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Exploring College Options: Tips & Resources for Choosing Your College Experience

Are you exploring your college options and trying to decide between in-person and online learning? Learn more about how to choose your college experience.

Start, or Restart Your Education in 2021 for $250

Last year was hard. In 2020 we saw students all over the country struggle to balance life, work, money and academics. That's why, this January, we're offering a special promotion for new or returning students.

How to Afford College

Are you wondering how to afford college? Read more about the benefits of setting a budget, establishing a savings account, and taking college classes online.

How Does Financial Aid Work?

How does financial aid work? What if FAFSA? What does "aid" even mean? In this post, one of our very own Admissions Counselors answers these questions and demystifies the term "financial aid" once and for all.

Student Loan Debt: The Realities, The Consequences, and How It Will Affect You

We say it a lot—college shouldn’t be a debt sentence. But why? Is taking out student loans always a bad idea? We want to help you answer that question yourself by taking a closer look at the realities of student loan debt.

12 Life Skills to Teach Your Student Before They Leave Home

Help your student become self-sufficient by teaching them these 12 foundational life skills before they leave home.

9 of the Best Dual Credit Options for Homeschoolers

Want your student to start taking dual credit, but don’t know where to start? Here’s everything you need to know about 9 of the best dual credit options for homeschoolers.

How to Find Online Classes While You’re Social Distancing

Here’s how you can avoid falling behind by finding the perfect online college class to take during your time social distancing.

What I Wish I Knew as a Creative Writing Major

After graduating with a degree in Creative Writing, Levi found himself wishing he had known a few things. Turns out, life after college wasn’t anything like he’d imagined.

How to Make Friends as an Online College Student

If you’re an online college student—or considering becoming one—here are 10 ways to ensure your college experience is just as socially enriching as anything you could expect from a campus.

14 Reasons Not to Take Out Student Loans for College

It’s okay to take on a little debt in order to receive greater returns down the road… right? Before you decide to pull the trigger, here are 14 things you should know about taking out a student loan.

What Every College Dropout Should Know

We all know college isn’t necessarily right for everyone. But before you trade your walk across the stage for a walk out the door, here are four things every college dropout should know.

3 Questions to Ask Before Graduating High School Early

Graduating high school early is a realistic goal, especially if you’re homeschooled. But you still need to be careful. To give yourself the best chance at post-high school success, ask yourself these questions.

Dual Credit: How Much is Too Much?

Dual credit is kind of like kale and Christmas decorations–too much of a good thing is indeed... too much. It's easy to get carried away earning college credits that won’t ultimately apply to your chosen degree. But how many should you take?

AP vs. Dual Enrollment—What’s the Difference?

Advanced Placement courses or dual enrollment are two great options for earning dual credit in high school—but which is better for your student? In this article, we discuss the differences between them to help you answer this question.