For those of you who eagerly await the release of the executive blog each month, you will notice that this one is late. My wife and I are expecting our third child any day now and every time that I sit down to start writing this article, her contractions pick up so I need go help her and our two children. On top of getting ready to have a baby any day, I am frantically trying to finish a course with an August contract end date while still working full-time. When I talk to my friends who are currently attending brick and mortar universities, they say that my life sounds crazy and chaotic. Most of the time they are right. But, when you hear other AU students’ stories, my experiences are not unique by any means.
Many AU students are working either full-time or part-time while trying to balance family life and complete their courses. While there are many reasons why students choose to attend AU, one key factor is often flexibility. Continue Reading