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Full-Time Work and Part-Time School—or Vice Versa?

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Tips for figuring out a schedule that works for you

As college tuition rates continue to rise, students are exploring alternative options. Many work full-time jobs while attending part-time classes; others work part-time hours and manage to juggle full-time coursework. While there's no "right" way to go about earning your degree, there are some things to consider before deciding whether work or school should take a full-time status.

Top-Colleges.com brings up some important points regarding this dilemma:

In addition, grants, work-study programs and scholarships may or may not be available depending on your student status. Learn more about part-time and full-time student aid at www.studentaid.ed.gov.

Whether you choose to take one class per semester or juggle a full course load and 20 hours of work each week, take all aspects of your life - not just finances - into consideration. The good news is that with so many flexible jobs and degree programs, you'll most likely be able to find a schedule that works for you.

If you have any questions or concerns about financing your education, give us a call today and let our experts offer their advice.

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