In order to transition to the Weatherford College campus, new students are invited to WC Live! on Friday, Aug. 22. Students are allowed to bring up to four guests to the day-long orientation. This year’s theme, Guided Pathways to Success, is sure to steer students onto the correct path. Continue reading
Students at Weatherford College come from an array of backgrounds including first generation college students, non-traditional students returning to school later in life and students from other parts of the world who chose to travel abroad for their education. Here is some insight into The Complexion of Weatherford College. Continue reading
Former Upward Bound student praises WC as a stepping stone to her future
Several factors aligned to set Louriann Villa on the path to success including a mother she considers a hero, the Weatherford College Upward Bound program and scholarship funds.
Villa began exploring Weatherford College her freshman year at Millsap High School.
“I was lucky enough in high school to be a part of Upward Bound through WC,” she said. “Upward Bound is a program that caters to chosen high schools and teaches future first-generation college students the ins and outs of college while on the WC campus. This program allowed me to attend a few classes on campus, and that opportunity provided me with the answer to where I wanted to begin my education.” Continue reading
Scrolling through the list of available courses offered at a college trying to plan out your semester can be a daunting task. When the selection process becomes overwhelming, it’s easy to ask those around you for their advice.
Unfortunately some of the worst advice comes from the people you know best. They mean well, but often times they know only a smidge more than you do about the subject. They want to help, but taking their advice without any follow up research can result in coursework that does not fit your degree plan – a waste of your time, efforts and resources. Continue reading