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Preparing Your Child for College

Helping your child prepare for college can be extremely emotional and stressful. There aren’t many ways to help ease the sadness around your child potentially leaving home, but there are many ways to help make this process as smooth as possible. Preparing too early or too late could change the landscape of your child . . .

Exploring a Liberal Arts Education

A liberal arts school is typically an undergraduate college for the liberal arts and sciences. In contrast to a vocational, professional, or technical school, the aim of liberal arts colleges is for students to develop broad general knowledge and develop their critical thinking, analytical, and creative skills. While students will major in a particular discipline . . .

A Guide to Online Degree Programs

There are many reasons people opt for online class over traditional classes. Online degrees offer flexibility. You can work your classes into your schedule and not the other way around. And you get to go at your own pace. You can take accelerated courses, or accelerated programs, meaning you can go through your classes at . . .

Understanding Accreditation

When applying for colleges it is imperative that the institution and program are accredited. Accreditation is an external evaluation of higher education and is essentially quality control for institutions and programs. Accreditation is necessary: To ensure the quality of institutions and program to students and the public. For  institutions and programs to receive federal and . . .

Make the Most Out of Your Campus Visit

One of the best ways of figuring out if a college is the right choice for you is to actually go and visit. There is nothing like experiencing something first-hand to help you decide on where to spend the chapter of your life. Visiting schools can be a stressful experience. Think about what you . . .

Small Colleges vs. Large Colleges

The size of the college or university you choose is important, and both offer their own advantages and disadvantages. Below is an overview of some of the major differences between small and large schools, but keep in mind that these are not cut and dry facts. Each school is unique, with its own pros and . . .

Tools for Transferring

Transferring schools has become a common thing to do in 2016. With the prices of Universities going up around the country, many students are opting to go to a Community College or Junior College first. According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center,  37.2 percent of college students will transfer at least once before . . .