Tag: two-year schools

How to Save Money by Transferring Colleges

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Freelance Writer

Starting at a more affordable college then transferring is a growing trend with students. See how this strategy could save you money at the end of four years. 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

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 go to a two-year or a four-year school?

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The answer to this question largely depends on your goals and circumstances. Two-year schools come in two types or dimensions: vocational and academic. 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