For prospective online students, this “Guide to Online Education” is a great place to start

Anyone interested in pursuing an online degree program might find this new resource from helpful: Its "Guide to Online Education" is a free handbook for prospective and current online students, offering a how-to guide for successful online learning. Topics covered by the guide include a comparison of online education providers, borrowing the money for an online degree, and what the future holds for online education. It also contains profiles of actual online students, showing firsthand what it’s like to be an online learner. In addition, offers blogs and forums that give current and prospective students the chance to share ideas, thoughts, and concerns related to their online learning experience; a comprehensive directory of online education programs; and "eLearners Advisor," an assessment that can help prospective students determine if online learning is right for them.

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