10 Reasons Adults Choose to Finish their Degree at Simpson College

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Need a Reason To Finish Your Degree at Simpson College? How about 10?


1)  Reboot and Renew.

The education I am receiving at Simpson has helped me grow as an individual and will make me more valuable in the workforce… Each class I've taken has challenged me in a different way, and I've met some great people along the way - both students and instructors.

— Bobbi Fuller, current Management major

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2)  Simpson is Known for Excellence.

Simpson is widely known and greatly respected in our local community. There are thousands of alumni that have proven the value of having a degree from Simpson College.

— Alex Grimm, current CIS and Management major

3)  Save Money!

If anyone is thinking about going back to college and are offered tuition reimbursement through their employer, there really isn’t any reason not to take advantage of that. With the deferral program, Simpson allows you to take classes without the worry of the out of pocket expense at the beginning of the semester.

— Alex Grimm, current CIS and Management major

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4)  Let’s Get Flexible:

I chose Simpson because the flexible Adult Learning Program allows me to work my full time job while earning my degree. I travel to all corners of the United States for my job and through this program I'm able to complete my educational needs both in class and online while I'm traveling.

— Brock Bonnicksen - current Management major

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5)  Moving On Up:

The courses allowed me to obtain and fine tune the skills needed to provide a best in class customer and team member experience within my career.

— Greg Boehne '16, Management major

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Courtney Conlin, current Public Relations major, says that her program “built my awareness, confidence and strength in communicating with others whether it be in person, during a speech or through my marketing outlets such as social media.

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6)  My Professor, My Friend:

Throughout my two years at Simpson College as a grad student and coach, I thought there would be times where I would find myself completely overwhelmed with nowhere to turn. This was not the case. I had the chance to work with so many amazing faculty and staff members while earning my degree. The professor who had the biggest impact on me has to be Sam O’Hara. She went above and beyond the call of duty. She always made herself available, and she provided the guidance that was most vital to my success here at Simpson. I truly cannot thank her enough for all she does.

— Joe Skow '16, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

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7)  Your Success is Our Mission:

I chose Simpson because of the high level of service I received from the staff.  It seemed like such a friendly place, and that really appealed to me.

— Mark McCulloch '12, Interdisciplinary Studies

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8)  The Promise of a Better You:

Simpson taught me to look at things in ways I hadn't done before, it challenged me outside my learning comfort zone and provided me with a wonderful experience, friendship as well as education that I can use in my profession and beyond!

— Stacy Hartsfield '16, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

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9)  Fresh Eyes:

The classes taken with the MACJ curriculum really opened my eyes after many years of working in law enforcement... The cumulative knowledge from the MACJ program has provided me a much greater understanding of our society.

— Brenda Safranski '16, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

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10)  Up Close and Personal - The Simpson Advantage:

Simpson is a small school, so there is a personal element to every interaction we’ve had at the school. We never felt like a number when we were at Simpson.

— Allie Walker '15, Master of Arts in Teaching

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Getting started is easy at Simpson!

We understand that going back to school as an adult can be intimidating.  That's why we work with you step by step and make the process as simple as possible for you AND your busy life. When you contact our dedicated staff today there are no obligations.  We are simply here to answer any questions and ease your concerns. Don't let your fears hold you back from future success!

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