College Admissions GlossaryGoing through the admissions process, students will have to familiarize themselves with the different terminologies used for application requirements, financial aid and scholarship grants, academic programs, and admissions tests. This will help applicants explore the different options available to [...] Read More College Admissions Glossary
Law School Admissions GlossaryWhen you are in law school, it feels almost like learning a completely different language with all of the law jargon that you have to learn. During the admissions process, you will be learning a few new terms as well. These words may not be as complicated as the ones that you will have to [...] Read More Law School Admissions Glossary
LOW COST Distance Learning Degree ProgramsDistance learning colleges are usually of lower cost than campus colleges. he average tuition at a campus college/university is about 18,000 dollars per YEAR. The average, well-known, distance learning universities are about 12,000 dollars per YEAR. Some of the infrequent advertised distance [...] Read More LOW COST Distance Learning Degree Programs
Graduate Admissions GlossaryApplications for graduate school often require you to learn a few terminologies to help make the process a little bit easier. The following are some of the useful terms to know when applying for a graduate program. A Accreditation – This is the process of recognizing an educational institution by [...] Read More Graduate Admissions Glossary
How does the education from a distance learning college compare to a traditional college campus education?One survey compared the knowledge of students from a distance learning college from the knowledge of students from a conventional college. The results actually showed about a 20 percent greater mastery of knowledge for the students of the distance learning college. However, most research sees no [...] Read More How does the education from a distance learning college compare to a traditional college campus education?
How do you get into (and through) a distance learning college?The answer largely depends on the distance learning college you choose. You can pick a distance learning college that will meet most of your needs, because their are so many from which to choose. For example, if you do not want to take standardized entrance tests to get into a college, then find [...] Read More How do you get into (and through) a distance learning college?
How will you be taught at a distance learning college? (What technologies will be used?)It is important for you to know what technologies your potential distance learning college uses before you enroll, because the different teaching technologies affect how you learn and how flexible your schedule can be. The main technologies used are forums (electronic bulletin boards) and [...] Read More How will you be taught at a distance learning college? (What technologies will be used?)
Does your distance learning college need professional accreditation?Many professions and trades require that your education (whether at a distance learning college or a campus college) be accredited by their professional/trade organizations, such as in teaching, engineering, nursing, medicine, accounting, architecture, insurance, real estate and others. Employers [...] Read More Does your distance learning college need professional accreditation?