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Earning a degree at Peirce: Students share what it means for their lives and careers

It’s safe to say that working adults have different priorities than traditional age students when it comes to choosing a college. For someone balancing a job, a family, and other responsibilities that come with being an adult, the deciding factor is probably not the fraternities, resident life, or sports teams. While these can be great elements of a college experience, they aren’t top priority for someone looking to earn a degree that will put them...Read More »

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Growth spurts aren’t just for teenagers

The bills show up each month. You show up for work every day. The kids show up after school with homework they need your help with. The weekends show up with more chores than play. You have taken on all the responsibilities and met the expectations of adulthood. But life is not everything you had hoped it would be when you were younger. Something is missing: career growth. That’s why the advertisement you saw today stuck...Read More »

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Resources for Adult Learners: Stress Management

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 Stress Management will help you learn more about what causes stress and how to manage it. Learn what stress is, how it affects our...Read More »

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Resources for Adult Learners: Time Management

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 Organizing Time will help you organize your life to become more productive and better able to complete tasks and projects. You will learn 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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Telling Philadelphia “The Whole Story” about Peirce College

Peirce College wants adult learners in the Philadelphia region to know the five major reasons why Peirce is the college that really works for working adults. The following articles explain the unique ways Peirce serves working adults, providing an opportunity to change their careers and lives, a close-knit environment of like-minded students, a simple application process, and support services that cater to the needs of older students. Growth spurts aren’t just for teenagers. Just because...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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