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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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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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Joliet Junior College, University of St. Francis to host open houses
The Herald-News
'Tis the season for high school seniors to be applying for college. Two local colleges will be hosting events that are good opportunities for prospective students to learn more about the schools. Joliet Junior College will hold its “Discover JJC” open ...

Public paychecks: Greater Cincinnati's highest-paid public college, university officials: SLIDESHOW + DATABASE
Cincinnati Business Courier
It looks like the gender gap is alive and well among the top-paid officials at Greater Cincinnati's largest public colleges and universities. Of the 36 officials earning more than $300,000, only five — or about 14 percent — are women. Other takeaways?


Newcastle College University Centre Celebrates Successful First Half-Term
Newcastle College University Centre has celebrated a successful first half-term, following an application to the Department for Education. Offering more than 70 degree courses from Foundation to Masters, it has been granted permission to use the title ...

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Eckenrod Ford Lincoln Offers College Student Purchase Program
PR Web (press release)
Students who can participate in The College Student Purchase Program include the following: active college/trade school students enrolled in an accredited four-year college/university, junior college, community college, or trade school; active graduate ...

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Carroll College, Rocky Mountain College, University of Providence set for soccer conference tournament
(Editor's note: Cascade Collegiate Conference release). LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University women's soccer team clinched the top seed in the 2018 CCC Women's Soccer Championship presented by U.S. Bank, which is set to begin Nov. 7.

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Carroll College, University Providence, Rocky Mountain College load up on all-academic Cascade Conference honors
LA GRANDE, Ore. — A total of 385 student-athletes earned Cascade Collegiate Conference all-academic honors, the league announced this week. Student-athletes from the fall sports of soccer, cross country and volleyball were eligible for the honor with ...

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Detroit Free Press

John Beilein mended his heart during the offseason. I did too.
Detroit Free Press
John Beilein was scared. And that was before he knew the doctors were going to stop his heart. What he did know was that two of his arteries were blocked. That surgeons planned to saw open his rib cage. That despite favorable percentages, sometimes ...
Michigan eyeing more than revenge in rematch with VillanovaThe Detroit News

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Detroit Free Press

Michigan football: Championship hopes kept fifth-year seniors at UM
Detroit Free Press
Brady Hoke's final recruiting class has seen it all. They were freshmen when Michigan hit rock bottom in 2014, finishing 5-7 and missing a bowl game. They watched as the coach who recruited them was fired. They've seen plenty of highs, too. They've ...
Patterson's Big House adieu? Michigan QB won't go thereThe Detroit News

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Knoxville News Sentinel

UT Vols football: Jordan Davis, junior college defensive end, commits to Tennessee
Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennessee football added a major 2020 commitment from a player very familiar to Jeremy Pruitt and his staff. Jordan Davis, a junior college defensive end who signed with Alabama out of high school, committed to the Vols on Tuesday night.

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Windsor Star

College, university set policies on cannabis use on campus
Windsor Star
College, university set policies on cannabis use on campus. Recreational use of cannabis become legal across Canada Wednesday, but it remains a restricted substance in terms of where it can be used on the campuses of Windsor's two post-secondary ...

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