Online Colleges

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Why Students Should Earn Their Degree at an Online College

As instructors across the higher education sector continue to harness technology for use in their classrooms, many students are turning to the ever-expanding and innovative online college to earn a d...

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7 pieces of advice from thousands of years ago that still apply to life today

Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters   Buddhism and Stoicism may be ancient philosophies, but many of their timeless teachings can provide us with wisdom today to help us live happier lives.  Both phi...

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The rise and fall of Theranos, the blood-testing startup that went from a rising star in Silicon Valley to facing fraud charges over a wild 15-year span

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Theranos' star was shining bright going into 2015.  The darling blood-testing startup had racked up a $9 billion valuation with its big vision to test for a number of con...

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5 things you’re doing every day that could be hurting your eyes, even if you think you have perfect vision

S. Alemdar/Getty Images   Your eyes are precious, but people often take them for granted. Even those with perfect vision should visit an eye doctor regularly to get checked for common eye disease...

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5 online courses that teach job-seekers how to write an outstanding cover letter and get hired faster

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. As the application process moves...

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Google wants to make the college search easier

Google Search is getting an update today that will put data about colleges front and center when you search for a school’s name. The idea here is somewhat similar to what Google did with its jo...

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9 online courses that’ll help prepare you for every step of the job search – from tailoring your cover letters to negotiating salaries

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Applying to jobs can feel like a...

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Where 21 of the richest Americans went to college

Jannis Tobias Werner/Shutterstock   While some of the richest people in the US have an Ivy League degree under their belt, others didn't even graduate. Using Forbes' annual "World Billionaire" ra...

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7 epic trips for people who love adventure

Shutterstock   For discerning travelers, the question is always where to go next. We've searched the world for the best itineraries that offer unparalleled access in places both close to home or ...

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People can be lonely even if they’re married or have a ton of friends — and the ones we worry about probably aren’t those most at risk

seyfettin dincturk / Unsplash   Old people are more likely to be alone, but that doesn't mean they are the most lonely. Research shows loneliness is greatest among teenagers and young adults. Lon...