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College Degree Guide and Options

Earning a college degree can open a world of career opportunities after graduating from high school or transition careers. You might even desire specialized education — there are so many reasons people look to the world of academia to help them achieve their goals. From associate and bachelor’s to master’s and doctoral, you might wonder […]

Graduate Profile Irene Gulnick – Future Art Therapist

Irene Gulnick, a member of the Class of 2022, will be heading to Springfield College in the fall where she will major in Art Therapy. Her portfolio and academic excellence earned her a $23,000 annual merit scholarship. “I decided to attend the Mount in 2019 after a gap year of working full time. I have […]

Alumni Profile: Lauren Howe – Public Relations Powerhouse

Many of our students can relate to the story of Lauren Howe’s path to Mount Wachusett Community College. College is expensive, and for many families, the decision to start at a public or private four-year school just isn’t feasible. This was the case for Howe. Her dream was to attend Emerson College to study journalism, […]

Liberal Arts Majors Pack a Punch: Fighting off Major Stigma

MWCC Student Shares Opinion on why Liberal Arts Majors Deserve More Credit For many years, our society has been under the impression that Liberal Arts majors are for those who don’t comprehend the weight of education and are ignorantly going to school for a degree they will never use; therefore, between the backhanded comments and […]