People attend college to attain particular skills for a future profession.
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Community colleges are often a place to gain skills at a lesser cost.
There are two aspects to community colleges.
Some teach actual hands-on professions, such as welding, auto mechanics, and computer graphics.
Some offer the initial lower level courses, or even complete courses, depending on the career such as nursing assistant or dental hygienist.
It is possible to save money if you have a wise strategy.
For someone planning on ultimately attending a four-year college, by completing the first two years at a community, it may be possible to save a significant amount of money.
Another strategy to save money is to take dual credit courses in high school.
CLEP-ing out of tests is also a possibility. There are other tests besides the CLEP test as well. You need to check with those colleges/universities you are considering to find out the possibilities that they offer.
But beyond saving money, and just getting through a college, it is important to pick the right college or university, not just in terms of a major, but also for character development.
In today’s world, many secular colleges and universities teach things like marxism or transgenderism.
If a student ends up in a class like that, or with a teacher of that ilk, it might not be possible to get a passing grade unless the student pleases the teacher with papers that harmonize with the teacher’s philosophy.
Students need to be able to live according to their conscience and not write papers contrary to their conscience.
Here are some Christian Colleges and Universities that offer many different majors.
- Regent University (in Virginia)
- Liberty University (in Virginia)
- Oral Roberts University (in Oklahoma)
- Hillsdale College (in Michigan)