Tag Archives: Community College

Financial Aid Week: Advice for Adult Students

Adult Education on LaptopIf you are curious about using financial aid as a way to realistically go back to school, you have excellent options. Applying for financial aid as an adult is similar to applying as a younger student, since eligibility requirements pertain. Just follow the same guidelines in order to maximize the benefits you may be eligible to receive.

Here are a few ways adult students can obtain further education without breaking the bank.

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Top Community Colleges for Business Students

Students Working In ClassA community college business program might be the best option for you, if you are pursuing an associates degree or certificate while working a job. It’s also an excellent option if you are considering a career change or just want to get out into the workforce quickly and without a lot of loan debt.

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Focus on Business: Types of Business Degrees

Male Female GradsBusiness is one of the most popular college majors. With courses in accounting, finance, marketing, public relations, strategy and economics and so many others, a degree in business is an excellent way to prepare for almost any career.

If you choose to study business, it’s really up to you how far you want to take your education. Some start with an associate degree at a community college and move on to a traditional university to complete their bachelors. Graduates of four-year universities often continue another two years in order to get their MBA.

Considering a degree in business? Here are your options.

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Admissions Spotlight: Robert Parzy, Harper College

Harper CollegeRobert Parzy is the Director of Student Recruitment and Outreach at Harper College in the suburbs of Chicago. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from Olivet Nazarene University. He has headed up the admissions department at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois, since 2006.

As part of our College Myth Week coverage, Parzy discusses common misconceptions about community colleges.

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