Top Ten Reasons to Go to School Online

By Dr. Laura Palmer Noone, CEO, University of the Potomac

Every so often I actually stay up late enough to catch David Letterman and I invariably chuckle at his top ten lists.  They are a wildly popular segment of his show and always entertaining.  I got to thinking, is there a top ten list that I could write to bring a bit of enjoyment?  Sure! How about reasons people choose to go to college online?

With apologies to David Letterman and his staff of talented writers, here is the University of the PotomacTop Ten Reasons to Go to College Online:

10.  You can go to class wearing bunny slippers and pajamas.

Interested in pursuing a degree?

Fill out the form and get all admission information you need regarding your chosen program.

This will only take a moment.

Message Received!
Thank you for reaching out to us. We will review your message and get right back to you within 24 hours.

If there is an urgent matter and you need to speak to someone immediately you can call at the following phone number:

By clicking the Send me more information button above, I represent that I am 18+ years of age, that I have read and agreed to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email marketing and phone calls from UOTP. I understand that my consent is not required to apply for online degree enrollment. To speak with a representative without providing consent, please call +1 (202) 274-2300

9.   If you roll your eyes and stick out your tongue at the faculty member and not get caught.

8.  Bad hair day?  No problem!

7.  You never run out of gas on your way to class.

6.  You are always much prettier or more handsome online…

5.  That annoying guy that always taps his pencil isn’t audible in class

4.  You can’t catch a cold or flu from a sneezing classmate.

3.  No one cares (or knows!) if you shaved or put on makeup.

2.  You can eat in class – just be careful not to spill your drink on your keyboard.

1. And the number one reason you want to go to class online – you never have to look for a parking place!