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2014 | July - September


2015 Best Colleges Rankings Released by U.S. News & World Report

The nation’s trusted authority on higher education has published the latest edition of its widely respected college rankings
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Tuesday, Sep 09 2014 05:00 AM

Goucher College Opts for Video-Only Applications

Goucher College is offering a completely new path for incoming students, allowing them to apply with nothing but a video and a few work samples, Inside Higher Ed reports.
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Friday, Sep 05 2014 11:00 AM

Colleges Aim to Cut Textbook Costs

The skyrocketing cost of books can be a major obstacle for hopeful college students.
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Thursday, Sep 04 2014 11:00 AM

Innovative Direct Assessment Programs Show Promise

For the majority of schools, acquiring a degree means that students must conform to the one-size-fits-all curricula. The concept of competency-based education is changing all that.
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Saturday, Aug 23 2014 11:00 AM

The Truth Always Prevails on Resumes

Over the course of their college career, bachelor’s degree seekers who create a resume and keep it updated will be better prepared for the post-graduation job search.
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Thursday, Aug 21 2014 11:00 AM

Filling the Support Gap for First-Generation College Students

Many first-generation college students don't get enough support to succeed.
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Friday, Aug 15 2014 11:00 AM

Attention Parents: College Students Still Prefer Texting to Calling

It's no secret that college students are increasingly dependent on their mobile devices, with laptops and cellphones among some of their most prized possessions.
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Tuesday, Aug 12 2014 11:00 AM

University Glitch Assigns Students to Live in Cramped Quarters

Incoming freshman at the University of Central Florida found themselves assigned to rooms that didn't exist, or placed in closets and bathrooms, the campus news service, Knight News, reported.
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Tuesday, Aug 05 2014 12:00 PM

Survey Offers a Glimpse at Back-to-College Spending Habits

Thanks to resources such as the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center, prospective college students have a good sense of how much pursuing a bachelor’s degree will cost them.
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Wednesday, Jul 23 2014 11:00 AM

Going to the Gym Could Mean Higher Grades, According to New Study

Most college students assume that spending a lot of time studying in the library will result in better grades, but a new study suggests that they should be hitting the gym instead of the books.
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Tuesday, Jul 22 2014 11:00 AM

College Students Must be Aware of the Risk Posed by Meningitis

A high fever, severe headache, stiff neck and sleepiness are all symptoms of the potentially fatal disease known as meningitis, according to the Mayo Clinic.
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Wednesday, Jul 16 2014 11:00 AM

For College Students, Laptops Remain a Prized Possession

As new and returning college students make their way through July, many are surely putting together their back-to-school shopping lists.
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Tuesday, Jul 15 2014 11:00 AM

Colleges Attempt to Mitigate Summer Melt Via Text Messages

Every summer, soon-to-be college students face a confusing combination of emotions, from excitement to anxiety.
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Monday, Jul 14 2014 11:00 AM

Research Reveals Strong Correlation Between Area of Study and Salary

Upon graduation, the most prevalent thing on the minds of degree holders is whether they can secure a high-paying job.
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Saturday, Jul 12 2014 11:00 AM

Online Recruitment Strategies Heat Up for Colleges and Universities

In an increasingly digital age, many colleges and universities are realizing that attracting young talent requires redirecting their recruitment strategies to the Internet.
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Wednesday, Jul 09 2014 11:00 AM

College Degree Still A Wise Investment Even as Employers Become More Skill-Focused

With the cost of college tuition exponentially rising, one question continues to plague the minds of parents and prospective students - can the investment be justified?
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Tuesday, Jul 08 2014 11:00 AM

Colleges Ease Parental Anxiety With Special Orientation Programs

For college freshman, orientation offers a golden opportunity to get acquainted with campus life, make friends and settle in before classes start.
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Monday, Jul 07 2014 11:00 AM

Test-Optional Admissions Policies May Not Help Students, Study Shows

Do test-optional admission policies help students?
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Friday, Jul 04 2014 11:00 AM

2014 | April - June


In Class, Putting the Phone Down May Mean Better Grades

As laptops, tablets and smartphones have proven to be useful everyday tools, it’s not uncommon to see college students using them in class.
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Tuesday, Jun 24 2014 11:00 AM

Recipient of 3 Degrees Sets an Example For Her Children

While colleges certainly provide ways for students to earn multiple degrees simultaneously, the average individual is likely to focus on one credential at a time.
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Monday, Jun 23 2014 11:00 AM