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  • Photo of Bryant & Stratton Online dean of student services Jenn Welch

    Providing an unparalleled level of personal support is a cornerstone of the Bryant & Stratton College experience. This is felt from the day a student applies, right on through to graduation. The relationship between our students and the academic support staff is vital to the personal connection and support that Bryant & Stratton prides itself on offering. Whether assisting with scheduling for a new semester, offering assistance with an academic issue or simply as a source of motivation;...

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  • OTA & PTA Jobs are expected to be among the fastest growing according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Selecting a major can be a difficult task for college students. Especially when you take future employment opportunities into account. Researching the short-and-long-term job outlook at a regional and national level can help you identify the majors you should avoid; and more importantly, the ones you should consider.   Yahoo! Finance recently published an article highlighting 10 occupations that the Bureau of Labor Statistics has identified as most likely to be the fastest growing over th...

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  • Mom and daughter doing school work at the kitchen table.

    The new semester brings all sorts of challenges. New and old students alike can experience feelings of anxeity, stress or even fear when it comes to their schoolwork. Especially in the case of tests, those feelings can be intensified and can affect performance. To combat test anxiety, I have provided some helpful study tips for college students who may be nervous or stressed out this semester.   Basic Study Skills: Be prepared: Read ahead. A good idea is to read the review questions a...

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  • A student smiles as she arrives for the Virginia Beach degree pickup event.

    With COVID changing everyone’s plans, it was important that the Bryant & Stratton College graduating class of 2020 didn’t miss out on celebrating commencement. So, our Virginia campuses swapped walking the stage with cruising through the parking lot in order to deliver diplomas this year. Each Virginia campus – Virginia Beach, Hampton and Richmond – hosted their own respective drive-thru diploma pick-up this month. Graduates were able to see their favorite instructor...

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  • Ready to start your degree with Bryant & Stratton College? The start of your first semester as a Bryant & Stratton College student is an exciting time but sometimes it can be a little intimidating as well. But the student services team has a team ready to help students achieve success. This semester roadmap illustrates how the student services team supports our students from day one until they cross the stage at graduation. First Semester Welcome to your first semester!  Durin...

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  • The worldwide response to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic has been nothing short of astounding. With entire cities and states forced to quarantine at home, our everyday lives have been upturned in order to limit the spread of this disease and ensure the health and safety of those who may be at risk. To ensure the safety of our faculty and students, Bryant & Stratton College introduced the Remote Classroom Experience. This learning environment provides students with a robust and unint...

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  • Group of people sitting at a table working with a light image of buildings in the background.

    Here at Bryant & Stratton College, we recognize that people can't put life on hold to take college courses. Whether you're going back to school to pursue a new degree or want to advance in your current career field, there is a way you can do this with greater ease. You'll have access to the resources you need to learn, grow, and succeed in a supportive environment. When it comes to getting a degree or certificate, what more could you want? A Balanced Approach to Your Education Students know ...

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  • So, you’ve made the decision to further your education. Congratulations! Enrolling in college will benefit you in many ways, and can further enhance your career and experience. Though you may already have a field of study in mind, it is equally important to determine which degree program will align with your professional and academic goals. Student at Bryant & Stratton College currently have three levels of academic programs to choose from; diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor&rsq...

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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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  • Stressed out woman wearing a Santa cap and rubbing her head.

    Between shopping, traveling to see family, parties, gift giving, cooking and anything else you can think of, the holidays are a crazy time. It's hard enough to juggle everything without taking coursework and studying into account. But fear not! We have some helpful tips to use in order to effectively juggle holiday stress. 1. Get organized! Making a “to-do list” of your assignments and holiday tasks can help you gauge what needs to be completed. Taking a few minutes to sit down and...

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  • Rubiks cube with social media icons on it.

    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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  • At the beginning of each semester Dr. Jeff Fruendt says nearly all of his students are motivated. After a few weeks of school work and balancing responsibilities at home and jobs, that motivation can wane. “A lot of students get midway through and it’s hard,” Fruendt said. “I think sometimes they are not prepared for the level of work that needs to be done, and in addition they have kids or a job. I see that challenge and I try to address it right away.” On the fi...

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  • Smiling student holding books in a library

    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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  • For Tim Wilcox, liberal arts academic program director at Bryant & Stratton College, the most rewarding part of his day is watching his students evolve. He teaches both the very first communications classes a student enrolls in and some of the very last they will take before graduation. The space between, Wilcox says, is where they flourish and shine. "That is the fun thing about teaching first semester classes and end of career classes. We see a huge evolution in the students’ growt...

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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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