Tag: community college

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

5 Things I Learned My Last Year at Community College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You learn a lot about life, higher education, and yourself at community college. Here are five lessons one student learned, with some extra advice for you! read more

Top 10 Reasons to Study at a Community College

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Education Blogger

From saving money to testing the waters to transferring with ease, there are many benefits to attending or starting out a community college. read more

Don't Fret the Debt: 5 Ways to Conquer Student Loans

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Central Florida

If the future of your wallet feels doomed by student loan debt, these five tips may interest you (without the interest charge). read more

The Worst Myth: College Is for Rich Kids

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

One of the longest-standing myths is that you need to be rich in order to get a college degree. But making college both assessable and affordable is within your reach! Here are six options if you're concerned about affording your college costs. read more

12 Tips and Facts About Being a Transfer Student

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Cool facts and tips about being a transfer student! read more

The Ups and Downs of the Transfer Experience

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Editorial Assistant, Wintergreen Orchard House

Transferring colleges can feel like a roller coaster! Read on to learn about all the ups and downs from a former transfer student who experienced the ride firsthand. read more

Transfers: Don't Be Afraid to Follow Your Own Path

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Student, California State University, Northridge

One student shares the fears she had as she transferred from a community college to a four-year university and why she's glad she followed her own academic path. read more

The Pros and Cons of Transferring From Community College to a Four-Year School

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Student, Woodgrove High School

Lots of students go to community colleges with the intent to transfer to a four-year school. Is it the right choice for you? read more