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Online Colleges are Ideal for Single Moms

By Edited Oct 15, 2016 0 0

Online Education for Single Mothers


Being a single mother comes with many obstacles aside from raising your child by yourself. Having enough money to finance all the activities children need can be tough if you don't have a great job. Unfortunately getting a great job is extremely difficult without having a college education, and a college education is nearly impossible to attain while taking care of your child and holding a full time job. Luckily, the Internet has created many opportunities, one of those being the ability to go to college online. Some online college benefits include the ability to attend class at any time, less commute time and the ability to attend classes at home without anybody knowing who you are.

The biggest perk for single moms has got to be the fact that they can work their regular 9-5 day job to continue paying the bill while going to school. Since classes are taken remotely, there is no specific time for you to attend classes, this gives single mom's the ability to attend their day job, attend to their child after work, then get a few hours of schooling in before they go to bed ultimately working towards their online college degree.

Time is something that most single moms are extremely short on. Between work and their child, a few hours at night is usually all the time they have left to spare. Spending the time to commute to a school and making sure somebody is available to watch your child not only wastes tons of precious time, it also costs money for gas and babysitters.

Finally, there aren't many places that are as comfortable as your home, so why not use it as a venue to educate yourself? As dumb as it may sound, some people are embarrassed to go back to school later on in life, or may be ashamed that they are a single mom. By attending school via the internet through an online college you are granted complete anonaminity. Any discussions you have with classmates can be made using a private username that doesn't relate back to you allowing you your privacy.

To sum up, one of the best decisions a single mother can make to increase the quality of life for both her herself as well as her child is to get an education. Online colleges are far and beyond the best option for any single mom who needs to manage a day job and a child. Why waste another day in an underpaying job you may not love, get an online degree today.
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