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Overcoming Fear To Do What Matters

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 12, 2016 8:00:00 AM

To do the things that matter most in life, first overcome the fear of failure and doing something new.

For people with triskaidekaphobia, 2016 is a good year.

There was only one Friday, the 13th this year, which was a lot better than 2015 when there were three Friday the 13ths.

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Topics: Getting Started

Navy Nuke, Submariner And Saint Leo Grad

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 2, 2016 8:18:14 AM

Completing the Navy’s prestigious Nuclear Power School prepared Jonathan Ashton to serve his country. Earning a college degree from Saint Leo enabled him to prove something vital to himself.

By the time Jonathan Ashton received his first orders as a Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class aboard the attack submarine USS Scranton, he had completed what many consider the most academically challenging training program in the U.S. military and the most advanced nuclear physics training in the world – the Navy’s prestigious Nuclear Power School.

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Topics: Academic Success, Military

Commencement 2016: Center For Online Learning Student Success Stories

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Meet a few of Saint Leo's newest alumni who completed an online degree program to achieve their college dreams.

Term after term, they worked on discussion posts and research papers at kitchen tables and on airplane seat back tables.

They studied for exams at 12 a.m. when the house was quiet and 12 p.m. between bites of lunch at work.

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Topics: Academic Success

5 Reasons Taking Online Courses During The Summer Is A Smart Move

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 21, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Jumpstart your online degree program or keep the momentum going – there are multiple advantages to enrolling over the summer.

Admit it. When you were young, there was no sweeter sound than that last bell of the school year. No homework. No tests. It didn’t matter what you did during those glorious weeks of summer vacation as long as it didn’t involve writing papers, solving math problems or reading textbooks.

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Topics: Getting Started

Faith And Family Empower Online Degree Student

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Online student Aurelia Lamanna has embraced financial and health hardships as she prepares for her vocation as a religious sister.

College had seemed like a distant dream as serious financial and health obstacles stood in Aurelia Lamanna’s way.

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Topics: Academic Success

From Cirque du Soleil To Saint Leo Online Degree Program

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Saint Leo online degree program prepared Las Vegas performer, Nick MacLeod, for his second act.

The first time Nick MacLeod saw a Cirque du Soleil performance as a child, all he could think about was becoming part of the show. The lights, the acrobatics, the spectacular costumes — it inspired him to train hard with the hope that one day he, too, would have the opportunity to entertain an audience of thousands nightly.

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Topics: Academic Success

#SaintLeo Game Face Photo Contest

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Mar 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

With March Madness in full swing, it’s a great time to show your Saint Leo pride! Share a photo of yourself in your green-and-gold glory and be eligible to win high-tech prizes!

You know what they say about the month of March, don’t you?

“March comes in like a lion.”

That’s because March Madness comes roaring into your living room, right?

Sorry, basketball fans, but no. The real meaning behind the phrase has more to do with the Leo the Lion constellation becoming visible in the Northern Hemisphere than it does with Selection Sunday and filling out brackets. (Which is pretty cool for Saint Leo Lions, anyway.)

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Topics: Saint Leo News

3 Tips To Know When Choosing A Major

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Mar 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Even for adult learners, choosing the right online degree program can be challenging. Here are some tips and free career guides that may help.

When you’re a child, talking about what you want to be when you grow up is a fun way to stretch your imagination. Maybe you’ll travel to Mars, have your own television show or play for your favorite football team.

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Topics: Getting Started

10 Editing Tips To Punch Up Your Writing

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Mar 3, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Here are 10 simple editing tips you can apply to your next essay or research paper.

Ernest Hemingway wrote standing at his Royal Quiet de Luxe, which he kept on a bookshelf in his Havana home.

Nonetheless, this popular quote describing the hard work of writing is attributed to him:

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Topics: Academic Success

Race Against Time: When Your Only Alternative Is To Cram For An Exam

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Feb 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

It can happen to even the most experienced online student and skillful time manager: you run out of time to study and the exam is tomorrow. Here are seven tips to help.

You’re a firm believer that if you’re not 10 minutes early for an appointment, you’re late.

You’re always the first one in your class to respond to a discussion post. 

You study the course syllabi at the beginning of every term and map out your workload for the weeks to come, including scheduling extra study time the week before the final exam.

But the days leading up to exams this term got away from you.

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Topics: Study Skills

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