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(PRWEB) October 15, 2012
Deciding which college to attend is often a difficult decision for a student. There are both traditional colleges and online schools. There are now thousands of schools to choose from instead of the typical few choices of the past. Luckily, there is help in the online school selection process.
EducationCompared.com is a free school comparison website. Click here to visit.
Online schools have become a great way for busy students to go to class around their schedules. It also opens the door to attend colleges across the country. An online school is a great option for students that work, have children, or want to go to class on their own schedule in a nontraditional setting. These schools allow students to log in to class from anywhere that has internet access and does not have a set meeting time.
Online schools do have similarities to a traditional school, including deadlines for assignments, textbooks, and tests. The main difference is that online schools not only have more flexibility but the ability for a student to attend from anywhere, which opens the possibility for more programs of study options. If a student in a rural area wants to study design, but no local colleges offer courses, the student can now go to a school online and have instant access to design programs that would have not been available in his or her community.
Traditional schools are a great option too if the desired program of study is offered. These schools are good for students that need a more rigid structure and need more face to face interaction with the professor. It can be difficult to decide which school offers the program that a future student is looking for.
There are sites that can help students find the right school for them for a fee. EducationCompared.com has even been created to offer a free service to help students in their search for the best online school for them. A potential student logs into http://www.EducationCompared.com, enters his or her zip code and a list of schools is presented for them to choose from.
Students can compare programs such as business, design, education, health care, IT, legal, nursing, and many more. It cuts out the hours of search time through different school sites, providing a simple breakdown of the schools offering their program of interest. It is simple, free, and helps the student find the right school for them and get started.