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Matt Bair is the director of marketing and communication for Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Prior to joining Indiana Tech, Matt was a sports writer, editor and graphic designer for The News-Sentinel. In 1998, he co-founded Northeast Indiana GameNight, an award-winning high school football magazine of which he was co-editor for 13 years. Matt was also a member of the Lutheran Health Network marketing team for 15 years.

Posted Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m. by Matt Bair | View Comments
The Benefits of Taking Dual Credit Courses in College

As this father of a high school sophomore gets older, the list of things I wish someone would have told me when I was younger grows longer. For instance, I wish someone would have made a bigger deal out of dual-credit courses when I was in high school. Dual-credit courses are courses that some colleges offer to high school students so that they can get a jump on their college careers. Students receive simultaneous credit from both the college and the high school, while developing a better understanding of academic expectations in college – all at, in many cases, a ...