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Summer School: Pros and Cons

The decision to register for summer college classes is not an easy one. Students struggle with the choice between taking a relaxing hiatus from their studies or using the summer to get ahead (or catch up).

Here are a few advantages and disadvantages of signing up for Summer term. As you read through these, keep in mind there are may be other factors not listed here that could be important in your decision.

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Becoming Mom

While some 21-year-old students are out hitting the town, Genesis Escamilla is home hitting the books. She is a full-time college student, a full-time employee and a full-time single mom.

“I am full-time everything,” says Genesis laughing. “I just take flex term classes so it isn’t an overload all at once.”

Keep reading to learn more about her story…

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Online College Courses: Are They Right for You?

In every college student, there is a hint of trepidation when enrolling for classes. Even if you are a first timer, an old timer, or haven’t gone to school in years, you’ll probably panic over the courses to decide between and how to take them. Plenty of reasoning and a lot of scheduling issues might affect this decision. So, what could be considered the perfect ultimatum? Why not try online college courses?

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Why You Should Consider Studying Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Developing skills in geographic information systems (GIS) can lead to a variety of career paths in government, real estate, public health, crime mapping, landscape architecture, community planning, logistics and so much more. Read more to get a better idea of the wealth of options available to students with an education in GIS.

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