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Senior Success Program for High School Seniors

Are you a high school senior or recent graduate from Fitchburg, Leominster or Gardner?  Are you interested in attending MWCC in the fall? Will you be the first in your family to go to college?  If you answered YES – you may qualify to participate in a program where you will receive support, coaching, workshops, […]

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 […]

Disability Services Are Here For You!

This academic year has been like no other. Adjusting to a new normal has been difficult and has caused some stress throughout the last year. However, just because everything is different now, doesn’t mean that Mount Wachusett Community College’s services have stopped. Staff and faculty have been learning to use new methods to connect with […]