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A Liberal Arts degree is often thought to be useless unless you have plans to become a teacher or further your studies down the road. But a “useless” degree like English can teach you the soft skills many job-seekers today lack. Here’s how one English major learned some important skills and why you shouldn’t be so quick to ditch your Liberal Arts degree!

Learn More about Year Up

Year Up has a bold vision for the future, and believes in providing young adults with skills, experience, and support toward professional careers. The program offers free, one-year job-training that could help you take the next step toward your career goals if you’re eligible. Find out more about this opportunity in the latest Student Life Blog.


Penn Foster’s 2018 Graduation Ceremony is scheduled for June 2, 2018 in Wilkes-Barre, PA and guess what? You’re invited! We’re excited to celebrate our graduates and we can’t wait to see you here!

CDA Credential

If you currently work with young children or hope to in the future, you’ve probably heard the acronym "CDA" mentioned more than a few times. The CDA stands for The Child Development Associate Credential, which is the most widely recognized achievement in Early Childhood Education (ECE). Depending on your career goals, the CDA is more often than not a key and necessary step for advancing in the field. So what exactly is the CDA credential, why does it matter, and how can you earn it?

As humans, we all long for a feeling of connection and affection. Traditionally, that feeling is "supposed" to come from romantic relationships,close friendships, and family ties. But what about work? We all dream of finding a job we love; we just don't talk about it as much as we do our interpersonal relationships. Most of us are happy enough with what we do, but how many would say we love what we do? If you want to fall in love this Valentine's Day, check out these tips to help you fall passionately in love with your work!


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