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Student uses WCC online classes to stay on track for lessAllie Chatas, Chicago

Summer for many college students is a time to kick back, relax and forget about school. But, if you ask DePaul University junior Allie Chatas, summer is the perfect time to keep working toward the future. And there is no better or more cost-effective place to do that than Washtenaw Community College.

“I first became interested in online classes at WCC because I needed more electives for my major, and I wanted to be sure that I was on track to graduate on time,” said Chatas who is majoring in elementary education. “WCC made it easy to find exactly what I needed on their website.”

After her first online class, she was hooked. Now every summer when she is back home in Ann Arbor, she adds online classes from WCC to her schedule.

“It’s a great way to expedite getting my degree,” she said. “And since WCC classes are so affordable, I’ve been able to get the credits I need for less.”

Classes whenever, wherever

WCC offers classes, certificates and degrees that you can earn completely online. This means you can earn WCC credits without having to step foot on campus. Online classes feature interactive, multimedia-based classrooms and provide easy interaction with peers and instructors through email, web conferencing and other online tools.

“I email my instructors whenever I need them,” said Chatas. “They always respond quickly, so I can confidently move ahead on my coursework.” WCC has been named a Top 50 Best Value Online Community College by Value Colleges, the number one Best Online College in Michigan by Affordable Colleges Online, and the nation’s third Most Affordable Online College by the SR Education Group.

“I would tell anyone who is going to be home for the summer to look at classes at WCC,” said Chatas. “I really enjoy them, and they allow me to be a little more relaxed with my course load during the school year.”

Save money and time with classes at Washtenaw Community College. You can earn up to 12 credits this summer by taking courses that successfully transfer to colleges and universities within the state through the Michigan Transfer Agreement. The College offers online, face-to-face and mixed-mode six-week, 10-week and 12-week courses at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university. Take advantage of this savings opportunity today!

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