education while juggling work and family is not easy. Though you ...

Effective job-search resources

3 ways a job-skills workshop can help you

Finding a job is, well, a job in itself. You perform research on companies and ...

Customize yuor nutrition plan

5 customized diets for common health issues

Have you ever tried a new diet that offers a universal key to wellness or weight ...

Webcam spying

5 ways to protect yourself from webcam hackers

Webcams look harmless: You may not even think about that little lens atop your ...

Goby is a top iPhone app

5 apps that make summer more fun

Plenty of apps can help you make the most of the warm summer weather — whether ...

Reward yourself with ice cream

5 tips for focusing on schoolwork this summer

It’s 85 degrees, there’s a barbecue sizzling next door and you hear the ice ...

Take inexpensive mass transit for urban summer fun

5 ways to have a fuel-free vacation

With the cost of filling your vehicle's gas tank, the all-American road trip ...

Woman enjoying healthy sandwich

5 healthy lunch ideas for busy people

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but let’s not forget about ...

Blocking Facebook spam

3 ways to block Facebook® spam and other annoyances

When you're on Facebook, you'll probably encounter certain content that you'd ...

Facebook

How to set up your Facebook privacy settings

Although Facebook® is a great communication tool, you may be concerned about ...

Certificate programs help you stand out.

5 reasons to consider a certificate program

In an environment where employers can pick and choose from many well-qualified ...

Counseling Skills Centers train future mental health counselors

We all seem to have that one special friend — who won't judge us or spill our ...

Step-By-Step Math Review helps relieve math anxiety for University of Phoenix students

Have you ever studied rigorously for a math exam, only to go totally blank once ...

Earning college credits through Prior Learning Assessment

For many of us, learning doesn’t just take place in classrooms. We all have ...

How to balance work, school and having a life

For those with full-time jobs who are striving to get a degree, it can ...

5 secrets of a working student mom

The laundry keeps mounting and the floor feels a bit sticky, but that’s OK with ...

5 ways Graduation Teams support students

5 ways Graduation Teams support students

Choosing the right school just got even more important: U.S. graduation rates ...

Military trends: Distance learning gaining appeal

University of Phoenix military leaders say that more and more military students ...

5 habits of highly successful students

There’s no question that being a college student in today’s modern world of ...

5 best brain foods for study sessions

Wouldn't it be fantastic if you could eat something delicious and magically ...

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