Tag: college courses

How to Choose Your College Classes: A Guide for First-Year Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's important to plan out your college classes carefully each semester! Here's a guide for first-year students who may be unfamiliar with what courses they should pick. read more

Quiz: What Elective Should You Take Next Semester?

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Electives, electives, electives. So many to choose from. How can you decide? This quiz will help! read more

Pre-College Credit: How to Earn It and How It Transfers

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

There are plenty of ways to get credits for college in high school. Learn about different types of credits and how they might transfer with this helpful guide. 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

Early College Credit Options

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High School Student

High schools offer a myriad of programs like Advanced Placement, Concurrent Enrollment, and even early college courses in association with local universities and community trade schools. One student explains why students should consider these special academic options. read more

How to be the Student Professors--and Other Students--Like

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Student, Elmhurst College

Enjoy being the teacher's pet? Here are a few tips for getting on your professors' good side once you land on campus. read more

The Beginning of the End of AP Credit?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Dartmouth College recently announced that they will no longer grant credit for AP exams. Could this mark the beginning of the end of the program? read more

Colleges Thinking Outside the Box for New Courses

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Students at colleges seeking more interesting options than the basic courses are in luck. Several schools continue to explore innovative topics to boost their curriculum inside and outside of the traditional classroom. read more

Ohio Public Colleges and Universities Taking the Reins on Remedial Courses

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Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

As of January 3, 2013, all public colleges and universities of Ohio have implemented remediation-free standards for college-level English, writing, math, and science courses. read more