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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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University News & Insights

  1. Online Learning Tips

    Filling Out the FAFSA for Federal Student Aid – Part 2

    Filling Out the FAFSA for Federal Student Aid – Part 2 Apr 18, 2018

    In part 1, we discussed filling out Step One of the FAFSA, which determines your basic eligibility. Now, it's time to gather your tax returns to complete Step Two (marital status and tax info) and Step Three (dependency status).

  2. Earth Day: Celebrate by Getting Involved in Citizen Science Apr 17, 2018

    Earth Day is coming up on Sunday, April 22. This day has also inspired citizens to take direct action with citizen science to improve the environment.

  3. Eight Tips for Success in the Online Learning Environment Apr 12, 2018

    In many respects, online learning is more demanding because students must take a more active role in their education. Here are eight tips that students need to follow to be successful in an online.

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    How Will the Advent of Driverless Trucks Affect the Supply Chain?

    How Will the Advent of Driverless Trucks Affect the Supply Chain? Apr 16, 2018

    Although fully driverless trucks are still a work in progress, companies such as Tesla, Embark and Peloton are paving the way for the future.

  2. Studies Show Middle Managers Struggle with Anxiety and Depression Apr 13, 2018

    New research shows that having some authority over co-workers is not the key to eternal happiness. In fact, it may be quite the opposite.

  3. Mindfulness and Action Led APU Alumna Laticia Jackson to Social Activism Apr 11, 2018

    On Friday, April 20, Laticia will hold a webinar at 12 noon ET. Laticia will talk about how her her life experiences shaped her social activism.

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