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Will Your Online Course Credits Transfer to an On Campus College

  • If you're currently taking online courses to prep for a degree program at a traditional college or university, do make sure your credits will transfer. How to know? There are several considerations to look at:

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To Transfer or Not to Transfer: The Pros and Cons of Changing Colleges

  • When it comes to making the decision to change colleges or universities, there are good reasons to move on, and not-so-good reasons. Like any major life decision, weighing the pros and cons as well as the timing will be important factors in making a smart choice. Keep in mind some common indicators that you should--or should not--change schools:

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Best College Courses to Take Online

  • Considering dividing up your courseload between traditional campus classes and an online course or two? Great idea, both for your schedule and perhaps for your pocketbook. Not only can online courses help you manage a busy schedule by giving you added flexibility, but many online courses are less expensive per college credit, making them an economical choice as well.

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Forbes Announces List of Top Colleges

  • Several military schools rank among America's Top Colleges, according to Forbes. The top 20 schools on the list are:

    #1 Pomona College

    #2 Williams College

    #3 Stanford University

    #4 Princeton University

    #5 Yale University

    #6 Harvard University

    #7 Swarthmore College

    #8 Brown University

    #9 Amherst College

    #10 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    #11 United States Military Academy

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Best Value Schools Among National Universities According to U.S. News and World Report

  • U.S. News and World Report has ranked colleges and universities according to value to give prospective students a glimpse of which universities offer the highest quality at the lowest cost (taking into account need-based financial aid). The rankings are based on scores in two categories: percent of students receiving need-based grants, and average cost after receiving grants based on need.

    The Top 25 best value schools among national universities are:

    #1 Harvard

    #2 Princeton

    #3 Yale

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