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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 […]

Community College Myths

Community college is a common path for people seeking higher education. In fact, around 8 million students were enrolled in a public two-year school for the 2018-2019 school year. Community colleges provide students impressive educations and are a great resource for people in a variety of situations. Community colleges can be associated with certain myths […]

Community College vs. University: Pros and Cons

Choosing a school for higher learning involves more than picking which university to attend. In fact, when you understand the difference between community college and university, you may find you want to choose community college to save money and have better flexibility. When comparing two-year vs. four-year college, always examine both the pros and cons […]

College Credit for High School Work

Are you getting credit for what you achieved in high school? You may have thought that only AP courses would give you college credit, but there are other classes you could be eligible to receive credit for. High schools and Colleges have documented agreements that identify the classes that are eligible called Articulation Agreements. You […]

Using Training Opportunity Program / Section 30 Benefits

With the Training Opportunity Program (TOP), also known as Section 30, unemployment insurance claimants can collect benefits while they are enrolled in an approved, full-time training. Under the TOP/Section 30 program, the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) waives the requirement to seek employment while attending training, allowing you to develop marketable skills that lead to […]