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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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Top Questions to Ask Before Enrolling in an Online Bachelor's Degree Program

You've been researching online degree programs and you've taken the first step and gotten in touch. Don't end the conversation without asking these important questions.

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Top Tips for Successful Online College Students

Attending college classes online is a new experience for many students. It can be intimidating, especially if you're used to a traditional classroom setting. But even with the change in learning modes, thousands of online students are successful at meeting and working towards their educational goals, and you can be too!

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Prepare to Start Your Online College Classes with This Checklist

You've registered and it's almost time to get started in your online college classes. Whether this is your first semester with your online degree program or you have already completed some classes and you're an online learning pro, it's worth taking a second to review this checklist and make sure you're starting the semester strong.

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Advice from a Computer Science Pro: Laura Deaner

Monarchs are always making great moves, and 2000 graduate Laura Deaner is no exception! Deaner has accepted the role of Chief Information Security Officer at Northwestern Mutual, leading the Information Security and IT Risk Management program. She was kind enough to share some thoughts about her Old Dominion University experience, her fascinating career path, and some advice for Monarchs who want to follow in her footsteps.

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How to Research Online Degree Programs

You want to look into online degree programs but you see an intimidating and confusing sea of search results, ads, and websites. Here are six tips to clear up your search and get you on the right path.

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Building Your Future as an Entrepreneur with an Online Degree

The face of business is changing all over the country. A 2017 Gallup Student Poll found that 40% of school age students aspire to run their own business. That drive and aspiration is giving Generation Z the title of most entrepreneurial generation to date.

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Your Online Cybersecurity Degree Can Lead to Job Opportunities

With more and more of the world digitizing every day and threats growing more and more sophisticated, cybersecurity and indeed all computer science and computer engineering jobs are on the rise.