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Students Benefit From UNK’s Nationally Ranked Online Graduate Education Programs

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:15:00 AM CST

Students Benefit From UNK’s Nationally Ranked Online Graduate Education Programs

U.S. News and World Report has once again ranked the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) as one of the best institutions in the country for students pursuing an online graduate degree in education. The recently released rankings place UNK’s online graduate education programs in 28th place out of 223 public and private institutions. In addition, the University was placed on the list of “Best Online Master’s in Education Programs for Veterans,” due in large part to...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus, Education

This Semester, Make Helpful Habits Your Focus

Posted: January 14, 2020 8:30:00 AM CST

This Semester, Make Helpful Habits Your Focus

Two years of work in my online graduate degree program has led to this. I registered for my final course this week, and will submit my graduation application for May! As eager as I am to see my name printed on my second University of Nebraska diploma, I know that I will need to remain focused and disciplined to survive thrive during this final semester. I began my graduate program with some online course experience, but I feel more confident in my ability to successfully engage in this type...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

Finding the Right Balance

Posted: December 20, 2019 7:00:00 AM CST

Finding the Right Balance

Personal drive and dedication are necessary to complete an online degree program, but for most students, there’s just a bit more that goes in to getting across the finish line - or in this case, the commencement stage. For Brett and Sara Kluever of Gibbon, working toward online master’s degrees in Instructional Technology simultaneously allowed for a strong support system to be established from the start. As a married couple balancing children, 5th/6th grade teaching positions,...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus, Education

5 Tips to Increase Reading Comprehension

Posted: December 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM CST

5 Tips to Increase Reading Comprehension

Finals week is right around the corner, which means now is the time to prepare to ace your final exams and turn in thoughtful, well-written research papers. Whatever your finals week holds, effective reading comprehension skills can be the key to fully understanding course materials and research literature, which results in successful testing and detailed writing assignments. If you find that you struggle with reading comprehension or if you’d like to increase the skills that you...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General

The GI Bill at UNK

Posted: November 15, 2019 2:30:00 PM CST

The GI Bill at UNK

UNK works diligently to ensure that its military community has access to the resources and services that have been developed to help them succeed. UNK’s Office of Military and Veterans Services plays a considerable role in this mission by acting as a liaison between students and the Veterans Administration so that eligible students or dependents can obtain the military educational benefit referred to as the “GI Bill”. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General

What Can You do With an Online Sociology Degree? 15 Careers to Consider

Posted: November 5, 2019 8:00:00 AM CST

What Can You do With an Online Sociology Degree? 15 Careers to Consider

Sociology is a science that studies human society through a number of lenses. Sociologists analyze the development, structure, and functioning of society while also identifying and exploring social relationships, cultures, and problems. The purpose and focus of this essential discipline may spark your interest, but future career possibilities may also be a driving factor in selecting a degree program. Fortunately, the skills that are obtained through a degree in sociology enable students to...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

How to Get the Most out of Your Academic Advising Session

Posted: October 29, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

How to Get the Most out of Your Academic Advising Session

  Academic advising is a crucial piece of your academic journey. Advisors serve students by providing key information about degree requirements, class availability and selection, campus resources, and career advice. While your advisor may be your go-to resource for all things academic, it is important to understand that you as a student are ultimately responsible for your academic progress. This means that you need to be actively involved in the advising process whether you are a...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General

Transfer Students, it is Not too Late to Apply to UNK

Posted: October 24, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

Transfer Students, it is Not too Late to Apply to UNK

Between family activities and holiday preparations, fall can be a busy season. As we move toward the end of the year, we know that many of you are looking forward to embracing the final moments of 2019 while preparing to make 2020 your most successful year yet. If making a return to college is on your mind, please know it is not too late. The University of Nebraska at Kearney is proud to offer ten undergraduate degrees online:  Business Administration, Bachelor of General Studies,...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, General

5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Cover Letter

Posted: October 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Cover Letter

Itching to graduate and obtain your dream job? You realized though, your dream job wants you to write a daunting cover letter and you don’t know how. Follow these five tips and it might not be as daunting as you initially thought: Make your letter visually appealing. When crafting your cover letter, its main purpose is to serve as an introduction and overview. It is not supposed to highlight everything you have done and every person who has walked in and out of your life. Try to keep...

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By: Shelby Hoffmann

Category: General, eCampus

More Than a Profession

Posted: October 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

More Than a Profession

Suzanne Exstrom has served in a variety of roles at UNK since 1997, but she found a genuine sense of belonging when she joined UNK’s Department of Social Work in 2008. As the department’s online coordinator, Exstrom plays a role in the development of future social workers. It is in this role that she hopes to make a unique difference in the field. She shares her passion for the social work profession and the opportunity to guide students to the academic path that will meet their...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

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