Archive for December, 2014

Happy New Year from the College of Westchester

From all of us here at the College of Westchester, we hope you have a happy and healthy 2015!

If higher education is one of your New Year’s Resolutions, visit us online to check out out upcoming course offerings.

Happy New Year!


Happy Holidays from the College of Westchester

Happy Holidays from all of us at the College of Westchester. Here’s a fun, fact-filled infographic for you to enjoy!

Video Game Helps Students Get Into College

Applying to college is a process that involves a lot of deadlines and to-do-lists. For students who need help remembering what to submit when, there’s a video game called “Mission Admission” that uses “competitive but lighthearted tasks” to make them familiar with exams, essays, financial aid forms, and application deadlines. Early research shows that the program, developed by USC technology and education professors through a US Department of Education grant, improved knowledge of the college application and aid process.

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How to Network at Holiday Parties

Come mid-December, most of us are in the full holiday swing. Holiday parties, whether you love them or hate them, are a great networking opportunity, whether you’re seeking a new job, are thinking of embarking on a new career path, or simply want to meet new people. This post from Monster offers some helpful tips for networking at holiday gatherings.

Study Shows People Warming up to Online Ed

A new Gallup study recently showed that Americans’ perspective on online education has shifted as these programs become more prevalent. According to the report, more people in the United States now see these programs as a viable alternative to traditional brick-and-mortar campus learning environments. Their trust in these learning styles has grown with their increased acceptance. More U.S. adults, 37% (up from 30% in a 2011 survey), now agree or strongly agree that these institutions offer high-quality education. American business leaders’ perception of online education has also improved.

Start planning your online education experience at the College of Westchester today!