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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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PHOTOS: See inside Lone Star College-University Park's new Center for Science and Innovation
Community Impact Newspaper
Lone Star College-University Park dedicated its newest building, the Center for Science and Innovation, on University Park Campus Drive on Wednesday morning. The $15.4 million building opened to students in January, several months after flooding from ...

The Detroit News

Woodson likes Patterson's 'playmaking ability'
The Detroit News
Former Michigan great Charles Woodson talks about new Wolverines quarterback Shea Patterson. Angelique S. Chengelis, The Detroit News. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT. · The Highest Paying Cash Back Card Has Just Hit The ...

College/University News - May 1, 2018
Chronicle Independent
Scott McCollum of Elgin graduated from Troy University during Term 3 of the 2017/2018 academic year. McCollum graduated with the Bachelor of Science degree. ****. Ann Pennebaker of Camden was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi ...

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The Independent

Area college, university graduations this week
The Independent
Ashland Community and Technical College will hold its graduation ceremonies Friday night in downtown Ashland. Ohio University Southern, meanwhile, is also celebrating its graduating class the night prior, on Thursday night, in Ironton. ACTC said it ...

Detroit Free Press

Charles Woodson eager to see QB Shea Patterson, loves Michigan defense
Detroit Free Press
Charles Woodson won a Heisman Trophy in 1997. He didn't win it during the spring or summer or even fall camp. He won it in December, after putting together one of the best years a single Michigan football player's ever had. So while he's not about to ...
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The Detroit News

Michigan's Tera Blanco emerges as Carol Hutchins' sounding board
The Detroit News
Ann Arbor — Michigan senior first baseman Tera Blanco is one of those rare players that coach Carol Hutchins can talk to about strategy and discuss changes needed to the lineup. Blanco also is an emotional leader for the 17th-ranked Wolverines (43-11 ...

Detroit Free Press

Michigan football's Jim Harbaugh: Team going to South Africa next year
Detroit Free Press
Jim Harbaugh says Michigan football is headed to South Africa next year for its spring trip. Speaking with WTKA-AM (1050) in Ann Arbor on Monday morning, Harbaugh said the team has found its destination for next year's foreign trip. "We're going to ...

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The State

Gamecocks lock in SEC tournament spot in Hoover
The State
South Carolina will start the SEC tournament against Missouri as the No. 5 seed. The first round will be single-elimination, with the top four teams receiving a bye. After that, the tourney will be double-elimination until the semifinal round, after ...

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The State

Who will get the ball for South Carolina baseball to start SEC tournament
The State
South Carolina baseball has its first piece in place for its run in the SEC tournament. “(Carmen) Mlodzinski on Game 1,” Gamecocks baseball coach Mark Kingston said. After that? “TBA from there,” Kingston said.

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St. John Fisher College, University at Buffalo School of Law program
Monroe County Post
St. John Fisher College and the University at Buffalo School of Law have announced a 3+3 Legal Education Accelerated Program, which will allow any interested undergraduate student at Fisher an opportunity to earn both their undergraduate and law ...

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