An Education in Saving on Textbooks

Every year students flock to the college bookstore to purchase the various textbooks that they require for their classes. Little do these students realize that, in doing so, they are throwing good money away. As unbelievable as it may seem textbooks, in some cases, actually cost as much, if not... Read More

Choose the Delivery Mode for your e-Learning Course

There are so many ways to deliver instruction online that the topic warrants its own lesson. In fact, deciding how you are going to deliver a course is critical to the way that you design and develop the course! Your first decision is whether or not you will deliver the... Read More

Building Interaction Into Your Online Course

You've already decided that you're ready to author online and you have your content organized. Now it's time to face the ultimate challenge in online learning - making it interactive! Interaction in online courses is a two-edged sword. On one hand you want students to participate. This enhances their learning... Read More

Distance Learning: Balancing Your Education and Busy Lifestyle

Distance Learning is a priority for most who have already set their lives out in one way or another in that their responsibilities have been laid out, and in quite a few cases, would not allow for regular College schedules. This is taken into consideration when looking for a place... Read More

Parents: Take the SAT Challenge!

I keep a box of tissues on the table where I tutor because, as an SAT tutor and college application consultant, I listen to high school juniors and seniors who are so overwhelmed by college pressure that they begin to cry. Not just girls. Not just Ivy League aspirants.High school... Read More

College Bound: The Organized Dorm

I can still remember my shopping list for my first dorm room. Years ago we kept it simple -- the must have storage staple was the old dairy crate and that was pretty much it. Those dairy crates organized everything from sweaters and sweatshirts to books. Today the storage choices... Read More

Business Plan Competitions

The idea of a business plan competition first started in the 1980's at the initiative of some MBA students from Texas and has increasingly gained popularity. Such events happen yearly and rejoice a great affluence of contestants, which highly increases their competitiveness.CompetitionsOrganized by Universities* Babcock Elevator Pitch Competition - Wake... Read More

Write Your Way Into University ? The Personal Statement

The Get Into Uni personal statement writing guide contains systematic instructions on the techniques to help increase the odds of your application, however this article contains a short synopsis to writing your way into university. For most potential students there are some clear reasons why they wish to embark on... Read More

College Tuition Costs are Spiralling

So, our children want to fly away from the nest and further their academic life in college. But with escalating costs, can we afford it? Will they have to take part time jobs to stay afloat or can we supplement their financial needs with college loans?These are just some of... Read More

Distance Learning, Online Education, Electronic Education, Electronic Learning?Call It What You Want

Whatever you want to label "learning at home" and however you want to define the latest buzz words for non-traditional education, you can find a program and method that suits your needs. Right now over 1.2 million people in the U.S. participate in some form of distance learning, with a... Read More

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The Administration's College Rating System: How It Looks On Campus
NPR (blog)
Miller, who used to work at the U.S. Education Department, says the federal government sends just under $200 billion to colleges and universities every year, mostly in federal student aid. And yet, there's been little or no scrutiny of rising college ...

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Education Department releases framework for rating US colleges and universities
Washington Post
By the start of next school year, the federal government plans to rate colleges on access, affordability and student outcomes — possibly relying on graduates' employment and earnings data. Schools could be rated as high performers, low performers, or ...
Raising specter of Obamacare, Congressman Byrne blasts government's ...AL.com
The Fate Of The Administration's College RatingsGPB
US to focus college rating system on valuePittsburgh Post Gazette
Harvard Crimson -New York Times
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Business Insider

America's Oldest Black College, Cheyney University, Could Face Financial ...
Huffington Post
HARRISBURG, Penn., Dec 17 (Reuters) - The nation's oldest black college, Cheyney University, one of Pennsylvania's 14 state-run universities, is on the verge of a financial meltdown that threatens its ability to continue operating, a state official ...
America's Oldest Black College Is On The Verge Of Financial CollapseBusiness Insider

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College and university news
Charlotte Observer
Students welcomed: Belmont Abbey College hosted Gaston County Schools Day on Dec. 17. Students from seven middle schools – Bessemer City, Cramerton, Grier, Holbrook, Mount Holly, Southwest and York Chester – enjoyed an educational pep rally, ...


Thomas Edison State College seeks university status for 2015
NJ.com
TRENTON — The Thomas Edison State College board of trustees has authorized the college to take the necessary steps to gain university status. The resolution approved by the board Dec. 12 requests approval from the state Secretary of Higher Education ...


Fox News

College Professor Writes Column Confessing Her 'Hate' for Republicans ...
TheBlaze.com
A department chair at the University of Michigan wrote a column this week confessing her “hate” for Republicans — and the school responded Thursday saying “the university values viewpoint diversity and encourages a wide range of opinions.”.
U-M professor, department chair pens column saying 'I hate Republicans'MLive.com
Magazine admits changing title on Michigan professor's columnFox News

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Investopedia

Private colleges are a waste of money for white, middle class kids
Washington Post (blog)
Fortunately, for many Americans -- white, middle-class kids -- there's an easy answer: Don't pay more to go to a private college. That means choosing the University of California over Pomona, the State University of New York over NYU and the University ...
Are US Colleges Still A Good Investment?Investopedia

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International Business Times

Maryville Named a 2015 Best Value College by Kiplinger's
Maryville University News
LOUIS, MO]—Maryville University has been recognized as a Best Value College by Kiplinger's Personal Finance for the fourth consecutive year. Maryville is cited consistently in the magazine's annual Best Value Colleges rankings for providing ...
Best Value Colleges: Princeton, Yale Top List Of Schools Where Students Get ...International Business Times
Best College Values, 2015Kiplinger Personal Finance
Notre Dame College will help nontraditional students obtain degrees: Higher ...cleveland.com
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Oldest US black college on verge of financial collapse
Reuters
(Reuters) - The nation's oldest black college, Cheyney University, one of Pennsylvania's 14 state-run universities, is on the verge of a financial meltdown that threatens its ability to continue operating, a state official said on Wednesday. Cheyney's ...


Cherry Hill Courier Post

Rowan University announces $15 million donation from Henry Rowan, renames ...
NJ.com
GLASSBORO — Rowan University President Ali Houshmand announced Wednesday morning that the Rowan family had donated a $15 million endowment to the university's college of engineering. The contribution is the second largest in Rowan's history, ...
Benefactor gives $15M to Rowan UniversityCherry Hill Courier Post
Rowan gets $15 million for engineering schoolPhilly.com

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