The Benefit of the Internet for College Students
By Staff Writer Published on May 25, 2013
Attending college in today’s day and age will provide you with the profound benefit of being able to use the internet. A recent Pew Survey found that the internet has a large impact on college student’s life today. When you think about using the internet during school, you may not realize how productive and beneficial the internet can be. The study showed that…
- 79% of students agree that the internet has had a “positive impact on their college academic experience”
- 73% of college students say that they use the internet more than the library
- Almost half of all college students are required to use the internet to contact other students in some of their classes
- 46% of college students expressed that email enables them to express ideas to professors that they would not have expressed in class
No matter what program you are interested in studying throughout your career at Stevens-Henager College, you may find that easy access to the internet is extremely beneficial. Although the internet can be distracting, it can also prove to be an extremely valuable asset. Throughout your time in school you may find that you are able to do research, coordinate with classmates and even communicate with your professors online. Being a college student today will provide you with the opportunity to take full advantage of all that the internet has to offer.
Sara Nelson is the Social Media Guru for Stevens-Henager College, overseeing the college’s profiles on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and more. She is also a student in the Master in Business Administration (MBA) program, and she enjoys spending time with her family, listening to good music, and eating freshly baked chocolate chip cookies.
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