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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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University College London is Accidentally Running a Huge “Pirate” Movie Site
But we know an establishment that does, on a grand scale. University College London is the third largest university in the UK. According to accounts (pdf) published this summer, it has revenues of more than £1.32 billion. Somewhat surprisingly, this ...
Students are put on antibiotics in meningitis alert at University College London after one of their colleagues fell ...Daily Mail

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Delaware State University honors departing president at December graduation
A set of honorary degrees were also presented to three people who have made a tremendous impact in higher education and supported work at Delaware's only historically black college or university. During the ceremony honorary degrees were presented to ...

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Bus tour will take students to Texas colleges
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
WATERLOO — When Consuela Cooper's career took her to Houston, the Waterloo native found a bigger world than she'd known in Iowa. Now she would like to help broaden the perspective of Cedar Valley youths — especially those who grew up in the black ...

Women's Basketball at North Park University
Carleton College News
CHICAGO -- Sarah Waldfogel (Sr./Minneapolis, Minn./The Blake School) tallied a season- and game-high 21 points to lead the Carleton College women's basketball team to a 65-57 overtime victory at North Park University. “I'm really proud of the team ...

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National Post

York University scraps 'College Master' academic title to cut association to discrimination and racism
National Post
York University in Toronto has decided to scrap the academic title of “College Master” in an effort to strip bias and discrimination from the official language used on campus. The move, which takes effect on Jan. 1, means that the academic leaders of ...

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MyAJC (blog)

Opinion: Rich white businessmen aren't best judges of college presidents
MyAJC (blog)
At the University of Georgia, documents pried loose from the Board of Regents by a college journalist showed that top Regents administrators actively discouraged a well-credentialed female candidate — Cathy Cox, now the dean of the Mercer University ...

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UTSA routs Bethany College 95-67
UTSA Athletics
SAN ANTONIO – Led by Jhivvan Jackson 's 19, five Roadrunners scored in double-figures as UTSA cruised by Bethany College 95-67 Saturday evening at the Convocation Center. UTSA (7-5) never trailed as the Roadrunners controlled the contest from start to ...

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The Times

University College London in 'white campus' row | News | The Times ...
The Times
University College London has apologised after sending a tweet asking students if they were “dreaming of a white campus” when snow fell in the capital over the.
University College London apologises to anti-racism campaigners ...The Sun

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The Hill

Colleges, universities targeted in GOP bills
The Hill
Republicans on Capitol Hill are increasingly taking aim at nonprofit colleges and universities in major legislation. The tax-reform bill that Republicans are negotiating would make significant changes to federal student aid programs and the taxation of ...

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Indianapolis Star

Indiana colleges and universities raise alarms about GOP tax bill
Indianapolis Star
WASHINGTON — After running operating deficits for the past three years, DePauw University faces another potential financial challenge: the GOP tax bill. Provisions included in the House-passed version could require the school to pay hundreds of ...

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