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Colleges for nontraditional students.
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Great Colleges for Nontraditional Students

Are you planning on going back to college well after you graduated high school? It’s never too late! There are plenty of amazing colleges for nontraditional students out there. We cover some things you need to know about going to college as an older student and a few of the best colleges for nontraditional students …
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College Trends: More Bachelor’s Degrees in Community Colleges

Can you get a bachelor’s degree at a community college? That’s a question that all students have when anyone suggests looking into community college. The question is not surprising. Up until a few years ago, community colleges didn’t offer bachelor’s degrees. The good news is that’s changed over the past few years. Today, there’s a …
Thanks to technology, students can opt for distance learning.
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College Trends: Distance Learning

Distance learning was already increasing in popularity before the pandemic. After the pandemic, it has become one of the fastest-growing college trends. There are several reasons for this huge surge in popularity of distance learning. But first, it helps to understand exactly what is distance learning. What Is Distance Learning? Distance learning refers to the …
Typical Student Schedule Template.
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How to Make the Best Class Schedule

In college, you have the complete freedom of choosing the classes you take at the time that works best for you. Building a class schedule that works well with your personal and professional life is the ultimate key to a successful college career. You want to make sure you’re adding time blocks in, so you’re …
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7 Great Biology Research Topics

Biology research covers the study of the origin, development, evolution, anatomy and physiology of all living organisms and their environment. This includes plants, animals, human beings, and the environment. If this is a field you’re interested in, you’ll find a vast array of biology research topics that you can choose from. The biggest challenge? Identifying …
Going on campus tours is an integral part of the college search process.
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How to Tour Colleges That Are Far Away

Some students don’t want to go to college near their hometown or even in their state – so how do they tour colleges that are far away? Students in this position can take an online tour, but if their doing an in-person tour, planning is necessary. Here are some tips to make the best decisions …
What's the role of social media in college applications?
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How to Use Social Media Wisely for Students

Did you know that colleges often check your social media if you applied to their school? The things you post there could greatly impact your admissions chances, so it’s important to take steps to make your social media work for you rather than against you. Here’s a checklist of how to use social media wisely …