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Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Community Colleges Can Open Up All Kinds of Possibilities

Beginning your education or starting your career at a community college opens up all sorts of possibilities. What are some of the benefits associated with attending community college as the first step in higher education?

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Common Myths About Paying for College

There are many myths surrounding saving for college. These myths range from it's better not to save for college to why bother saving because education is too expensive and out of reach 

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
9 Great Reasons to Attend Community College

What is it about community college that is becoming so attractive and why might these two year institutions be the best choice? Essentially it comes down to what an individual's personal goals and objectives are. There are many great reasons to go to community college.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Education Trends: Why Adults are Returning to College

Most universities have recognized this movement and have developed ways to accommodate adult students, providing a means to pursue a college degree. With so many colleges offering a myriad of learning opportunities, student populations are more diverse in age than ever before. There are many reasons why adults are returning to school.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Should Students Take a Gap Year After High School?

A good number of students do indeed choose to go straight to college right after high school, but what about the percentage who feels they are not ready? Should they take a year off after high school first? 

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Benefits to Starting a 4-Year Degree at a 2-Year College

Students have many choices when they make the decision to pursue college. As one option, many students choose to begin their education at a two-year college rather than heading straight off to the dorms at the four-year universities. There are many benefits to taking this route.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
How to Prepare for a College Transfer

Making a transfer from one college to another may seem like an intimidating task. Whether you are graduating from a two-year college and moving on to the next level of study or you've simply decided to change to another school, the procedure will require some planning and organization. ...

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
College Life: What to Expect During Your First Semester

Beginning your first semester at college can feel pretty overwhelming at first. As a result, you may find yourself experiencing a myriad of emotions as you adjust to all of these changes in your life. There are a few common experiences most people share when beginning their first college term. 

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Pros and Cons of Going to College as an Adult

While it is true some adult college students have some unique challenges that traditional younger students do not experience, there are also many advantages non-traditionals get to enjoy.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
College Education Options for the Nontraditional Student

Today's nontraditional student has more options than ever before to pursue that long-awaited dream of earning a college degree. Universities are continually expanding their programs in order to be able to fit the changing needs of all students in an evolving and dynamic society.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Common Mistakes New College Students Make

As a new college student, you're bound to make a few errors when going through the application processes. In fact, it's not uncommon to make a few mistakes even after classes start. In your freshman year, you're bound to make some mistakes.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Pros and Cons of Taking College Courses Online

While online learning is a terrific opportunity, it is not for everyone. There are some definitive pros and cons associated with taking college courses online. Before you sign up for any course or program, it is a good idea to evaluate all the advantages and disadvantages that come with distance learning.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Advantages of Taking Tough College Courses

If you have made the decision to go to college to pursue individual growth as part of your educational package and not just to "get the piece of paper", selecting some difficult courses is often a great idea. Here's why.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Why are General Education Courses Required in College?

Many students have the idea they don't "need" general education classes to further their education because they feel the courses are useless and don't pertain to their career goals. It's easy to see where this misconception comes from.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Planning Your College Exit and Entering the 'Real World'

It's here! Where did all the time go? College graduation, a day that once loomed far over the horizon, is now at your doorstep. For years you've waited for this wonderful day with baited breath and anticipation; suddenly it's here. Now what?

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Ways to Support Adult College Students

If someone you know has taken the plunge and gone back to school to pursue that long-awaited degree, you may be wondering what you can do to support him or her as he or she pursues educational goals. There are several things you can do to help. 

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
How to Pick Your College Classes

A first time student picking out college classes may find the registration process to be confusing or intimidating. Even seasoned students may experience a bit of apprehension when selecting which classes to take when registration time rolls around. This article shows the ins and outs of registration.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
College: What to Do if You Don't Know Which Major to Choose

Choosing a major is one of the biggest decisions you will be faced with in your college career. This is a decision you do not want to take lightly and/or make a hasty decision. With so many degree offerings and career prospects, you may be wondering how to select which program is right for you?

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
How to Tell a Good Professor from a Bad One

During a college career it is probable to have some really great professors but, unfortunately, it is just as likely to end up having some horrible instructors too. What do you do?

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Time Management Skills for College Students

Degree programs are time-consuming, and developing solid time management will help increase productivity and decrease academic stress. Balance is the key to successful time management. 

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