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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 more, than tuition.

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!

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!

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 to study, and this shouldn't mean below par education. It should mean convenience for those interested in education and furthering their portfolios.

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.

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 are almost unlimited (although the budget may not be...), so outfitting a dorm room or first apartment can be a bit overwhelming. I have asked our summer intern (a college student) to share some organizing challenges she has experienced first hand. We have divided the typical college living space into 5 areas:

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.

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 university. The single best reason is that the subject area fascinates the reader. Please read our personal statement writing guide for more information and access our sample personal statements to read the best sample statements on the web.

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?

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 projected expansion to 2.3 million in just a few years.

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IMT College - Full Online

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Looking For a Rewards Program That Offers Free Money for College Students?

With the rising cost of books, tuition and housing, it's no wonder that college students are looking for ways to cash in on anything that can lighten their financial load. It isn't easy trying to balance an exciting social life, education and your finances at any age ? not to mention in your teens and twenties. Luckily, there are companies out there who understand the importance of academic success and offer great incentives like free money for college students. And the rewards don't stop there. Here are some other things that companies are offering to help ease the burden:

CRI Releases Its 2003-2004 College Graduate Survey

Upper Saddle River, N.J. - May 2004 - Compensation Resources, Inc. has released the results of its 2003-2004 College Graduate Salary Survey. The purpose of this study was to obtain compensation data and information on recruiting and hiring trends for recent and new college graduates. The survey sampled compensation data from 71 organizations, including 1,253 jobs.

The Challenges College Students Face on Secular Campuses

What is happening on the campuses of secular universities across America? Thousands of Christian students are losing their faith and non-Christian students are becoming entrenched in their unbelief. Why is this happening? Have they discovered that God, in fact, does not really exist, that we live in a careening universe with no divine Pilot at the wheel? Or does something else explain this trend?

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Campus Technology

NY Tech Firm Seeks Innovative School District, College, University for $5000 Grant
Campus Technology
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Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Lady Vol Alexa Middleton going to Iowa State
Knoxville News Sentinel
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UHV, Lone Star College team up to encourage seamless transfers
NewsWire (press release)
Alicia Harvey-Smith, left, Lone Star College executive vice chancellor of academic, workforce and student success, and UHV President Vic Morgan shake hands after signing an articulation agreement Tuesday at Lone Star College University Park.

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Lawmakers call for study of every public college, university in Pennsylvania
Lock Haven Express
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Detroit Free Press

Michigan hoops' Big Ten/ACC game at North Carolina set for Nov. 29
Detroit Free Press
Michigan basketball's ACC/Big Ten Challenge game at North Carolina will be played on Nov. 29, the Big Ten announced today. That'll be one of the marquee match-ups of the night, alongside Duke at Indiana. The times and networks for all ACC/Big Ten ...

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Pat Summitt Plaza less busy, more serene a year after death
Knoxville News Sentinel
Erin Burns Freeman, former Summitt family spokesperson, noted difference a year makes Wednesday while visiting Summitt Plaza. Daniel Fleser/USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee. Summitt 06. Pat Summitt Plaza is shown on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, ...

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College, University confirm students' safety
Observer Online
Following an attack in London which left seven dead and at least 48 injured, Notre Dame and Saint Mary's confirmed the safety of all students and faculty studying or traveling abroad after the incident. Notre Dame International communications director ...

The Detroit News

UM loses all 11 MLB Draft picks, plus two recruits
The Detroit News
But, man, it lost so much more — including 11 players selected in the Major League Baseball Draft, seven of them juniors, plus two recruits. The Wolverines set a record for a single draft with the 11 picks, and all have signed, including two with the ...

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Detroit Free Press

Ex-Wolverine Mike Martin's youth football camp at Novi DCC about hope
Detroit Free Press
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