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How to Return to College & Graduate – Follow Kasi

Are you thinking about going back to college? Whether you attended for a few semesters or a few years, you might be wondering what it would take to return to college to FINISH. This article will answer that question by sharing Kasi’s story. Kasi is a fictional character whose story will guide you through the steps to returning to college and graduating with the help of C2C

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Mindset Do’s and Don’ts for going back to college

Madison only heard negative comments while growing up: “You’re a failure.” “You can’t.” This feedback should have fueled a negative mindset and made it really tough for her to face the challenges of college, but she overcame and cultivated the thoughts of a winner. If you also face detractors and negative thoughts, this article shares practical tips to help you THINK WELL so you can go back to college with a healthy mindset!

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Ground-Breaking Careers for Mississippi Women in 2022

Every girl should have the chance to dream about becoming a bank CFO, senior computer, programmer, or electrical engineer. Even if you’re a “grown-up,” you can STILL take the chance to pursue a career that’s traditionally dominated by men. This article is your invitation to consider something new and a toolbox for pursuing your career dreams… even if they’re unexpected!

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Uncovering who’s behind C2C and other programs inspiring self-sufficiency

The team at Complete 2 Compete (C2C) is committed to helping Mississippi adults experience a better future by removing common barriers that keep adults from returning to college and finishing their degrees. We could not do it without the support and funding received from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS). Discover the funding partners who make C2C possible and learn about other programs that could help YOU and your family!

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Discovering Your Learning Superpower

Are you tired of the same-old, same-old advice about how to get better grades… take notes, attend class, study all night? Maybe it’s time to explore your hidden “studying superpowers” by discovering your learning style!

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How to succeed at college if you’re not tech savvy

Do you have a complicated relationship with technology? Maybe you’re tempted to “break up” with computers, or your “smart phone” makes you feel dumb. It’s true: computers and “techy stuff” can be overwhelming especially if you’re thinking about going back to college. If it feels impossible to get along with computers, email, and apps, this article can help you fix your relationship with technology so you can thrive at college too!

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Is a college degree “worth it” in 2022?

You’ve heard the sayings: “A degree is just a piece of paper. It’s not worth it to get a college degree in 2022. You just need skills and experience.” Are these quips TRUE or FALSE? Discover the 2022 facts about the value of college degrees!

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Then & Now: How a simple question changed Leah’s career future

Leah was comfortable in a prestigious managerial role at her retail job. She looked forward to a good future but suddenly her position was eliminated… along with her security and opportunity! Then her boss asked her a question: “Have you ever thought about going back to school to finish your degree?” Discover how Leah’s degree was the key to a satisfying career where she feels needed and appreciated!

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How to Return to College & Graduate – Follow Kasi

Are you thinking about going back to college? Whether you attended for a few semesters or a few years, you might be wondering what it would take to return to college to FINISH. This article will answer that question by sharing Kasi’s story. Kasi is a fictional character whose story will guide you through the steps to returning to college and graduating with the help of C2C

Read More

Mindset Do’s and Don’ts for going back to college

Madison only heard negative comments while growing up: “You’re a failure.” “You can’t.” This feedback should have fueled a negative mindset and made it really tough for her to face the challenges of college, but she overcame and cultivated the thoughts of a winner. If you also face detractors and negative thoughts, this article shares practical tips to help you THINK WELL so you can go back to college with a healthy mindset!

Read More

Ground-Breaking Careers for Mississippi Women in 2022

Every girl should have the chance to dream about becoming a bank CFO, senior computer, programmer, or electrical engineer. Even if you’re a “grown-up,” you can STILL take the chance to pursue a career that’s traditionally dominated by men. This article is your invitation to consider something new and a toolbox for pursuing your career dreams… even if they’re unexpected!

Read More

Uncovering who’s behind C2C and other programs inspiring self-sufficiency

The team at Complete 2 Compete (C2C) is committed to helping Mississippi adults experience a better future by removing common barriers that keep adults from returning to college and finishing their degrees. We could not do it without the support and funding received from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS). Discover the funding partners who make C2C possible and learn about other programs that could help YOU and your family!

Read More

Discovering Your Learning Superpower

Are you tired of the same-old, same-old advice about how to get better grades… take notes, attend class, study all night? Maybe it’s time to explore your hidden “studying superpowers” by discovering your learning style!

Read More

How to succeed at college if you’re not tech savvy

Do you have a complicated relationship with technology? Maybe you’re tempted to “break up” with computers, or your “smart phone” makes you feel dumb. It’s true: computers and “techy stuff” can be overwhelming especially if you’re thinking about going back to college. If it feels impossible to get along with computers, email, and apps, this article can help you fix your relationship with technology so you can thrive at college too!

Read More

Is a college degree “worth it” in 2022?

You’ve heard the sayings: “A degree is just a piece of paper. It’s not worth it to get a college degree in 2022. You just need skills and experience.” Are these quips TRUE or FALSE? Discover the 2022 facts about the value of college degrees!

Read More

Then & Now: How a simple question changed Leah’s career future

Leah was comfortable in a prestigious managerial role at her retail job. She looked forward to a good future but suddenly her position was eliminated… along with her security and opportunity! Then her boss asked her a question: “Have you ever thought about going back to school to finish your degree?” Discover how Leah’s degree was the key to a satisfying career where she feels needed and appreciated!

Read More