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Celebrating Women’s History Month

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March is Women’s History Month, a national celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. It’s an important reminder to honor the great women in your life and an opportunity to learn a little about some of the notable female figures in American History. How It Started On March 8, 1857, women working in […]

What Is An Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree?

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As a new student—or even a returning student—you may be puzzled about the different types of degrees offered at community colleges. It’s easy to confuse them when their names are so similar… Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science. I get asked about the differences between degrees quite often—and since I […]

Five Study Tips to Help You Succeed in College

Most college students know that going to class and studying are essential for earning good grades and getting the most out of college. But exactly how should you study? Hint: Ditch the highlighters and embrace methods that are proven to guide students toward academic success. Here are five study tips that will help you master […]

Five Fascinating Facts About Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a great opportunity to celebrate African Americans’ many achievements throughout U.S. history. Since 1976, this annual celebration has recognized the contributions of black Americans to our country. Here are five important things to know about this meaningful commemoration: It Started as a Week. In 1915, Harvard-educated historian Carter G. Woodson […]

Six Things to Do When College Gets Hard

Nobody ever said college would be easy! There are times you will feel stressed, lost, and overwhelmed. Here’s the good news: You’re not the first student to have these feelings. And even more important, you can get through anything if you embrace the right mindset. Here are six tips on how to push through hard […]

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