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What Should I Know Before Pursuing a Law Degree?

Did ever think about pursuing a Law Degree but weren't sure about the how and the what was required? This week's guest Michael Chen serves as the Assistant Dean of Admissions at Western State College of Law. In this role he develops and implements initiatives necessary to achieve institutional recruitment and enrollment goals. Michael also represents the Law School by traveling nationwide to off campus recruiting programs, events and conferences. After receiving applicatio

5 Common FAFSA Myths

If you need to pay for college, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form is your ticket to affordability. However, many myths continue to circulate that deter students from ever filling out FAFSA, which means they’re missing out on an opportunity to lessen the financial commitment of a college education. Below, we dispel some of the most common myths about FAFSA. Myth # 1 My Family Makes Too Much Money to Qualify Currently, there is no income cut-o

Transitioning to College:Top 10 Tips for College Success

Transiting from high school to college can be a rocky road. Success in high school doesn’t always result in success in college. These 10 tips can help your transiting from a high school student to a college student with success. Remember: College may be another learning environment, but there are considerable differences. Most of the professors aren’t overly concerned with your success. You’re expected to take responsibility for your own success. Classes also move along much

Projecting Confidence - Even if You Don't Feel It in Choosing a Career or College

That old saying, “Fake it ‘til you make it,” has never been more meaningful than when dealing with confidence issues. Confidence is the most important personality trait you can develop in order to better deal with life’s transitions whether choosing a college or career and in both your personal and your professional – and to take risks to ensure your continued success. Having the confidence to apply for those colleges that seem out of reach is an important element in creat