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Is Online Learning for Me?

Online learning isn’t for everyone. Successful online learners are self-motivated, responsible and independent. Below are some questions that you might want to keep in mind if you are thinking about applying to SOAR. 

  • Are you a self-motivator?
  • Do you like to be prepared and get things done ahead of time?
  • When faced with a problem, do you enjoy the challenge of finding a solution?
  • Can you set up your own work schedule and complete your studies without having to be told by someone else?
  • Do you like to read?
  • When given directions, do you prefer trying to follow the directions on your own for a while before asking for help?
  • Are you a good writer? Do you like to write letters, stories, and even e-mails to friends?
  • Do you type well?
  • Do you use email on a daily or almost daily basis?
  • Are you comfortable using search engines like Google or Yahoo! to find information online?
  • Are you comfortable using a computer?

The following two guides may also be of help in determining if Online Learning is right for you!