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  • Whether you’re brand new to college or returning after some time off, starting school can be intimidating. We get it, you’re stepping into a new atmosphere, taking on subjects that you might be unfamiliar with; all with an end goal of achieving your career goals. The good news is that Bryant & Stratton College student services is here to help guide you through your educational journey. From day one, right up until graduation, our team of advisors are here to provide you support. ...

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    When you are balancing school, work and a home life, there’s little time to spare in the day. Let technology pick up some of the slack and make your day easier. If you're a new college student, there are a host of apps you can utilize to make your life in (and out) of the classroom a heck of a lot easier. Here is a look at some of the top rated apps for college students. Note-taking Scribbling everything your professor says at a break neck pace is so last century. Note-taking apps are on...

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    Want to do well in class? Dr. Jeff Fruendt suggests you laugh more, and get to know your classmates. The science and biology instructor said Bryant & Stratton College's classes are designed to promote interaction between students and instructors. Classes are smaller and instructors are available outside of instruction time. It’s all meant to give students a friendly environment to learn in. “Students are not lost here,” Fruendt said. “Your teacher does know your nam...

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  • Dr. Jeff Fruendt enjoyed being a student. That love of academia stuck with him throughout his 23-year career as a chiropractor.     After semi-retiring from the medical world Fruendt took the leap and changed careers, spurred on partly by conversations with his wife, a middle school teacher and her colleagues and friends.   “The classroom really sounded like an enjoyable environment and an opportunity to make a difference,” Fruendt said. “The idea of turning it ...

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  • Patricia Morris has a solid piece of advice for students: study what you love, but have a backup plan. At Bryant & Stratton College Morris teaches philosophy and critical thinking, a career path that began with a subject she loved. “When you are young and foolish you get a degree you love with no practical purpose,” she says with a laugh. “I have a master’s in religious studies and philosophy. I love it but both are not money makers.” Lucky for Bryant & St...

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  • College is all about sharing ideas, considering different points of view and understanding others. And then, students stumble into the landmine filled class post of a controversial subject. Tempers can flare. Feelings can be hurt. What is the best way to navigate an online discussion for a potentially volatile subject? Remember that college is about sharing ideas, considering different points of view and understanding others. “I really tend to think students here support each other and...

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  • Tuition. Class registration. Homework uploads. Research. Sick days. Log-ons. There is a lot of information that new students need to learn. And, academic advisors are asked a lot of questions. Chances are, if need an answer, your advisor can point you in the right direction. Think your advisor hasn’t heard it? Think they are going to judge you by your questions? Don’t worry. Advisors have heard them all and would prefer you ask than go it alone. Brooke Urban, Senior Academic Su...

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  • Edward Krohn wears a lot of professional hats. At Bryant & Stratton College, he teaches courses in business principals and strategic and global management. In the civilian world, he works for the Navy Federal Credit Union. And as an Army Reservist placed on active duty, he is part of the Global Forces Management Team at Fort Bragg, N.C. Krohn returned to the classroom, however, to help him further develop one of his favorite roles - as the coach of the local high school debate team. At ...

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  • Latesha Banks tried two different college degree programs after high school, and neither worked for her. Banks had a good job in the customer service department of an insurance company, but she wanted more. So, at age 22, she made a plan to get herself through college and on a path to a career in the insurance industry – with more pay and more responsibility at every step. “I wasn’t clear on what the ultimate goal for myself was,” Banks said in a recent interview. &l...

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  • Steve Taravella first stepped through Bryant & Stratton College’s doors in 1986. The associate degree he earned then helped him land a job with a company that has offered him upward mobility for 30 years. He entered in the accounts payable department. Today Taravella, 52, is assisting the company’s lawyers with paralegal duties. “Over the course of many years my job has evolved as the business evolved,” Taravella said. “At one time we had only one paralegal ...

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