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Aug 2017

4 Reasons Why a BAAS Degree is Right for You

8/9/17By UW Colleges

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree is a 60-credit degree completion program offered at six University of Wisconsin Colleges campuses and in partnership with six UW four-year partner institutions. The BAAS program is a hands-...

How To Succeed As A First Generation College Student

8/7/17By UW Colleges

As a first-generation college student, you've done something no one else in your family has. You're continuing your education in pursuit of a degree, which is something you and your relatives can be proud of. 

Making the jump to college...

How to Amp Up Your College Application

8/2/17By UW Colleges

Applying to college can be a stressful experience. You have prepared your resume, accumulated various experiences through school and your community and felt the pressure of the ever so important essay. It's finally time for you to put it all...

Jul 2017

Five Ways To Save On College

7/28/17By UW Colleges

There's no question that college has become a major investment for students looking to earn a degree. Student loan debt currently averages tens of thousands of dollars with no signs of slowing down.

Earning a degree is still one of...

Frequently Asked Questions From Adult Students

7/20/17By UW Colleges
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4 Reasons Why It's Never Too Late to Go Back to School

7/19/17By UW Colleges

Going back to school after a hiatus can be a scary decision. You may think it's out of your price range or that you could never make time in your busy schedule. But fear not, UW Colleges makes going back to school easy and affordable. In fact, 21...

Five Habits Of Highly Successful Students

7/11/17By UW Colleges

Attending college is an exciting time for any student. Opportunities to make new friends, get involved on campus and enjoy new experiences are high on many students' to-do lists. As the new semester approaches, you should also think about how you...

Jun 2017

Degrees of Difference: Is an Associate Degree Right for You?

6/29/17By UW Colleges

When it comes to higher education, there are many paths students can take to reach their goals. At UW Colleges, there are several degree options to start students on the right path to success. Whether you choose an Associate of Arts and Science...

New Student? Get Answers To Your Biggest Questions

6/27/17By UW Colleges

So you've applied to college. Congratulations! You've taken the first step in a new journey, which is both exciting and a bit daunting. College is a whole new ballgame, and now that you've applied you probably have some questions. 

Our...

Cash Course: 10 Terms You Need to Know to Finance Your Education

6/15/17By UW Colleges

With all of the different types of financial aid, figuring out how to pay for college can be overwhelming. What’s the difference between a subsidized and an unsubsidized loan? Does it really matter if a loan is private or federal? What is a FAFSA...