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Life Balance: Find Time to Earn your Degree

It's hard enough to balance family and career. Now add going to school and you have a real juggling act. But today, many adults and continuing students are finding a way to accomplish everything they want with online learning.

Adults are returning to school in great numbers to earn their degree, finish their degree, or further their education. The advent of online learning is making education available to these students on a schedule that is more convenient. According to a study by the

When you study online, you have access to your course work and lectures 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This way you can attend class while the kids are napping or at school " or even while they are under foot.

Before signing up for an online course or program, however, it's important to know what skills you need before beginning. You also need to know what type of course delivery format will work best for you.

With basic computer skills and an Internet connection, you can earn your degree or even just take a class for fun. You should be able to comfortably send and receive email, send and receive email file attachments, browse and search the Internet.

You now have a better chance of finding the time to go to school with online learning. without taking time away from your family or career.

According to a USA Today report, about 3.2 million students nationwide took an online course during the fall semester. This number is projected to rise over 30% every year.


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