Essay On Advantages And Disadvantages Of Online College

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Before going back to college the person needs to aware of the advantages that online colleges offer such , better pricing, time flexibility, telecommuting, etc as there are advantages, there are also disadvantages such as limited instructor interaction , lack of social interaction with fellow students and the most important one mandatory self discipline. I personally chose online classes because of time flexibility. I must stress that people should go back to college as soon as they graduate from high school so they don’t lose the habit of studying every day like it has happened to many of us who decided to take a break after high school. While statistic shows that online students do as well academically as brick and mortar students do, …show more content…
One of the major reasons why most online students fail or just give up on their online program is because they are not disciplined and don 't manage their time. Once I heard a fellow colleague that also was taking online classes at PENN FOSTER, said “is really easy to keep postponing you’re studying to do other activities such as play video games or other nonsense because you have no one pushing you to do it, and you just don 't try hard enough to study and understand the material an there for you fail and give up". I couldn’t agree more with that. That is why I say that you must be very disciplined and set up a simple study plan, just set aside an hour or so out of your day to grab your textbook and read a few pages, but the key is and I can 't stress this enough to be disciplined if not you’ll just be wasting your …show more content…
Many people have problems managing their family chores and school work time; you need to realize that this will take time away from your family. Both parties need to put effort into this because if your parents, wife, kids, or whoever you might consider to be in your family doesn’t support you with school, then finishing college will be nearly impossible. The family needs to realize that studying might be more important at the moment than going out shopping to the mall and the student needs to realize even though studying should be a priority, but resting and enjoying time with the family is just as important. When students study and study and study the brain begins to fade away from the textbook and is just like you 've never studied. Imagine how frustrating that could be. Is just like writing an essay and you forget to save your work. Ere has to be a balance between your family and college, if not you’re going to fail on both of

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