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Community College vs. Trade School 

Obtaining higher education after high school is becoming increasingly necessary for recent graduates. Employment projections for 2021 estimate that 37.8% of jobs will require a degree or certification of some kind. However, earning a bachelor’s degree at a university is not the perfect fit for everyone. Higher education is available in many forms, creating more opportunities […]

Community College: How It Works

Other than the popular series about an unlikely group of misfits attending community college, community colleges don’t get much attention in popular culture, so many people aren’t sure how they work. Firstly, you may hear people call community colleges two-year colleges because they award two-year degrees, called associate degrees. Or, some may call them junior […]

Reasons to Go Back to School

If you’re considering reasons to go back to school, you’re in luck! There are so many benefits to returning and finishing your degree. Going back to school has a high return on investment — meaning you receive more than what you put in — financially, professionally and personally. Around 60% of adults who went to school […]

How to Finish College Faster? Stay Motivated & Get Support!

We can probably assume that you don’t want to be in college forever. You want to be out in the workforce, using your degree and changing the world! Here are a few pitfalls to avoid and tips to staying on track! Avoid the “Summer Melt” You may have heard college admissions professionals talk about “summer […]

Decision Day 2021 – Where will you be this Fall?

May 1st is considered a big day for college decisions. Many schools use May 1st as their early decision deadline. After months (maybe even years) of researching schools, preparing for college applications, and anticipating, the day has finally come to make a decision and share your excitement about your college plans! Over the past year, […]