StraighterLine or Community College: Which Works Harder for You?
At first glance, StraighterLine and community colleges seem to have a lot in common. Both make it easy to start college.
But which serves your educational needs best? We put together this chart to help you decide.
|EASE OF APPLYING||Regular application process||Start any time||StraighterLine|
|AVAILABILITY OF ONLINE INSTRUCTION||Limited||All courses||StraighterLine|
|EASE OF TRANSFERRING TO OTHER INSTITUTIONS||Depends on school||Direct transfer to 20+ Partner Colleges||StraighterLine|
|ONLINE HELP FOR DISTANCE LEARNERS?||Depends on school||All courses||Depends on school|
|ABILITY TO ADD/DROP COURSES ANY TIME?||No||Yes||StraighterLine|
|MILITARY FRIENDLINESS||Students can take online courses when in the military||Students can take online college courses when in the military||Tie|
|ATHLETICS||Depends on school||No||Community colleges|
|STUDY ANYWHERE, ANYTIME?||Depends on school and courses||Yes||StraighterLine|
So, which option is better for you if you are seeking an alternative route to college? It depends on the quality of the community colleges that are near you, and on what they are offering. But there's no doubt about it - StraighterLine will cost you less. Plus, StraighterLine's distance learning courses offer the flexibility that you probably won't find at the community college near you.
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