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Key Terms for ODUOnline Students

When you start your online degree program with ODU, one of the first things you’ll have to learn are the terms and acronyms that refer to the ODU experience, your classes, and more. Here’s a handy guide.

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The ODUOnline Advising Experience

Academic advising is a common part of the online college experience, but it's different at every school. Here's how ODU's online student success directors invest in your success.

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Essay Completion Checklist

If you're returning to class after some time, essay assignments could seem overwhelming. It may have been years since you considered the best way to brainstorm, structure, and write an academic paper, and in the course of your studies you'll have to write plenty!
Don't worry. We've teamed up with the ODU Writing Center to give you an essay checklist.

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How to Stay Ahead in your Online College Classes

Without the traditional structure of a classroom, first-time online college students often worry about falling behind. Here are some tips to keep you ahead of the curve!