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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

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.

Speed Degree: Benefits of Finishing College Fast

Over half of people pursuing a bachelor's degree for the first time take longer than the standard four years to graduate. But, there are ways to shorten the college experience.

Online Degree vs. Traditional Degree: Which is Right For You?

If you're interested in finding a flexible, less expensive alternative to traditional college, explore the benefits of an online degree vs. traditional degree.

The Economics of a College Degree

We're all told that a college degree is the only way to get ahead, but have you done the math? What if after 10 years, your college degree leaves you more in debt than if you went straight into the workforce? It's a scary thought but we're here to help explain your options and some solutions.

The Most Versatile Degrees for Students Who Want Freedom

Learn more about how some of the most versatile degrees that you can pursue in an online college program can prepare you for a variety of future career paths.

Trends in Education: Fast Forward with Dual Enrollment

Louisiana recently announced a new program aimed to help students take full advantage of their high school years, specifically their senior year through dual enrollment. This program aims to fast forward students who might not otherwise pursue higher education.

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.