Oklahoma Reach Higher students from Oklahoma State University (OSU) Tulsa campus.

45% of college students are adults over the age of 25, according to Forbes.com (contributed by Richard Eisenberg of Next Avenue, Sept. 18, 2017 in The Best Colleges for Adults.). Why does age matter? Many adult students over 25 understand the difficulties of juggling family commitments, job requirements and college classes. Oklahoma’s colleges and universities…

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Armed Services

Recently I’ve attended several Veterans’ job fairs and other events honoring our veterans. As a veteran myself, I feel compelled to make sure other veterans are aware of job and career opportunities as well as opportunities to pursue higher education and other life goals. Visit www.OKJobMatch.com for veteran-only job fairs in your area.  In my…

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Oklahoma Reach Higher student graduating from Langston University.

It’s no secret that American higher education has a dropout problem. About one in three students who enroll in college never earn a degree. Many lower-income and middle-class students excel in high school only to falter in college and then struggle to get good jobs. Students who complete their degrees typically go on to earn…

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Student at Eastern Oklahoma State College

There are many resources for single parents who want to return to school to complete their college degree. Click on the links to go to the appropriate website for more information about the scholarship/grant and application process. There are seven scholarships available for single moms: Beatrice F. Kroesche Memorial Scholarship https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/11961 Bernice Murray Scholarship https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-state/vermont-scholarships/bernice-murray-scholarship/3395…

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Father And Young Son Reading Book Together

Single parents can finish their degrees, too. Returning to school after having a child presents its own set of challenges, but those challenges can be magnified if you don’t have a plan. Here are four tips for single parents returning to school to complete their college degree. Tip #1 Write Down Your Goals Make your…

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RECONNECOK Week

Oklahomans across the state who have successfully completed some college coursework, but have not yet finished a college degree will have the unique opportunity to submit college admission applications, receive advisement and financial aid counseling, and enroll in college classes with support from knowledgeable staff members during the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education’s Reach…

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Are you a veteran? Have you served or are you currently serving in one of the U.S. armed forces? You may still qualify for the DirectComplete program even if you are receiving GI Bill or Veterans Affairs’ education benefits. Check out this link to see our program eligibility requirements https://reachhigherok.org/directcomplete/directcomplete-requirements/. Each participating college and university…

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