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25-Year-Old Senior

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You don't want to be like Nicole. She got into college and attended full-time for four years. And guess what? She still couldn't graduate on time.

Preventing a situation like this from happening to you isn't really difficult. Let's just hope you are reading this early on, before you start college. Hey, getting a head start is never a bad idea! Some students in Moorpark, CA, finished TWO years of college before graduating high school.

If you're still in high school, take AP classes where you can take a test to get credit for college. Or if you are attending college in the fall, find out if credits at your community college can help you knock out some of those basic courses early.

Some schools don't tell you that even if you take a full schedule every semester, that you still will fall short of the credits needed to graduate. Once you are in school, internships or summer classes can help with the problem.

What have you done to ensure your college path is on track? [Moorpark Acorn]

Posted: 6/6/08