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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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Welcome to Summer School!

Okay, so last semester was rough!  Let’s face it- 2020 has been ROUGH, but you made it through. Now if you’re like many students across the world, you’ve just completed the first week of summer school. This post is for those of you who a) have never experienced collegiate summer school or b) have never …

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Dear Graduates . . .

People throwing up graduation caps. For some of you, you are taking your final exams and gearing up for a virtual graduation. For others, you have already experienced a virtual graduation. Let me take this time to say CONGRATULATIONS! You have truly done and experienced something no other class has experienced. You have transitioned to …

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Fuel Your Journey

The following is a guest post by Dr. Pamela Hampton-Garland and her personal journey as a former adult/non-traditional student. To watch her interview, click here. Dr. Pamela Hampton-Garland Yesterday, I had an interesting reflective day and, I went back to a song that I cried to so many times because it touched a fearful nerve …

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Want to Meet Your Academic Goals? Plan Backwards

Person taking steps towards goal. In this post, I'm going to share one of the ways I met my educational goals. Many times, as students, the main advice that we follow when going through college comes from two sources: 1) our friends and 2) our advisers. Our friends usually give us advice based on their …

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Start Your Business in College

Woman working, using computer and smiling while standing in workshop. Imagine the future. You get your college degree, say goodbye to your boss, and walk into your office at your own company. Those years of working for others helped you learn so much, and in the process you thought of new ways of doing things. …

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Associates, Bachelor’s, or both?

I’ve worked at a small, private college, an HBCU, and community colleges. For some time, there has always been a push for students to go to a four-year college and earn their Bachelor’s degrees. Even when people earned their Associate degrees or professional degrees, there wasn’t much talk about it in the news. But, times …

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