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Whether you are uncertain about going to college or you just need some reassurance you’re on the right track, there are numerous good reasons to go to college


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Frequently asked questions about applying to schools answered.

There are a variety of schools out there, some small some large. Some public, some private. Some accredited, some not. What’s the big difference?

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What is needed is a kind of education that is practical, accessible, effective, and sustainable for a lifetime.

Not sure what college or career school might be right for you?

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