Student Life Blog

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The need for training and diplomas is common across career fields, with most jobs requiring some type of advanced education beyond a high school diploma. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, there’s a chance you might be curious about the differences between associate and bachelor’s degrees and which to choose. Penn Foster can help clear up some of the confusion so you can decide which degree is best for you.
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If you’ve already completed some high school or college courses and are interested in continuing your education with Penn Foster, you may be wondering if you must start all over. Or, if you’re a Penn Foster student taking courses to get a head start on a degree, you might be wondering if you’ll lose those credits if you transfer to another college. To better understand how transfer credits work to and from Penn Foster, check out this guide!
Student Hannah Rodgers.
When deciding whether or not Penn Foster is right for you, you probably have some questions. We sat down with Hannah Rodgers, a veterinary technician student and Student Ambassador, who may answer some questions you have and help you get started on the path towards reaching your goals.
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The new year brings change and expectations of resolutions. Some we keep, some we break. If you’re looking for a way to try to improve your prospects in 2021 (that also fits into life’s ups and downs), a program from Penn Foster could be just the thing you need.
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2020 has been a year unlike any other. While the challenges we’ve faced with the pandemic, shutdowns, and social distancing can feel overwhelming, it’s important to remember that some good things have happened this year, too! As we wrap up this strange year, we’re looking back at all the things we’ve accomplished together and getting ready for what comes next in 2021.

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