Wisconsin Technical Colleges Near Me

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November 2015

By Susan Pohorski
false As a young person, I always assumed I would go to college. Both my parents went to private 4-year colleges and I just thought that’s what you do after high school. I didn’t really question it. What about your child? Is your teen following the same assumption? Or is he or she questioning 4-...

October 2015

By Susan Pohorski
What comes to mind when you think of college classes? Large lecture halls filled with students nodding off? Looking down on an instructor standing in front of a projected presentation? For many of us, this is not the most desirable way to learn. Most of us want the Cheers atmosphere—“Where...

September 2015

By Susan Pohorski
Many students don’t even bother to apply for college because they think it’s unaffordable. Families struggling to get by or those with several children don’t see how college education is possible for them. On the contrary, there are many financial aid options for low-income students in Wisconsin,...
By Susan Pohorski
You may have heard other parents complain about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Many families dread having to go through this each year. While the federal government is working on simplifying the process, there will still be some work and advance preparation to filling out...
By Susan Pohorski
One of the strongest pressures young people face in middle and high school is peer pressure. No wonder they graduate from high school and don’t know what they want to do with their lives. They’ve been doing what everyone else wants to do for so long, they never learn what they really want or like...

August 2015

By Susan Pohorski
Let’s be honest here. Are you encouraging or expecting your child to attend a 4-year college or university because it is the best choice for him or her? Or are there other reasons? Maybe you remember all the good times you had in college, the fraternity parties, the football games and dormitory...

July 2015

By Susan Pohorski
Your friends, family members and business contacts can be a great starting point for your child’s career exploration. When you introduce your child to a new person be sure to say something about the work that person does. Another way to make your child aware of different careers is to take them for...
By Susan Pohorski
When you plan college visits for you and your high school student, don’t just pass by technical colleges. Stop in. You might be surprised at what you see. Today’s technical colleges have kept up with the times in technology, facilities and equipment and in campus perks like exercise facilities,...
By Susan Pohorski
It’s an age-old problem that has challenged teachers forever. How do you keep students awake and engaged in a classroom setting? Several Elkhorn High School students took on this problem as the capstone project for their Engineering Design Development class. The students conducted research,...
By Susan Pohorski
Are you looking for a college with great academics and fun campus life too? Kayla Ebert goes to a college where there are baseball, volleyball and kickball games. Her campus has bingo days, casino days, comedy shows and concerts. She also enjoys Lunch ‘N Learn programs on subjects like interviewing...

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