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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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Elite colleges boosted women’s earnings — maybe by denting their chances of marriage  The Washington Post

Economists revisited a famous 2002 paper on the value of elite colleges to see what it meant for women.

Augustana University approves plans to pursue Division I  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The Augustana University Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a number of initiatives as part of president Stephanie Herseth Sandlin's AU: Vision 2030 ...

Creighton University nursing students graduate at Hastings College  KSNB Local 4

Nursing students from Creighton University held their graduation on Hastings College's campus Thursday, completing their one-year accelerated program.

Dick Monfort reappointed to University of Northern Colorado board, other state college and university board appointments announced  Greeley Tribune

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Thursday appointments to board and commissions, including those overseeing state universities and colleges, ...

Local college, university hold fall commencement ceremonies  KWTX

More than 850 Central Texas graduates received their degrees, certificates Friday during two graduation ceremonies.

21-year-old American blues musician fatally stabbed by her roommate at Netherlands college, police say  The Washington Post

Sarah Papenheim was supposed to be coming home for Christmas. The 21-year-old drummer, a precocious up-and-comer on the radar of some of the Twin ...

Emory University welcomes first set of students into the Class of 2023  Emory News Center

Emory University received a record 1910 applications for the first round of Early Decision admission, welcoming 559 outstanding students to Emory College and ...

U of L to rename Yum Center practice facility on Floyd Street  Courier Journal

The University of Louisville board of trustees voted Thursday to rename the Yum Center practice facility on Floyd Street.

EDITORIAL: College-university agreements benefit many students in Valley  Monitor

It has long been said that one of the best ways to address low incomes and high unemployment, as we see in the Rio Grande Valley, is through education.

Lawsuit accuses SC college president of harassment, creating a hostile environment  The State

Allen University President Ernest McNealey is accused of harassment in a lawsuit brought by a former employee who said he created a hostile work ...

College Bloat Meets ‘The Blade’  Wall Street Journal

Mitch Daniels, America's most innovative university president, tells how he's kept tuition from rising and how acquiring Kaplan University will expand educational ...

ASU president: Colleges face a 'completion crisis' — half the students since 1980 never graduated  CNBC

The more pressing crisis facing higher education is not student debt but graduation rates, says Arizona State University President Michael Crow.

Will Half Of All Colleges Really Close In The Next Decade?  Forbes

Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen consistently turns heads in higher education by predicting that 50% of colleges and universities will close or go bankrupt ...

Small college in Brookline, Mass., is shutting down  American School & University

Newbury College, a small liberal arts college in Brookline, Mass., will shut down at the end of the spring semester. The Boston Globe reports that Newbury has ...

Early Decision II Colleges: The Complete List  Forbes

Universities release their early decision (ED) notifications mid-December, and if you didn't get the answer you wanted, you might be wondering what your ...

UT Vols football: Former Tennessee quarterback Will McBride signs with junior college  Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Tennessee quarterback Will McBride is transferring to a junior college, meaning he won't have to sit out next season.

University developing incentive based budget  Ball State University News

Topics: Board of Trustees, Administrative, President. December 14, 2018. Ball State University's Board of Trustees discussed today implementing a more ...

Boston College VP Kelli Armstrong named president of Salve Regina University  Boston College Chronicle

Kelli Armstrong, a highly respected University administrator who has led Boston College's institutional research, planning, strategic services, and space ...

Innovative food entrepreneurs show off their products at UH Maui College  UH System Current News

UH Maui College hosted Maui Food Industry X-celerator Program's sixth pitch event, with three of Maui's most innovative food businesses winning top awards.

About MSU Biomedical Research in Grand Rapids  MSUToday

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine's expansion to West Michigan was the result of a commitment to partnership and the synergistic outcomes ...

2 mass shootings threats investigated at college  ABC News

California State University, Northridge said it will be administering final exams off campus, beginning Wednesday, after receiving a second mass-shooting threat ...

Metal to the Pedal: Metallica Donates $1 Million To Community Colleges  Forbes

The heavy metal band Metallica is donating $1 million to 10 community colleges to boost their career and technical education certificate programs. Founded in ...

Photos: Monmouth University announces new president College  Asbury Park Press

Patrick F. Leahy, Ed.D. speaks to the Asbury Park Press after it was announced he will serve as Monmouth University's 10th president, effective Aug. 1, 2019 in ...

College of Southern Nevada Nursing Pinning Ceremony | Calendar  UNLV NewsCenter

The CSN Nursing Program celebrates graduates with the traditional nursing pinning ceremony, welcoming the graduating students into the nursing profession.

Adtalem Closes Sale of DeVry University & Carrington College

Adtalem (ATGE) completes the transfer of ownership of DeVry University and Carrington College.

MTSU football players receive diplomas in New Orleans hotel

Ten Middle Tennessee State football players and a team equipment manager received their diplomas in a New Orleans hotel Thursday (Dec. 13).

Colleges Grapple With How To Help Rural Students On Campus  NPR

Some colleges are extending scholarships and other help to rural high school grads. They see benefits to diversity — and their own bottom lines — in having ...

Aberystwyth University: £26m Old College revamp plans unveiled  BBC News

The Grade I-listed building on Aberystwyth seafront was the first University College of Wales.

A Guarantee of Tuition-Free College Can Have Life-Changing Effects  The Atlantic

A mailer sent to low-income students with that promise led to a major jump in enrollment at the University of Michigan, according to a new study.

Ask Nick: Michigan football and the coaching carousel  Detroit Free Press

Welcome back to another edition of the Michigan mailbag.

Clemson’s Dabo Swinney takes strong stance against playoff expansion  The Herald

There is talk that the College Football Playoff is going to expand from four teams to eight. Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney is very much against the idea of ...

'A true tragedy': University of Richmond football player Augustus 'Gus' Lee dies  USA TODAY

Richmond football player Augustus 'Gus' Lee died Tuesday. "His loss is a true tragedy to those who knew and loved him," his coach said in a statement.

Yale admits 13.19 percent of early applicants  Yale Daily News

Yale College admitted 794 students out of a record 6,020 early action applicants to the class of 2023 on Friday. The number of admitted students corresponds to ...

Arts & Sciences Announces New Associate Dean For Research, Innovation and Graduate Studies - News Hub  Georgia State University News

The College of Arts & Sciences has named Dan Deocampo as its next associate dean for research, innovation and graduate studies, effective January 1, 2019.

University of Nebraska names Heng-Moss College of Ag dean  High Plains Journal

Tiffany Heng-Moss, who has served as interim dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources since July ...

Student from India travels to Colorado university for the first time to accept his diploma  Yahoo Lifestyle

Sarvesh Karkhanis made the 30-hour trip from Mumbai just to walk at his graduation on Friday.

Former Cambridge University rugby player jailed for sexually assaulting student in college room  The Independent

A former Cambridge University rugby player has been locked up after forcing himself on a fellow student in her college bedroom. Oluwadamilola Erogbogbo, 23 ...

John Carroll grad sets school record at Huntington University  TCPalm

The senior finished third in 1:22.82 at the Grand Valley State University Holiday Open, lowering his own record.

US issues draft rules on campus sex assault; Arkansas college, university officials weigh in  Arkansas Online

Proposed rules published Friday by the Education Department bring into focus a changed vision for how schools should best respond to sexual assault and ...

Michigan basketball: Brandon Johns improving; can he crack rotation?  Detroit Free Press

Michigan basketball freshman center Brandon Johns is pushing for more playing time.

Ann Arbor named best college town in America - again

This is at least the fifth-straight year Ann Arbor has claimed a top spot in the Wallethub survey of best college towns.

Does It Matter Where You Go to College?  The Atlantic

Research suggests that elite colleges don't really help rich white guys. But they can have a big effect if you're not rich, not white, or not a guy.

Women's Soccer Colleges Association of Ireland Kelly And Regan Cup Draw Made  Galway Bay FM

High-flying Letterkenny IT will potentially face two challenges from Cork in the RUSTLERS WSCAI Kelly Cup as the Third Round and Quarter Final draws were ...

Celebrity cause: giving to HBCUs  WSB Radio

Donations to HBCUs have risen, boosting the fortunes of some of the struggling schools.

UC basketball faces talented group of Bulldogs at Mississippi State

University of Cincinnati men's basketball coach Mick Cronin previews their Saturday night game with Mississippi State.

Will Muschamp’s message to his seniors entering their final game  The State

South Carolina Gamecocks football will say goodbye to a small senior class after the Belk Bowl against Virginia. Will Muschamp's message to the likes of Bryson ...

Pulaski County senior feels UVA recruitment letter is all about race  WSLS 10

PULASKI COUNTY, Va. - It's the thick of college application season and for many high school seniors, and it can be a very exciting time. But a Pulaski County ...

UT Vols linebacker Quart'e Sapp declares for NFL Draft  Knoxville News Sentinel

Quart'e Sapp says he's headed to the pros. The Tennessee linebacker declared for the NFL Draft In a video posted to his Twitter account on Friday.

Report: Tommy Tuberville interested in replacing Manny Diaz as Miami defensive coordinator

With University of Miami defensive coordinator Manny Diaz leaving the Hurricanes - as announced Thursday - to become head coach of the Temple Owls, ...

Rocky Mountain College, University of Providence split Frontier Conference doubleheader  Montana Sports

BILLINGS – The Rocky Mountain College Battlin' Bear women held off the University of Providence 67-60 in Saturday's basketball doubleheader opener, but the ...

Former UT Vols QB Quinten Dormady transferring again, this time to Central Michigan  Knoxville News Sentinel

Quinten Dormady will finish his college career at a third school.

Adenovirus cases at University of Maryland increase to 35, officials say  FOX 5 DC

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Officials say there are now 35 confirmed cases of students who have tested positive for Adenovirus at the University of ...

DakotaDome improvements to move forward in February  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

VERMILLION – The South Dakota Board of Regents approved a $26.3 million series of improvements to the DakotaDome in December of 2017 with the first part ...

Incoming USC D-lineman to practice with Gamecocks ahead of bowl game  The State

South Carolina football will start Belk Bowl practices next week. Commit Devontae Davis will sign his letter of intent, report to USC and take part in those campus ...

What Went Wrong in a University Harassment Investigation — and How Officials Are Trying to Fix It  The Chronicle of Higher Education

A University of Illinois law professor's behavior was found to have “made the teaching and working environment uncomfortable for a countless number of female ...

UC Bearcat coaches enjoy camaraderie during Military Bowl prep, recruiting visits

The University of Cincinnati staff continues to run the Bearcats through football bowl practice while also getting ready for Signing Day Dec. 19.

In Pa., four current or former private school leaders among top 30 nationally in earnings  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When Kenneth W. Starr relinquished Baylor University's presidency a couple years back, his campus faced highly-publicized accusations over its handling of ...

Which UT Vols football players graduated this semester?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Eleven Tennessee football players celebrated graduation on Friday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Hannah Sjerven quickly making impact for South Dakota women  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

VERMILLION – Hannah Sjerven had a year to figure out how the South Dakota basketball team wants her to play, at the same time honing her own skills as she ...

Michigan football not giving up on 5-star Daxton Hill after Bama flip  Detroit Free Press

5-star safety Daxton Hill flipped from Michigan to Alabama last weekend. But Jim Harbaugh's staff has not given up on him just yet.

Founders Park getting bigger, better video board ahead of 2019 baseball season  The State

South Carolina baseball is adding a new, enhanced LED video board to Founders Park for the 2019 season, capable of displaying multiple images at the same ...

Gibson honored as Woman of the Year  Laurinburg Exchange

LUMBERTON — The National Association of University Women's Robeson-Scotland Branch nd the National Association of University Women – Southeast…

Columbia Teachers College professor's office vandalized with swastikas, anti-Semitic slurs  CU Columbia Spectator

Updated Nov. 29, 2018, at 1:39 p.m.. The office of Jewish professor Elizabeth Midlarsky, who teaches and researches the Holocaust at Columbia Teachers ...

Greek Groups Are Suing Harvard Over Its Sanctions. Here's What Happens Next. | News  Harvard Crimson

Experts and lawyers say a pair of lawsuits challenging Harvard's sanctions could prompt a protracted — and pricey — legal battle in the months or years ahead.

New report says America’s public universities are separate and unequal  Chicago Sun-Times

Georgetown University's Center on Education and Workforce released a scathing report this past week on America's public universities that exposed startling ...

Chase Winovich called Ohio State loss a mirage. Buckeyes respond  Detroit Free Press

On Sunday, Michigan football star Chase Winovich had an interesting thought about the Ohio State loss.

College football bowl projections: UC Bearcats to Shreveport? Florida? Birmingham?

For much of the season, several college football experts had the 10-2 University of Cincinnati Bearcats football team - 6-2 in the American Athletic Conference ...

Reports: Ex-UC Bearcats head coach Butch Jones hired by Maryland football coaching staff

Butch Jones, the former University of Cincinnati Bearcats and Tennessee head coach who has served most recently as an analyst for the Alabama Crimson Tide ...

Which South Carolina private college presidents make the most money?  Greenville News

The highest paid presidents of private colleges in South Carolina got another raise in 2016, newly released data from the Chronicle of Higher Education show.

Michigan basketball gets first-place vote, No. 5 in AP Top 25; MSU 9th  Detroit Free Press

Michigan basketball remained at No. 5 in the latest edition of the AP Top 25 Poll. Michigan State moved up on e spot to No. 9.

Michelle Obama reveals the No. 1 piece of advice she would give her college-aged self  CNBC

As part of CBS News' "Note to Self" series, former first lady Michelle Obama shared a letter filled with advice and reassurance for her teenaged self as she ...

UTS to open Australia's first Indigenous residential college  The Sydney Morning Herald

The University of Technology Sydney will open Australia's first Indigenous residential college to encourage more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students ...

UC Bearcats among college basketball polls' others receiving votes

The 9-1 University of Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball team is among others receiving votes in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll as well as the ...

Men's rights activists are attacking women's scholarships and programs. The DOE is listening.  NBC News

A men's rights activist who has used federal complaints to target women-only scholarships and programs is now trying to start a national movement to end what ...

Feeding hungry students beyond the holidays at UH Community Colleges  UH System Current News

UH Community Colleges keep the spirit of the holiday season alive throughout the year by giving food to students through campus food pantries.

Will Muschamp talks assistant coaching rumors: ‘It’s flattering’  The State

South Carolina Gamecocks football assistant coaches Bobby Bentley and Dan Werner were linked to openings at Auburn and Ole Miss. What Will Muschamp ...

Josh Ball will not return to FSU  247Sports

Josh Ball releases statement on decision to not return to FSU.

Michigan football QB Shea Patterson should stay in school | Opinion  Detroit Free Press

Michigan Wolverines QB Shea Patterson should stay in school if he isn't a first- or second-round pick in 2019 NFL draft.

Michigan football's junior class has plenty of NFL draft potential  Detroit Free Press

Michigan likely won't match its record-setting 2017 NFL draft output next spring, but depending on who declares, the Wolverines could have a high number of ...

Imperial College president tops university pay table  Financial Times

Remuneration under growing scrutiny as pressure on campus finances rises.

NTSB to hold January meeting regarding 2017 Michigan basketball plane crash  The Detroit News

The National Transportation Safety Board announced Thursday it will hold a board meeting on Jan. 15 to determine the probable cause of the March 2017 ...

South Carolina’s offense is down a crucial player up front. How it’s adapting  The State

South Carolina Gamecocks football will have to adapt without top guard Zack Bailey because of a broken leg. How Donell Stanley, Chandler Farrell and maybe ...

What UT Vols basketball learned from Gonzaga before facing Memphis  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee Vols basketball plays at Memphis and new coach Penny Hardaway at noon ET Saturday (ESPN2).

UGA hopes to learn from heartbreaking loss to Bama before facing Texas  The Telegraph

UGA will watch film and learn from Dec. 1 loss to Alabama in the SEC Championship game before it faces No. 15 Texas Longhorns in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on ...

Michigan football dismisses running back O'Maury Samuels  Detroit Free Press

Samuels faces one misdemeanor charge of domestic violence and one misdemeanor charge of malicious destruction of property.

5-star DB Daxton Hill flips from Michigan football to Alabama  Detroit Free Press

Daxton Hill was the top-rated recruit in Michigan football's 2019 recruiting class.

New Anti-Hazing Law Requires PA Colleges & Universities To Post Semi-Annual Reports, With Initial Reports Due Jan. 15, 2019 - Criminal Law - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

This fall, Pennsylvania adopted legislation in an effort to prevent, deter, and criminalize hazing at colleges, universities, and secondary schools United States ...

College football bowl projections: Where could Michigan, Michigan State land?  Detroit Free Press

Here's where the national college football pundits think the Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans could be headed for bowl season.

Michigan football recruiting in good spot; Ohio State bugaboo persists  Detroit Free Press

Michigan football recruiting is trending up, but still needs more. Especially now with Urban Meyer out at Ohio State.

VCE 2018: Highest achievers to get prestigious university scholarships  The Age

With his mum a part-time carer and his dad working as a cleaner, Simon Seddon says the prestigious Melbourne University scholarship he has been awarded ...

'Our success is our students': Shackouls Honors College celebrates 50 years of honors education at MSU  Mississippi State Newsroom

Mississippi State's Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College is celebrating 50 years of the university's honors program supporting some of the nation's best ...

UC notches double-digit win over NKU heading to Saturday's Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout

For hosting University of Cincinnati basketball last season at BB&T Arena, Northern Kentucky University picked up a pair of home-and-home agreements from ...

Faculty Archive  National University News

As private, nonprofit institution, National University is dedicated to providing accessible, achievable education to adult learners — a mission supported by our ...

College football top 25: Michigan falls after Ohio State loss Sports  Detroit Free Press

It was a massive letdown for Michigan football in its big loss to Ohio State. How far did it fall in the Free Press' top 25 college football poll?

In shadow of drug cartels, Shea Patterson learned to block out the noise  Detroit Free Press

The road that led Shea Patterson to Michigan included a stop on the U.S.-Mexico border, where he learned to communicate with players of another tongue.

Takeaways: University of Cincinnati defeats Northern Kentucky before Crosstown Shootout

Scott Springer takes a look at the University of Cincinnati's Tuesday night game ahead of Saturday's Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout with Xavier.

Cincinnati Bearcats overwhelmed by UCF Knights on national television

Cincinnati Bearcats routed by UCF on prime time TV.

University of Cincinnati Bearcats defeat Milwaukee Panthers with rounded scoring, 74-63

In their third date at refurbished Fifth Third Arena, the University of Cincinnati men's basketball team recorded a 74-63 win against the winless but pesty Panthers ...

Luke Fickell, Bearcats complete 2018 turnaround with 56-6 win against ECU

The Cincinnati Bearcats' 2018 turnaround was completed Friday with a historic punctuation mark. The Bearcats left no doubt in a 56-6 throttling of visiting East ...

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