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How to network as an online student

Simple ‘tricks’ on how to network online as an Ecampus student

Networking online is simply engaging in genuine relationships. I was authentically interested in my professors and fellow students, and it was this sincere interest and profound respect that led to wonderful experiences as an Oregon State Ecampus student. Even though it took a little courage, I did a couple of things that made a world of difference in online networking for me.

The basics of online learning from an OSU Ecampus student

Online classes: The basics for beginners

When I first started thinking about going to school online, I was completely clueless as to what I should expect. Of course, I knew what the internet was and the basics of how to use a computer, but I felt pretty intimidated about online classes because I honestly had no idea how earning a degree from a distance worked. Even if I was anxious and a little embarrassed about my lack of online skills, I was determined to finish my degree.

A group of four women stand together, smiling. From left to right, the women include Carolyn Breece, Melissa Milhollin, Velda Hendricks (Ecampus graduate) and Deanna Lloyd.

Ecampus grads share their advice on returning to college online

Oregon State Ecampus grads know all too well how hard returning to college can be when juggling it with life and work. Here, they share their tips for success and self-motivation through thick and thin.