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What is Mass Transfer? How can it help you save on your education?

What is Mass Transfer? Students who attend a Massachusetts state community college, state university, or UMass system school are eligible to transfer seamlessly from one to another, enabling students to stay on track to achieve their bachelor’s degrees by taking advantage of the MassTransfer agreements. There are a couple of different options to choose from, […]

Gilman & Gilman-McCain Study Abroad Scholarship Applications Open for 2021 Programs

The Gilman Scholarship Program provides up to $5,000 (or $8,000 including the Critical Need Language Award) for undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens and Federal Pell Grant recipients to participate in in-person or virtual international programs. The Gilman-McCain Scholarship is also open! It provides $5,000 scholarships for child dependents of active-duty military personnel who receive any […]

North Central Educational Opportunity Center

MWCC manages the North Central Educational Opportunity Center (NCEOC), a US Dept. of Education funded program whose mission is to be an educational access resource to north central Mass. adults who are motivated to change their lives through college enrollment; and to inspire and engage them in thinking beyond limitations and obstacles as they strive […]

College on a Fast Pass: Certificates & Associate Degrees

Fifty percent of American college students aren’t getting a bachelor’s degree. No, they’re not slackers. Actually, they’re learning skills in demand and positioning themselves for 21st-century careers, according to a recent study from Georgetown University. And they’re doing it in half the time it takes to get a bachelor’s degree. So what’s their secret? These […]

What is the difference between an EMT and a Paramedic?

Both EMTs and paramedics are trained and ready to transport patients in need and provide them with emergency care, but what’s the difference? Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is the system that provides emergency medical care through a system of coordinated response and emergency medical care. Along with emergency doctors and nurses, police officers and firefighters, […]