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Why Attend A Community College Before A Four-Year University?

Some people never think of attending a community college, but just figure they must attend a four-year university if they wish to obtain a degree. That isn’t the case and there are many reasons that attending a community college might be the right choice for many people. WHY THEY WERE DEVELOPED According to College Board, community colleges are in existence for two main reasons: (1) to serve as a bridge from high school to college by providing courses for transfer…

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Why Go to College When You’re Older – My Story

What a silly question that is, you might say. Here’s my story and it has a happy ending. WHY GO? I went to college for the first time when I was about 40. I had just gotten divorced and felt the need to expand my horizons and my education. I got married right out of high school, and although I took college classes, I knew I wasn’t going to attend college. After 40, I knew if I wanted to jump…

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How To Get An Internship In College

How To Get An Internship In College

Why does it matter that one tries for an internship in college? There are many reasons, but the main one, according to John P. Fahey Career Center at Creighton University in Nebraska is that “it can plug students into a professional network and help them develop industry contacts for when they begin a job search.” The ‘how’ to get this accomplished comes next. Are there right and possible wrong ways of going about this task? And where does one begin?…

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How To Research Colleges

How To Research Colleges

Deciding to attend college is one of the biggest decisions you'll make during your life. Hence, it shouldn't be taken lightly. Rather, it should be researched earnestly and thoroughly.  As a starting point for how to research colleges, you should think of what interests you, what makes your heart sing, and what would be fun to do as a lifetime job. However, there are many other factors to consider as well which we'll address in full below. How To Research…

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Is It Better To Live On Or Off Campus

Is It Better To Live On Or Off Campus?

It would seem that there are only two choices of where to live during college.  So, the final decision should be an easy one, right? Well, there are several factors to consider when trying to pick on-campus or off-campus housing. The wrong decision could affect your credit rating, your stress level, and the rest of your life - but don't worry, we're here to help! Below we'll provide both the pros and cons of each situation to help you decide…

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How to Pay Off College Debt Fast

Expert Tips On How To Pay Off College Debt Fast

This article is slated to be updated with the latest FAFSA, Scholarship, and Financial Information. For more updated information, please refer to our 2023 and 2024 articles. You thought you finally had peace of mind because you graduated from college, but now the weight of the debt you incurred feels like a mountain on your shoulders. How can you pay this money off faster and still remain relatively sane? Here are tips from 3 experts on how to pay off…

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how to deal with burnout college

How To Deal With Burnout In College

In these days of overstimulation from social media, news broadcasts, working many hours, taking college courses, and trying to have an enjoyable home life, the term burnout is more prevalent than ever. But, what exactly is it, and how can we avoid it, or at least have tools to lessen its hold on our lives?  There are three main types of burnout: college, work, and social. Who knew!! One gets tired and stressed just reading these terms. However, generally speaking,…

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How To Finish College Early

With so many things to juggle in life these days, students want to know how to finish college early. Is it possible? Yes, but it takes a bit of planning with the correct information to guide you. There are many choices and paths available - you just need to decide how to get all your ducks in a row for which ones are best for you and make a plan.  How To Finish College Early - A Guide On Different…

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