Courses in College:
Many students need remedial education, and this section covers the classes and new developments to help students who need remedial coursework.
Why Do 60% of Community College Students Need Remedial Coursework?
With a large percentage of community college students needing remedial coursework, educators and policymakers are questioning the causes and solutions to this problem. Gather insight into the issue and how students can better prepare for community college coursework.
Mastering Math: A Guide to Passing Your Community College Math Requirements
Learn about how to prepare for your community college's math placement exams, as well as excel in remedial math courses.
Redefining Remedial Education
Remedial education can be the catalyst for success for students who struggled through high school. Learn about new remedial education programs at community colleges that help students turnaround their educational trajectory.
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Kids and Teens
Not just adults attend community college! Learn about all the programs available to children and teens too.
Why High School Students Should Take Community College Classes
Learn the many reasons why high school students should take community college classes.
How Community Colleges are Inspiring Young Girls to Soar to Success
Learn about how community colleges are introducing programs that inspire young girls to achieve more academically, socially, and emotionally.
New Survey Shows Community College Students Feel Unprepared for the Rigors of Higher Education
Are you ready for community college? If your answer is no, then you are not alone. Learn about the second annual Pearson Foundation Community College survey that shows many high school graduates do not feel prepared for college-level work.
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Online classes give you the flexibility to learn off-campus, often at times most convenient for your schedule.
How to Take Online Community College Classes for Free
Learn about programs across the country that allow students to take online community college classes for free.
Online Community College Classes
Learn how online courses broaden the options of a community college education.
10 High-Demand Two-Year Degrees You Can Earn Online
We look at some of the hottest two-year degree programs today that can be earned right from the comfort of home.
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Setting your class schedule with community colleges gives you flexibility and many options.
School Starts at 6 AM: Community Colleges for Early Risers
The school bell no longer rings just at 8 AM at some community colleges. Campuses are starting classes at 6 AM, but how effective could these early classes be?
Why Community Colleges are Cutting Friday Classes
Learn about how budgetary constraints are prompting community colleges to only offer four-day school weeks.
Why Community College Students are Taking Classes at Midnight
To accommodate students' schedules, along with growing enrollment rates, community colleges are offering classes in the late evening. Learn more about why you may be taking midnight classes at a campus near you.
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Support for Businesses
Local businesses can take advantage of special training programs and classes.
OSHA Training at Community College: Making Workplace Safety Easier
Businesses and prospective employees need to look no further than community colleges for valuable, certified, and affordable OSHA training.
Calling All Entrepreneurs! How Community Colleges Can Help You Start Your Business
Learn about the courses and resources available at your community college that can help you start the business of your dreams.
Goldman Sachs and Community Colleges: Teaming Up for Small Business Assistance
Learn about how small businesses can obtain helpful assistance, training, and mentoring through community colleges thanks to Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Business program.
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Fun & Elective Classes
Community colleges offer a gamut of fun and interesting classes, and we give ideas that may strike inspiration for your elective choices.
Choosing Electives for a Rounded Education
Learn how choosing electives can be enjoyable and professionally beneficial.
Studying Ghosts: Paranormal Investigation Courses at Community College
Ghostbusting may be as easy as taking paranormal investigation courses at your local community college. Learn about programs around the country that are piquing interest in the paranormal.
Foreign Language Courses & Careers
Learn about the foreign language courses and career opportunities offered by community colleges.
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Continuing Education Opportunities at Community Colleges
Learn about the variety of options for continuing education in community colleges.
Classes Behind Bars: Community College Takes Courses to Local Inmates
We’ll look at a new program offered by Jackson Community College, as well as other programs around the country, that allow prison inmates to take community college courses to prepare for life after incarceration.
Should an Islam Class be Taught by an Islamophobe?
A proposed Islam course at Lane Community College is gaining national controversy as the suppossed anti-Islamic background of the instructor is revealed. Learn more about the sparking debate and the future of the course.
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Should You Declare Academic Bankruptcy?
Learn about the benefits and disadvantages of academic bankruptcy and whether this option is right for your GPA and financial aid eligibility.
Finding Childcare on Community College Campuses
Learn how you can balance the roles of being a student and a parent by securing child care assistance on campus.
Transferring from Community College to a 4-year Institution
Learn about the steps you need to take to successfully transfer from a community college to a 4-year institution.
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