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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.

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! Your first decision is whether or not you will deliver the course "live" or in a synchronous mode.

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! Interaction in online courses is a two-edged sword.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?These are just some of the questions that concerned parents and aspiring students are asking themselves nowadays.

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.

Medical Assistant - Medical Assistant Distance Education

Considerations in Distance Education for the Medical Assistant InstructorMedical Assistant distance education is emerging to meet the demands of a new generation of students in the twenty first century. St.

IMT College - Full Online

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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.

CRI Releases Its 2003-2004 College Graduate Survey

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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?The Intellectual Challenge Christian students on a secular campus face a great intellectual challenge.

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Elite Colleges Constantly Tell Low-Income Students That They Do Not Belong  The Atlantic

Unwritten rules underlie all of elite-university life—and students who don't come from a wealthy background have a hard time navigating them.

College admissions scandal a 'slap in the face' to minority athletes  USA TODAY

There are two major sports mostly missing from the allegations in the nation's largest admissions scandal: football and basketball. While no coaches from those ...

Hundreds of juniors attend College Fair at Woodstock North  Northwest Herald

Woodstock North High School hosted its second annual College Fair on Tuesday for juniors from both Woodstock School District 200 high schools and several ...

Two Texas college football players shot and robbed while on spring break in Miami  NBC News

Two Texas college football players were shot and robbed while on spring break in Miami, police in Florida said. Jay Bias and Xavier Morris, who play for Texas ...

Here's what universities are saying about the alleged college admissions cheating scandal  CNN

As the fallout grows over a scandal alleging families with money and clout paid bribes for their children to attend eight prestigious universities, one of the big ...

Actresses, Business Leaders and Other Wealthy Parents Charged in U.S. College Entry Fraud  The New York Times

A sprawling federal investigation accuses 50 people of involvement in a scheme to get undeserving students into major American universities.

Six of the top 10 universities in the world no longer consider legacy when evaluating applicants—here's why  CNBC

The recent $25 million college cheating scandal has sparked debate about the legal yet unethical ways in which wealthy students are given advantages ...

College Admissions Scandal Is Just The Latest For University Of Southern California  NPR

The University of Southern California finds itself at the center of the college admissions scam revealed this week. This is the latest in a string of high profile ...

Students and parents pursue class-action suit against universities linked to admissions scandal  CNN

A group of students and parents have filed a federal lawsuit seeking class-action status against the University of Southern California, UCLA and other colleges ...

Can college admissions be equitable?  Minnesota Public Radio News

Wealthy parents allegedly pulled strings and paid bribes to get their kids into college, but college admissions have been unfair for a long time. How do we ...

University of Tennessee to launch free college program that mirrors successful Promise, Reconnect programs  The Tennessean

University of Tennessee system interim President Randy Boyd announced the UT Promise program on Thursday at the annual State of UT address in Nashville.

After new admissions scandal, former Regent Wallace Hall says University of Texas' rules are a "joke"  The Texas Tribune

Hall led a heated battle to reform the school's admissions procedures, which led to reforms in 2015. But after a UT tennis coach was accused of taking a bribe to ...

Average tuition at private colleges is $35,830 a year—but here's how much students actually pay  CNBC

According to the College Board's 2018 Trends in College Pricing Report, from 1988 to 2018, sticker prices tripled at public four-year schools and doubled at ...

SEM Hosts Jesuit College Excellence Tour  The SEM Weekly

Current sophomores and juniors who have just begun the college process got the opportunity to face-to-face talk to admissions representatives from several ...

March Madness revenue is insane. So is soaring student debt. Time for March sanity?  USA TODAY

Our cultural and economic priorities are misaligned. Enjoy the games, but remember that colleges have a mission higher and broader than basketball.

Twelve alumni to receive College of Engineering's highest honor  Penn State News

Twelve Penn State engineering graduates will be honored April 8 at the College of Engineering's annual Outstanding Engineering Alumni Awards ceremony at ...

A History of College Admissions Schemes, From Encoded Pencils to Paid Stand-Ins  The New York Times

College admissions scandals have run the gamut through the years. In one, expert test takers in New York memorized the answers and phoned them to people ...

Michigan basketball a 2 seed in NCAA tournament, opens against Montana  Detroit Free Press

Michigan basketball was slotted into the West Region for the 2019 NCAA tournament. They'll open Thursday against Montana.

College of Education alumnus earns Alumni Achievement Award  Penn State News

Brian Patchcoski, a 2010 graduate of the College of Education with a master's degree in college student affairs/higher education, is one of 15 prominent young ...

Clinton University? Rock Hill college’s president looks to growth as school turns 125  Rock Hill Herald

Clinton College students and staff are celebrating the 125-year anniversary of the historically black college in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Clinton President Lester ...

Renowned Haitian Author to Hold Book Event at Brooklyn College, Syracuse University and More  Haitian Times

Haitian author Frankétienne's iconic novel, Dézafi, first published in Haitian Creole in 1975, explores the themes of oppression, rebellion and liberation wrapped ...

University of Tennessee will be free for low-income students starting in fall 2020  ThinkProgress

Joining a small, but growing list of U.S. colleges and universities seeking to make higher education more accessible to a greater number of qualified students, ...

Phil Mickleson used college admissions firm to help get daughter into Brown University  CBS News

Pro golfer worked with Edge College & Career Network, but says his children would "disown" him if he interfered.

10 WNY public colleges & universities get bad marks on public transparency - News 4

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - Several Upstate New York public colleges and universities are not receiving good grades when it comes to how open their councils and ...

College Admissions Scandals, Again  National Review

It's happened before: Rich, politically connected parents weasel to get their children into the University of Texas.

Institut Marquès Invited by the Imperial College of London to Present Latest Developments in Front of 700 Researchers  PRNewswire

BARCELONA, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Institut Marquès strives to continue devising advanced and amazing technology for reproductive medicine, with ...

As College Bribery Scandal Plays Out, Here Is Some Context  NPR

It's no surprise that rich people game the system to get their kids into top colleges. Here are some key takeaways as the bribery scandal evolves.

Hallmark Channel drops Lori Loughlin amid college admission scam  ABC News

The massive college admissions scam that snared 50 people in a federal indictment now appears to have cost one of the two famous actresses a major contract.

Tennessee Vols vs. Colgate in NCAA Tournament: TV, radio, streaming, odds  Knoxville News Sentinel

The second-seeded Vols play 15th-seeded Colgate on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Columbus, Ohio.

Florida State University College of Medicine announces Match Day results  Florida State News

Graduating students in the Florida State University College of Medicine Class of 2019 received notification today of where they will enter residency training this ...

Admissions scandal: Kentucky colleges have 'spidey sense' for meddling parents  Courier Journal

After 24 years at Centre College in Danville, Bob Nesmith — the school's dean of admission and financial aid — has developed a "spidey sense" for when a ...

Why Dayton has been a house of horrors for NCCU  Raleigh News & Observer

NC Central faces North Dakota State in a First Four game in Dayton, where the Eagles are 0-2 in the NCAA tournament the past two years.

Federal agents uncovered the college admissions scandal by accident while working on unrelated case  ABC News

The FBI uncovered the $25 million nationwide college admissions cheating scandal by accident while agents were working an unrelated securities fraud case, ...

March Madness: UC Bearcats are a 7 seed in 2019 NCAA Tournament, will play Iowa in Columbus

The University of Cincinnati Bearcats will travel to Columbus for the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.

FBI Shouldn't Be Prosecuting College Fraud, But Axing Its Own Corruption  The Federalist

The FBI throwing the book at the rich and famous has the added benefit to being a surefire distraction from the ethical hole the FBI has dug itself.

Michigan football freshman RB Zach Charbonnet out for spring practices  Detroit Free Press

Michigan freshman running back Zach Charbonnet will miss spring football with a knee injury.

For Argosy University seniors, excitement of spring graduation has turned to a nightmare  AZCentral

Niki Terranova has worked for nearly six years to earn a doctorate degree. She was finally set to finish her internship, the last piece of the degree's requirements, ...

The giant college admissions scandal and its reach into NC: Answers to some common questions  Durham Herald Sun

Here are answers to some common questions about the college admissions scandal, and what some NC university officials have to say about the potential for ...

Hardest college to get into in Alabama

Which Alabama university has the toughest admission rate?

How a Kentucky distillery owner allegedly bribed her son's way into a top university  Courier Journal

A mother allegedly wired $75k to a bogus foundation to doctor her son's SAT exam and paid $100k to get him into the University of Southern California.

College admissions scandal: Does attending an elite school mean you'll earn more money?  USA TODAY

The college admissions scandal comes down to money. Graduating from elite schools translates into better jobs and higher salaries, most people think.

Westfield State University faculty vote no confidence in President Ramon Torrecilha; trustees say he has their support

WESTFIELD — Citing bonuses paid to university vice presidents and administrators — and the process used to hire those staff — faculty at Westfield State ...

2019 Arts and Humanities Awards  New England Public Radio

Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2019 NEPR Arts & Humanities Awards: Double Edge Theatre of Ashfield, Massachusetts Pam Victor, founder of.

The College Cheating Scandal Revealed How Obsessed We Are with University Prestige, But What’s It Really Worth?

Following news of indictments in a massive admissions scandal, Teen Vogue's Lucy Diavolo reflects on the value of a university's prestige.

New bill in Oregon Legislature would freeze college tuition for 2019-21 biennium  Statesman Journal

If passed, House Bill 3381 would prohibit public universities and community colleges in Oregon from increasing tuition during the 2019-21 biennium.

The College Admissions Scandal Is About More Than Just Bribery  Bloomberg

America's latest academic scandal has something for anyone who resents or is offended by elitist universities and wealthy celebrities, which is almost everyone.

A slew of CEOs charged in college entrance cheating scam  CNBC

A slew of CEOs and two high-profile actresses are among 50 people charged in a $25 million cheating scheme to help wealthy students to gain admission to top ...

Rankings roundup: How the top 20 teams fared, March 15-17 | College Hockey  USCHO

Here is a rundown of how the top 20 teams in the Division I Men's Poll of March 11 fared in games over the March 15-17 weekend. No. 1 St. Cloud ...

'I Put My Work In': Honest Applicants Await College Admissions Results  The New York Times

Unlike the parents indicted by federal prosecutors last week in the college admissions scandal, these students have followed the rules.

The College Cheating Scam Was Pointless. Rich White Kids Don’t Need Elite Schools  WBUR

Like what you read here? Sign up for our twice-weekly newsletter. The most ironic thing about "Operation Varsity Blues" — the college cheating scandal that has ...

Lone Star College-University Park aims for 50 percent graduation rate by 2021, eyes new instructional arts facility  Community Impact Newspaper

Feb 18, 2019: Lone Star College-University Park has announced a goal of reaching a 50 percent graduation rate by spring 2021—a 300 percent increase from ...

The Shady but Legal Ways the Rich and Powerful Help Their Kids Into College, Experts Say (Look at Jared Kushner and JFK Jr.)

The college admissions process has long been vulnerable to legal if dubious exploitation by the wealthy, powerful and well-connected.

2019 Survey of College and University Presidents  Inside Higher Ed

March 8, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted by Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ...

March Madness 2019: Cincinnati basketball advances to AAC final vs. Houston again

For a second straight season, the University of Cincinnati will take on the University of Houston in the American Athletic Conference championship game.

Is Bribing Your Kid's Way Into College Actually a Good Investment?  Pacific Standard

A college degree isn't worth what it was in the 1980s. Why would the wealthy pay huge sums to get their children into college?

Former Michigan star Moritz Wagner giving Lakers 'positive energy every day' as rookie  The Detroit News

Former Michigan star Moritz Wagner is averaging four points and 1.6 rebounds as rookie, but has seen his minutes pick up in recent games.

'The College' debuts at Arizona State University  Arizona State University

On Wednesday afternoon, the idea that The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the “academic heart” of the university was reinforced by an event at ...

Why is Tennessee the Volunteers? And who are the Tennessee mascots?  Knoxville News Sentinel

What is a Tennessee Volunteer? There are two stories for how the name started, and there are three mascots for the University of Tennessee.

How I Would Cover the College-Admissions Scandal as a Foreign Correspondent  The New Yorker

The college-admissions scandal—in which fifty people have been indicted for scheming to get the children of wealthy parents into top schools—makes for ...

Lady Vols among seven teams vying for last four NCAA Tournament bids  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee is among seven women's basketball teams vying for one of the last four at-large bids to the NCAA Tournament. The Lady Vols will find out on ...

Will South Carolina’s defensive backfield again have to rely on a freshman?  The State

The South Carolina Gamecocks football team threw Jaycee Horn, Israel Mukuamu, RJ Roderick into the fire in 2018. They did the same with Jamyest Williams in ...

The Gray Market: What the ‘Operation Varsity Blues’ College Admission Scandal Has to Do With the Art World (and Other Insights)  artnet News

Our columnist connects CalArts $50850 annual tuition to the celebrity-ensnaring college-admissions scandal and an American aristocracy.

March Madness 2019: Cincinnati basketball reaches AAC semis vs. Wichita State

Scott Springer looks at UC's quarterfinal opener in the AAC tournament and preview's Saturday's semifinal against Wichita State.

College admissions scandal example of long-standing inequality  Toronto Star

If there is one thing we can safely conclude from the recent U.S. college admissions scandal it's this: money, lots of money — not scholarly aptitude nor merit ...

Immigrants Race to Outgrow Citizens With College/University Degrees  Citizen Truth

The U.S. Census Bureau revealed that immigrants hold more college degrees than native American citizens, and they are on a race to acquire higher degrees.

Duke Beats FSU for Program's 21st ACC Title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Zion Williamson proved he's back and healthy with a dominating three-game show at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. And that ...

University History  LSU of Alexandria News

In 1959, the Louisiana Legislature authorized the establishment of LSUA as a two-year commuter college under the governance of the LSU Board of ...

University, College curling championships sweep into Fredericton  CBC Sports

Thirty-two of Canada's top university and college curling teams have all gathered in Fredericton, all looking to become the 2019 national champions.

Summit With Jewish, Latino College Students Highlights Challenges Facing Both Groups  WJCT NEWS

Jewish and Latino college students from across the country gathered in South Florida over the weekend to discuss the societal challenges their communities.

South Carolina baseball struggles on defense, drops series to Georgia  Raleigh News & Observer

South Carolina baseball played Georgia in the middle game of their SEC series on Saturday, with the Gamecocks and Bulldogs going back and forth at ...

Sorority donates $1.6M to black colleges and universities  The Chicago Citizen

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. recently donated $1.6 million to 32 historically black colleges and universities including Chicago State University, and plans to ...

80% students of SoBo law college fail, write to Mumbai University  Times of India

Following declaration of results last week, 80% second-year LLB students from Siddharth College found they had failed the third semester.

Michigan spring football: Five storylines to watch  The Detroit News

Angelique Chengelis identifies five storylines to watch as Michigan begins spring football practice.

Howard University Participates in Second Annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action on Capitol Hill  Howard Newsroom

WASHINGTON (March 7, 2019) – Today, Howard University joined the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and the Science, ...

US higher education crisis: lessons from the Chicago schools  Financial Times

Making college free is one of the biggest rallying cries among Democratic White House hopefuls. Given the lengths to which many wealthy parents go to game ...

History and Facts  St John's University News

Founded, 1870, by the Vincentian Community. Character, A private, coeducational Roman Catholic university (Vincentian Community). Locations, Queens, NY

College Cheating Scandal: Aunt Becky's kids will be fine, but what about the deserving Black kids who never get a shot?  TheGrio

Writer Dustin Seibert reflects on his time teaching on the south side of Chicago and what this college cheating scandal really means.

March Madness 2019: Cincinnati basketball gets by Wichita State 66-63 to advance to AAC final vs. Houston

MEMPHIS – Playing to possibly improve their seedline in the upcoming NCAA tournament, the University of Cincinnati held off a Wichita State team that wouldn't ...

John Legend weighs in on college bribery scandal involving Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin  Daily Mail

John Legend weighed in on college bribery scandal involving Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin: 'The system has been rigged for wealthy people for a long ...

Do history majors need to know algebra? South Dakota refocuses college math requirements  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

A new math requirement could ease the need for remedial classes.

International Student Information | Admissions and Aid | RIT  RIT University News Services

Our reputation and ranking as one of the world's top universities has been acknowledged by many leading college guides, industry, and internationally ...

Grant Williams repeats as SEC Player of the Year to lead Tennessee basketball honors  Knoxville News Sentinel

Jordan Bone and Admiral Schofield also received All-SEC honors.

University of Cincinnati Bearcats win ugly game at SMU, secure bye in AAC tourney

DALLAS – The University of Cincinnati's fourth game in 10 days might have been their toughest and it was far from their prettiest. SMU had played UC close in ...

University of Cincinnati Bearcats back in AP/USA TODAY Top 25 after road win over UConn

After their 64-60 road win at Connecticut, putting them 23-4 on the season, the University of Cincinnati was rewarded with a spot in the Associated Press Top 25 ...

Michigan-Michigan State part 2 now has Big Ten title implications  Detroit Free Press

The winner of Michigan-Michigan State on Saturday will win at least a share of the 2018-19 Big Ten regular season title.

Closures and Delays for Friday, March 1, 2019  WEAA

Morgan State University will open at 11:00 a.m. for faculty, staff and students. Essential employees report as directed by your supervisor. Please be.

Tickets for Pacific University's 59th Annual Lū`au On Sale Beginning Tuesday, March 5  Pacific University

Presented by Pacific's Hawai'i Club, Nā Haumāna O Hawai`i, the 2019 Lū`au takes place in mid-April and is one of the largest on the mainland.

Jewish students combat graduate union's vote for BDS committee at Toronto U

It's shameful that Canadian university students are using Western platforms to discriminate against the Jewish people and the only democratic state in the Middle ...

Transfer Credit to LSUA  LSU of Alexandria News

Students can receive transfer credits for a variety of reasons. LSUA will make every effort to award students transfer credit from approved methods to help our ...

20 elite universities received 28% of college donations last year — they educate 1.6% of undergraduates  MarketWatch

The results of an annual survey suggest that the concept of the have and have-nots extends to higher education.

How many colleges and universities have closed since 2016?  Education Dive

Increased regulation and falling enrollment were among several factors contributing to the closure or consolidation of hundreds of colleges and campuses ...

Belac Continues to Hold Lead at Sugar Bowl

NEW ORLEANS, La. – With 18 holes remaining at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Championship, Duke University junior Ana Belac holds a two stroke ...

First graduating class of Tusculum University, not Tusculum College, included around 300 students  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tusculum awarded around 300 students their degrees for the first time after converting from a college to a university.

Arizona Senate Panel Votes to End State College, University...  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In an effort to end sharp tuition hikes for Arizona colleges and universities, an Arizona Senate panel recently voted to have taxpayers pay more of the cost of.

Catholic college, university leaders focus on finances, job market  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Participants at the annual meeting of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities had to know they were getting down to brass tacks with the theme of ...

The top 100 colleges, universities where student applications are on the rise in the US  USA TODAY

Changes in the number of applications submitted to various institutions were reviewed to identify 100 colleges where applications climbed the most.

Heads of Miami Dade College, University of Miami named to list of best college presidents  TCPalm

Eduardo J. Padron, of Miami Dade College, and Julio Frenk, of the University of Miami, ranked ninth and 25th, respectively.

Calvin University coming in July 2019 - News  Calvin News

A date has been set. Calvin College will become Calvin University on July 10, 2019. The timing, which coincides with Reformer John Calvin's birthday, for whom ...

C&U Census 2018: What college and university operators are tackling now  FoodService Director

Always trend-setting, innovating and testing the limits of their menus, college and university foodservice operators continue to grapple.

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