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Why a College Degree is Like the Declaration of Independence

How many of us have considered the freedom and independence that an education from Penn State affords us? A Penn State degree is like an alum’s Declaration of Independence. It symbolizes one’s victory after a battle to obtain freedom from the cultural, social, and economic restrictions inherent in the adult American experience. The question is, do…

Back In The Groove

If you’re anything like me, life does not schedule its curveballs, nor does it favor flexibility and balance over chaos and overloading. Alas! All is not lost. You knew taking online courses wouldn’t be easy, however, you also knew it would be rewarding, and entirely worth it! The summer is coming to a close and…

A Healthy Academic Diet

Your education is like food; essential for growth and success. However, you must be cautious of what you eat, because all food isn’t good for you. As such, there is such a thing as a balanced academic diet. You must be sure to take in things from all of the major food groups; math, science,…