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    Making the Most Out of Unofficial Visits

    Making the Most Out of Unofficial Visits
    Pretend, for a moment, that you’re a college coach. Each and every day, you’re bombarded with countless standardized emails from potential recruits, all of whom insist they’d “love to come and play for your school.” After years playing the recruiting game, though, you’re too savvy for this tactic, and you realize that many of these prospects have sent an identical email ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 3 years ago | Rate This
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    Jack of All Trades: The Importance of Versatility

    Jack of All Trades: The Importance of Versatility
    Once upon a time, a frontcourt player’s job was to rebound and score with his back to the basket, a point guard’s job was to control and distribute the ball, and a wing player’s job was to shoot. These days, 7’0” Dirk Nowitzki has among the silkiest jump-shots in the game, Chris Paul and Deron Williams are their teams’ crunch-time scorers, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +28
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    The Winner’s Path to an Athletic Scholarship

    The Winner’s Path to an Athletic Scholarship
    In the increasingly competitive chase for college athletic scholarships, there is no such thing as preparing too early or too much. For better or worse, the recruiting process now begins as soon as a student-athlete begins high school – and occasionally earlier - and awaiting a call from a coach during one’s junior or senior year will now leave a recruit ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +22
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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 over 4 years ago | Rate This
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated: +8
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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 almost 5 years ago | Rated: -3
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 10 days ago | Rated: +10
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    App Notifies Parents, Professors When Students Skip Class

    App Notifies Parents, Professors When Students Skip Class
    Today, the average college graduate leaves their college experience nearly $30,000 in debt. Still, it’s not uncommon for college students to choose sleeping in or hanging out with friends over attending class. In fact, Core Principle reports that students skip up to 20% of their classes throughout college, as stated in USA Today – which is thousands of dollars in wasted ...
    Published 1 day ago | Rated: +10
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