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8 accelerated degrees to complete your bachelor's at Silver Lake College

Posted by Jamie Grant on 4/13/17 9:41 AM

You’ve been told a million times about the value of a college degree. It can open doors to new careers, make you eligible for management-level positions and tap into your potential for increased lifetime earnings. ... We’re not here to dispute the value of a college education, but rather to point out that not all of us have the luxury of taking on a full-time course load to obtain that degree.

You’ve probably already realized this. You’re likely looking for a fresh and innovative take on higher education — for an option that will allow you to expedite your degree, but allow you the flexibility to maintain a career and your other commitments. This is why Silver Lake College offers a variety of accelerated degree programs, specifically designed to help working students achieve academic and professional success.

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Topics: Transfer/Accelerated Degree

4 ways Silver Lake College makes the transfer process easy for students at all levels

Posted by Jamie Grant on 3/30/17 7:30 AM

The decision to transfer to a different university is an important one. No matter what your reasons are for changing schools, you’ll be encouraged to know that transferring to Silver Lake College is easier than you might think.

To help you along in the application process, we’ve come up with four ways we make the application process easy if you want to transfer to Silver Lake College!

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Topics: Transfer/Accelerated Degree

Why You Should Consider Silver Lake’s Undergraduate Accelerated Degree Completion Delivery

Posted by Jamie Grant on 1/19/17 7:30 AM

If finishing your college degree is one of your current professional or personal goals, Silver Lake College’s accelerated degree delivery may be the best solution. Located in beautiful Manitowoc, WI, our accelerated method of delivery is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission. It is designed for working adults who want to schedule courses around an already demanding lifestyle.

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Topics: Transfer/Accelerated Degree

Is an Accelerated Degree for Me?

Posted by Jamie Grant on 12/8/16 8:31 AM

Life gets busy, fast. It seems like only yesterday you were spending summer vacations at the pool with friends in between school terms. But now, you almost never get a break — between full-time work, fix-it projects around the house, too-little-time with family and friends, it might be hard to imagine returning to school to finish up a bachelor’s degree and fit yet another thing into your hectic life.

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Topics: Transfer/Accelerated Degree

Choosing Another Path: A Freshman Transfer Student's Story

Posted by Suzanne Weiss on 5/16/15 1:30 PM

Paige Owen grew up in Mishicot, WI, twenty minutes away from Silver Lake College, but it wasn’t until much later that she decided to attend the school.

In fact, Owen began her freshman year of college at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin to study music. After having been involved at Lawrence’s music program in high school via their high school honor band, private lessons, and band camp, applying to Lawrence seemed like the logical next step.

And when Owen was accepted into the program, it was a no-brainer; Lawrence’s prestige was a big draw.

“If you get into Lawrence, you go to Lawrence,” she explained to me over the phone.

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Topics: Transfer/Accelerated Degree

About This Blog

Deciding where, when and by what means to go to college can be a difficult decision process. We want to help! The Silver Lake Blog is intended to be a resource as you navigate these choices, from what type of school to choose to how to finance your education. Watch this space for helpful tips. 

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