Community College

Pre-Med Students: 3 tips for a successful undergraduate experience – Education Article

The path to medical school can be grueling. With the added process of transferring from a community college to a four-year institution, it can become further complicated. I would like to share three tips to help pre-med students, especially transfer students, to have a successful undergraduate experience while advancing towards their goal of attending medical school. Join a Pre-med Society Stop the Bleed Workshop I erred in thinking I had the application process all figured out back in community college.…

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How to get the most out of your college experience – USAHow to get the most out of your college experience – Education Article

Your first semester in college can be difficult, especially if you are from another country where the educational system and language are completely different. I have found several tips on how to help this transition become easier and enhance your experience in college.   Volunteering with Phi Theta Kappa It’s not all about the grades I remember my first semester in college like it was yesterday. I was unsure about how the new educational system worked, but I knew the importance…

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Community college students: Tips on deciding where to transfer – USACommunity college students: Tips on deciding where to transfer – Education Article

Congratulations! You got accepted to transfer to some of your favorite schools. Your hard work and dedication in high school and community college has separated you from all the other applicants and now all these remarkable universities want to welcome you into their campuses. However, now you face a new issue: how are you supposed to know where to go? You can’t attend two schools in different corners of the country, so you must choose between them. Before we dig…

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Quality education can also be affordable education – USAQuality education can also be affordable education – Education Article

At the age of five, most children embark on their educational journey in hopes to one day obtain a career within a field they enjoy and love.  If you would have told me thirteen years ago that I would be attending a junior college while excelling in and outside of the classroom, I would more than likely think you were joking.  In reality, as a junior and senior in high school, I was devout and determined to attend Mississippi State…

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How student parents of young kids make it through college – Education Article

The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education. Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get stories like this delivered directly to your inbox. Irena Butcher is all smiles after receiving her nursing pin at Borough of Manhattan Community College, with her 3-year-old daughter, Charlie, and partner, Semiv Ali. Charlie has been going to school with her mom while she gets her degree. Photo: Liz Willen/Hechinger Report NEW YORK — Before beginning her studies…

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To Infinity and Beyond: Use your own story to set a foundation for your future – USATo Infinity and Beyond: Use your own story to set a foundation for your future – Education Article

Commencement address given by Jennifer Leonard to Ivy Tech Community College graduates on May 3, 2019. How many of you have heard of a company called Pixar? Pixar is an exceptionally successful movie company that branches from Walt Disney Studios. Often people search for a secret blueprint to duplicate its success. The answer was found in the seasoned development in storytelling. Pixar’s movie lines weren’t always pretty in development, in fact, there was empowerment in the struggle. We all love…

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Debt forgiveness programs in Michigan to help college students in debt – Education Article

From Left to Right: Russell Kavalhuna, president of Henry Ford College, Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, president of Oakland University, M. Roy Wilson, president of Wayne State University, Sandy Baruah, president and CEO of the Chamber and Brandy Johnson, advisor, Office of the Governor – Michigan announce a new initiative to remove college debts at gathering hosted by the Lumina Foundation in Detroit Michigan on April 30, 2019. Andre Perry/The Hechinger Report Many of us have been there. We didn’t pay a…

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Same Goal, Different Path – USASame Goal, Different Path – Education Article

In August 2017, I was awarded one of 10 Pearson Scholarships for Higher Education. When I learned that I would be paired with a Pearson mentor as part of my scholarship award, I was excited to learn the “ins and outs” of the business world. I have had a lot of experience with mentoring, both as a mentee and a mentor to students and Marines. However, I didn’t expect my mentor to be as experienced as he is; Clarke Porter…

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