Career and employment goals are a top factor in students' decisions to enroll in online education programs
By Laura Ascione, Managing Editor, Content Services, @eSN_Laura
April 19th, 2018
Career aspirations continue to drive students' decisions to enroll in online education programs, according to a new survey tracking online learning trends. The report from BestColleges.com surveyed 295 online program administrators and 1,500 students, including prospective students, current students, and…
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