Why You Should Start Your Degree in 2020

January 2, 2020

Maybe you’ve been considering going back to school to start or finish your degree, but it never seems like the right time. Between family commitments and work responsibilities, finding the time to make college work can seem like an impossible challenge. Maybe you are anxious about going back after being out of school for so long, or you’re worried that you will not be able to keep up. Even if your schedule is hectic and you have doubts, NOW is a great time to get started! In this new year, make it a point to focus on you! If your goal is making a positive change in your life, there is no better way to achieve that than earning a college degree!

Now that you have decided you are going to take the plunge, finding the college that is the best fit for you and your family is key. While there are many choices out there, read below to see why Chatfield is an excellent option for anyone.

Affordability- With more than 35 endowed scholarships, students have access to free money! Along with our scholarships, students can also take advantage of the work-study program on campus, grants, and loans. Our financial aid counselors are there to help students navigate the process of getting the most money to apply toward their degrees. Take a moment to view the types of aid available to you at Chatfield.

Accessibility- Chatfield is an open enrollment college, meaning there is no requirement for ACT or SAT scores. Even better, you can complete the FREE application online in minutes! The admission counselors and advisors will help students with the enrollment process and answer any questions. Click here to request more information about starting the process.

Another significant aspect of Chatfield is the flexibility when it comes to taking classes. The classes at Chatfield are offered on a block schedule, meaning each class is scheduled once per week. If taking classes on campus does not work with your schedule, you have the option to register for courses that meet online!

Support- Chatfield’s dedicated faculty and staff’s top priority is to help you succeed! Your academic advisors are there to help you keep on track and assist in solving any academic issues you may face. On both Chatfield campuses, free mentoring and tutoring services are available. Our small, close-knit community on campus ensures everyone has access to the support they need!

Although the thought of attending college can be scary and overwhelming for anyone, you can do it! We will be there every step of the way until you walk across the stage on graduation day!


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