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  • Technology
    3 min read

    Making a Cyber Security Career Change: Alumna Neana Del Rio Shares Her Story

    Interested in a cyber security career change? Alumna Neana Del Rio shares her experience transitioning to this field in an interview with Dean Bill Phillips.

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  • DeVry Updates
    6 min read

    Celebrating 90 Years of Student Achievements at DeVry

    With 90 years of furthering innovation, join us as we look though our yearbook at some of our alumni and their journeys. Let’s celebrate our history and community.

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  • 4 Professional and Personal Growth Tips for Students

    College provides an opportunity to focus on developing yourself. Find 4 professional and personal growth tips for students from DeVry students and alumni.

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  • Earn Your Graduate Degree: 7 Tips for College from an MBA Student

    Get on the path to success in your studies with these 7 tips for college students from Keller MBA student, James Clark.

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  • Improve Your Mindset for Success with Purpose, Passion and Pace

    Looking for advice to improve your mindset for success? Learn how a DeVry alum uses the 3-P Formula focused on purpose, passion and pace to achieve his goals.

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  • Earning an MBA: How Student Support Can Make a Big Difference

    Student support can make a big difference when pursuing a degree. Alum James Clark shares some of the ways he felt supported while earning an MBA.

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  • Starting a Small Business: Advice for Entrepreneurs from a DeVry Alum

    Starting a small business? Get advice for entrepreneurs from DeVry alum Alek Pirkhalo who leveraged his business skills to start a successful IT company.

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  • Going Back to College: Alum Alek Pirkhalo on Giving School a Second Chance

    Going back to college after dropping out can be a rewarding opportunity. Follow a DeVry alum's journey to graduation and discover some inspirational lessons.

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  • 5 Career Tips for Women in Technology from Alum Blanca Leon-Carter

    Interested in the tech field but not sure where to start? DeVry alum Blanca Leon-Carter shares 5 career tips for women in technology.

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  • Latinas in Tech: Career Advice from Alum Blanca Leon-Carter

    DeVry alum, Blanca Leon-Carter, strives to support Latinas in tech. Check out her six pieces of tech career advice she used to achieve her personal goals.

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  • 5 Steps to Help Improve Emotional Intelligence: Strategies from Alum Marco Ruiz

    Learn how to help improve emotional intelligence to help foster relationship-building skills you may need to create a professional network & take on new challenges.

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  • Starting a New Job? 7 Tips for Working from Home in a New Role

    Starting a new job while working remotely can be a big task, but we have 7 tips for working from home from a DeVry alum who found success doing just that.

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  • Earning a Degree: How Alum Marco Ruiz Achieved His Personal Goals

    Wondering if earning a degree is worth it? Marco Ruiz, DeVry alum, discusses how earning his business degree helped expand his career opportunities.

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  • US Olympian Discusses Balancing Long-Term Goals and Being Fearless

    Looking to reach that long-term goal? US Olympian, Elana Meyers Taylor, discusses overcoming self-doubt, preparing for the Olympics and going back to school.

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  • Top 5 Student-to-Student Tips for Online Learning

    While experiencing social distancing, it’s important to find a good routine and practice these effective student-to-student tips for online learning success.

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  • How Student Support Helped Alum Geraldine Guinto Reach Her Goals

    At DeVry we're with you in every step of your student journey. Hear from alum, Geraldine Guinto, about how our student support helped her reach her goals.

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  • Student Support: 5 Ways We Help You Succeed While at DeVry

    Learn about the ongoing student support and care you can expect at DeVry, and see how one alum leveraged this to achieve academic and personal success.

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  • Balancing work and school: How DeVry student Marco Ruiz does it

    Balancing work and school can seem challenging, but it's doable. See how flexible learning at DeVry helped Marco Ruiz balance work, education and family time.

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  • Congratulations to Our Undergrad Graduates

    Walking across the stage at commencement is something many students dream about. Watch the pride & joy as some of our recent undergrad students live their dream.

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  • Celebrating Success with Keller Alumna, Sarah Leahy

    Earning your graduate degree or certificate is a big accomplishment. Hear from Keller alumna, Sarah Leahy, as she celebrates success at graduation.

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  • Designing Success: Serena Nuccio

    Serena Nuccio, a DeVry graduate, shares her story about finding happiness and success in her career.

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  • Transferring Into A Degree: Got Credits?

    Have you thought about completing your degree? DeVry alum, Jonathan Weinberger, shares his story about earning proficiency credits & utilizing transfer credits.

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  • How DeVry/Keller Career Services Helped This Grad Achieve Her Goals

    Are your career goals within reach? Former student, Felicia Willis, shows what can be achieved when a student and Career Services form a true partnership.

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