Online Learning Tips, Strategies & Advice

Online learning has many benefits, including flexibility needed to earn a degree while balancing your education with work and family responsibilities. It also comes with its own set of unique challenges, however. We’ve gathered some of the best articles, tips, and advice to help you successfully earn your degree online and further your career.

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February 4, 2019

8 Strategies for Getting the Most out of an Online Class

Online learning provides unique benefits and challenges. Embrace these strategies to get the most value out of your next online class.

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November 7, 2018

Finding the Right Online Graduate Program for You

Learn what to expect from an online graduate degree program and strategies you can use to make the most of your experience.

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June 18, 2018

How an Online Education Can Advance Your Career

Have you considered going back to school, but don't know if you can commit to in-person classes? An online education could be just the right fit.

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April 10, 2018

7 Tips for Networking in an Online Degree Program

Networking in grad school is critical to career growth, but can it be done in an online degree program?

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October 18, 2017

6 Time Management Tips for Online Students

Here are the time management tips you need to be more productive as an online student.

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August 1, 2017

What It’s Like to Be in an Online EdD Program

Vasiliki Goudanas Mavroudhis, a recent graduate of Northeastern’s EdD program, shares her experience of learning online.

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July 26, 2017

7 Advantages to Earning Your Master's Degree Online

Are you considering earning your master’s online? Here’s how the decision could impact your education—and future employment.

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October 27, 2016

Why Online Learning Experience Is an Asset in Today's Virtual Workforce

The number of people who regularly work from home has grown 103 percent since 2005. How can online learning prepare you for today's virtual workforce?

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August 2, 2016

4 Questions to Ask When You're Deciding Between Online and On-Campus Courses

You've started to compare graduate programs, but have noticed some are offered online, on campus, or even in a hybrid of the two. What factors should you consider when choosing between online and on-campus courses?

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June 29, 2016

How to Be a Successful Online Learner

Are you interested in pursuing an online education, but not sure what to expect or how to succeed? Northeastern Senior Instructional Designer Melanie Kasparian highlights the qualities of successful online learners.

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