online educationStudents start questioning themselves regarding the importance of the college from their high school life, which way to go and what subject to choose, becomes their primary concern and top priority. The role of the college and faculty in a student’s life is inevitable as college is the place which opens doors of new opportunities and prepares you to enter the competitive world of today. Obviously when you are in college, you compete with your fellow students and develop the capabilities to succeed in upcoming ventures and endeavors.

The role of teachers and faculty is perceived by students like a helping hand. Whenever students need help with their projects, assignments and other things like everyday class matters and problems, the faculty is there to help them out. The future success of a student is impartially dependent on teachers and faculty as they are the makers and architects of their minds.

The alternatives to regular college & faculty

As time and technology both have changed and have put the gadgets in our pockets in forms of Smart phones, tablets and laptops, the typical student-college and student-faculty relationship has transformed into an online college and online tutor engagement. If you are wondering that how this gets done then let me tell you that with the help of online college and online education, you study right from your home without disturbing your daily routines and existing work schedules.
Online college gives you the freedom to study at your own pace without following any strict deadlines and if you are that kind of person who does not like the traditional classroom environment or likes to study at his/her own pace without matching the pace of the whole class then you can enroll in online colleges with the benefit that they are much cheaper than the regular study colleges and if you compare their costs, you’ll see a huge difference by yourself.

In case of online learning, the importance of faculty comes in the terms of online tutors with whom students can discuss their course material and ask them questions about the problems in their coursework. Online tutors, on the other hand, play an important part by helping students to cope up with their studies. The online colleges arrange the tutors for students and give students a platform for communication and discussion.

Tips for careful selection of online colleges and tutors

Now the important thing is the selection of such an online college which gives you good tutors as well as good support whenever needed because the more good the college and tutors will be, the more it will have a positive impact on your studies.

·       Go for accredited courses: First and foremost, look for the accredited courses. There are both accredited and non accredited courses available but non accredited courses don’t hold significant importance that an accredited course from a good online college holds.

·       Level of tutor support: The next important thing to look for is the level of tutor support the college is offering and that can be determined from the feedback of previous students. Search the web thoroughly; you’ll get a no. of reviews which will help you in decision making.

·       Quality of course material: Last important thing is to check whether the college is providing good and relevant course material or not because that is an important part of your curriculum and your communication with the tutor.


Sana Shoukat is a writer, a graduate in journalism & media studies and a U.S State department selected young leader. She writes for different niches with the top most home learning. Her recent article is about the importance of a good college and faculty and its impact on the life of students.

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