5 Study Tips For Going Back To School as an Adult Student

Published January 19, 2018 at 2:01 PM PST

A student studying with a child on her lap

When I was gearing up to go back to school as an adult student, there was only one thing I dreaded: homework. This was my downfall during my first attempt at college and I was determined to make it work my second time around. I’ve learned that the work I do outside of class is often just as important or even more important than attending the class itself, but homework time doesn’t come automatically built into your schedule. It’s up to you to fit homework into running errands, taking care of kids, and working. Not an easy task! Here are five study tips that have worked for me and my friends at the School of New and Continuing Studies (NCS) when it comes to being successful at getting out homework done.


Cool Career: Multimedia Designer

Published January 12, 2018 at 2:01 PM PST

Multimedia Computer in a design studio

Multimedia Designers are responsible for creating multimedia presentations and tools to educate and/or promote their company’s brands, products, and services. Some of these may include video, landing pages, infographics, reports, and case studies.


Student Profile: Stephen Swisher, Digital Technology and Cultures

Published January 5, 2018 at 2:01 PM PST

Steven Swisher, '18 Digital Technology and Cultures

My name is Stephen Swisher and I’m in the DICE program at Seattle University. My wife Kristi and I are from actually the small town name Dowagiac in Southwestern Lower Michigan, very close to Lake Michigan actually, maybe an hour and a half outside of Chicago. We have our son Kellan and currently, I work for Amazon Corporate downtown.