College & University Information

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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Considerations in Distance Education for the Medical Assistant Instructor

IMT College - Full Online

IMT College - full online

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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Greenville News

South Carolina college, university funding plummeted after Great Recession, report says
Greenville News
South Carolina has lagged behind the rest of the country in funding higher education since the Great Recession, according to a new report. Per-student spending on higher education in the Palmetto State ranked 40th in 2016, down nine places from 2008, ...

The Detroit News

UM's Beilein to make $3.8M annually under new deal
The Detroit News
Michigan coach John Beilein's newly extended contract will come with a slight bump in pay. Under his new rolling contract extension through the 2022-23 season that was announced Wednesday, Beilein, 65, will receive a pay raise from $3.37 million ...
Where Michigan coach John Beilein's new $3.8M salary ranks in Big TenDetroit Free Press

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Oklahoma public college, university presidents say employees need pay raise
Low pay for faculty and staff was cited by several presidents of the state's 25 public colleges and universities as they presented their fiscal year 2019 budgets Wednesday to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Many said increases in ...

EurekAlert (press release)

Colombia peace deal brings new threat to country's rainforest
EurekAlert (press release)
Professor Chris Jiggins, one of the authors of the paper and a Fellow of St John's College, University of Cambridge, visited the area as part of his research. He said: "This is a critical moment for Colombia - there are new threats to these areas but ...

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Crow River Media

Local students graduate from college, university
Crow River Media
Bethel University. The following area students graduated from Bethel University, St. Paul, following the 2018 spring semester: Alyssa Torola, Cokato, Bachelor of Arts, teaching English as a second language grades K-12, daughter of Matt and Janel Torola ...

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'Make dope test mandatory for college, university admissions'
Times of India
Ludhiana: Students' Democratic Federation on Wednesday gave a memorandum to deputy commissioner Pardeep Agarwal and chief minister Amarinder Singh, seeking a mandatory dope test for college and university admissions. The federation president ...

Greenfield Daily Reporter

Henry “Hank” E. Stoeffler
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Hank attended Marian College (University) before joining the Indianapolis Fire Department. He was known by all for his way of always finding the humor in a situation, his generous heart and his incredible work ethic. He was a member of the Lawrence ...

Detroit Free Press

Michigan football's early recruits raise question of committable offers
Detroit Free Press
Quarterback Tevin Carter is on Michigan's radar. So much so they extended an offer to him. Carter is a prospect in the class of 2022, meaning he'll begin high school this fall. Yet the Freedom Prep Academy incoming freshman already holds offers from ...

The Detroit News

Watch: Austin Hatch's wedding video a tear-jerker
The Detroit News
Warning: This will make you cry. Of course, it also will make you laugh, and smile, a lot. Former Michigan basketball player Austin Hatch — a survivor of not one but two deadly plane crashes — got married June 16, to former Michigan volleyball player ...

The State

From NBA players to USC's new faces: 5 things to watch at the SC Pro-Am
The State
The seventh annual South Carolina Pro-Am basketball tournament begins at 2:30 p.m. Sunday and concludes with a championship the following Sunday (July 29). All games will be played at Heathwood Hall High School. Admission is free. Here are five ...

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