Here’s a catch 22 you might be familiar with. Many adults who haven’t completed their undergraduate education reach a plateau in their careers that can only be overcome by having a degree. Continue reading
In our recent video on Financial Aid: How to Fund Your Linfield Education, Sandra Tello, our Financial Aid Counselor, offers advice on financing your Adult Degree Program degree or certificate. If you are a prospective student wondering what funding options might be open to you, or if you’re a current student needing some guidance, Tello and the Financial Aid Office are here to help. As Tello says, “There’s financial aid for everyone. In fact, about 60% of ADP students receive some form of financial aid.” Continue reading
The beginning of the year 2013 marks tax season for most. Accountants get busier, W-2’s start to arrive in the mail and people start thinking about tax credits and deductions that they qualify for. There are advantages that have been announced recently, about tax credits and deductions for costs of a college education. Tax breaks can provide a variety of tax incentives for students and families who are saving for, or are already paying higher education costs or are repaying student loans.
There is no questioning the benefits of a college degree from a reputable school such as Linfield College Adult Degree Program. Those who hold a degree are more likely to earn a better-than-average income and have the satisfaction of being more competitive in the job market with the attainment of their college education. This being said, higher education contains significant costs and for those adults looking to complete a degree while maintaining a family, career and busy life, any breaks can help. Continue reading