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Course Withdrawals, Incompletes, and Your GPA

“This class is not what I thought it was going to be…” “I have too much on my plate this semester…” “I wish I hadn’t signed...

Things Nobody Told Me About College

You can change your schedule after classes have already started. Within the first couple of weeks of the semester, you can drop and...

Lighten Your Reading Load for History Class

History courses usually require a lot of reading. Lighten your load by using this easy reading strategy: When reading a history book you must...

Why Form a Study Group

Study groups are a great way to stay on top of your school work and prepare for exams. Studying with others can help you...

Is the Certificate the New College Degree?

Facts: Certificate holders earn an average of $39,000 a year; 20% more than someone with just a high school diploma Certificates can qualify you...
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Student Loans

Defaulting on Your Student Loans

If you default on your loans, it means you failed to repay them. Defaulting will hurt your personal credit rating and could prevent you...

Tips for Paying Off Your Student Loans

Once you've been out of school for six months, whether it's because you graduated, temporarily stopped, or dropped out, you have to start paying...

What is TRIO?

TRIO is a federal student services program for students like you. TRIO programs serve low-income and first-generation college students. What services does TRIO offer? Services...

Let’s Look into Literature!

  Literature can fill your heart and soul with wondrous imaginings and take you to places you never even dreamed of. It can make you...

10 Ways to Make Your First Weeks Count

  10 Ways to Make Your First Weeks Count   How do I schedule an appointment with my academic advisor? When is the add/drop deadline? Where can...

Online Classes

    Becoming Online Class Ready   We generally don’t recommend that students take online classes. Some students want to take online classes because their work schedule is...

Basic Writing Tips

Words are a wonderful thing; learn to love them. Poetry, rap music, jokes, scientific research papers- they're all just WORDS trying to get across...

10 Ingredients for a Successful Student

Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a magic formula that you could use to guarantee that you would pass all your classes? Stress...

Getting an “A” in Math Class

A Scottish novelist once said, “For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.” If you want to succeed in your math classes and...