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Caribbean Single Market and Economy - Who Says UWI isn't Doing Enough?


The University of the West Indies (UWI) has often been viewed as a long-standing partner to Caribbean Governments in fostering integration and development of our people, and forming strategic alliances.CARICOM member states are now considering the establishment of a single market economy.

5 Leading Online Schools


The internet has revolutionized many parts of our economy. You can shop, meet people online and, now, you can take college courses for credit.

GCSE English I Hate the Moor Notes about Othello


The Shakespearean play "Othello" describes a cruel chain of events ending in tragedy. This a plot of want and destruction caused by one man's envy and malice, whose actions in the name of revenge upon a firma friend get out of control, and go far beyond reprisal, the conclusion to which is loss of life through murder and suicide.

MRCP and MRCPCH - Preparation for the Examination


There should have been a time in the human history when there was no need for anyone to prove themselves; it is so delightful to think such a planet earth where human beings were free as birds without examinations. But to entertain such thoughts is almost sinful, a taboo for those in the medical field!!! It is all the more true for those who aspire to gain their MRCP and MRCPCH certifications.

College Low Expectations Game Cost Students, Parents, & Taxpayers Thousands of Dollars


During a recent conversation with a client, he shared with me his frustration when registering his son for his first year at college. This university, incidentally one of the big 10, would only allow his son to register for 12 hours.

7 Tips To Avoid the College Low Expectations Game


Many public universities play the "Low Expectation Game" (see article "College 'Low Expectations Game' Cost Students, Parents & Taxpayers Thousands of Dollars"). As a student or a parent, you can avoid this game using the following tips:Tip #1 - Register for 15 hours.

Whats behind the Explosive Growth in Distance Learning?


There is a ground swell of support globally to support the growth of distance learning. Market research firms, government agencies, public and private companies, and even venture capital firms - those companies that invest in new and emerging businesses - all agree that distance learning's future is very bright, and a good investment opportunity as well.

Is Pursuing A Degree Online Really For You? Who Should And Who Should Not?


Stanford University's Online Lessons Learned Stanford University's Center for Professional Development has recently completed a survey of those that have been successful in completing online degree programs globally. The results of their research provide useful guidance for anyone considering an online program.

Online Education: 57 Leading Institutions


Getting a college degree today is easier than ever before thanks to the number of institutions offering distance learning opportunities. Whether you are pursuing a undergraduate, graduate, or doctorate degree you can choose from scores of degree granting schools.

CSI Has Made The Study Of Forensics An Exciting Career Opportunity


Forensics is not just one field of study but encompasses several different disciplines. You first decision is to determine which area most interests you.

Financial Aid for Online Education


You've made the decision to pursue your degree online and you've been accepted to an online program. Now what do you do? The next step in realizing your dream is to secure the funds needed for your education.

Online Education


I always dreamed of going to school and getting a degree in something I'd love to do. I had plenty of dreams, and I wanted to pursue them.

Get Your College Degree Online


Have you long wanted or needed to increase your level of education with a college degree? Perhaps, you have desired a degree for your own personal satisfaction or because you have found it difficult to advance in your work field without one.One of the best blessings to come from the Internet is the ability to now obtain a college education online.

What to Look for When Choosing an Online Degree Program


Choosing an online education program should be exciting and fun. While there a many good, recognized diploma or degree programs available through online education, choosing the one which is right for you can seem like a daunting task.

Why Pursue Your Degree Online?


Distance education has been around longer than people may realise. A system which teaches students without requiring that they actually be present, distance learning was pioneered in 1946, by the University of South Africa, which continues to offer distance education courses today.

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South Dakota Senate defeats bill allowing firearms on university campuses  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

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