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Should You Get a Degree in Graphic Design from a Community College?

Does a career in graphic design make sense for you personally? And if so, where should you go to learn graphic design in Massachusetts? Starting Your Graphic Design Journey at a Community College Your start at a community college will give you hands-on, practical experience as a designer. Not only will you be ready to […]

Tips to Help You File the FAFSA 2019-2020

If you need financial aid help paying for college, you need to fill out the FAFSA. Filling out your FAFSA can seem daunting, but in actuality, applying can be easy if you go into it with the right information and a basic understanding of the process. Step #1: Create your FSA ID Your FSA ID […]

On your mark, get set, study!

This article originally appeared in the opinion section of the Telegram & Gazette.  For a student, going to college is amazingly similar to a runner competing in a marathon. There is a start and a finish, lots of steep hills and terrain to climb, plateaus that require much less effort, and the exhilarating feeling of […]

15 Fun Tips for College Freshmen (that I learned the hard way)

Starting college is a big step into your future. You’ll be working towards a goal that may feel light-years away, and I’m betting you don’t want to screw up. I didn’t either, but I did. You will too, I promise. However, looking back at my college years about to graduate with my bachelor’s degree, I […]

6 Tips for Returning to School as a Parent

  “I had lived with the lie that I was never going to be anything more than a food service worker and I had settled,” said Lisa Ferrara-Caron. A mother of six, she was working at a restaurant as an office manager and did the books. After her husband noticed her interest in accounting and […]