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Verto Education
April 21, 2020

Verto Limits Fall Class of 2020 to 500 Students

With so many uncertainties at traditional universities for this coming Fall 2020 semester, applications for admission to Verto have increased dramatically. With that in mind, we have made the decision to limit our Fall 2020 entering class to 500 students.  We just passed 5,000 applications for an enrolling class of 500 students. While we have…
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Verto Education
April 15, 2020

How to Decide on a College Without Visiting

How to Decide on a College without Visiting Most of us would never buy a car or a house without seeing it in person first. So what happens when you have to make just as big and important of an investment without ever laying your eyes on it?  Choosing the right college can feel like…
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Verto Education
April 8, 2020

Student Spotlight: Catching Up with Our Alumni

Students who participate in a Verto semester become part of the Verto family for life. We love to hear how our alumni are doing and how they have been impacted by their Verto experience, so we sat down with two of our awesome students to catch up. Emma Laredo By the end of her senior…
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Verto Education
March 10, 2020

How To Transfer Your College Credit

Most colleges agree, taking a year out of the classroom before college is a good thing. Harvard actually encourages their students to take a year off, and goes as far as to attribute its 97% graduation rate to the number of their students who take a break after high school. Studies show that students who…
stages of culture shock
Verto Education
February 24, 2020

The Psychology of Culture Shock

A fish out of water. A bike without a chain. Out to sea. A stranger in a strange land. There are many metaphors for culture shock, all of which attempt to describe the unique experience of being far from one’s home country and culture. Culture shock is defined as the feeling of disorientation experienced by…