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Offline 4 year degree vs an online 4 year degree?

Postby bishoujo » Sat 11.28.2009 6:49 pm

It's me again. Lol. Anyways, I hope I'm not asking a stupid question again. :oops: But I already have like 3 years of college under my belt. But I don't have time to go to a physical college. I'm employed full time. I know that I would still have to work hard though. But is an online degree from an accredited college, including the brick and mortar stuff, good enough for a work visa? Thanks. :oops:
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Re: Offline 4 year degree vs an online 4 year degree?

Postby bishoujo » Sat 11.28.2009 9:09 pm

Anyone? :D
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Re: Offline 4 year degree vs an online 4 year degree?

Postby furrykef » Sat 11.28.2009 9:41 pm

Please allow a little time for a response... it often takes considerably longer than a couple of hours for a response. (I have no idea, myself, so I can't answer your question.)
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Re: Offline 4 year degree vs an online 4 year degree?

Postby bishoujo » Sat 11.28.2009 9:56 pm

furrykef wrote:Please allow a little time for a response... it often takes considerably longer than a couple of hours for a response. (I have no idea, myself, so I can't answer your question.)



I'm sorry for being impatient...*waits patiently* :)
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Re: Offline 4 year degree vs an online 4 year degree?

Postby keatonatron » Sun 11.29.2009 1:24 am

If you take a correspondence course from a "Brick & Mortar" school, the diploma you get will be exactly the same as a student who physically attended the school. The only way someone could know that you finished your degree online would be to ask you directly.

However, if you end up getting your diploma from "The University of Cheap-Degrees-Online.com", you might raise a few eyebrows. :lol:

It's quite common for students to start out on campus and move further away as they advance their learning (and decide they want to study things that only exist off campus, etc), so there is nothing wrong with starting your degree on campus and finishing it over the internet. I would suggest seeing if your original university offers online courses.
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Re: Offline 4 year degree vs an online 4 year degree?

Postby bishoujo » Sun 11.29.2009 10:44 pm

Thanks so much keatonatron. I feel so much better now. I'm going for it! :)
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