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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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Coaches and testing admins charged in college entrance scam to appear in court  ABC News

The first batch of defendants ensnared in a nationwide college entrance scam are expected to appear in a Boston courtroom on Monday to face charges ...

Mystery parent paid $6.5 million to get kids into top universities as part of admissions scandal  Los Angeles Times

The astronomical figure is among the details that federal prosecutors have made in charging college fixer William “Rick” Singer, a slew of university coaches and ...

College admissions are corrupt because universities are. Here’s how to fix them.  The Washington Post

The scandal around rich people buying college admissions for their underqualified children is disgusting and disheartening for everyone, but especially for ...

Delaware Valley University graduate donates $1.57 million - News  Bucks County Courier Times

Jim Harteis, a 1965 graduate, wanted to pay it forward after relying on financial aid when he went to the college.

College Admissions Scandal Shows How The System Favors Wealthy Students  NPR

There are lots of legal ways that wealthy students get into America's top schools.

'Pick My Cotton': Video of Mock Whipping Prompts Fraternity to Expel 4 Students  The New York Times

Four University of Georgia students were expelled from their fraternity on Saturday after a video surfaced in which one of the students made a mock whipping ...

Tennessee basketball's Admiral Schofield took himself out of game to help beat Iowa  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee senior Admiral Schofield had 19 points in UT's win to move to the Sweet 16.

Amazing university and college buildings across the USA  USA TODAY

From Gothic-inspired relics to shiny modern-day buildings, there are many iconic structures on campuses across the nation that are worthy of adding to your next ...

White House executive order prods colleges on free speech, program-level data and risk sharing  Inside Higher Ed

President delivers on promise to punish colleges that don't show they guarantee free speech on campus, and includes language on outcomes data and risk ...

URI Tennis Coach Implicated In College Admissions Scandal Resigns  WBUR

While Gordon Ernst coached at Georgetown University, he was allegedly paid more than $2.7 million to facilitate applicants' admission.

Trump Turns To Higher Education; And A Selective New York City High School Struggles With Diversity  NPR

Also in this week's roundup: the White House outlined its proposals on the Higher Education Act, and only 7 black students were admitted into one of New York's ...

Rebecca Lobo finds Lady Vols player's comments on Holly Warlick to be out of bounds  Knoxville News Sentinel

Rebecca Lobo: 'Holly Warlick has given 38 years of her life to that program. I thought she deserved a little bit more.'

Actresses, Business Leaders and Other Wealthy Parents Charged in U.S. College Entry Fraud  The New York Times

A sprawling federal investigation accuses 50 people of involvement in a scheme to get undeserving students into major American universities.

South Sudanese Refugee Reflects On Unlikely Path To College : Goats and Soda  NPR

John Awiel Chol Diing and his family fled South Sudan when he was 4. He grew up in camps but always hoped he'd find a way out of the "end zone."

Conservative Universities and Intellectual Diversity  The Atlantic

Increasing the ideological diversity of higher education as a whole, while decreasing it within individual institutions, would bring us closer to a fundamental and ...

Here's what universities are saying about the alleged college admissions cheating scandal  CNN

As the fallout grows over a scandal alleging families with money and clout paid bribes for their children to attend eight prestigious universities, one of the big ...

Activists push fight for tuition-free college  Sentinel & Enterprise

By Katie Lannan State House News *Service* BOSTON -- Students, educators and others who say the cost of a college education has ballooned out of control ...

What the Scammers Got Right About College Admissions  The Atlantic

Like most other college presidents, R. Gerald Turner, the head of Southern Methodist University, where my son is a student, sends correspondence only when ...

Stephens Auditorium named most amazing university and college building in Iowa  Ames Tribune

Ames' own C.Y. Stephens Auditorium has been named the most amazing university and college buildings in the United States, according to USA Today.

College Basketball Coach Resigns from Texas University After Being Linked to Admissions Scandal

Lamont Smith was one of the dozens of people who were allegedly part of an admissions cheating scam involving elite colleges and universities.

Trump's new executive order protecting free speech on college campuses could actually harm free speech  NBC News

On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order stating that colleges and universities that accept federal funding, specifically federal research grants, ...

Former USD coach Lamont Smith named in admissions scandal  10News

University of San Diego officials named Wednesday former men's head basketball coach Lamont Smith as the college employee involved in the campus ...

ETSU pharmacy, medical colleges look toward more teamwork in future  Johnson City Press (subscription)

When it comes to the growth of both the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine and the Gatton College of Pharmacy, one word comes to ...

College admissions scandal: Can USC’s cautious new leader be the crusader it needs?  Los Angeles Times

As chancellor of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carol L. Folt was seen as a cautious leader. Now, she becomes the first female president of USC at a ...

To Understand The History Of Elite College Admissions, Just Follow The Money  WBUR

The recent college admissions scandal put a new focus on the fairness of the process in the U.S. But have those with money and influence always had an unfair ...

Lacey College Named 1st 'Purple Heart University' in State  U.S. News & World Report

LACEY, Wash. (AP) — Saint Martin's University in Lacey has been designated the first "Purple Heart University" in Washington.

College applicants from wealthy families have an edge, analysis shows  CNBC

The recent college admissions scandal underscores how difficult it can be for middle- and low-income students to get their foot in the door at elite institutions.

A College Investor Who Beats the Ivys  The New York Times

In 2005, Paula Volent, the head of the Bowdoin College endowment, wanted to move some of the college's money into a Sequoia Capital venture fund focused ...

Admissions cheating scandal illustrates need for more oversight in college athletics, former athletic directors say  CNN

Donna Lopiano, a former director of college women's athletics, said she wasn't surprised when she learned about the recent college cheating admission ...

How College Changed My Life  The New York Times

We asked readers to discuss how the people they met and classes they took influenced them, and how much going to an elite school matters.

Lacey college named 1st ‘Purple Heart University’ in Washington

Saint Martin's University in Lacey is the only school in Washington designated as a “Purple Heart University.” It's a distinction given to colleges that offer special ...

Sweet victory! Gamecocks advance to Greensboro with NCAA win over FSU  The State

The South Carolina women's basketball played Florida State in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday. The March Madness game was played in ...

NCAA Tournament: Tennessee basketball will face Purdue in Sweet 16  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee beat Purdue 78-75 last season in the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas.

Some College Are Building Pronouns Into Student Data Records  NPR

A decade ago, one university started putting pronouns on course rosters. Today, it's not alone.

University barred 10 students from campus during Queen's visit  The Guardian

King's College London to review security procedures as students explore legal action.

10 WNY public colleges & universities get bad marks on public transparency - News 4

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - Several Upstate New York public colleges and universities are not receiving good grades when it comes to how open their councils and ...

Believe it or not, Stanford sailing team had an even bigger scandal 30 years ago  San Francisco Chronicle

About three decades ago, a whistle-blower unearthed improper billing involving a yacht donated to the Stanford sailing team. The backlash would take down the ...

Your Stories About Applying To College  NPR

Current college students and recent graduates tell us what it took for them to get in and through their time in college/university.

Husson University at Thomas College — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

WATERVILLE, Maine -The Husson Eagles (2-2) earned a win on the road on Saturday afternoon, with an impressive 15-4 triumph over the Thomas College ...

Graduate and professional students at now-closed Argosy University campuses struggle to find new education options  Inside Higher Ed

In the aftermath of closure, Argosy University graduate and doctoral students have difficulty transferring to new universities.

Elite Colleges Constantly Tell Low-Income Students That They Do Not Belong  The Atlantic

Unwritten rules underlie all of elite-university life—and students who don't come from a wealthy background have a hard time navigating them.

Clemson baseball drops Game 3 to Boston College, still wins series  The State

The Clemson and Boston College baseball teams battled in Game 3 of their 2019 series on Sunday. Here is the score, as well as a recap of the series.

Phasing out remedial education could help more students earn degrees  Chalkbeat Colorado

A bill making its way through the Colorado legislature would take an approach that has shown promise in the community college system and make it the ...

Oxford's Surprising Jewish History  Aish

The renowned university town was home to a vibrant Jewish community that is all but forgotten today.

Boyle ties USC Beaufort hit mark in doubleheader sweep  Hilton Head Island Packet

Marissa Boyle tied school history and the USC Beaufort softball team swept a doubleheader from Thomas University on Saturday.

Georgia Tech defensive tackle Brandon Adams dies at age 21  The Tennessean

Georgia Tech defensive tackle Brandon Adams died Saturday in Atlanta, the university announced Sunday. He was 21. Further details about Adams' death were ...

Lawrence University at Middlebury College March 23, 0019  Middlebury College News and Events

2nd, Patrick McDonnell homered to left field, RBI. 1 - 0. Middlebury. 2nd, Alan Guild singled to left field, RBI; Ryan Hanrahan advanced to second; Henry ...

When parenting becomes a religion, college admissions officers become high priests  Washington Post

The dangerous leap from kids as 'legacy' to conceiving them as our pathway to eternal life.

Michigan basketball dumps Florida to make Sweet 16: Observations  Detroit Free Press

Michigan's defense clamped down on Florida and the Wolverines are back in the Sweet 16 for the fifth time in seven years.

Oddsmakers: Michigan football an early favorite in every game next season  The Detroit News

Michigan is a favorite in every game next season, including rivalry games against Notre Dame, Michigan State and Ohio State.

Reactions to college admissions scandal spark conversation on systemic flaws  BU News Service

By Lexi Peery BU News *Service*. A high school student, a college sophomore, and a professor of education react to the college admissions bribery scandal, ...

New bill in Oregon Legislature would freeze college tuition for 2019-21 biennium  Statesman Journal

If passed, House Bill 3381 would prohibit public universities and community colleges in Oregon from increasing tuition during the 2019-21 biennium.

Assumption College to restructure, pursue university status  Worcester Telegram

WORCESTER – Assumption leadership has approved a move to split the college into five separate schools of study, paving the way for a potential move to ...

Michigan women face tall test in top-seeded Louisville in Round 2  The Detroit News

Louisville, Ky. — Top-seeded Louisville and No. 8 seed Michigan know things will be significantly tougher when the schools meet in the second round of the ...

How Rich Chinese Parents Get Their Kids Into U.S. Colleges  Foreign Policy

$90,000 can still buy you a lot in China, whether it's paying 25 minimum wage workers for a year or four nights of ultraluxury accommodation at Beijing's Bulgari ...

Minnesota college students study up on their campuses' good (and bad) luck charms  Star Tribune

It's said that rubbing Goldy Gopher's teeth before a test can bring good luck. At least, that's what incoming students sometimes hear on campus tours.

Where is Belmont University? The NCAA Cinderella hopeful hails from Music City.  The Tennessean

Where is Belmont college located? The Bruins hail from Nashville, which is fitting for a university famed for its music program.

Michigan basketball to play Texas Tech in Sweet 16: Meet the Red Raiders  Detroit Free Press

Here's an early look at Texas Tech, Michigan basketball's opponent in the Sweet 16 of the 2019 NCAA tournament.

Meet The State’s 20 under 40 for 2019  The State

Today, we are proud to present The State's 20 under 40 class for 2019. We started recognizing outstanding young adults 15 years ago, and it has become one of ...

UC basketball: Recovery, reloading key for Bearcat basketball

Scott Springer looks at UC's opening round loss to Iowa in the NCAA tournament in Columbus.

Bama parts ways with Johnson after 4 seasons  ESPN

The University of Alabama and men's basketball coach Avery Johnson have parted ways after four seasons.

Dr. Dre Jokes About His Daughter Getting Into USC "On Her Own," Forgets About His $70M Donation to the School

Dr. Dre jokes about the college bribery scandal, but it turns out he made a LARGE donation to his daughter's school - read more here.

LSUA Celebrates Faculty and Staff  LSU of Alexandria News

Mar 22, 2019, 15:05 PM. Congratulations to all faculty and staff recognized at the dinner and thank you to all for all the work you do! LSUA held its annual ...

Michigan State University art museum curator to speak Thursday at Saint Mary's College  South Bend Tribune

SOUTH BEND — The art department presents a lecture by Steven L. Bridges at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Student Center at Saint Mary's College.

A College Chain Crumbles, and Millions in Student Loan Cash Disappears  The New York Times

About 26000 students are caught in the meltdown at Dream Center. The Education Department has scrambled to salvage their educations after it approved an ...

London college, university students to take part in walk-out over tuition changes  Global News

Students from Western University and Fanshawe College plan to walk-out of class Wednesday to protest planned changes to tuition in Ontario.

How Michigan's offensive line went from a weakness to a strength  Detroit Free Press

Michigan's offensive line was a weak spot heading into last season. Now, it could be a position of strength.

Worst survey ever trashes Knoxville as a lousy city for college basketball  Knoxville News Sentinel

A new survey with questionable methodology names Knoxville as one of the worst cities in America for college basketball fans. We don't buy it.

Who is Steven Currall?  The Oracle

The USF Board of Trustees (BOT) unanimously selected Dr. Steven Currall to serve as the seventh system president after days of in-person interviews and a ...

ASU, UA and NAU propose tuition and fee increases for 2019-2020 school year  AZCentral

ASU students enter the University Center in downtown Phoenix on Nov. 9, 2009. The number of students taking classes at the downtown campus is up 41% from ...

Trump Says He Will Sign Free Speech Order for College Campuses  The New York Times

The president said he planned to issue an executive order that would help guarantee free speech on college campuses by putting their federal aid at risk.

Michigan football offense: Yes, Jim Harbaugh has given keys to Josh Gattis  Detroit Free Press

Michigan Wolverines offense will be different under new coordinator Josh Gattis. How different is the fascinating question.

The College Cheating Scandal Revealed How Obsessed We Are with University Prestige, But What’s It Really Worth?

Following news of indictments in a massive admissions scandal, Teen Vogue's Lucy Diavolo reflects on the value of a university's prestige.

Best Music Schools In The World For 2019  CEOWORLD magazine

New York's Juilliard School has been named the best music school in the world for 2019 by the CEOWORLD magazine, while Berklee College of Music and ...

Michigan basketball's unique blend of players still producing results  Detroit Free Press

Michigan has another classic John Beilein team once again. And once again, it's producing.

How Lady Vols' Haley Bearden went from light-hitting reserve to cleanup slugger  Knoxville News Sentinel

Haley Bearden always had the swing. She just needed to believe in it – and herself. That's not a problem these days. In a year's time, Bearden has gone from ...

Why Reggie Miller likes Michigan basketball's chances in NCAA tournament  Detroit Free Press

Reggie Miller watched Michigan basketball win two games in the NCAA tournament this weekend. Here's why he likes the Wolverines.

More than 4,000 university and college students in Ottawa say they were sexually assaulted last year  Ottawa Citizen

More than 4000 post-secondary students from uOttawa, Carleton University and Algonquin College reported they were sexually assaulted during the 2017-2018 ...

No, a Colgate player didn't take an Uber after missing flight for Tennessee basketball game  Knoxville News Sentinel

Colgate basketball player Jordan Burns was at practice in Columbus, Ohio, on Thursday for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Police have arrested the man they say punched a conservative activist at UC Berkeley  The Washington Post

Some argued that the attack garnered what they perceive as a delayed response from the police and university.

Immigrants Race to Outgrow Citizens With College/University Degrees  Citizen Truth

The U.S. Census Bureau revealed that immigrants hold more college degrees than native American citizens, and they are on a race to acquire higher degrees.

WILLIAMS: College Cheating Scandal  The Daily Wire

Federal prosecutors have charged more than 50 people involved in cheating and bribery in order to get their children admitted to some of the nation's most ...

University History  LSU of Alexandria News

In 1959, the Louisiana Legislature authorized the establishment of LSUA as a two-year commuter college under the governance of the LSU Board of ...

Mike Cofer, who played football for Tennessee Vols, Detroit Lions, dies at 58  Knoxville News Sentinel

Mike Cofer, who played football at the University of Tennessee and later started 104 games in a 10-year NFL career with the Detroit Lions, died Thursday.

Egna Comeback Highlights Men's Tennis Win | Athletics  Union College Athletics

Results HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Union College men's tennis team continued its red-hot start to the season on Sunday, as the Dutchmen kicked off Spring ...

Transcript Request  LSU of Alexandria News

Students can request a copy of his/her official transcript at any time. The transcript can only be released to the student. Your transcript can also be released to a ...

With a $10 Million Endowment Plan, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Invests in HBCUs  The Root

In its 111-year history, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority has made black excellence its mission. This year, to close out Black History Month, the oldest historically ...

'The College' debuts at Arizona State University  Arizona State University

On Wednesday afternoon, the idea that The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the “academic heart” of the university was reinforced by an event at ...

Sorority donates $1.6M to black colleges and universities  The Chicago Citizen

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. recently donated $1.6 million to 32 historically black colleges and universities including Chicago State University, and plans to ...

Jontay Porter re-injures torn ACL that kept him out for the Mizzou basketball season  Kansas City Star

Jontay Porter, the Missouri power forward who missed his sophomore basketball season after tearing ligaments in his right knee during a preseason scrimmage, ...

Howard University Participates in Second Annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action on Capitol Hill  Howard Newsroom

WASHINGTON (March 7, 2019) – Today, Howard University joined the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and the Science, ...

Oxford University hires staff to investigate college's colonialism and British Empire links  The Telegraph

An Oxford college is to investigate its connections to colonialism and the British Empire in the wake of the university's Rhodes Must Fall movement. St John's ...

Lady Vols make NCAA Tournament; Tennessee will play UCLA  Knoxville News Sentinel

Barely in, but in. The Tennessee women's basketball team continued its streak of making every NCAA Tournament in the event's history. The Lady Vols (19-12) ...

USC suspended two stars in NCAA opener. Here’s the plan moving forward  The State

South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley confirmed after the Gamecocks' NCAA tournament opener against Belmont on Friday that Bianca ...

Duke Opens ACC Play at Syracuse Sunday

Game 10. No. 2 Duke (8-1) at No. 12 Syracuse (4-2). March 24, 2019 | 2 p.m. | ESPNU. Cicero-North High School | Syracuse, N.Y.. WatchESPN | Live Stats ...

Reactions: Kentucky win against Wofford too close for comfort, but Wildcats reach Sweet 16

The No. 2-seeded Kentucky Wildcats battled a formidable opponent in No. 7 Wofford in NCAA Tournament Midwest Region action on Saturday, and UK had ...

Freriks closes college career with record swim; more All-America honors  Norwalk Reflector

AUSTIN, Texas — Geena Freriks went out in fitting fashion. In the final two races of her record-setting collegiate career at the University of Kentucky, the lifelong ...

History and Facts  St John's University News

Founded, 1870, by the Vincentian Community. Character, A private, coeducational Roman Catholic university (Vincentian Community). Locations, Queens, NY

March Madness: UC Bearcats are a 7 seed in 2019 NCAA Tournament, will play Iowa in Columbus

The University of Cincinnati Bearcats will travel to Columbus for the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.

Is Bribing Your Kid's Way Into College Actually a Good Investment?  Pacific Standard

A college degree isn't worth what it was in the 1980s. Why would the wealthy pay huge sums to get their children into college?

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