Tag: associate degrees

Early College: Not Your Average High School Experience

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you had the chance to start high school and college at the same time, would you take it? It's possible with Early College programs. One student describes her experience of graduating high school with both a diploma and an associate degree! read more

What It's Like Transferring From Junior College to University

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of North Texas, Denton

Going from community college to a four-year university is a big step, and you may be a bit unsure about the experience. Read on for a look at how it all happens! read more

What's the difference between a community college and a state school?

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Typically, a community college is nonresidential and supported locally, regionally, and/or by the state government. They offer two- and/or three-year programs and award associate degrees. read more

Should I transfer after one year of community college or wait until I get my associate degree?

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You should explore the benefits and downsides of each option if you're asking yourself this question. After one year of college, you can often transfer to a four-year school having some academic work behind you other than your high school transcript. Economically, a community college is a great cost-effective way to start your education. read more