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Degree Completion Checklist: Meet with an advisor Make an appointment to meet with an advisor in Student Services in Cypress Campus Center. Your advisor will help you prepare your degree plan. Take this first step now. Go to to set your appointment.

declare your major

if that paper represents an

Not yet decided on a major? Not sure what career is right for you? Let CaTS (Career and Transfer Service) help you. CaTS is located in Room 200 in the Cypress Campus Center.

Associate Degree from Northwest

Follow your degree plan

Vista College. With a degree

Register for classes: take the courses specified in your degree plan.

It’s amazing how much power a piece of paper can have, Especially

from NVC, you have so many more opportunities and options: a more fulfilling career, more money, And the confidence you need to set your sights higher than you ever thought possible.

Visit with your advisor once a year to make sure you’re on the right track Apply for graduation at 45 hours At this time you are not applying to walk the stage--this is the process to actually complete your plan and leave the college with your records marked as “completed” or with a degree, certificate, or marketable skills award. Apply at

Discover the power of a degree. GetyourdegreeatNVC.COM

3535 North Ellison Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78251

It’s simple math. More education

In today’s tough job market,

There’s more to earning your degree

equals more earning potential.

your degree makes all the difference.

than just money and job potential.

Employers look for candidates

You can take real pride in the fact that

Median weekly earnings

who are job ready with the training and

you completed a worthwhile goal.

of full-time workers 25 and older:

education needed to make a difference.

You’ve accomplished something

$626 – high school graduates, no college

Without your degree,

that will give you the self confidence

$726 – associate degree or some college

it can be tough keeping a job, too.

to tackle even bigger challenges

Hourly wages:

In 2009, the unemployment rate

$15.65 – high school graduates, no college

You don’t get a degree from NVC.

of people 25 and over was:

$18.15 – associate degree or some college

You earn it.

9.7% – high school graduates, no college

With your associate degree from NVC,

that will have even greater rewards.

8.0% – associate degree or some college

you have the skills, experience and

One thing is clear:

real-world readiness to command

Now more than ever, it pays to get

more money. You deserve it.

your associate degree from NVC.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Spotlight on Statistics 2010

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