Degree Decisions Stories

December 15 2017, 9:15PM PST

Earning Online College Credit

While some students simply choose to study in a traditional college rather than an online college, this does not necessarily mean that the same students can't take advantage of earning online college credit. Earning online college credit can be great for many students of traditional colleges, especially those who like to go back home and stay with family over the summer months. If a student goes to school in a different state than where their family lives, they would [Read More]

Will you be able to pay for College?

The cost of college tuition has been on a steady rise over the last few years will most likely continue. How much do you think college will cost when your kids are ready to go?

If you plan early on you can put away enough money to pay for or at least help with the costs of a college education.

CNN Money offers some tips on saving for you child's college education.

The sooner you start saving, the better.
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MBA Advice: Are you ready to apply to Business School?

Are you planning on going to business school? You will need to be highly organized and motivated to get your GMAT, applications and essay together in a timely fashion.

Here is a little guideline from MBA advice about when to get things done.

10 Weeks
Two to two and a half months before your first application is due is about the right time to start the process in earnest. There are several things that you should take care of in the [Read More]

Earning a Degree at a Continuing Education College

A continuing education college is a school or university that caters to nontraditional students. These students can be full-time working professionals looking for an advanced degree, parents who started college years ago and are now ready to go back, and adult students who have never taken a college class in their life. A continuing college caters to these individuals by offering flexible courses.

For example, a continuing education college may offer both daytime and evening classes so that students that [Read More]

Develop Your Own Online College Ratings

It's easy to let some service tell you what online schools are the best. However, many of these services are simply calling the schools they list the "best" because that school is paying them for referrals. This is especially the case for online schools. In addition, what one person considers a valuable trait in an online college may not be valuable at all to someone else. For these reasons, it is often best to develop your own online college [Read More]

Cheap Online College: The Factors to Consider

When trying to find the most cost-efficient online school, you'll need to consider more than just the per-credit hour tuition rate. There are many things that will affect the amount of money that you're going to pay out over the duration of your college education. This article explains the factors you'll need to consider when looking for a cheap online college:

Financial Aid Availability
If you think that your income level would qualify you for financial aid in the form of [Read More]

Life Balance: Find Time to Earn your Degree

It's hard enough to balance family and career. Now add going to school and you have a real juggling act. But today, many adults and continuing students are finding a way to accomplish everything they want with online learning.

Adults are returning to school in great numbers to earn their degree, finish their degree, or further their education. The advent of online learning is making education available to these students on a schedule that is more convenient. [Read More]

Covering the Cost of Education

Do you know how much it is going to cost you to send your child to college? Do you have any contingency plans if you cannot get scholarships, grants or other financial aid? Careful planning is a must for parents of students who plan on attending college.

Many parents and their children approach the college process much like the deer running into the road. They just dart out there and hope for the best.

Given how much a college education [Read More]

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