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    Recapping Higher Education in President Obama’s State of the Union

    Recapping Higher Education in President Obama’s State of the Union
    If you caught any of President Obama’s State of the Union address, you probably noticed a strong theme. This year, his State of the Union centered around the middle class and “middle class economics,” which is “the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +10
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    Show Me the Money: Donations to Colleges at All-Time High

    Show Me the Money: Donations to Colleges at All-Time High
    At this point in the year, money is a pretty hot topic: how to get more financial aid, where to find scholarships and what the total sticker price of your dream college will be ultimately. While all that is important to you now, donations and endowments at colleges should figure into your equations and tabulations too. Why, you might ask? Because ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +10
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    Survey: College Freshmen More Depressed than Ever

    Survey: College Freshmen More Depressed than Ever
    A recent survey from the Cooperative Institutional Research Program at UCLA has college students, parents and administrators alike dropping their jaws in shock. The National Norms survey, which has been conducted for decades now, revealed that college freshmen are more depressed than ever upon entering college. What’s more, the survey revealed some startling statistics on social interactions between high school seniors ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +10
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    Signs You Should Transfer

    Signs You Should Transfer
    The dream school for one student is a nightmare for another. In less horrifying terms, attending a particular school didn’t turn out the way you wanted. Sometimes transferring to another school is the best choice after you exhausted all attempts to make it work. Here are some signs that it may be time to consider transferring to a new school. Getting ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Dartmouth Takes a Stand, Bans Hard Alcohol

    Dartmouth Takes a Stand, Bans Hard Alcohol
    Dartmouth College has faced a lot of scrutiny in the past few years – and rightly so. From horrendous accounts of hazing to sexual assault cases that were mishandled, the school has been under examination from parents, the federal government and the rest of the country watching from their smartphones and televisions. As a response, Dartmouth has recently announced that they ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +8
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    Hidden Money for School

    Hidden Money for School
    After tapping the financial aid and scholarship fields dry, where else is there to go? Digging a little deeper can reap big rewards if you work a little harder. Resources are available in your town, at your school, and online. Here are a few lesser-known places where you can find money for school. Local Community Organizations Local civic organizations like Kiwanis ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Do You "Fit" Your Dream School?

    Do You "Fit" Your Dream School?
    You’ve gotten into your dream school! But does it really ‘fit’ you? College guides and experts go on and on about ‘fit’ without really explaining what it means. In short, ‘fit’ means what you want from a school and what that school offers are the same. If you’ve been picturing yourself at this school since kindergarten, then facing the fact that ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Could Copying Homework Lead to a Course Failure? These Test Results Prove the Answer is Yes.

    Could Copying Homework Lead to a Course Failure? These Test Results Prove the Answer is Yes.
    If you thought cheating was the easy, quick way to better grades, turns out you're wrong. A new study indicates that students who cheat on homework actually learn less and are more likely to fail exams--and the overall course. Physical Review Special Topics- Physics Education Research, a free online journal, recently published the results of a test four individual staff members ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Internet Pioneer Fastweb Celebrates its 15th Anniversary

    Internet Pioneer Fastweb Celebrates its 15th Anniversary
    On May 22, 1995, Fastweb brought scholarships to the Internet. It was the early days of the World Wide Web, and Fastweb was the first free scholarship matching site. By the end of its first day, 270 students had searched for scholarships on the site. And that’s when the legend began. Since its founding, Fastweb has helped more than 50 million ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Could Copying Homework Lead to a Course Failure? These Test Results Prove the Answer is Yes.

    Could Copying Homework Lead to a Course Failure? These Test Results Prove the Answer is Yes.
    If you thought cheating was the easy, quick way to better grades, turns out you're wrong. A new study indicates that students who cheat on homework actually learn less and are more likely to fail exams--and the overall course. Physical Review Special Topics- Physics Education Research, a free online journal, recently published the results of a test four individual staff members ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Put Your Job Search into High Gear

    Put Your Job Search into High Gear
    Graduation is creeping up on you, but the job search so far has come up short. You may be sending resumes out feverishly, but sometimes this is not the best strategy. The job market is still hurting, but it is possible to land a good job. If you put in hard work and plenty of tenacity, you can have a job ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Arizona Approves Double Digit Percentage Increase for Public College Tuition

    Arizona Approves Double Digit Percentage Increase for Public College Tuition
    March 12, 2010 On Thursday, the Arizona Board of Regents approved double digit percentage increases to tuition for the state’s three public universities including Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, and University of Arizona. The increases will go into effect with next year’s incoming freshman class. This makes Arizona the second state to approve double-digit increases in tuition inflation after California’s ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: -3
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    Best Jobs for Working Students

    Best Jobs for Working Students
    For many of you, a job to help pay the tuition bills is a must. However, you don’t have to resign yourself to flipping burgers at minimum wage. Depending on your school, there can be hundreds of student jobs available that pay well and can provide you with valuable experience to put on your resume. Here are a few campus jobs ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: -10
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    Show me the Money: The Art of Negotiating for a Scholarship

    Show me the Money: The Art of Negotiating for a Scholarship
    In many ways, negotiating for an athletic scholarship is exactly like negotiating for just about anything. As anyone who has seen Jerry Maguire or an episode of Entourage can appreciate, successfully negotiating for something can be as simple as convincing your negotiating partner that you can offer something he absolutely needs. A program has something you want or need (scholarship money), ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: -11
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    Debate to End Athletic Scholarships

    Debate to End Athletic Scholarships
    In March, at the close of the March Madness tournament, there was much debate over whether or not college athletes should be paid. Meanwhile, another debate was looming under the radar. On March 24, according to The Huffington Post, Ralph Nader called for an end to athletic scholarships. Period. Nader believes that college sports, and particularly the championship tournaments, mirror professional ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: -81
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