Archive for February, 2014

Build A Support Team for College

Regardless of your age, going back to school is a major life change. Something that’s easy to overlook is the fact that it’s hard to go it alone. This blog post discusses how to build a support team for yourself by identifying your goals and needs and working with family, friends, and your school to help you get the most out of your education experience.

The College of Westchester offers resources to its students and alumni—visit us online today.


Great Education Apps

Looking for some apps for your phone or tablet to help you up your learning potential? Here’s a list from Edudemic of some of the best education apps to get you started.

With the increased availability of online courses, student veterans have more options than ever when it comes to obtaining or finishing their college education. On February 4th , The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released the GI Bill comparison tool online, which is intended to help student veterans research benefits they may receive from different colleges. As discussed in a post on the VA blog, information about the number of students receiving VA education benefits at a particular school will also be available.


Online Courses Help High School Students Excel

Online learning for high school students continues to grow in popularity. This article shares a few stories about how the opportunity to take more career-focused courses online encouraged high schoolers who otherwise would have dropped out excel after deciding to give education another shot.

The College of Westchester offers a variety of career-specific online programs. Visit CW online to get started.