Being a Parent and College Student

“The immediate need to get some sort of income is often so tempting that oftentimes (single parents) will drop out to work at that minimum-wage job that’s not at all fulfilling to them because they need that immediate income … or because their child care becomes unreliable or unavailable and that juggling becomes just too much,...

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Why Should I Go To College

You may have asked yourself the question: why should I go to college? Is it really that useful and important? I can easily get a job and work my way up in the world without a degree, so what’s the point of all this stress and anxiety over applications? Well as a current student myself, I can think of far more advantages of going to college th...

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Reasons To Go To College

Is attending college a good idea? Well, here’s the short answer: YES. Here’s the long answer: yes, especially if you’re interested in a job in science or technology, or if you want to become a researcher. Ultimately you should consider whether what you want to do in life is worth investing four years of your time and tens of thous...

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Is Grad School for You? A Few Tips About an Advanced Degree

Currently pursuing my master’s degree, I’ve been thinking recently about my decision to go to grad school and whether I should have or not. I thought long and hard about it before I applied to several universities, weighed my options, what it meant to be a an older student getting another degree. There’s a lot of ground to cover w...

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Why Shouldn’t I Go To College?

Are you worried that the collegiate lifestyle might not be the right choice for you? You’re not alone. If you’re on the fence about college or positive college isn’t the right move keep reading. Jonathan Bryant, a friend who chose to not attend college after graduation has some insight if you’re asking yourself “Why shouldn’...

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Why Should People Go To College?

Not every high school student wants to go to college or has the opportunity to do so. But sometimes the decision not to go to college just has to do with the fact that someone just doesn’t want to or because they never saw themselves going there in the first place. Everyone is different and although it’s true that college isn’t for everyone, ...

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Top 25 Colleges for B students

Just because you are a so-so student does not mean you are not eligible to go to a four year college. There are plenty of schools that accept students that have below average to average test scores. Even if you are doubting your GPA and test scores, it is always helpful to talk to your counselor because they may know of colleges that you would be e...

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Should I Go To College Part-time?

According to CompleteCollege.org, life can get in the way of graduation for part-time students. A bachelor’s degree takes an average of 4.7 years for full-time students. For part-time students it takes an average of 5.6 years, that is for those who graduate. For students who are working towards their bachelor’s degree part-time, only 25.6% ...

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I Don’t Want To Go To College

As you prepare for life after high school, you might think to yourself, “What if I don’t want to go to college? Are there any other alternatives?” Yes, there are other alternatives to college. In fact, there are many careers that do not require a traditional 4-year education. Typically, however, some sort of post high school educa...

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Should Everyone Go To College: 4 Alternatives to a University

Should everyone go to college? In my opinion, yes, everyone should go to college. Now granted, not everyone’s future career requires a four year degree. However, some sort of higher education beyond high school is a must, especially in today’s job market. Today, most new jobs being created require at least a two-year college education, though f...

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