What comes to mind when you think of online learning? Imagery of a sketchy, unknown institution with a website full of smoke and mirrors designed to hoodwink students, maybe? If it does, then you’re thinking of what online learning was a decade ago. Yes, poor experiences with online universities happen. These poor examples of distance education are vastly outnumbered by the legitimate online learning opportunities available today.
If you’re reading this, I want to congratulate you. Graduating college is a monumental life accomplishment that should make you proud. I hope your summer so far has been filled with cool drinks and sandy beaches, because this article is about to make your summer a bit more serious.