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Competitive Advantage

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These jobs don’t require a super-specific degree

Do you wonder if a “general” degree will really help you find a satisfying job? Are you stuck on your college journey because you can’t decide on your degree?

Discover the facts about college majors and explore jobs that don’t require a super-specific degree!

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Help! I Picked the Wrong Career or College Major (What to Do Next)

• Does every day feel like Monday at your job?
• Do you feel wedged into a career you don’t like?
• Are you scared to go back to college because you don’t know what to study?
• Are you second-guessing your college major?

If you’re saying YES to any of these questions, then this article could open the door to your next move!

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Are You SURE You’ll Like that Career? 7 Ways to Find Out

It’s a terrifying thought: what if you go back to college, graduate with your degree, and then land an “ideal job” only to discover that you can’t stand it? Nobody deserves to land in a soul-sucking career. These 7 tips will put you on the fast-track to a job that you’ll REALLY like.

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Overcoming Hurdles on the Path to Graduation

C2C provides great support in your quest to return and finishing your degree. But did you know that each of Mississippi’s community colleges and public universities has local programs and resources to help you get over the hurdles you may face as well? In this article we’ll focus on a few key offerings that you’re sure to find helpful and one or two that may surprise you. You’ll also get access to a web page that lists all the non-traditional student support offerings available at each of our 24 participating institutions! For your convenience, its organized by community college and university and includes one-click access to online details where available.

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Flexible and convenient: Earn your degree online

When you go back to complete your college degree, you’ll probably need the convenience and flexibility of online classes. By taking some, or all, of your classes online, you can get the same great education, while still being able to manage the other aspects of your life.

Read More

You can get the degree you’ve always wanted.

Congratulations! If you’ve made the decision to go back to college and earn your degree, you’re well on your way to achieving your goals. After you’ve chosen the school(s) you’re interested in, here are the next steps in the process.

Read More

Is a Career in Healthcare Right for You?

The healthcare industry is the fastest growing industry in the United States economy according to the Occupational Outlook Quarterly. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that it will grow by 18% between 2016 and 2026, opening up an additional 2.4 million jobs.

Read More

How to Pay For College: It’s Easier Than You Think

Before you can decide if returning to college is doable for you, you’ll first need to understand the associated costs. As a nontraditional student, your situation and costs may differ slightly from what you see on a college’s website. Here’s what you need to know.

Read More

These jobs don’t require a super-specific degree

Do you wonder if a “general” degree will really help you find a satisfying job? Are you stuck on your college journey because you can’t decide on your degree?

Discover the facts about college majors and explore jobs that don’t require a super-specific degree!

Read More

Help! I Picked the Wrong Career or College Major (What to Do Next)

• Does every day feel like Monday at your job?
• Do you feel wedged into a career you don’t like?
• Are you scared to go back to college because you don’t know what to study?
• Are you second-guessing your college major?

If you’re saying YES to any of these questions, then this article could open the door to your next move!

Read More

Are You SURE You’ll Like that Career? 7 Ways to Find Out

It’s a terrifying thought: what if you go back to college, graduate with your degree, and then land an “ideal job” only to discover that you can’t stand it? Nobody deserves to land in a soul-sucking career. These 7 tips will put you on the fast-track to a job that you’ll REALLY like.

Read More

Overcoming Hurdles on the Path to Graduation

C2C provides great support in your quest to return and finishing your degree. But did you know that each of Mississippi’s community colleges and public universities has local programs and resources to help you get over the hurdles you may face as well? In this article we’ll focus on a few key offerings that you’re sure to find helpful and one or two that may surprise you. You’ll also get access to a web page that lists all the non-traditional student support offerings available at each of our 24 participating institutions! For your convenience, its organized by community college and university and includes one-click access to online details where available.

Read More

Flexible and convenient: Earn your degree online

When you go back to complete your college degree, you’ll probably need the convenience and flexibility of online classes. By taking some, or all, of your classes online, you can get the same great education, while still being able to manage the other aspects of your life.

Read More

You can get the degree you’ve always wanted.

Congratulations! If you’ve made the decision to go back to college and earn your degree, you’re well on your way to achieving your goals. After you’ve chosen the school(s) you’re interested in, here are the next steps in the process.

Read More

Is a Career in Healthcare Right for You?

The healthcare industry is the fastest growing industry in the United States economy according to the Occupational Outlook Quarterly. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that it will grow by 18% between 2016 and 2026, opening up an additional 2.4 million jobs.

Read More

How to Pay For College: It’s Easier Than You Think

Before you can decide if returning to college is doable for you, you’ll first need to understand the associated costs. As a nontraditional student, your situation and costs may differ slightly from what you see on a college’s website. Here’s what you need to know.

Read More