• Going Back to School While Raising a Family

    It's entirely possible to go back to school while raising a family. There are a number of pros and cons to doing so, but in the end, it will benefit your family as a whole, due to the fact that a college degree often comes along with higher income and more job opportunities. Here are a few points to consider.

  • Student Spotlight: How a Pre-College Program Helped Brett Chaves ’24 Prepare for Dean

    Whether you’re looking to get a head start on your college education, build real-world skills or get a taste of college life, our Summer Pre-College Programs can help you get that experience while still in high school. Brett Chaves ’24 attended the Sports Broadcasting Pre-College Program, which ultimately led him to enroll at Dean. Read on to learn more.

  • Which Theatre Degree is Right For You?

    Picking a theatre program requires some forethought. High schoolers shouldn't just enroll in the program nearest to them without examining the school, the degree offerings and everything else that it entails first. After all, there are several different theatre degree options out there, including a Bachelor of Arts in the subject. Read on to learn more.

  • Going Back to School as An Adult

    Making the decision to go back to school as an adult is never easy. There are many different things to consider, from how you're going to pay for your classes to whether or not you can balance everything in your life, including work and family. Here are five steps that you need to take in order to find the best school and program to fit your needs.

  • Picking the Right College Theatre Program

    Deciding to study theatre in college is just the first step. The next involves choosing the right school with the best program for your needs. Since there are different types of theatre programs, you need to weigh the pros and cons of each of them carefully. Here's some advice to help you find the program that best suits you and your aspirations.

  • How to Land a Dance Internship

    Dance majors who plan to enter a segment of the industry will benefit from an internship. Working in a theatre, whether as part of the technical staff, behind the scenes doing marketing and programming, or even on stage, are all viable career options for college dance majors. Here are some great tips to get you started.

  • Welcome to the Pack: Advice from Your Orientation Leaders

    The first round of New Student Orientation (NSO) starts next week, and we’re gearing up to welcome new Bulldogs to the pack! Meet some of our orientation leaders as they share what they are looking forward to most about NSO and the advice they have for you during your first year at Dean.

  • Full-Time Student vs. Part-Time Student - Which College Experience Is Right for You?

    Adult learners have lots of choices to make, especially when it comes to going back to school. They can either attend a full-time program or a part-time one. There are plenty of pros and cons to both, so what it really comes down to is a number of different factors, plus your own preferences, lifestyle and schedule. Read on to learn more.

  • Best Colleges for IEP Students: How To Decide?

    Although an IEP or 504 plan doesn't follow your high school graduate to college, this doesn't mean that the learning disabilities that they dealt with vanish. Instead, incoming college freshmen need to choose the best school for their needs – one that offers the required support systems in order to help them make the most of their college experience. Here are some questions that you and your student should ask when visiting colleges.

  • How to Effectively Study for Exams

    Students who are new to the college environment need to learn how to effectively study for exams. After all, college isn't like high school, where the study guides and practice tests are given to you by your teachers, along with reminders leading up to the test day. In college, you're expected to be independent enough to not need that extra help and guided encouragement. Read on for study tips.