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Technology Issues Add to College Stress — Surprised?
November 7th, 2012

Halloween has passed, but here’s a horror story college students often face: The paper or project that you’ve spend hours on suddenly disappears from your computer screen. You immediately try to bring it back, trying hard to resist throwing your laptop across the room.


College Admissions in the Facebook Age
October 23rd, 2012

college admissions in the facebook ageSchools are using social media more often these days to get the word out about why their colleges and universities stand out and to connect alumni with prospective students. They’re no longer scared of social media, but embracing everything it has to offer, especially in promoting their programs to students like you.


Penn Foster President Bikes to Talk About Education
October 9th, 2012

If you were in the Northeast this past week, you may have seen Penn Foster President Joe Gagnon biking across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, talking to students on his breaks.

As part of Penn Foster’s Choose to Be More Tour, Gagnon rode 100 miles each day, from Thursday through Saturday, stopping for town hall meetings with students in six cities.


Colleges Using Social Media to Improve Education
September 26th, 2012

colleges using social media to enhance learningSocial media is changing the way we learn in college, and online students are at the forefront of these changes.