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’s experience. . . .
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, which is why many of the best degrees for working adults are online. And you get to go at your own pace. You can take . . .
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 to determine 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 where to spend this important chapter of your life. Visiting schools can be a stressful experience. Here are some tips that will . . .
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 receiving . . .