As a mom who is returning to school, you may be wondering: “How in the world am I going to find time to study, or even find peace and quiet to study?” This is definitely an excellent question as I remember wondering the exact same thing. Guess what? It can be done all the while making good grades… Read More

Whether you’re an athlete or a non-athlete, we’ve all seen it (or heard about it) before: The rumor that college athletes get an easier A than everyone else. With free tutoring, permission slips to miss tons of class, and make-up tests that might not be as difficult as the real test, many students believe that college athletes have it easy when it comes to college education.… Read More

A recent article in The New York Times reported that community colleges are no longer a last resort for underachieving or unmotivated students. On the contrary, more and more community colleges are becoming an attractive alternative to students looking to earn their core academic credit at a significantly reduced cost before transferring to a four-year school to complete their bachelor’s degree.… Read More

How much emphasis do admissions committees put on grades when evaluating applicants? The truth is that grades and GPAs are good long-term indicators of an individual’s performance as a student. Grades do not necessarily reflect intelligence; however, they do show a student’s ability to produce good work — or not-so-good work — over an extended period of time.… Read More