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Community College Myths

Community college is a common path for people seeking higher education. Over 10.2 million enrolled in community colleges in the United States in the fall of 2021. Over 66% attend part-time and 34% are full-time students.Community colleges provide students with impressive educations and are a great resource for people in various situations. Students often associate community colleges with certain myths or rumors that deter people […]

Business Administration Degree FAQ

A business administration degree can prepare you for various careers and give you a leg up during the job search. In this guide, we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions regarding this degree. We’ll help you understand the skills it teaches, the demand for business administration graduates and the earning potential for […]

Community College vs. Trade School

Post-secondary education is essential because it improves an individual’s career opportunities. Standing out from the crowd is important in a saturated job market, and a degree or certificate reflects your skills and experience. While many people associate higher education with four-year university programs, the flexibility and cost savings that community colleges and trade schools offer […]

Beyond Critique: Director of Assessments Amanda Henrichs’ Mission to Cultivate Joyful Learning

Amanda Henrichs has been the Director of Assessments at the Mount for about 2 years and uses they/them pronouns. Originally from Oregon, Henrichs reflected on how different their life was in the Beaver State, mentioning that they were “milking goats and making porridge.” They explained the geographical distinctions between Oregon and Massachusetts, noting that Oregon […]

What Can You Do With an Environmental Science Degree?

If you are fascinated by ecosystems and the earth’s atmosphere, you may be considering pursuing an environmental science degree. In this field, you can help organizations put practices in place that can preserve our environment for the future. Keep reading to learn more about career paths and the average pay for environmental science. What Is […]