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Study.com Exceeds COVID Donation Goal Impacting Title I Schools and Communities Across the Nation
Study.com Exceeds COVID Donation Goal Impacting Title I Schools and Communities Across the Nation
by Adrian Ridner May 2020

Study.com CEO and Co-founder Adrian Ridner shares how the online education platform has helped schools and teachers transition to remote learning.

The Study.com Ambassador Program
The Study.com Ambassador Program
by Jessica Lyons February 2020

Learn more about the Study.com Ambassador Program! Access more information below, including answers to frequently asked questions and terms of service.

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RTD Working Scholars
RTD Working Scholars
by Ryan Villard April 2020

The Application window closed on March 31st. If you are interested in getting updates on future enrollment opportunities, please complete the application below.

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East Palo Alto Working Scholars
East Palo Alto Working Scholars
by Westley Baker February 2020

The East Palo Alto and Belle Haven Communities are excited to offer their residents and workers the opportunity to complete their bachelor's degree through Working Scholars. Working Scholars is a college pathway program, designed around the needs of the working adult, with the aim of removing two of the largest barriers to a college degree - time and money. Through Working Scholars, you may be able to obtain your college degree at no cost, on your own time, from your computer and mobile device.

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Study.com'er of the Month: Miranda
Study.com'er of the Month: Miranda
by Jessica Lyons January 2020

After other test prep resources proved ineffective, Miranda turned to Study.com. She shares how using Study.com helped her learn better by addressing multiple learning styles and pass her nursing school entry test.

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Study.com School Rankings Methodology
Study.com School Rankings Methodology
by Laura Yang January 2020

Study.com's school ranking lists are created using a proprietary ranking system that includes data from the U.S. Department of Education and school details. Read on to learn more about Study.com's ranking methodology.

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Study.com'er of the Month: Margrethe
Study.com'er of the Month: Margrethe
by Jessica Lyons December 2019

Margrethe is our latest Study.com'er of the Month. She shares her story about passing five teacher certification exams thanks to using Study.com to prepare for them.

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Why Study.com's Lisa Gauthier Can Inspire Anyone to Study
Why Study.com's Lisa Gauthier Can Inspire Anyone to Study
by Daisy Rogozinsky November 2019

Higher education is changing. An institution that once was defined by traditional colleges and exorbitant tuition, education is becoming more accessible due to technology and effort from organizations like Study.com. Lisa Gauthier's story is an example to the new generation of students who will benefit from these changes.

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Study.com'er of the Month: Nadine
Study.com'er of the Month: Nadine
by Jessica Lyons November 2019

Our November Study.com'er of the Month is Nadine, an adult learner who has ADHD and dyslexia. She shares her story of how Study.com met her needs and helped her learn, regardless of her learning disabilities.

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A Day in the Life: Blanka, Study.com Team Member
A Day in the Life: Blanka, Study.com Team Member
by Jessica Lyons November 2019

Blanka has been a Study.com team member for more than 3 years and has found many things she likes about the company. Learn what she loves most about working at Study.com.

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Study.com'er of the Month: Keilah
Study.com'er of the Month: Keilah
by Jessica Lyons October 2019

In honor of October being Learning Disabilities Awareness month, we've chosen Keilah, an eighth grader with dyslexia and dysgraphia, as our Study.com'er of the Month. Learn how using Study.com for homeschooling as helped Keilah with her education.

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California State Library Working Scholars
California State Library Working Scholars
by Laura Leftwich October 2019

A college education opens doors to career growth and independence. To help California's public library employees obtain bachelor's degrees, the California State Library and Working Scholars are joining forces to offer a pilot program starting in 2019-2020.

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San Diego Library Working Scholars
San Diego Library Working Scholars
by Laura Leftwich October 2019

A college education opens doors to career growth and independence. To help graduates of San Diego Public Library's Career Online High School program, the California State Library and Working Scholars are joining forces to offer a pilot program starting in 2019-20. Through a Library Services and Technology Act grant, the pilot program will offer up to seven COHS graduates from San Diego Public Library the opportunity to earn a low- to no-cost bachelor's degree. The partnership aims to further the successes of these graduates and be a stepping stone to career opportunities.

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Sacramento Library Working Scholars
Sacramento Library Working Scholars
by Laura Leftwich October 2019

A college education opens doors to career growth and independence. To help graduates of Sacramento Public Library's Career Online High School program, the California State Library and Working Scholars are joining forces to offer a pilot program starting in 2019-20. Through a Library Services and Technology Act grant, the pilot program will offer up to seven COHS graduates from Sacramento Public Library the opportunity to earn a low- to no-cost bachelor's degree. The partnership aims to further the successes of these graduates and be a stepping stone to career opportunities.

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San José Library Working Scholars
San José Library Working Scholars
by Laura Leftwich October 2019

A college education opens doors to career growth and independence. To help graduates of San José Public Library's Career Online High School program, the California State Library and Working Scholars are joining forces to offer a pilot program starting in 2019-20. Through a Library Services and Technology Act grant, the pilot program will offer up to seven COHS graduates from San José Public Library the opportunity to earn a low- to no-cost bachelor's degree. The partnership aims to further the successes of these graduates and be a stepping stone to career opportunities.

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Study.comer of the Month: Jordyn Deems
Study.comer of the Month: Jordyn Deems
by Daisy Rogozinsky October 2019

We're excited to announce that this month's Study.comer of the Month is Jordyn Deems, a 10th-grade homeschool student based in North Richland Hills in the Dallas-Forth area in Texas. Jordyn's mom, Janine, has been a teacher for 18 years and a homeschool parent for 6. Together, they've been using Study.com for homeschool for these past two years.

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6 Work from Home Jobs for English Majors
6 Work from Home Jobs for English Majors
by Jordan White October 2019

Working from home means no commuting, no dress code, and no food getting stolen from the office fridge. What's not to like? Read on to see what work from home jobs might be right for you as an English major.

3 Ways Working Scholars Unlocks Debt-Free Bachelor's Degrees
3 Ways Working Scholars Unlocks Debt-Free Bachelor's Degrees
by Jessica Lyons September 2019

The cost of higher education continues to rise, making it increasingly difficult for many Americans to afford a college education. Study.com is showing how partnering with other organizations can solve this program by creating an affordable pathway to a college degree.

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Graduating with a Business Degree? Learn How to Work from Home with Study.com
Graduating with a Business Degree? Learn How to Work from Home with Study.com
by Jordan White October 2019

Whether you're looking for regular freelance work or you're just looking to make a little extra money, becoming a Study.com Expert could be a good fit for you. Continue reading to see why becoming a contractor for Study.com is a good option for business majors.

Why Exercising Makes You Smarter (And Happier): A Study Based Off 1.2M Adults
Why Exercising Makes You Smarter (And Happier): A Study Based Off 1.2M Adults
by Whitney Stovall August 2019

A study that engaged 1.2 million adults over 4 years found that exercise makes you happier and it's suggested that it makes your smarter as well. Keep reading to learn how extra time in the gym will help tighten your body and open your mind.

Jobtrain Working Scholars
Jobtrain Working Scholars
by Laura Leftwich September 2019

JobTrain and the Working Scholars program are joining together to provide a subsidized bachelor's degree pathway for JobTrain staff, graduates and students. JobTrain helps Silicon Valley's most in need and provides them with the skills necessary to get a job. However, many times, there is a higher level of skills and credentialing needed to reach self-sufficiency within the Bay Area. This partnership aims to develop a college pathway for the JobTrain community where the achievement of a college degree will be a stepping stone to a truly empowered and dignified professional life.

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Study.comer of the Month: David Nugent
Study.comer of the Month: David Nugent
by Michelle Baumgartner August 2019

David Nugent, a facilities coordinator at Mountain View, CA law firm Fenwick & West, has been named as Study.comer of the Month. David's success in earning a bachelor's degree through Study.com's Working Scholars program and subsequently earning a work promotion makes him an inspiration to other Study.comers.

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Meet the December 2018 Recipient of Study.com's Grant for Teachers
Meet the December 2018 Recipient of Study.com's Grant for Teachers
by Meghan Cooney December 2018

Announcing the first recipient of Study.com's Grant for Teachers! Meet Ashley Cox, an innovative English teacher who works tirelessly to make education engaging and impactful. Hear how she plans to use the $1,000 grant and Study.com membership to benefit her students!

Study.com Survey Shows Teachers Don't Have Adequate Anti-Bullying Resources
Study.com Survey Shows Teachers Don't Have Adequate Anti-Bullying Resources
by Jessica Lyons October 2018

Study.com recently surveyed teachers to find out if they had the resources needed to prevent bullying in schools. Keep reading to find out what they said.

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Study.com Survey: Are Consumers Really Ready for the AI Revolution?
Study.com Survey: Are Consumers Really Ready for the AI Revolution?
by Jessica Lyons September 2018

With all the talk of robots taking over jobs and doing more in our everyday lives, Study.com had a key question: are consumers actually ready for AI? We conducted a survey that asked how comfortable consumers are with robots performing various tasks. Keep reading for some surprising artificial intelligence statistics.

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5 People Share Embarrassing Work Emails You'll Be Glad You Didn't Send
5 People Share Embarrassing Work Emails You'll Be Glad You Didn't Send
by Jessica Lyons September 2018

Workers today rely heavily on emails, but mistakes can happen. We asked professionals to share the most embarrassing work emails they've ever sent.

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Working Scholars Named California Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Jerry Hill
Working Scholars Named California Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Jerry Hill
by Jessica Lyons June 2018

Study.com's Working Scholars program was recognized as a 2018 California Nonprofit of the Year. Keep reading to learn more about the program and the recent award.

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Study.com Now Has 150 Courses Available For College Credit
Study.com Now Has 150 Courses Available For College Credit
by Jessica Lyons June 2018

Study.com recently added about 30 credit-recommended courses to its offering, bringing its total number of credit-granting courses to more than 150 and increasing the options available to students to earn college credit online.

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How to Earn Money Answering Questions for Study.com
How to Earn Money Answering Questions for Study.com
by Jordan White March 2020

Looking for online freelance work can be tough, but if you have expertise in areas like chemistry, math, physics, economics, finance, accounting, mechanical engineering, business management, or statistics. Study.com could have the perfect solution for you! Read on to learn about Study.com's Expert Q&A contractor opportunity.

Working Scholars Program Continues to Expand its Reach in the Bay Area
Working Scholars Program Continues to Expand its Reach in the Bay Area
by Jessica Lyons May 2018

Study.com's Working Scholars program has some exciting updates to share. Keep reading to find out what's currently happening and learn the story of one of our scholars.

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How to Use Study.com as a Media Source
How to Use Study.com as a Media Source
by Jessica Lyons April 2018

If you're a reporter who needs background information for a story or some added detail for a feature piece, Study.com can be your source. We have thousands of lessons and articles on a wide variety of topics and in all subjects.

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Emotional Intelligence: What It Is & Why You Need It in the Age of Automation
Emotional Intelligence: What It Is & Why You Need It in the Age of Automation
by Svitlana Kostenko November 2017

A friend of mine recently almost didn't get hired at a large tech company in Silicon Valley because of his 'lack of emotional intelligence,' as the hiring managers stated it. Insufficient people skills overshadowed his years of experience working in the tech industry and excellence at solving complex math exercises. So what's the takeaway?

The Google Assistant and Study.com Can Help You Learn Together
The Google Assistant and Study.com Can Help You Learn Together
by Svitlana Kostenko November 2017

''Ok Google, talk to Study.com!''

Why Front-Line Managers Need Better Training
Why Front-Line Managers Need Better Training
by Daisy Rogozinsky October 2017

You've recently been promoted from Team Member at your local chain restaurant or retail store to Manager. Congratulations! You get a new set of responsibilities, a new title, and a pay bump. But what about further training for your new role?

How to Future-Proof Your Career with Hybrid Skills
How to Future-Proof Your Career with Hybrid Skills
by Svitlana Kostenko October 2017

When you were a child, did you dream of becoming a great artist? Or a skilled engineer? Or did you dream big and want to be both? As you've grown up, you might have felt it necessary to choose just one specialization, but blending multiple abilities is more useful than ever now that we're entering the age of artificial intelligence and automation.

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Teach Financial Literacy and Get Study.com Free for One 1 Year
Teach Financial Literacy and Get Study.com Free for One 1 Year
by Jessica Bayliss November 2017

Incorporate Study.com's financial literacy course into your curriculum and receive one year of Study.com for free, sponsored by Guardian Insurance. Help your students master the critical life skills of managing their finances and saving for the future.

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Study.com Expands to Over 100 Credit-Recommended Courses
Study.com Expands to Over 100 Credit-Recommended Courses
by Ryan Villard September 2017

Ten new college courses recognized by more than 2000 schools are now available online on Study.com. These offerings will bring you closer to your college degree.

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How Study.com Works for College Accelerator
How Study.com Works for College Accelerator
by Laura Leftwich December 2017

Watch the video below to learn more about Study.com's College Accelerator platform and how you can earn transferable college credit on your own time.

Engage Your Students With Study.com's New Teacher Edition Features
Engage Your Students With Study.com's New Teacher Edition Features
by Daisy Rogozinsky November 2018

Study.com's Teacher Edition will help you engage your students inside and outside the classroom. Read on to learn more about how Study.com can take your instruction to the next level.

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How to Earn Your Bachelor's Degree with Study.com
How to Earn Your Bachelor's Degree with Study.com
by Daisy Rogozinsky May 2017

We know you're busy. Free time is hard to find. But your goal of getting a college degree doesn't have to be out of reach. Study.com is here to keep up with you. Meet the 21st century classroom.

Gilroy Working Scholars
Gilroy Working Scholars
by Meghan Cooney November 2019

Gilroy Working Scholars, sponsored by the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce, is providing anyone who lives or works in Gilroy a special opportunity to complete a bachelor's degree for no cost and in a flexible online learning format that fits into the busy life of a working adult.

How Study.com Helps You Improve Your Grades
How Study.com Helps You Improve Your Grades
by Meghan Cooney March 2017

Study.com's lessons were designed to help students like you learn quickly and efficiently. You can rely on our content and platform to help you achieve higher performance in the classroom.

Flip Your Classroom with Study.com's Engaging Video Lessons
Flip Your Classroom with Study.com's Engaging Video Lessons
by Meghan Cooney December 2017

As a teacher, you are constantly swamped with lesson planning, grading, communicating with parents, etc. Study.com can help you save time, money, and stress - all while increasing student engagement and performance!

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Get the Homework Support You Need with Instant Answers on Study.com
Get the Homework Support You Need with Instant Answers on Study.com
by Meghan Cooney March 2017

Study.com wants to support you so that you can take on your homework with confidence! With Instant Answers, you can receive detailed answers to your toughest questions and make frustration a thing of the past.

College Success Scholarship by Study.com
College Success Scholarship by Study.com
by Meghan Cooney October 2018

We want to help you achieve your dreams of earning a college degree by giving you $1,000 towards your tuition!

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Mountain View Working Scholars
Mountain View Working Scholars
by Jessica Bayliss November 2019

Mountain View Working Scholars is providing anyone who lives or works in Mountain View a special opportunity to complete a bachelor's degree for no cost and in a flexible online learning format that fits into the busy life of a working adult.

Mountain View Working Scholars Sample Degree Plan
Mountain View Working Scholars Sample Degree Plan
by Jessica Bayliss January 2020

This degree plan is an example of the courses you'll take as you use Study.com to earn your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Thomas Edison State University through the Mountain View Working Scholars program.

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