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Admissions Process, Campus Visit, Career Opportunities, Majors/Programs

Do I really need to go to college?

The college decision is a big deal, and one that impacts your future significantly. The pressure to answer questions about a major and your future career could make you hesitant about college, but the truth is that college will bring more value to your life than simply preparing for a specific career, even if you remain undecided. What you learn goes far beyond the classroom.
Admissions Process, Campus Visit

Why I Chose Huntington University

Figuring out where to go after high school was a stressful time for me. There were just so many options out there, all with their pros and cons to weigh as graduation drew near. I found myself staring at college search websites, scrolling through endless lists of choices, dreading the time I would have to spend looking into each school just to come back to being unsure of which direction is right.
Admissions Process, Campus Visit

Are campus visits important?

Are campus visits important? The short answer — YES! The long answer – ABSOLUTELY YES! A campus visit is an opportunity to “kick the tires,” if you will. To get familiar with the quality of the campus and the education offered there. To get a feel for what college life would be like for you. No matter if this is your junior year in high school or if you are considering transferring from one college to another, exploring college campuses is well worth your while.
Admissions Process, Financial Aid

Financial Aid Tricks and Treats

It is the end of October, and I am excited to begin celebrating with harvest parties, treats wrapped in orange cellophane, and my favorite part of the season — tricks on unsuspecting friends. But today I am here to deliver to you the best sort of tricks; tricks that help you to succeed as you prepare for an exciting future and begin navigating your next steps in your education journey!
Admissions Process, Campus Visit

The Five Best Spots on Campus, and Five “Hidden Gems”

Fall colors are in full display this time of year, which means Huntington University’s home campus is looking particularly beautiful. (Of course, campus has something special to offer at any time in the year!) Whether you prefer the indoors, the outdoors, or a mix of both, there are plenty of special spots on campus that have that little extra feeling of home. Here are my top five:
Admissions Process, Career Opportunities, Online Programs

Credit for Prior Learning

So, what is Credit for Prior Learning? Credit for Prior Learning, also known as Prior Learning Assessment, involves a college/university evaluating and formally recognizing the learning that has occurred outside of a classroom setting. The information is used to grant college credit towards the completion of a degree. Some of the typical sources of prior learning are
Admissions Process, Graduate Programs, Online Programs

Myths About Online Education

The primary reason many people consider an online degree is convenience. While it is true that online degrees are convenient, it is not easy to juggle family, work, and education, even if the commitment is only one night per week. That’s why careful planning and consideration are essential before you start an online program (or any academic program).
Admissions Process, Financial Aid

Let’s Get Ready to FAFSA!

Although most of the Midwest considers October the perfect time of year to bring out the cozy sweaters, wool blankets, flannel shirts, and pumpkin spice, the Office of Financial Aid knows this wonderful month as FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) time! The FAFSA officially opened October 1, 2023, for the 2023-2024 academic year! What are some of the reasons to apply for the FAFSA early? So glad you asked. Here are the top five reasons to take care of business before the last leaf falls this autumn:
Admissions Process, Campus Visit

Admissions Tips for Homeschooled Students

Straight from the Office of Admissions at Huntington University, here are some useful tips for homeschooled students who are currently going thorugh or preparing to start the admissions process at the school of their choice. While these tips include specific details about the admissions process at HU, the process will look similar at the other schools on your list as well.
Admissions Process, Graduate Programs, Online Programs

How to Prepare for Your Online Program

Beginning an online degree program is a significant investment of time and energy. It is critical that you begin planning now for the journey to ensure you complete your degree on time and on budget. Here are some tips to consider before you begin classes.