10 Habits of Highly Effective Students

by Becton Loveless www.educationcorner.com The key to becoming an effective student is learning how to study smarter, not harder. This becomes more and more true as you advance in your education. [...]

Advice for the Whole Family

“Returning to School” Advice You Probably Give your Kids, but Don’t Follow Yourself By Tim Churchill, District Outreach Coordinator Community Colleges of Spokane The advice we [...]

Spokane Public Schools: Growing our Own

“Growing our Own” Special Education Teachers: The Spokane Public Schools Partnership with EWU, WSU, Greater Minds By Dr. Mary Templeton Superintendent, Washougal School District Former HR [...]

Navigating Student Loans

Carey Donaldson, MA. Ed. Founder, Senior Student Loan Specialist and Advocate NewBeginnings, LLC Student loans can be a daunting maze when considering going back to school. However, it is a path [...]

Financial Aid Award Letters 101

Puzzled about your financial aid award letter? Financial aid award letters have the information you need to figure out how you’ll pay for school. And we’ve got tips to help talk you through them. [...]

Greater Minds College Fair

Are you, or someone you know, considering returning to school to finish a degree or certificate but aren’t sure where to start? Join us  for a Greater Minds College Fair! Tuesday, September 11th [...]

Staying Motivated in Springtime

Here are 9 helpful tips to get you back on track this Spring: Change your perspective – Your perspective can set the tone for how you experience your studies. While it’s true that some [...]

Overcoming Test Anxiety

Have you ever had a dream where you have to take a test in a subject you’ve never heard of? If you suffer from test anxiety, those feelings of panic are all too familiar—because you’ve [...]

It’s Scholarship Season!

Don’t miss your opportunity to apply for additional funding! In addition to federal aid and state grants through FAFSA and WASFA, scholarship money is available for adult learners — you [...]

Tips for Scholarship Essays

1. Read the instructions! Make sure you read and understand the instructions, before you start writing. 2. Organize your thoughts Think about what you are going to write, and organize your [...]

Time Management

Tackle what can be the greatest challenge for returning adult students – time management. Family…friends…work…volunteer work…childcare. That is a lot to juggle. Adding “school” to the mix [...]

Investing In Your Future

6 Ways to Pay for Your Education Finishing your degree can help you find new career opportunities and even higher pay. But one of the biggest challenges in returning to school can be figuring out [...]

Finding Time for School

Five Tactics to Help You Find The Time for School….AND Protect It Time is one of the main considerations adults make when thinking about finishing their degree. Having enough time for family, [...]

Tips for Returning to Learning

Thinking about going back to college? Greater Minds offers the following advice on how to overcome the most common barriers that keep adults from getting back to college and ahead in life. # 1: [...]

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