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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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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Chris Webber accepts Jim Harbaugh's offer to be honorary UM captain
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It looks like Chris Webber, the centerpiece of Michigan's legendary Fab Five, will be returning to Michigan this fall. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh invited Webber to be an honorary captain this fall during an appearance Friday afternoon on WTKA's “The M ...
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Medical marijuana allowed on college, university campuses, court rules
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2018 Rosa Parks scholars
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Here are the graduates cited by the Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation for academic excellence: Reem Aburukba Fordson High School Hometown: Dearborn College: University of Michigan Career plans: Doctor Parents: Saleh Aburukba and Samah Satout

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Detroit Free Press

Michigan football commitment Joey Velazquez a fit in defensive scheme
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Cincinnati Bearcats: Jacob Evans III drafted in 1st round by NBA champion Golden State
Former University of Cincinnati basketball standout Jacob Evans III was selected by league champion Golden State in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night, with Evans becoming the Bearcats' first first-round pick since 2005. Evans was taken No.

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Meet the top high school grads in Hillsborough County for 2018
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The best college in every state to help graduates find a job
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The job market is booming, but experts say there won't always be an abundance of jobs. As many as 96.2% of graduates from these 50 universities find themselves employed 10 years after graduation. Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech made the list for best ...

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Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel: Blue end zones 'look great'
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The Michigan football team announced on June 15 that Michigan Stadium would now feature blue end zones instead of the traditional maize "Michigan" with green backdrop. The change, much like anything about the team, divided fans. Athletic director ...
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The State

Another prized in-state prospect lands offer from South Carolina basketball
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South Carolina is starting early with the class of 2020's best in-state basketball prospects. Two days after offering a scholarship to P.J. Hall, the Gamecocks have done the same with Myles Tate. The pair of Dorman High School teammates sit 1-2 in both ...

Sean Kilpatrick encourages undrafted to reach out, form chip on shoulder
Before Thursday's NBA Draft got under way, former Cincinnati Bearcats standout Sean Kilpatrick shared a message of hope and inspiration with players whose names wouldn't be called: "Reach out to me and we can start working ... and form a chip as big as ...

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