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PLA-What can YOU earn? Student Earns 21 Credits!

Mar 11th, 2013 | By
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Do you need general elective credits?  Want to accelerate your degree progress and reduce tuition costs?  Prior Learning Assessment may be the answer.  The amount of credits you can earn will be determined by the experience and skill you have gained throughout your lifetime and to find out where you might stand, you will need to attend one of the free orientations (see below). Rebecca Kowall did.  Rebecca graduated in May 2013 with a Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management and a minor in Business Administration. She took full advantage of the PLA opportunity, and because of this, she reached her intended goal to graduate by May 2013.  She successfully earned 21 general elective credits, which saved her just over $11,000 in tuition. Here’s what she has to say about Prior Learning Assessment: The decision to enroll in the PLA course was one of the best decisions I have made
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Alumni, Liripa Buki, featured in the Herald News!

Jan 28th, 2013 | By

Commitment to education This article was copied from the Herald News and was written by Denise Baran-Unland, Correspondent, January 25, 2013 2:32PM Updated: January 27, 2013 3:07AM Attending school in the Democratic Republic of Congo where Liripa Floribert Buki of Bolingbrook grew up meant eating just one meal every few days, walking five miles to
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What is a college degree worth today?

Dec 19th, 2012 | By
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A new report from the State Higher Education Executive Officers points out that skepticism about the value of a college degree is just off base: “…the evidence clearly demonstrates the value of a college education. According to our analysis of U.S. Census data, those who obtain a bachelor’s degree have a median income of $50,360 compared to a median of $29,423 for people with only a high school diploma. An associate’s degree leads to a median income of $38,607, more than $9,000 higher than a high school diploma. Those with a graduate degree have a median income of $68,064, 35.2 percent more than those with a bachelor’s degree. Additionally, The College Advantage: Weathering the Economic Storm, from the Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, shows that workers without a college degree have been significantly worse off in the recent economic downturn than those who have attended college. Four out of every five jobs lost
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ASPS Students-Here is the course cycle for your program

Nov 7th, 2012 | By
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Please view the following information for typical course availability for your program.   Click on the schedule to make it larger… Tweet



How Many Hours Do Successful Students Study Each Week?

Oct 31st, 2012 | By
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A recent survey of the members of the Lewis University chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda asked the question, “How many hours each week is need for study and writing?” As you can see, it is important to set aside a proper amount of time to be successful.  This estimation may very from student to student
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LEWIS UNIVERSITY’S REFER A FRIEND

Sep 20th, 2012 | By
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LEWIS UNIVERSITY’S REFER A FRIEND A successful University doesn’t just happen; it is the result of a strong commitment to excellence and in the relationships we build with our students and colleagues. We appreciate the confidence you’ve placed in us to provide you with the quality education you have come to expect from Lewis University,
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Lewis University, College of Business is Personal!

Sep 17th, 2012 | By
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One of the hallmarks of a Lewis University degree is that it is personal. Indeed, our values and culture support the personalization of your education. This can be expressed in a number of ways, for instance, “You are treated as a person, not a number.” However, just hearing that statement does not explain how the
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Hindsight…Shared!

Aug 31st, 2012 | By
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A recent survey of the members of the Lewis University chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda asked the question, “What do you know now that you wish you had known when you started at Lewis?” Here is a look at some of the “hindsight” from this elite group of students: * You can’t underestimate time management
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Joyce Dawkins, Graduate and Alpha Sigma Lambda Member

Aug 30th, 2012 | By
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I was born and raised on the West Side of Chicago. I enjoy cooking, volunteering, traveling and reading. I am the mother of 2 beautiful children; TJ & Joyre. I am an adult student who returned to college 19 years later only to excel to heights I could not have imagined. In 2007 when I was laid off my job of 12 years, I didn’t hesitate to pray and ask God for direction. My desire over the years had been to complete my college education, but when I continued to earn more and more money, the desire for obtaining my degree was suppressed way back in my mind. Being laid off was the opportunity for God to give me the desire of my heart, it was the opportunity for me to trust him and trust that my being laid off was not a punishment, but a gentle push to get
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Aug 14th, 2012 | By
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