University and College Life - Courses, Finance, Grants etc.

Schools in a Nutshell: Washington University In St Louis

By , August 1, 2011 8:24 pm

Washington University In St Louis Washington University In St Louis Washington University in St. Louis, also known as WUSTL, is a nonsectarian, private research university located in Greater St. Louis, Missouri, United States. It was founded in 1853 and was named in honor of George Washington. Britain’s Times Higher Education Supplement ranked Washington University 48th in the world in 2006. -- read the full article

Why it is now Harder for Teens to Earn a College Degree

By , July 28, 2011 9:23 am

In the U.S. it’s not just tuition fee hikes that are driving up the price tag of earning a college degree. Across the nation, budget cuts are compelling universities and colleges to lay off professors and cancel some classes, thereby making it more difficult for teenagers to get into the courses required to earn their degree. All these lead to more time spent in college. The whole concept may so -- read the full article

State Schools Get Selective – Activities vs. Strong Academics

By , July 25, 2011 1:06 pm

I’m not planning to apply to an Ivy League school; I’d be happy to go to Indiana University. Ball State is my second choice, with Butler a long shot, as my family would have a hard time paying private tuition. My question is, do I need to get involved in extracurriculars in order to have a chance at IU? My SAT scores are only average. Several teachers and my guidance counselor say it&# -- read the full article

How To Choose The Best Online Assessor Training Course

By , July 22, 2011 6:18 am

If you are in the education field you need to make sure that you keep up to date on all your credentials. This could affect your employment. You want to make sure that any training you need to get is up to date, passes all standards, and prepares you for your job. Sure you can go to a classroom and learn this material, but why would you if you can take the course online?     Coaching &nb -- read the full article

Career Colleges

By , July 20, 2011 10:17 am

Career colleges are essentially privately managed post-secondary schools, which offer career-oriented programs. Unlike regular four-year colleges, career colleges offer short-term diplomas and certificates besides bachelor’s degrees. Career Colleges: Pros and Cons Career colleges are often looked down upon in comparison to traditional colleges. However, they have the following benefits over -- read the full article

So You Wanna Know How To Get Into Grad School in Psychology

By , July 18, 2011 8:17 pm

Gaining admission to grad school isn’t exactly quantum physics, but there is a science that successful students follow to prevent their application from ending up in the rejection pile. If you’re applying to grad school in psychology, chances are that you are familiar with the following words: Smart, intelligent, stellar, and exceptional, and hey, maybe you’ve even been fortune e -- read the full article

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