BYU Independent Study

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BYU Independent Study offers online courses that are for anyone, anytime, anywhere. We offer over 500 university, high school, middle school, and personal enrichment courses that can help students make up credit, graduate on time, enhance their curriculum, or earn university credit. Students can sign up at anytime and have one year to complete each course, allowing them to work at their own pace. 11/07/2018

Why Social Media Causes Anxiety

Feeling stressed?

Step away from your social media.

Studies show that excessive social media use is proven to trigger anxiety. So instead of the deadly scroll, try taking a walk outside, calling a friend, or picking up a book to combat feelings of stress and worry. Social media is a great way to keep up with friends, but the need for more likes, followers, and re-tweets can lead to anxiety and addiction.

[09/18/18]   Three Tips to Help You Ace this Semester

[08/07/18]   We love travel, and we’re pretty sure you do too. That’s why we want you to send us photos of you studying around the world! Whether it’s your backyard, or in front of the Eiffel Tower, show us your textbooks (including the digital ones) using the hashtag #textbooktravel. And make sure to tag us in your post to get featured on our IS social media! 07/25/2018

Locations Along the Trail

1,300-mile walk anyone? Honor your ancestors who took that challenge, and trekked across the states, today! Thank goodness for those settlers of the Wild West. Happy Pioneer Day! The Latter-day Saints made many stops on their journey from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah.


Benefits of a Flexible Schedule | BYU Independent Study

Where would YOU take your studies? #studyanywhere #byuis

Lauren Anderson always wanted to visit Australia and thanks to BYU Independent Study, she was finally able to do that. She did her homework while in transit ... 05/16/2018

Free Online Courses - BYU Independent Study

BYU Independent Study offers free courses on parenting. Check them out and up your parenting know-how. Our free online courses offer a variety of classes from self-improvement, to academic subjects. While free courses are not for credit, they’re a great way to learn something new at no cost to you! So whether you’re looking to better understand personal finance, learn how to build your family tre...




To look at our most up-to-date courses, look at our course catalog online at Notice that students can look at the course syllabus before enrolling.



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