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Degree completion for adult students: Navigating the work-life balance

The path to degree completion is not always a smooth one — for college students of any age. For working adults who balance family, job, and school, that path is oftentimes interrupted by the birth of a baby, a new work schedule or increased workload, the loss of a family member, or other everyday-life stress. So is it worth it? At Peirce College we certainly think so. There are so many benefits that come with...Read More »

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Honoring military service for college credit

Continuing education has always been a key resource for both active and former U.S. service members and their families. It gives them access to increased earning potential, leverages their military experience and education, and gives them a new direction once they’ve completed their service. For service members in particular, pursuing a degree might mark the culmination of the time and effort they’ve already put into their military service. Many service members come to college with...Read More »

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Resources for Adult Learners: The Basics of Applying for Scholarships

Working adult students at Peirce College get support from the Walker Center for Academic Excellence to manage common concerns and issues important to them. Walker Center resources are designed to help you balance completing your degree while juggling the demands of work, school, and family. The following Walker Center presentation on The Basics of Applying for Scholarships will teach you how to research scholarships that match your educational level and background. Have questions? Contact the...Read More »

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Stop complaining about your boss

And start planning for the day you get a job you love, thanks to a degree from Peirce College. You arrived here today for one reason: You saw our advertisement, and it spoke to you. It moved you. It motivated you. It stayed with you. Because you know you have a problem — a problem with your boss and your unsatisfying job. We don’t have to tell you that. And we certainly don’t want to...Read More »

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Today is the day that could change everything

Actually, it’s already changing everything. You’ve been carrying the idea of “changing everything” with you for years. And now you’re here, reading this post, wondering if Peirce can help you change everything fast. You need, you want, you must make a change. Despite your worries about what life as a student might bring, you’ve decided to go back to school and get your degree. You know it’s the ticket to a better job, a better...Read More »

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