Listen Your Way to Better Grades

When you study, do you have music playing in the background? You might not know that what you listen to could actually help you learn better.

The Four Types of Corporate Culture

If you’ve interviewed any prospective candidates lately, you may have been asked questions about your organization’s corporate culture. So, what is it?

According to Robert E. Quinn and Kim S. Cameron, at the University of Michigan, there are four types of cultures:

Change Your Diet, Change Your Mood

More than 16 million American adults have experienced it. It costs the country more than $80 billion in lost productivity and health care, and 50% of people never seek help.

Depression. It’s so common, yet somehow still has a stigma. With so many people resisting treatment, and the average psychotherapy approach taking 10-20 weeks, during Depression Education & Awareness Month we’re shining the light on how doing something as simple as switching your diet can have a profound effect on the condition.

Understanding the DBA

Earning a Doctor of Business Administration degree, often referred to as a DBA, is a goal of students in universities across the nation. The DBA can also be a source of confusion, especially for students who aren’t sure if the program they’re applying to will help them reach their professional aspirations.

So how do you know if the DBA is the right path for you? Here are some things to consider as you weigh your options.

What will I study in a DBA?

What is a Literature Review?

Writing a literature review is an integral part of completing the dissertation process. It’s also an area of considerable confusion for those seeking a doctoral degree.  Understanding the literature review, including what it is and why it’s important, can help you get through the dissertation process with much less stress.

Exactly what is a literature review?

Four Simple Ways to Increase Your Productivity

Life in the modern era is quite demanding. If you’re like most people, you find yourself overextended with obligations, facing a seemingly never-ending list of things to do. Those that are also working on earning a degree face even greater demands on their time. This pervasive problem has many people wondering, is there a way to increase productivity and improve performance but also reduce pressure and stress? 

While you might still face a long to-do list, these tactics can help you boost your productivity without sacrificing your sanity.



NCU Provost’s Scholarship

In August, NCU was proud to announce the NCU President’s Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship for ten new students. Because we at NCU strongly believe in the power of education, we are pleased to offer a similar scholarship again in September!

Five Reasons Why You Should Pursue That Graduate Degree

Are you considering going to graduate school, but worried that the many challenges adults face going back to school might make it too much of a burden? With online learning options at Northcentral University, there are literally no more excuses. Here are the top five reasons why you should pursue a graduate degree.

Reason #1: Earn the degree you need and pursue the career you want, without sacrificing time with friends and family.

Why Women in Tech Isn’t Just About Bridging the Equality Gap

Pop culture depicts the stereotypical computer scientist as a bespectacled guy sitting in front of his computer, in a room full of countless other computer screens.

Proof is this Google image search result for the query “computer scientist.”

Characteristics of a Successful Online Student

One of the fastest growing education trends in the United States is online learning. According to the 2015 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group, more than one in four students in 2015 took at least one distance education course. That means that nearly 6 million students every year in the U.S. take online classes.