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Are online College's considered to be as good as going to a regular college?


Asked by TikkiNippets at 8:22 PM on Jul. 25, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • It depends on the program. A lot of State Universities and even community colleges have online programs now. You're more likely to get financial aide to help cover the costs that way too.

    Answer by mamasitax2 at 8:34 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • Yes as long as their Accredited!

    Answer by ddsunshine at 8:23 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • It's the same but you don't have the same support you get by going into the classroom. Theres also lack of clinical training such as with medical assisting ect that is really helpful for on the job training.

    Answer by lovmyhubby at 8:24 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • It depends on the field you're studying.

    Answer by SWasson at 8:24 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • I am thinking of going into psychology eventually.

    Comment by TikkiNippets (original poster) at 8:26 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • I think they are but you miss out on the best social experience.

    Answer by older at 8:26 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • I believe so, like someone else said, as long as they are accredited and programs may have to meet your state guidelines depending on what field you are studying. I go to an actual physical college here in town but through online classes.

    Answer by Jessica157 at 8:26 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • Depends on the school - some have lost some or all of their accreditation. You're better off going to the online program through your local community college or university - it's always cheaper than the online only schools and you're less likely to have to buy textbooks that only work at that school and can't be resold.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 8:27 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • Depends on college. Make sure online are accredited!

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 8:58 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • thanks for your answers!

    Comment by TikkiNippets (original poster) at 12:17 PM on Jul. 26, 2010

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