How many hours do you need to be a full time college student?
12 credit hours
Should you work part time while in college?
For many students, working during college is a necessity rather than a choice. Experts say that the ideal number of hours for students to work is 10-15 a week. In fact, there’s even some evidence that working a little bit while you’re in school can actually improve your chances of graduating.
Is work easier than college?
Real world jobs are definitely easier than college, especially for those with time management issues. What’s harder is that you’re now on your own having to survive and depending on your job you may not have as much free time as you did in college or high school.
Should I quit work and go to college full time?
If you leave your job to further your education, it only makes sense to enroll as a full-time student. Taking classes part-time usually isn’t enough to justify a complete lapse in employment. Future employers may look at gaps in your résumé and wonder what you were doing during that time.
How can I go to college full time and not work?
Scholarships. A scholarship is a financial gift from an organization or individual. You don’t have to repay a scholarship as you would with a loan, which makes it one of the best ways to pay to go to school full-time and not have to work.