Dropping Out

  • The Challenges of Dropping Out of College and Going Back

    The Challenges of Dropping Out of College and Going Back
    Beth Dumbauld

    Deciding to leave college and go back later happens for many reasons. Let’s go over some of the challenges and solutions for students who drop out of college but are now returning ...

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  • How to Complete Your Degree with Online Courses

    How to Complete Your Degree with Online Courses
    Beth Dumbauld

    Need to complete your degree but are looking for an affordable way to do so? Online courses can help you overcome the barriers standing between you and degree completion. Here’s how ...

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  • College Dropout Statistics: Part-Time Students Suffer The Most

    College Dropout Statistics: Part-Time Students Suffer The Most
    Beth Dumbauld

    College dropout statistics show some eye-opening facts about who is affected the most -- part time, economically disadvantaged students, as well as older adults who are going back to school. While getting a college degree pays off for higher earnings in the future, the top challenges that cause students to drop out include: Having to take a remedial class Difficulty balancing school, work, and family Lack of parental assistance in paying tuition Many first year college students are required to enroll in remedial courses before taking prerequisites that earn college credit. Remedial course enrollment is increasing, and costs college students about $3,000 more in college tuition. Remedial classes, although they can be helpful ...

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  • The Worst Possible Outcome for A College Student

    The Worst Possible Outcome for A College Student
    Burck Smith

    Adult students looking to start, or re-start, college are an optimistic bunch. Most are trying to improve their job and career prospects. They are ambitious, determined and a little bit nervous. They know that people with a bachelor’s degree earn 56% more than those with a high school degree over a lifetime. However, what about those that start but don’t finish? After all, only 58% of students that start college receive a degree within 6 years. That means that 42% of those who start don’t finish. Because college isn’t cheap, almost half of all students spend their savings and incur debt for college without receiving the payoff they expect. Want to try an online class? Take two free lessons on us today! When a Student Defaults ...

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  • Innovating Education: How Online Learning Helps Students Graduate 

    Innovating Education: How Online Learning Helps Students Graduate 
    Beth Dumbauld

    Higher education is a struggle against time and money. Students throughout the country are trying their hardest to reach those all-important educational goals. The challenge is greatest for low-income students, first-generation students and adult learners. Overall, men have lower graduation rates than women. Whether or not you fall into one of these groups, you are probably feeling the strain of completing a rigorous degree program while maintaining financial stability. It simply isn’t easy for anyone. Time for changing the cost of college One of the biggest challenges for 21st-century students is the sheer cost of education. Even as America recovers from its recession, many private and public institutions have raised tuition significan ...

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