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August 29, 2012

Your Course Syllabus…What’s All the Fuss?

Syllabus

It might be a single piece of paper or, more likely, a stapled stack, but you can bet that every class you attend this semester will have a syllabus. Some instructors simply hand them out and expect you to read it on your own. (Snooze!) Others, like me, review the entire document during the first […]

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August 27, 2012

6 Things Every Veteran College Student Should Know

Veterans-Services

So, you’d like to attend College, and you plan to use your GI-Bill? College Veteran Services representatives can help you navigate the application, enrollment and registration process to help you meet your academic and career goals.  They can also put you in touch with the right resources at the college, as well and in your […]

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August 20, 2012

Ways to get Involved at College

Get-involved

Most community college students are focused on their studies, work, and family, but college is also a time to make new friends, explore extracurricular interests, and try on leadership roles. In addition to all the learning you do in the classroom—whether online or face-to-face—you can also learn by getting involved on campus! College offers students […]

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August 15, 2012

My Experience Going Back to School as an Adult

Back-to-school

I still remember starting my first day of class during the spring semester of 2010. I wanted to “get my feet wet” and started by taking one class while also working 20 hours a week. I enrolled in Computer Information Systems 118. I did not have any idea what I was getting myself into. In […]

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