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The Hocking College Experience

10 Helpful Strategies For When You Feel Overwhelmed

by Tim Brunicardi

There is no handbook on what to do when you feel overwhelmed. Everyone has times when they've felt stressed. Chances are, at some time in their life, you have experienced the suffocating feeling that you have taken on way more responsibility than you can handle. This can leave you feeling paralyzed like a deer in the headlights.

A Parent's Guide: What to Expect of Your First Generation College Student

by Tim Brunicardi

Congratulations! You're about to send your child to college. While you're justifiably proud, you're also a little concerned about how your child will fare and how you'll manage the cost. Here are some tips on how to help make your child's experience a happy, healthy, successful one as a first generation college student.

What You Need To Know Before Going Back To School After Kids

by Tim Brunicardi

While your young family is certainly one of the big joys of your life, the pitter-patter of little feet can make it hard to concentrate when it comes to hitting the books. Though going back to school after having kids is a challenge, it’s also the best way to make sure you can provide your children everything they need.

College for Veterans: Everything You Need to Know

by Tim Brunicardi

After leaving the armed services, many veterans choose to attend college so they can learn additional skills that make them more attractive to private sector companies. Veterans have some benefits that can help complete two-year certificate programs in subjects like nursing, public safety, information technology and business.

Preserving History: Summit held at Robbins Crossing

by Tim Brunicardi

David Muran, RVC Archtects, Inc.,; Dave Sagan, Hocking College; Colin Widdoes, RVC Architects, Inc.,; Ron Black, former Hocking College employee; Tom O’Grady, Southeast Ohio History Center; Chris Black, Past Hocking College employee; Jason Szostek, Hocking College; Norm Fox, former Robbins Crossing site director and faculty member; Robert Schmoll, Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad; David McPherson, Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad; Kathy Temple-Miller, Hocking College faculty; Barney Grueser, Antique American Log Cabins; Lynne Newell, Southeast Ohio History Center; Sean Terrell, Hocking College; Trent DeBruin, Hocking College; Barbara Powers, Ohio Historic Preservation Office; and Tim Traxler, Ohio’s Hill Country Heritage Area.

Hocking College hosted a summit on May 22 to discuss options for preserving the Robbins Crossing historical area located on campus.

A Balancing Act: How to Balance Work and College

by Tim Brunicardi

We all want to graduate from college with without massive amounts of student debt. We’d all like to have a clean start with our new degree and a real chance at achieving the American dream. This is why learning how to balance work and college can be so valuable to your future.

Some of us have worked hard for academic and athletic scholarships. Many of us are the fortunate recipients of grant money to help us get through our college years. A few of us can rely on family support to help make ends meet while we focus on our studies.