transferring college credit

If you’re going back to school while balancing a career and family, chances are strong that you’re looking for ways to fast-track your education. One significant way this can happen is through transferring in previous credit or experience. But what can you get transfer credit for? And, how much can you get? Those answers vary […]

We often hear questions from students who have taken a break in their pursuit of a degree, and one goes a little like this, “It’s been 10 years since I worked on my degree at another school. Can I get any transfer credit for all that work?” The question is a smart one. Transferring college […]

College interruptus. Definition A relatively common condition characterized by something getting in the way of finishing your college degree. Proof: According to the U.S. Department of Education, only 4 out of 6 young students at four-year institutions receive a degree within six years, while just 20% of those at two-year institutions graduate within three years. […]

Adult learner, adult student, re-entry student or non-traditional student. Whatever the name, the outcome’s the same: You’re returning to college as an adult. Here’s how to make your comeback a success. Vary your classes. Choose classes that require different demands on your time. Balancing an intense subject with something easier and more enjoyable will reduce […]

Wondering how to get back into college? A checklist is a handy and helpful tool. It helps us remember what not to forget. It helps us prepare for what we have planned. It helps us achieve where we’d like to succeed. If you’re going back to college after dropping out, this checklist will show you […]