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Student Tips for Competency-based Education

March 3, 2015

U.S. News and World Report published an article today about competency-based education and four factors prospective students should take into account before enrolling in a program. Both John Scafide, a recent FlexPath graduate, and Kim Pearce, Capella’s academic quality analytics and accreditation … Continue reading

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Countdown to commencement in D.C.

March 2, 2015

Next weekend we will be hosting our 28th commencement in Washington, D.C. at the Washington, D.C. Hilton hotel. Like I’ve said in previous blog posts about commencement – speaking with graduates and hearing their stories is one of the best parts of my … Continue reading

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(PODCAST) Jacob Sullivan: Advice on succeeding in the FlexPath program

February 25, 2015

In my latest podcast, I speak with another FlexPath learner, Jacob Sullivan. Jacob recently graduated with his bachelor’s in in business administration through our FlexPath program and is walking at our commencement in a week and a half. He is also currently … Continue reading

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Education for Mid-Career Transitions

February 23, 2015

Richard Eisenberg wrote an article in Forbes last week about how colleges are failing to create degree programs for the baby boomer generation. Instead, the vast majority of higher education institutions offer programs primarily geared to 18 -21 year old … Continue reading

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(PODCAST) School for the Working Adult: Tracy’s FlexPath Experience

February 17, 2015

In my latest podcast, I speak with FlexPath learner and soon to be graduate, Tracy Dudley. Tracy will be attending our commencement in March in D.C. Tracy has worked for the Department of Veteran Affairs for over 26 years and … Continue reading

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