The standard timeline for a college degree used to be four years. But with the ever-evolving college landscape, that's not necessarily the case any longer. Some students take more time to complete their undergrad degrees, and that's perfectly normal! In contrast, there are a few extremely motivated students who seek opportunities to finish college faster. This allows students the opportunity to join the workforce more quickly, sure, but it can — in some cases — also result in a less expensive college education. Here are three ways to potentially shorten your time in college as well as a few things to consider in order to ensure you make the right choice for your learning style and workload.