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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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    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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    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 almost 7 years ago | Rated: +8
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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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    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 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated: -10
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    April is National Volunteer Month

    April is National Volunteer Month
    Across the country this month Americans will be giving their time and energy, but not getting paid for it. What gives? It's national volunteer month! A time when you have the opportunity to help your fellow Americans by volunteering. April also encompasses National Volunteer Week. According to Nationalserviceresources.org: "National Volunteer Week began in 1974 when President Richard Nixon signed an executive ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +23
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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 about 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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    What’s in Your Financial Aid Package?

    What’s in Your Financial Aid Package?
    Now that you have been admitted to college, it's time to weigh the financial aid package you will receive. The package should contain all federal and institutional aid that will go towards financing your education. Here are some of the more important parts of the aid package you should look for. Federal Loans All loans awarded to you will either be ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Obama Earth Day Challenge Last Year - Have You Held Up Your End?

    Obama Earth Day Challenge Last Year - Have You Held Up Your End?
    Last year U.S. President Barack Obama tossed a green gauntlet, challenging Americans to take action to better the environment in honor of Earth Day. Have you done your part to better the environment? Here's a recap of what tasks President Obama challenged us to. "I want you to take action -- in your home or your community; at your school or ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +42
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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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    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Braylon Edwards

    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Braylon Edwards
    Ex-Cleveland Brown Braylon Edwards knows a man is only as good as his word, and this past Saturday Edward’s word paid off in the form of $1 million in scholarships. In 2007, two years before he was traded to the New York Jets, Edwards promised scholarships to 100 Cleveland area students to attend college through his Advance 100 Scholarship Program which ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +38
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    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Barry Bonds

    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Barry Bonds
    Barry Bonds. Notorious home run King – until he became known as the baseball player who fixed his game by allegedly taking steroids. While he was most recently charged on three counts of making false statements in his initial trial nearly seven years ago, the judge for Bonds’ 12-day trial in April declared a mistrial on all three charges. But the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +45
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    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Michael Vick

    Bad Boy Athletes Help Students Pay for School: Michael Vick
    When Michael Vick was being released from federal prison after serving 19 months out of his 23 month sentence, he stood in front of 450 graduates of Camelot high schools to give the commencement speech and surprise two students with $5,000 scholarships. The Camelot School is an alternative high school that caters to at-risk youth with behavioral, academic and emotional problems. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +51
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated: -81
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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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    35 Steps All Athletes Can Take to Win an Athletic Scholarship

    35 Steps All Athletes Can Take to Win an Athletic Scholarship
    Recruits are always wondering what they can to do improve their recruiting process. Here are 35 steps that ALL recruits can take to get one step closer to an athletic scholarship opportunity. (In no particular order) 1. Be aggressive. Don’t contact a coach one time and give up if you don’t hear back. Email a coach and wait a few weeks. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +30
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    15 College Coach "Turn Offs" to Avoid

    15 College Coach "Turn Offs" to Avoid
    College coaches are evaluating prospects during every single interaction. Whether the coach is watching film, talking to an athlete on campus or watching them deal with a loss after a high school game, each observation is a chance to make assumptions about the prospect. It is important for every recruit to understand what sort of things might leave a negative impression ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated: -11
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