Harper Stories

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This year, Election Day (Tuesday, Nov. 3) has been declared a state holiday. While Harper College and other colleges/schools will be closed, students as young as 16 years old have the opportunity to serve as election judge, a paid position.

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Paralegal Janet Tan

After two decades of teaching, Janet Tan wanted a change. She found her experience and interests were a fit with the Paralegal Studies program. But she had a perception that she might be too old to return to college.

2020 Harper Student Fashion Show

Harper College Fashion Design students share their work through "Imagine," the 2020 Fashion Show Spring Review.

Looking to get ahead this summer?

Encourage your students to take advantage of Harper's low cost tuition while staying ahead on their degree requirements this summer.

December 04, 2019

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Debunk common financial aid myths and learn how Harper College is here to help you navigate your financial aid process.

September 25, 2019

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Our financial aid experts describe how to best prepare for the FAFSA and how they are here to help.

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Through our Apprenticeship Program, students experience a real full-time job while also earning an Associate in Applied Science degree.

Students from an Apprenticeship Cohort

Learn how your student can become a registered apprentice and earn a FREE A.A.S degree while starting a full-time paid job.

Massage therapy students working with clients

If your student is interested in pursuing a career in Massage Therapy, a career that is projected to grow 22 percent from 2014 to 2024, Harper College is now offering a free introductory course.

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This fall, Harper College will offer a new certificate program to prepare people to teach English to non-English speakers. Associate Professor Alina Pajtek recently answered questions about the new TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate.

Health Information Tech talking to a healthcare professional

If your student has an interest in healthcare, Health Information Technology is quickly emerging as an in-demand career. Read the top five reasons your student should consider a career in Health Information Technology.

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Harper College partners with large and small industry leaders to open doors for students through paid, on-the-job apprenticeship opportunities. Learn about the four apprenticeship opportunities that are now accepting applications.

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May is an exciting month, and not only because campus has gone green again. Sunday is May 1, a.k.a. Decision Day 2016 for many colleges and universities around the country. Have you and your student made your final decision yet? If so, congratulations--but it's not time to kick back and relax just yet! Here are four tips to keep you on track....

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It all started with that first brochure...and then a postcard...and then two more brochures and three postcards...and then three more brochures, another postcard and a letter. But that was only the beginning.

Erich Wenzel

How do you juggle full-time work and full-time studies? Erich Wenzel shares these 3 tips.

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Everyone and everything is waking up after a long winter. Time to kick the college search back into gear! Here are four tips to help put the spring into your step this month as you explore college options....

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With the new year come new financial aid opportunities. Not sure where to start? Let's take the first step together: Applying for financial aid starts with completing the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Come to a FAFSA Completion Workshop and receive hands-on assistance with the application.

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Happy New Year! A new year means brand new opportunities--especially when it comes to financial aid. This month's tips will help you understand your financial aid options early enough to help you and your student make an informed college choice decision for the fall:

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Celebrating a Season of Thanks and a Future of Promise. Happy Holidays!

giving tuesday

On Tuesday, December 1, we ask that you consider joining with others from the Harper community....

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Harper College has implemented safety measures that impact fall semester coursework, events and travel. Read More