Welcome back readers! In the previous post about online colleges, we began to explore the advantages and disadvantages of online college. After considering the convenience, cost, and the nature of the online environment, you have likely started to decide whether online college will meet your academic and professional needs. If the answer is yes, then your next question should be, “How do I pick the right program?” Well, I’ve got good news and bad news. Continue reading “Is Online College For You? Part II” »
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Yesterday I met someone who expressed an interest in going to Online College. My first reaction upon hearing this was an overwhelming sense of skepticism. As someone who was fortunate enough to have the time and means to attend a traditional university, the idea of not having face-to-face contact with a professor and other students seems strange. This personal bias has only been exacerbated by spam emails that keep showing up in my in-box! And don’t even get me started on the cheesy infomercials that practically have the production quality of Ms. Cleo, the psychic. No offense, Ms. Cleo.