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Yes, Go to Community College!

I remember the spring of my junior year and fall of my senior year of high school. It was time to choose what college I would attend.  I remember sitting in my English class (always second period) and over the course of a few months, various college counselors and former students who went on to …

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5 People You Need in Life

*This is an excerpt from my book, 13 Challenges. It was my first class in graduate school, and I was sitting among my peers, ready to learn. Our professor entered the classroom and gave us all an assignment. She said, “Tell me who’s a part of your support system.” While some classmates listed a number …

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Take on an Internship

As you’re preparing for the next academic year, there’s one area that many non-traditional students do not consider: taking on an internship. For valid reasons, many adult students do not consider doing internships while getting their degrees. According to the EAB, about 58% of adult students work while going to college; more than 25% are …

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