This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Career Academy. All opinions are 100% mine.
My husband dropped out of college a few months after our son was born so he can support our family.
This is something that puts a smile on my face each time I think about it. I wasn’t happy that he had to give his studies up but the fact that he stood up to be a man for me and our first born when we needed him the most warms my heart.
Last year, he enrolled back in college though the Commission on Higher Education’s Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program and is currently working on completing his requirements.
There are days when we don’t get to spend as much time with him on weekends because he is busy with the requirements and all but the kids and I are rooting for him. We are beyond proud.
Hopefully, if his professors and instructors behave 😉 my husband will graduate this summer. If he won’t be able to complete his requirements on time, then he will graduate next year. And I am totally okay with it.
The fact that he is working hard on achieving his dream of finishing college while working full time aside from raising 2 twinkles in this universe with me makes him a superman in my books.
Why am I telling you this? I am broadcasting this to the whole universe because I want to remind people that it is never too late and you are never too old to seek or complete your education. Whether for career advancement or as a personal goal, if there’s a will, there’s a way.
I have to admit though that age, financial status, lack of time and other responsibilities can get in the way. Sometimes, even enrolling and completing a career development class can be hard. They take time, money and can drain anybody’s energy. All these however, should not hinder anybody from going after their dreams of finishing college, getting a diploma or acquiring a new skill.
Before my husband decided to give this a go, we talked about it, thought about it and talked about it some more. In the end, we were still on the same page. We were going to make it work. We are still making it work and I am 100% sure that all these will work out in the end. And I know that YOU can make it work too.
The good thing these days is that with technology, there are so many ways for one to advance his or her education or to look for career development courses online. You can work on completing your degree or learn new skills through online courses right in the comfort of your own home and in your own pace and time. Another great thing about online courses is that they cost much lesser compared to taking standalone courses and degrees in training centers or universities.
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- Unlimited access to tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of the industries finest IT, Cyber Security, Project Management and Business Skill video based courses for $29 per year.
- The same content you see in the world’s most popular training centers and universities.
- The ability to earn up to 257 PDUs and 30 College Credits towards Associates or Bachelors degrees
Some of their popular certification classes:
Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2013 (MOS)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
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“The motivation behind this Learning Membership program is to allow all people the opportunity to gain access to high quality career focused training without the high costs which in the past have been the main hurdle to acquiring the skills needed to master the technologies needed in today’s economy.” Stated Samson Chu CEO of CareerAcademy, “These are the very same courses which are being sold in training centers and universities as standalone courses for 100’s to 1000’s of dollars. It is rewarding to see how profound an impact the Learning Membership Program is having on the industry.”
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What do you think about online courses? Have you taken one or planning to enroll in the future? Let me know in the comments below!