- November 13, 2010 at 2:07 am #29076
We all know the scenario. You started college with the best of intentions. You worked hard, you studied like crazy. But, that was a couple of years ago and you still do not have your degree. You want it, but now you have a family, and an unsatisfying, regular job that keeps the bills paid. That degree seems a dream you will never achieve.That simply isn’t true. The key to finishing college could be right upstairs in your spare bedroom – right on your computer.College Right at Your Finger TipsA college degree is not as elusive today. Non-traditional students don’t have to undergo the rigors of driving to campus, finding a parking spot and rushing off to the classroom. They can finish college right at home on their computer with an online college program.Many fine colleges and universities are tailoring their curriculum to time strapped students with online or distance learning. You can obtain your degree from a fully accredited school and learn at your own pace. Classroom material can be obtained at your pace, on your time from your home or your office computer.Don’t Be Afraid – You Can Do ItMany people going back to college are put off with the concept of online learning. They think they will sabotage themselves without the classroom experience. In truth, online programs are specifically tailored to the non-traditional student, with intense interaction by highly skilled instructors who know how to make online learning more effective than a traditional curriculum. Many times, a student has better access to a faculty member or career counselor in this type of program than on a large campus.Faculty members, graduate assistants and tutors are just a mouse click away. You can interact with other students in chat rooms and discussion boards, and you have an anonymity that makes interaction much easier if you are the bashful type. You can access lectures, assignments, textbook and classroom material on a 24-hour basis in a timeframe that fits your schedule. You can learn at your own pace at a time of day that does not interfere with family and work obligations.Read more: How to Finish College at Home on Your Computer
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