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Laboratory Experience

Hands-on experience in a laboratory setting to gain practical skills and knowledge.

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Labor market analysis

  1. Choosing Between Different Associate Programs (Follow Your Interest)

Labor market conditions

The state of the job market, including factors such as unemployment rates and job availability.

  1. Associate vs Bachelor Degree (Making an Informed Choice)

Labor market trends

Patterns and changes in the job market over time.

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Labor statistics

Data and information about employment, wages, and other labor-related topics.

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Lab work

Practical work done in a laboratory setting to conduct experiments and gather data.

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Language fluency test

An assessment of a person’s ability to speak, read, and write in a particular language.

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Language proficiency

The level of proficiency or mastery in a particular language.

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Language proficiency requirement (if applicable)

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Language skills

The ability to communicate effectively in a particular language.

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Latin honors

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Leadership qualities

Personal characteristics that contribute to effective leadership, such as integrity and empathy.

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Leadership roles

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Leadership skills

Skills necessary for effective leadership, such as communication and decision-making.

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  2. Navigating Associate Degree Commencement (Celebrate Your Achievement)
  3. Financial Aid Appeal Process (Get the Aid You Need)
  4. Understanding Degree Audit (Stay on Track)

Leadership training

Training designed to develop leadership skills and qualities.

  1. Understanding Internships and Co-Ops (Enhance Your Experience)

Learning assistance

Support provided to students who need extra help with their coursework.

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Learning communities

Groups of students who share common interests or goals and engage in collaborative learning activities.

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Learning management system (LMS)

A software platform used to manage and deliver online learning materials and activities.

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  2. Step 1: Transferable Credits

Learning objectives

Specific goals and objectives for what a student should learn and achieve in a course or program.

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Learning opportunities

Opportunities for learning, such as internships and study abroad programs.

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  2. Understanding Internships and Co-Ops (Enhance Your Experience)
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  4. Gap Year Before Associate Degree (Is It Right for You?)
  5. How to graduate high school with an associates degree? (5 Main Questions Answered)
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Learning outcomes and objectives

Specific goals and objectives for what a student should learn and achieve in a course or program.

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Learning strategies

Techniques used to enhance learning, such as note-taking and active listening.

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Learning style and preferences

The way in which an individual learns best, such as through visual or auditory methods.

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Learning styles

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  3. Credit Hours and Course Loads (Balance Your Schedule)
  4. Full-Time vs Part-Time Study (Weighing the Pros and Cons)

Learning support services

Services provided to help students succeed academically, such as tutoring and academic advising.

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Legal documents

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Less rigorous curriculum

A curriculum that is less demanding or challenging than others.

  1. Step 1: Transferable Credits

Letter of explanation

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Letter of recommendation

A single written statement from an individual who can attest to an applicant’s qualifications and character.

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Letters of recommendation

Written statements from individuals who can attest to an applicant’s qualifications and character.

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  5. Transfer to a Bachelor’s Program (Plan Your Path)
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  7. Understanding Prerequisites for Your Program (Plan Your Schedule)

Liberal arts

Academic subjects that are not specialized, such as literature, history, and philosophy.

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  7. Step 1: Transferable Credits

Liberal arts education

An education that emphasizes a broad range of subjects, including humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

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Library privileges

Benefits granted to library users, such as extended borrowing periods and access to restricted materials.

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Library services

Services provided by a library, such as borrowing books, accessing databases, and attending events.

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Licensure

The process of obtaining a license or certification to practice a specific profession or trade.

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Lifelong learning

The ongoing process of acquiring knowledge and skills throughout one’s life.

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Life satisfaction

The feeling of contentment and fulfillment in one’s life.

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Limited job prospects

Few job opportunities in a particular field or industry.

  1. Step 1: Transferable Credits
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LinkedIn profile

A professional social media profile used for networking and job searching.

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  2. Navigating Career Services (Leverage Your Opportunities)
  3. Understanding Internships and Co-Ops (Enhance Your Experience)

Live lectures

In-person lectures given by a professor or instructor.

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Live streaming options

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Loan disbursement

The process of distributing loan funds to a borrower.

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Loans

Money borrowed from a lender that must be repaid with interest.

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  3. Financial Aid Appeal Process (Get the Aid You Need)
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  6. Applying as a Nontraditional Student (You’re Not Alone)
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Logical reasoning

The process of using logic to arrive at a conclusion or solution.

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Logical thinking

The ability to use reason and critical thinking to solve problems.

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Loss of employment

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Loss of income or job

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Lost or stolen cards

Cards that have been misplaced or stolen and need to be replaced.

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Lower earning potential

The potential for lower salaries or wages in certain fields or industries.

  1. Step 1: Transferable Credits