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Can you take Continuing Ed classes if you are a full-time student?

You are a full-time student, but there are so many areas you want to explore. You have perused the college catalog, but you have also seen courses offered as adult education… and they look kind of fun. (Hello, photography!) You wonder – is it OK to take these classes, even if you are already taking…

What Can You Do with a Degree in Equine Management?

Are you passionate about horses? Do you find yourself spending more time in the horse barn than you do indoors? Have you been riding since you were a kid? Don’t hang up your saddle just because you are graduating from high school. You can turn your love of horses into a career path tailored to…

How You Benefit when you Take Virtual Classes

Have you been thinking recently about ways to advance your career? Has your boss suggested that you broaden your skillset and learn new competencies? You would like to take a class or two, but you wonder how people find the time to fit classes into their busy schedules. Online learning may be the answer. In…

What Can You Do with an Electro-Mechanical Degree?

You love figuring out how things work. In middle school and high school, you have always been drawn to your STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) courses because you get to examine things on a deeper level. You’re happier in your CTE classes than some of your other classes, simply because the subject matter makes sense and…

Can You Transfer from a 4-Year School to a Community College?

Choosing which school you will attend to pursue your education and career goals is a big decision, and you might not get it right the first time.  In fact, this 2015 study found that nearly 38% of college students transfer to another institution during their college career.  So if you find yourself wondering if you are at the right school, you’re not alone.  Many assume that students will transfer from…

Ask the Academic Advisor: How Can I Improve My GPA?

Is your GPA not quite what you want it to be? Here are some quick tips you can try to increase your GPA and your all-around academic performance and carry throughout your college education. Small things make a big difference There are somethings that may seem too easy to help your GPA but in the…

9 Questions to Ask on a College Tour

College visits are exciting and fun! It’s easy for you (or your student) to get caught up in the moment during your visit, checking out the on-campus sites. Make the most of your time on campus by jotting down a few questions beforehand. While you are there, as a parent, here are nine questions to…

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