Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means mouthwatering feasts of turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, stuffing, bread, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie are just days away. As you prepare to indulge in all the deliciousness, take a few minutes to consider what other areas of your life might benefit from a... Continue +
The College Network® recognizes the importance of online learning in the world of higher education and strives to deliver quality programs for working adults. Higher Education and Online Learning at a Glance Online learning has made a major impact on the world of education. Studies show that online learning is an effective and... Continue +
There’s a lot of talk about learning styles on the web—in fact, I wrote a blog entry about one of the common learning styles a couple months ago. But why does knowing your learning style really matter? Today, I’ll highlight a few reasons why you should care about your learning style. First, a little more about learning styles.... Continue +
At The College Network, our goal is to make earning your degree as convenient and as hassle-free as possible. Compared to a more traditional approach to education (on-campus learning), we offer more flexibility and the support you need to begin the path to successful completion of your degree. Flexible scheduling: When earning a... Continue +
I recently came across a post by Randall Shirley on the WorldWideLearn site that outlines seven strategies for distance (or online) learning. Each one of the strategies touches on important contributors to success and are worth repeating here: Set goals. Set a timeline for completing your degree with goals to achieve along the... Continue +
There are three types of learning styles: auditory, visual, and tactile. According to some reports, only 5 percent of learners are identified as tactile learners. While the percentage is small, considering how many learners there are in the world today,  there are still millions of people who find themselves most engaged when... Continue +
Metacognition. Just the word sounds complicated and involved. However, metacognition is not all that difficult—in fact, thinking about the way you think is something you probably do without even realizing it. More than likely, you give thought to the way you want to organize your thoughts and approach to a new project at... Continue +
If you're thinking about pursuing an online nursing degree, there are many steps you can take to journey toward success. An article recently published on offers some helpful advice for surviving nursing school. Here are four tips to help you succeed in your pursuit of online education: Stay organized. Use a... Continue +
Starting an online program can be daunting. Where to begin? You may be like me and find little things to “help” you prepare to embark on a major task. I find myself reorganizing my desk, moving pens and pencils and notebooks from one side of the desk to the other—after all, how could I even begin such a major undertaking with my... Continue +
Since spring is the season of renewal and rejuvenation, it's the perfect time to start thinking about fresh starts in your life. Are you considering heading back to school as an adult learner? Are you perhaps intimidated by the number of years that have passed since you were last a student? The College Network (TCN) wants to... Continue +
Let’s face it—most of us have been out of school quite a long time. The prospect of returning to school can be exciting, and a bit scary. Especially if the last time you were in school you sat behind a desk and are now looking at your computer, wondering how it’s all going to work.  Well, don’t worry.  We’re here to help calm... Continue +
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Congratulations! By signing with The College Network for one of our online degree programs you have taken an important step in bettering yourself and your future. You’ve made the decision to work at your own pace, study on your own time, and control the way you learn best. But with any new endeavor we begin, there is fleeting... Continue +
There are three main types of learning styles: auditory, visual and kinesthetic. Since every person learns differently, it is important for you to understand which style or combination of styles works best for you so that you can be successful in the learning process. Auditory Learners learn best by listening. These learners... Continue +
So you want to become a registered nurse. But how do you do it? It seems like it might be an impossible goal. You work, take care of your family--when are you going to find time to go to school?  Here are 10 easy ways you can become an RN with help from The College Network. Call the The College Network to learn more about online... Continue +
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A big concern for adults looking into self-paced education and training is the lack of support.  But, there's no need to worry when you choose distance learning through The College Network.Every customer of The College Network receives personal academic support throughout our portion of the program. The College Network support... Continue +
Thursday is a fun day in Training Week.  Since we have already spent a lot of time talking about all the program details of our online nursing programs, we make sure that Thursday is very different in tone and feel.   There are so many details that we provide our trainees about our distance learning programs, nursing degrees and... Continue +
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