What will my College Coach do?
Your company-appointed College Coach will provide day-to-day support and encouragement as you plan your return to college. Your College Coach will help alleviate concerns and solve any issues you may have or provide advice as to whom to contact. These issues can take any form including issues regarding financial aid or find/transferring a course.
Worried about whether your credits will transfer? Don't be.
A Completer Degree refers to a degree program that is generous with transferring in prior college credit. These type of degree programs can also allow adult student’s with work experience to make use of prior learning assessments as a clear pathway towards degree completion. Contact your Degrees Work College Coach to find out more about which Completer Degree programs are in your area and may fit your degree completion goals.
Priority Admissions make applying easy.
Our unique partnerships with higher education institutions in Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana allow employees working with a Degrees Work College Coach the opportunity to receive priority admissions when applying to a college in our network. Employees receive a waived application fee and an introduction to a dedicated Degrees Work Partner College Liaison.
Get credit for prior work experience.
A Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) can help you determine if you are eligible to receive credit for your work experience when returning to college, thus saving you both time and money.
Visit our FAQ page to learn more about PLA, tuition assistance, and other answers to some commonly asked questions.