Getting Started at CCC

Getting started at CCC takes six simple steps. To learn more about the steps, or get some extra help, please visit https://www.clackamas.edu/admissions-financial-aid/getting-started

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  • What’s the Difference Between Private & Federal Student Loans?
    There are two main types of student loans that can help you pay for college, federal student loans and private student loans. Often, both kinds play a role in financing college education. Learn more about federal and private student loans: […]
  • PCC Links: Gateway to College
    Gateway to College is a unique program that lets you get your high school diploma while you earn college credit. Gateway to College contracts with your school district to offer you a scholarship to the program. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition and books. Our program also pairs you with a […]
  • Learning During COVID-19 and the Power of Giving
    Ian Johnson ’21, majoring in biology with a minor in marine science, shares with us what it has been like as a student this past semester. To all of our Ursinus students, we are so proud of you and how you’ve defended our den.  As we prepare to take on the spring semester, please consider a gift in […]
  • Water on the Move
    See how water is the source of all life at the Environmental Learning Center! Learn more: https://www.clackamas.edu/campus-life/campuses-buildings-hours/environmental-learning-center Source: Clackamas Community College […]
  • Your Dream Job or Internship Search Checklist
    Why are you attending college? From what we’ve learned from you all so far, for many it’s because you want to find a job you love that makes you feel like you’re contributing to a community. Whether you’re a freshman looking for an internship or a soon-to-be graduate searching for your first job, […]
  • Do I Need a Cosigner for a Private Student Loan?
    Students applying for private student loans don’t usually have enough credit history, so lenders will often require a cosigner apply alongside them. Learn who qualifies and how to find a cosigner if you need one. Learn more about finding a cosigner at: […]
  • The Blinn College Choirs perform Arirang arranged by Hyo-Won Woo
    From balcony serenades between quarantined neighbors to virtual collabs on social media, music has brought us together even when we must keep our social distance. In this spirit of unity, we hope you enjoy this special performance by the Blinn College Choirs. Source: Blinn College […]
  • OLT.com Online Taxes Software Review 2021
    OLT.com had some improvements this year, and it still has great pricing. But should you use it? Here’s our full Online Taxes review: https://theci.co/olt Here’s what we’re talking about in this video: 0:47 – Is OLT.com free? 1:16 – What’s new in 2021 with […]
  • What President Biden Might Do to Student Loans
    Each state is working to certify the official election results, but we have an apparent winner in President-Elect Joe Biden. Given the history of Obama-Biden student loan policies, it’s likely that we’ll see some progressive changes that could affect the future of student loans. Here are seven […]
  • Q: Can you settle federal student loans?
    Want to settle your federal student loans for less than you owe? This video goes over the basics of what you need to know to get a good settlement offer. First, you can settle federal student loans — if you’re in default. There’s no way around this requirement. So if you’re […]
  • FreeTaxUSA Review 2021 | Best Bargain Tax Software
    FreeTaxUSA is again our pick for the best bargain tax software in 2021 due to low prices for investors, business owners, and other DIY-ers. Here’s our full FreeTaxUSA review: https://theci.co/freetaxusa Here’s what we’re talking about in this video: ▶︎ What’s new with […]
  • A Tour of the Kim and Tritton Dorms
    Isabel Queen ’21 created this quick tour of the Kim and Tritton Dormitories. Source: Haverford College […]
  • Commencement 2020—Faculty Speaker Phillip B. Williams
    Literature faculty member Phillip B. Williams is the faculty speaker. Williams is the author of Thief in the Interior, winner of the 2017 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and a 2017 Lambda Literary award. He received a 2017 Whiting Award and 2013 Ruth Lilly Fellowship. Visit […]
  • CCC Board Of Governors Meeting | November 2020 Part A
    The California Community Colleges Board of Governors sets policy and provides guidance for the 116 colleges that constitute the system. The 17-member board is appointed by the governor and formally interacts with state and federal officials and other organizations. The board selects a chancellor […]
  • 4 Tips for Student Loan Repayment
    There are a lot of choices when it comes to student loans, especially repayment. Here are 4 key steps to help you get started when repaying your student loans. Learn more about how to repay your student loans at: https://www.collegeavestudentloans.com/blog/how-to-repay-student-loans/ For […]
  • ESCAMAS IV. Carreteros
    Source: Blinn College […]
  • “I Am Black” | A poem by CCC’s Biology Instructor Tory Blackwell
    Clackamas Community College Instructor Tory Blackwell wrote this poem "I Am Black" to express his feelings around our current events. The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee at CCC has worked hard to create a DEI strategic plan for the institution. However, the development of […]
  • Scary Student Loan Stories
    Is there anything scarier than student loans? With Halloween just around the corner, student loan experts Lauryn Williams and Meagan Landress share scary updates from 2020 and terrifying student loan stories. In today’s episode, you’ll find out: An update on student loan changes so far this […]
  • The Best Free Tax Software 2021: Where To File Your Taxes For Free
    Before you file your taxes this year at some place that advertises "start for free", make sure you know the "gotchas" of free file. Read our full guide to free tax software here: https://theci.co/freetaxyoutube Here’s what we’re talking about in this video: ▶︎ How […]
  • STEM Talk: Our Explosive Universe
    Source: Clackamas Community College […]
  • Defending Our Den: “But still try, for who knows what is possible.”
    Mark Schneider, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of the College and leader of the COVID-19 Virus Taskforce, shares the strategy used the fall semester and how we kept our students, faculty and staff safe. The extraordinary measures undertaken by the college have required significant […]
  • NCAA Division 1 Extension of In-Person Recruiting until April 15, 2021
    Our experts discuss the latest NCAA recruiting updates as of Dec 1, 2020 and what recruits need to know in order to adapt. Effective November 18, the NCAA suspension of all in-person recruiting for D1 sports is extended through April 15, 2021. Coaches are not allowed to meet face-to-face with a […]
  • Professor Agnes Callard
    Source: UChicago College Admissions […]
  • 4 Recommendations to Manage Your Financial Wellness
    We’re here to support you along your financial wellness journey and help you overcome financial challenges you may face along the way. Check out these 4 tips to help you manage your financial wellness! Source: Ascent Student Loans […]
  • Will Coaches Hold It Against Athletes Who Did Not Hold a Season?
    Our experts break down if college coaches will hold it against athletes who did not have a season for their sport? RESOURCES Keep track of all NCAA recruiting updates – https://www.ncsasports.org/coronavirus-sports/ncaa-recruiting-suspended NCAA recruiting rules – […]
  • How to Pay for Grad School Q&A
    Paying for graduate school has a lot of similarities as undergrad, but comes with its own unique options and challenges. We answer some frequently asked questions about scholarships, grants and graduate student loans. Learn more about how to pay for graduate school: […]
  • Blinn College Board of Trustees – Board Meeting – November 17, 2020
    Blinn College Board of Trustees Source: Blinn College […]
  • Dr. Brittany Potter, DMD Interview
    Dr. Potter DMD went from paying around $1250 a month to around only $260 a month after Student Loan Tutor. Source: Student Loan Tutor […]
  • Honors at Gordon // Salome and Jared
    “With so many opportunities for leadership, you 100% have the chance to make an impact during your stay here at Gordon—you just got to take that first step. And I think that’s a unique value proposition that most schools just can’t offer.” Meet Salome and Jared, and learn how humility, confidence […]
  • Alexa Gasciogne- EvCC Foundation General Scholarship
    Source: Everett Community College […]
  • President Tim Cooks welcomes you to fall term
    Clackamas Community College President Tim Cook would like to welcome all students to the start of fall term, which begins Oct. 5. Now is the time to register! Our courses are online, so they can work with your schedule and keep you safe at home. Clackamas Community College has the lowest tuition […]
  • Video Game Design Internship Opportunities
    WITCC Online Video Game Design students entering their fourth semester will have an internship opportunity with Mytopia Gameware Institute (MGI). Students will create their own video game from concept to production and work with current MGI professionals to gain valuable experience throughout the […]
  • Calbright College Board of Trustees Meeting | September 21, 2020
    Source: California Community Colleges […]
  • EvCC Foundation – Thank you to our scholarship donors
    The Everett Community College Foundation would like to thank all the generous donors who have helped make the educational dreams of so many of our students come true. Source: Everett Community College […]
  • Personal protection with John Potash
    Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • Daysi Rodiguez –
    Source: Everett Community College […]
  • Haverford College Customs Program
    One of Haverford College’s unique traditions is the Customs Program, our year-long first-year orientation. Over the course of the year, nearly 80 upperclass students work to support, in a multiplicity of ways, 350+ first-year students in their transition to college life. Customs is an […]
  • Dane Cunningham
    This is what Student Loan Tutor did for Dane. Source: Student Loan Tutor […]
  • What to do with your federal student loans in the time of coronavirus
    Let’s start with this: President Trump’s decision to waive interest on federal student loans is cool, but it don’t really help much. Not when people are still being garnished for their federal student loans. And not when monthly payments are still due. About that last part. If you […]
  • Variable vs Fixed Rates: Whats the Difference?
    There are two types of student loan interest rates: variable and fixed. Learn about each type and how they factor into your student loan. For more information on variable vs fixed student loan rates, visit: https://www.collegeavestudentloans.com/resources/difference-variable-fixed-interest-rates/ […]
  • Your Student Loan Questions Answered
    We have seen a lot of changes to the student loan system over the last few months. The Student Loan Planner team of consultants – Meagan Landress, Lauryn Williams, Justin Harvey, and Rob Bertman – are following the changes to keep you up to date. In this episode, they’re answering your […]
  • Chiropractor Andy Owen Drops His Student Loan Monthly Payment By Almost $2,000
    To schedule a one on one call with a tutor you can contact us at: contact@studentloantutor.com 510-900-6360 facebook.com/studentloantutor Mention that you came from YouTube for a 20% discount on your personalized repayment plan strategy. Refer a friend and we’ll refund you the entire cost! […]
  • Consensus in Committee
    Associate Director of Admission Carly Valenzuela explains the role of consensus in the Haverford College Admission decision process. Source: Haverford College […]
  • Questions in the Study of Inequality
    James J. Heckman, Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at UChicago, introduces students to a framework that establishes how to study inequality. He considers multiple factors including health inequality, family as a source of inequality, and international trends in wages, […]
  • Get Rich When You Can’t Predict 2021
    2020 was a strange and unprecedented year for the entire world. But especially for the United States, it seemed like everything that could go wrong went wrong in 2020. And though we have been thoroughly tested, we remain hopeful for a better future. So how can we invest wisely and create wealth […]
  • Clients Become Friends || Grabbing Coffee
    One of my favorite things about having people as clients rather than businesses is that sometimes clients become friends. Kathy is one of those clients. Every 1 to 2 weeks we meet up to have coffee and shoot the breeze. While short, those conversations are awesome. Truthfully, I wish I could have […]
  • OMIC Training Center Virtual Tour – October 2020
    The new building has been designed to support the hands-on “earn and learn” apprenticeship program, which will help fill the region’s critical shortage of skilled workers. This facility to be built in Scappoose, Oregon will house training facilities for registered apprenticeship programs in […]
  • How Maggie Solved her 300k Student Loan Problem
    Join Maggie Mesa’s testimonial livestream with Student Loan Tutor’s Operations Officer Michael Cundick – to learn how they solved her 300K+ student loan crisis. Reduce your payments and permanently eliminate the burden of federal student debt. It’s real & it’s […]
  • MyWIT Refresh
    MyWIT is getting a refresh! The things you need and use most as a student are right where you need them and easy to find on the new MyWIT. Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • Mike chats with WITCC Vice President of Learning Dr. Juline Albert
    Mike chats with Dr. Juline Albert on goals and going after that degree! Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • Joy: 2020 Virtual Music Spotlight
    Join the talented students of CCC as they make music from home. The CCC Music Department is hosting a virtual spotlight series that brings full-ensemble pieces created entirely from a distance. Catch performances by the chamber choir, jazz band, wind ensemble and classical guitar ensemble in this […]
  • Robotics and Automation
    Mike talks with Instructor Bill Koontz on the Robotics and Automation program. www.witcc.edu/programs/256 Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • Chiropractor Wins the “Student Loan Lottery” at Texas Convention
    Chiropractor and Business Owner Dr. Chase Dyess of Burleson, Texas shares his story of how, in under an hour, Student Loan Tutor completely transformed his financial life by adjusting his Federal Student Loan Strategy, adding $949,000 of value for him and his wife. To schedule a one on one call […]
  • How to Write an Effective Cover Letter
    Now is the perfect time as ever to apply for part-time jobs and internships. The secret to landing your dream job or internship is to have a resume and cover letter on hand. According to a study done by CareerBuilder, 49% of HR managers consider a cover letter the second best thing to give your […]
  • Student Loan Repayment, Student Debt Cancelation and Justin Sloan, CFA, CFP, from Buckingham…
    Lots of topics to cover in this episode – I answer reader questions about student loan repayment and the best strategies for dental specialists. We also dive into what I think about the chance of Biden forgiving student loan debt and what that could mean for your taxes, and we have an […]
  • Will President Biden Make College Free?
    Read the full article: https://www.studentloanplanner.com/biden-changes-student-loans/ Source: Student Loan Planner […]
  • URSI: Lightning Lecture – Jennifer King
    Source: Ursinus College […]
  • Late Night Breakfast!
    Near the end of each term, on a surprise date, Bennington students are treated to Late Night Breakfast—a welcome break from their studies and stress. The ringing of the Commons bell summons them to the Dining Hall, where faculty and staff serve up breakfast food, and all unwind with music and […]
  • Alumni Talks: Media and the Arts
    Source: Gordon College […]
  • Trojans Vote!
    https://www.everettcc.edu/visitors/trojans-vote Join the Trojan Nation in participating in Election Day! For democracy to work for all of us, it must include us all. This election, you can make your voice heard and ensure we all have a say in our democracy. Source: Everett Community College […]