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Posted on: January 29, 2015

Did you know your academic career is pretty similar to a football game?  Think about it, you spend days, weeks, months, and years marching down the field in hopes of scoring a degree in a specific field, aka, your personal touchdown! Occasionally you may see some setbacks.  You put together a playbook comprised of passes, tricky maneuvers, and a running game to get you towards that end zone.  Sometimes you make...

Posted on: January 20, 2015

 

With the start of a New Year comes the opportunity to look back on the previous year and think of your areas of strength and areas where you can improve academically.  This is a time to reflect and also plan for the coming year and think how you can make it your best year yet. 

 

Begin by reflecting on 2014 and your academic performance during the past year.  Be honest!...

Posted on: December 29, 2014

Looking for a resolution or two to get 2015 off to a strong start?  Here is our list of 10 New Year’s Resolutions that will get you on the road and running towards your education goals.  Happy New Year JIU!  Cheers to a healthy and happy 2015!

  1. Stop procrastinating.  Get your work done on time and before deadlines in 2015.  You’ll probably find you eliminate quite a...

Posted on: December 10, 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…and often the most chaotic!  With the holiday season you are likely to have many more distractions than usual – kids are home from school, holiday gatherings abound, end of year deadlines loom at work…and you still have to focus on your coursework!  Yikes! 
Here are a few tips to keep your sanity and your focus during this time of year....

Posted on: November 25, 2014

 

This holiday season, we want to celebrate love, peace and joy that are spread throughout the world through education.  Our mission statement says:

Through the enabling power of education, Jones International University endeavors to help create a world where it is more likely that reasonable human needs are met, where the environment is self-sustained, and especially where there is less conflict, less fear and more justice...

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