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There are all kinds of challenges associated with continuing your education while juggling other responsibilities such as work, family and friends. While online classes make it easier to earn your degree around your busy schedule, getting coursework done and staying on track requires focus and dedication.

Designing a good study corner can help make that happen. It should contain everything you need to study effectively, while minimizing distractions as much as possible.

Here are four great study corners that will help you achieve your goals as a student.

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If you’re interested in earning a degree online, you likely know there are hundreds of options. Through TV commercials and web-based ads, everyone seems to be offering online degree programs, but determining which program is right for you isn’t so clear-cut.

Before you enroll or even apply, learn how to choose the right online degree program for your lifestyle and goals. 


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Our country was formed by people seeking freedom, and immigration has created many diverse populations in the United States. If you’re interested in learning more about the largest ethnic minority group in the country, consider getting a Bachelor of Arts in Chicano Studies through UTEP Connect.


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With cyberwarfare and global terrorism continuing to be a threat to citizens in the United States and abroad, the need for educated civilians and military personnel in defense and strategic studies continues to grow. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that careers in this sector will have a much faster than average growth of 18% by 2024, including positions in information security analysis. An online Master of Defense and Strategic Studies degree can prepare you for the anticipated growth in this challenging and vital field.

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