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Mental Health Resources Every Student Needs to Know About

With the pressures of college, COVID, the holidays and everyday life, mental health concerns are something to be aware of. Don’t suffer or feel like you are alone. Make sure you take your mental health seriously. There are resources available to help you through the tough times. Being aware It is important to be aware…

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…

How to Save Money on Textbooks this Semester

College is an investment in your future, and while all investments cost something, college shouldn’t break the bank.  From tuition and fees, meal plans, room and board, the last thing you want to spend your hard-earned dollars on are books for class.  Check out these tips to save money on textbooks this semester and beyond.  Wait to Buy Your…

Putting the “Community” in Community College

“We are committed to providing quality learning experiences, ensuring student success, and partnering to address diverse community needs in an inclusive and respectful environment.”  IVCCD Mission Statement Serving our students and our community are integral to our identity as an institution.  We have gotten the chance to put this philosophy into action this year and…

Resources for Veterans

Military men and women sacrifice a lot to serve our country, but education shouldn’t be one of those sacrifices.  Iowa Valley has resources for veterans to help ease the transition to the private sector for students at Ellsworth, Marshalltown, and Continuing Education.  Available resources range from disability accommodations to financial aid and everything in between….

Resources for International Students

Going away to college can be intimidating, to say the least. Going away to college in a different country can be downright scary, but it doesn’t have to be. At Marshalltown Community College there are a lot of great resources available to our international students to help them every step of the way in their…

Resources for First-Generation college students

Preparing for college is an exciting time, full of anticipation. For some, it can also be a time of anxiety.  Especially for those first-generation trailblazers that may not have anyone in their family who has been through the process to help guide them. Don’t worry. There are resources available just for you. The Whos-Who of…