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Updated Articles and Resources

By Deb Peterson

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 5 Reasons You Should Sign Up for a Workshop Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Continuing education workshops are fun, and good for you! Manuela Marin Salcedo gives you five reasons for challenging yourself at a workshop.
    • Rent Your Textbooks Created: Monday, March 26, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Save money by renting your textbooks. We've added to our list of 5 Places to Rent Your Textbooks. We're up to almost 20. Find a new place, or share your favorite with us.
    • FAFSA Deadlines by State Created: Monday, February 10, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      The federal deadline for the FAFSA is always June 30, but some states have earlier deadlines for financial aid applications. Check our list for dates and links.
    • Momenta Workshop - Project DC 2013 - Photography as a Force of Change Created: Thursday, June 27, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      From the winner of the 2013 Readers Choice Award comes a new article for lifelong learners about a life-changing photojournalism workshop in Washington DC.
    • School of the World - 5 Ways to Learn on Vacation Created: Sunday, March 17, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      If you're a lifelong learner who loves learning vacations, School of the World just might be your paradise. It's a finalist in our 2013 Readers Choice Awards for Best Learning Vacation.
    • How To Write a Learning Contract Created: Thursday, August 14, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      A learning contract is a document to compare current abilities with desired abilities, and determine the best strategy for bridging the gap.
    • Alabama GED Info Created: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      The information you need to pursue your GED credential in the state of Alabama.
    • How to Change Your Screen Font - Increase Text Size Created: Thursday, May 23, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Change the size or look of your screen font with these easy instructions.
    • CNA Training in New York for Nurse Aide Jobs - Finger Lakes Community College Created: Saturday, December 11, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Certified nurse assistants (CNAs) help registered nurses manage a variety of medical tasks related to patient care. This entry-level health career requires 130 to 160 hours of training and can be completed without a GED. With steady, strong job growth predicted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics through 2018, finding free CNA training or low-cost nurse aide classes at schools like Finger Lakes Community College makes sense for workers looking for job stability.
    • Free Online GED Testing Created: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Where can you find free online GED testing? Get the straight scoop.
    • 10 Ways to Discover the Credentials You Need for the Job You Want Created: Saturday, June 13, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      What credentials do you need for the dream jobs out there? We have 10 ways to find them.
    • The New Computer-Based GED Test Created: Friday, March 30, 2012 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      The GED test will be computer-based in 2014! That's a major change. What does it mean to you? We've got the scoop.
    • The 2014 GED Mathematical Reasoning Test Created: Saturday, May 02, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      What's on the new 2014 GED mathematical reasoning test? Find out what kind of questions to expect and how much time you'll have.
    • How To Write SMAART Goals and Objectives Created: Thursday, May 22, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Writing down your goals and objectives is often the most important first step you can take when learning something new. Writing SMAART goals and objectives is even more important.
    • The 2014 GED Reasoning Through Language Arts Test (RLA) Created: Saturday, May 02, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Be ready for the GED reading test. Find out what you need to know, what kind of questions to expect, how much time you'll have, and where you can find learning resources.
    • South Carolina GED Info Created: Friday, June 03, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      The information you need to pursue your GED credential in South Carolina.
    • Megan Murray Bio Created: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Megan Murray is an About Continuing Education contributing writer. Her experience includes educational publishing, curriculum development, managing online student communities, and writing everything and anything having to do with higher education, technology, and the college experience.
    • Dr. Fred Hurst Bio Created: Monday, December 02, 2013 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Dr. Fred Hurst, senior vice president for The Extended Campuses of Northern Arizona University, writes about alternatives to traditional college degrees.
    • The Entrance Exam You Need to Get Into School Created: Sunday, April 11, 2010 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Once you've decided to go back to school, the next step may be sitting for an entrance exam. Do you know which one you need? Where to go to take it?
    • Washington GED Info Created: Sunday, June 05, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      The information you need to pursue your GED credential in Washington.
    • North Carolina GED Info Created: Sunday, May 29, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      The information you need to pursue your GED credential in North Carolina.
    • Classroom Ice Breaker Game for Adults - Where in the World? Created: Friday, August 15, 2008 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      The more technology brings us together, the smaller the world becomes. Where in the world are you from? Or, where in the world is your favorite place?
    • Al Beck Bio Created: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      For 40 years, Al Beck opened doors for students and strove to balance their cognitive and affective energies. About Continuing Education presents some of his unique ideas concerning creativity in education.
    • Ryan Hickey Bio Created: Thursday, May 22, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Ryan Hickey, managing editor of Peterson's and EssayEdge, offers advice to adult students on returning to school.
    • Continuous Learning at Work - What's In It for You? Created: Sunday, June 01, 2008 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Continuous learning is a popular buzz phrase in most corporations. What does continuous learning at work mean for you? A lot. Take control of your professional future by creating a personal development plan.
    • Moving to Go to College? Take Your Family With You! Created: Saturday, July 26, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Would you love to go back to school at a college in another city, but have a family? Take them along! Four tips make moving your family easier.
    • Georgia GED Info Created: Monday, April 04, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      The information you need to pursue your GED credential in the state of Georgia.
    • How to Write an Essay in 5 Steps Created: Saturday, September 10, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      You can write an essay in 5 steps, and we'll show you how.
    • Ohio GED Info Created: Sunday, May 29, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      The information you need to pursue your GED credential in Ohio.
    • Massachusetts High School Equivalency Info (formerly GED) Created: Monday, May 23, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Info for earning your high school equivalency diploma in Massachusetts, formerly GED.
    • 5 Things to Do to Prepare for Your Online Course Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Are you ready for the beginning of your online course? These 5 tips about computers will help you be prepared to learn online.
    • Teacher Quotes - Quotations for the Teacher of Adults Created: Monday, July 14, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A collection of inspirational quotes from famous figures throughout history, focusing on the craft of teaching for adults." itemprop="description">