Tag: college classes

6 Tips for Getting Off the Course Waitlist

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of California, Santa Barbara

So you've been waitlisted for a college course; don't fret! There are plenty of ways to get into the class, especially if you follow these six tips. read more

5 Signs You Should Drop a Class

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Freelance Writer

If you're unsure about dropping a college class, check out this guide to see if it's worth it. read more

How to Prepare for Your College Classes: 4 Genius Tips

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Freelance Writer

Follow these four tips to be fully prepared for your college classes. read more

Dual Enrollment: Online vs. On-Campus Classes

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High School Student

Students interested in dual enrollment might be wondering whether to take a class on campus or online. Time to compare and contrast! read more

Sneak Peek! Preview These Freshman Year College Classes

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Student, Johns Hopkins University

Ever wonder what classes you'll take your freshman year of college? Here a Johns Hopkins student reviews some of her freshman year courses, so you can get a sneak peek at what college-level classes are really like. read more

3 Tips to Stay on Top of Assignments in a Quarter System

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Student, California State University of Los Angeles

Have you decided to attend a college that is under a quarter system instead of semesters? Here are some tips to help you keep up in this fast-paced learning environment. read more

10 of the Weirdest College Classes

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Student, iSchool High

Normally, when we think of long hours spent in a college lecture, one word comes to mind: boring. But for students who take the following classes, that is definitely not the case! read more

5 Signs You Should Consider Early College

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Director of Admission, Bard College at Simon's Rock

The "typical" college path isn't right for everyone. Some students take a year off. Some attend community college and then transfer. And some just can't wait . . . read more

Not Your Grandma's Course Catalog: Students Create Programs to Streamline Registration

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You know that awful moment when the class you had your heart set on turns out to be full? Students across the country are turning to technology to help you out. read more

General Education Requirements: What's the Point?

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Former Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

Many students think courses unrelated to their majors are completely pointless. Turns out, those gen ed requirements are a lot more important than you think. read more