Tag: community college

5 Things High School Students Need to Do This Summer

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Founder and Director, Strategic Admissions Advice LLC

Want to standout in the college admission process? Do these five things this summer. It's not too late! read more

Avoiding the 7-Year Plan: How to Stay on Track in Community College

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English Tutor, TutorNerds

Lots of community college students find themselves enrolled way longer than anticipated: the dreaded "seven-year plan." read more

A Tale of Two Transfer Students

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Finding the right college is always a combination of head and heart. Transfer students, like these two, know that better than most. read more

6 Ways to Reduce the Cost of College

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Writer, Money Crashers

Despite those alarmingly high tuition bills, it doesn't necessarily mean your college costs need to be that high. Read on for ways to help pare down what you pay. read more

Are You Ready to Transfer? Planning for Your Future

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Assistant Director of Admissions, Seattle University

Students enroll in community colleges for a variety of reasons, including with the intent to transfer to a four-year college. If that's you, it's important to explore the resources available as you consider transferring to a new school. read more

Want an Ivy League Degree? Consider Community College

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Education Professional, Author

One higher ed insider offers a few reasons why high-achieving, Ivy-dreaming students and families should consider transferring from a community college. read more

Community College and Transferring: Are You Ready?

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Freelance Writer

In the 2010-2011 academic year, 45% of all students who completed a degree at a four-year institution had previously enrolled in a two-year institution. With four-year colleges and universities costing up to $60,000 per year, community colleges provide an affordable option for millions of people. read more

Should I Transfer?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

Students who know they'll be transferring from their two-year or four-year school into another college or university can go into the process feeling secure in their decision. But what if you're on the fence? read more

Admission: Community College Edition

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Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Each college has different standards when it comes to being accepted. Applying to colleges can be stressful, but some schools are more lenient than others. One option for continuing your education is attending a community college close to home. read more

Benefits of Transferring

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Director of Admissions, Becker College

You fall back into a butterfly chair, exhausted from the anatomy exam you spent weeks prepping for. Kanye West emanates from the computer speakers, the mini-fridge buzzes, John Belushi in his College sweatshirt stares back at you from the poster hanging above your extra-long twin bed. You stare into your lava lamp, entranced by its mysticism and wonder, and you ask, Is this school the right place for me? read more