(Video) Recognizing Learners Wherever They Are: An Interview with Dr. Peter Smith

In January, I had the pleasure of interviewing Peter Smith, Ed.D., Orkand Chair and Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC).  We discussed his new book, Free Range Learning in the Digital Age: The Emerging Revolution in College, Career and Education. Free Range Learning covers changes in the […]

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5 Tips To Help You Choose the Best College Major for You 

Picking a college major to study is a daunting task for any college student, and even more so if you are going to or returning to college as an adult. Fortunately, you have the benefit of work experience and a higher education environment that’s ready to embrace adult learners as the “new traditional” student, and offer […]

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Scholarship Opportunities for Women Adult Learners

It is no secret that we at Saylor Academy are passionate about educational access and college affordability. With nearly 100 full length college courses (33 of which transfer to college credit), Saylor Academy is a great option for any learner looking to START, STUDY and SAVE on a college degree today. However, our superpowers do […]

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What Does “Start, Study, Save!” Mean For You

If you are reading this blog you might know that Saylor Academy believes education should be accessible and affordable to everyone. We make this a reality by providing all our online courses for free. Furthermore, over 30 of those courses are eligible for college credit. Saylor Academy is a non-profit organization and not an accredited […]

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Saylor Academy Attends the 2018 National HBCU Week Conference

In September, Saylor Academy had the pleasure of attending the 2018 National HBCU Week Conference. This year’s theme and focus was HBCU Competitiveness: Aligning Institutional Missions with America’s Priorities. For three days, administrators, faculty and students alike from various Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the nation gathered together to learn about the many academic […]

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Saylor Academy Partners with gethiredmiami, Inc. to Offer Skill Development and Resume Building to Miami’s Underserved

Saylor Academy is very pleased to announce a new partnership with gethiredmiami, Inc. to provide free professional and skill development opportunities for Miami, FL residents seeking employment. Under this partnership, a growing list of Miami organizations and their members will be able to use Saylor Academy courses to build skills and a portfolio to enhance […]

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Jennifer Cook-DeRosa’s Mission to Help Homeschooling Parents

In Jennifer Cook-DeRosa’s book, Homeschooling for College Credit, she shares her experiences in homeschooling and how to find/use resources, such as Saylor Academy’s free online courses. Jennifer Cook-DeRosa also created the Facebook group, Homeschooling for College Credit, where she has a grown a community of parents, but before that she started as a chef. She […]

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“Curling Hair” to Curbing Cyberattacks: Laticia Carrow’s Learning and Career Journey

Are you choosing a career, or looking for a career change?  The average person will change jobs about 11 times over a lifetime, however, changing your industry can feel as if it is a more serious endeavor than simply switching companies. Making a career change can be daunting, particularly as you try to determine what […]

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