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Ten Great Colleges for Free Spirits | Schools.com

Free spirits don't like to be tied down. Some colleges understand that, allowing you to study at home but interact often with faculty mentors and like-minded students. Flexible schedules let you study while you gain experience, whatever your interests.

Starting your degree at community or junior college and finishing at university is a time-tested alternative route to a bachelor's degree, but there are a few things to keep in mind as you earn and transfer those lower-division credits. Read on for some guidelines to help you through the process.

Choosing The Right College Major

Struggling with how to choose a college major? Experts say these five steps can put you on the right path.

fall semester success

Whether you're heading to campus for the first time or the fourth time, here are some things you should be doing this fall.

man visualizing a better career

If you're not making what you think you should be making in your chosen career, what are you doing to improve your salary outlook? Here are 5 steps to take to get paid market value or better.

perks of summer school
Green Careers

Want to help the planet beyond Earth Day? Read on to plan your next eco-friendly career move.

Highest paying fields for college professors

10 Unusual (And Awesome!) College Amenities

Looking for a school, or something about a school, that's a little out of the ordinary? Academic opportunities aren't the only thing that college students love about their schools. Here are 10 quirky, silly and downright fun college amenities available at campuses across the country.

7 Careers for Sports fans

Want to get paid to go to major sporting events like the Super Bowl ... without being a pro athlete? It's not as far-fetched an idea as it sounds. Here's some detail on the training and education you need to make it happen.

Class Sizes

Looking at class size should be a factor when determining what classes to take next semester. From more individual time with your professor to performing better academically, smaller class sizes have their benefits.

10 incredibly beautiful college campuses

If you're interested in studying on a scenic college campus, check out this list of 10 beautiful universities in the U.S. From Gothic architecture to sweeping forests, historical buildings to ocean-views, each of these college campuses offer students more than just classroom learning opportunities.

10 high-altitude schools

These 10 high-elevation colleges help put the "high" in higher education.

Will my credits transfer out of state?

Before you plan a move out of the state to finish your college education, it makes sense to figure out whether your credits will transfer. Our experts offer tips and advice for anyone in this predicament.

Tips for a productive summer

We talked to some college prep experts and other education pros and got their top summer tips for incoming freshmen -- here's what they had to say.

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