Four Kids, Work, AU… Repeat!
Attending an open, online University may be one of the most life changing decisions you have ever made. Well done (virtual high five)!
In so many ways, attending AU is not like attending traditional brick and mortar style Universities and that’s a great thing! I can think back to my first year of college when I was 19, getting up super early to catch the bus and LRT to my 8 AM Anthropology class. Commuting a total of 3 hours a day between school and my two part-time jobs. I fondly recall the distinct scent of my collegiate fellow whom reliably missed their morning hygiene routines. I remember hauling around what felt to be a 50 lb stack of textbooks, the rigid structure of my day dictated by class schedules and even waking up sick but still having to attend class, feeling crummy and contagious. The workload was so demanding there was little time for anything else; school was an all or nothing proposition.
Fast forward a few years…Continue Reading