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How to Succeed in a Mini-Semester Class

Mini-semester classes are a great way to complete a course. See 8 Reasons Mini-Semester Classes Can Work For You to learn why these are so great. Here are the top ways to successfully complete your upcoming short-term classes! Pick a class you’re fairly confident in. Calculus II in eight weeks is not for everyone….

8 Reasons Mini-Semester Classes Can Work For You

At TJC, we take pride in creating opportunities for all students to attend college, and mini-semester classes offer more choices and flexibility. 1. You can fit more classes into your semester. Maybe you only need one or two more classes to graduate. Knock them out and you’ll be walking the stage in the spring! 2. Mini-semester classes…

Form 1098-T: Everything you need to know

1098-T – What’s that? Glad you asked! Each January, the IRS requires TJC to send out a form detailing how much tuition and fees you paid during the previous year. Why do I need it? If you are a dependent, your parents might take a tax credit or deduction based on qualified tuition and fee charges during…

New year, new semester, new you!

New Year’s offers the opportunity for everyone, including college students, to make resolutions about the improvements we intend to make as the new year begins. This year, I encourage you to think about a few resolutions that can help ensure your success academically. Since it’s best to be specific when writing resolutions – set an exact…

5 Tips for Your First Week in College

Starting something new can be daunting, but don’t worry about forgetting any details—we’ve got you covered with your first week at TJC checklist. 1: Double-check classroom locations the day before classes start So, you’ve got your schedule and a new JanSport backpack. The next thing you need to set out the night before your first day…

Filling out your FAFSA application

The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is your one-stop destination to apply for both financial aid and merit-based aid at the same time. Fasfa.ed.gov is a federal website that allows you to submit your aid application online. The cost of attending college can be daunting for some, so it’s important to make sure…

Planning ahead for next semester and beyond

It’s time to plan ahead! When it comes to registering for classes here at TJC, it’s important to remember several tips that will help your next semester be a successful one. Do a little research. Ask your friends or even trusted professors if they have any tips regarding classes or your degree plan. Look up…

Applying for scholarships is easier than you think

I started jumping around the house the second I opened the black shiny envelope. I had been awarded TJC’s Presidential Scholarship! This scholarship made it possible for me to attend college, and I couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunities I’ve had these past two years. TJC awards nearly $4 million every year in scholarships…

Tips to survive and thrive during your freshman year in college

You might be wondering what college is going to look like, or maybe you’ve already started the semester and could use a little help moving forward in the right direction! Everyone has questions about what to expect during freshman year. Take it from a TJC sophomore, these are some of the best ways to…

Four Reasons To Becoming A Student Tutor

For those of us who follow the standard college diet of ramen noodles, the idea of working a job that pays more than minimum wage is enticing. If this sounds like you and you’re looking for a way to earn some extra income, you’re in luck. TJC is always hiring student tutors! Why become a tutor? It’s…