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At American Public University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working professionals looking to advance in their careers. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

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  1. Online Learning Tips

    Repairing the Damage from Hurricane Maria on Monkey Island

    Repairing the Damage from Hurricane Maria on Monkey Island May 22, 2018

    Dr. Jennifer Cramer, a primatologist and an APU Program Director, spent the summers of 2005 and 2006 on Monkey Island working on her master’s thesis.

  2. Filling Out the FAFSA for Federal Student Aid, Part 3 May 18, 2018

    In this article, we cover the final four steps on the FAFSA. These steps determine federal student aid eligibility and Expected Family Contribution (EFC).

  3. Alumni: The Benefits of Attending a University Don't Stop after Graduation May 15, 2018

    When you graduate from AMU or APU, you'll share a special connection with more than 77,000 fellow alumni. Your benefits don’t end when you get your diploma.

  1. Online Career Tips

    Networking Events: Using the Arts to Inspire Great Conversations

    Networking Events: Using the Arts to Inspire Great Conversations May 17, 2018

    When you put yourself out there and go to networking events, part of your conversational repertoire should be about the arts and culture.

  2. Soft Skills: Should We Start Calling Them by Another Name? May 14, 2018

    We have to use soft skills to assess what is going on in the workplace and decide on the best course of action at any given time.

  3. Augmented Reality and Other Initiatives Are Reinventing the Retail World May 10, 2018

    How can retailers regain what they have lost while remaining competitive and looking to the future? There is a possibility of a comeback if the right people focus on the right things.

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