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U.S. News University Directory encourages you to thoroughly research all of your educational options before choosing an on-campus or online college.  That’s why we provide you with the authoritative news, advice, reference material and other assets available here in our resource center.  You can read the latest articles about what’s happening in the world of education, watch videos about college life, download our free financial aid guide and much more!

All About Bucknell

Computer science major Amanda G. gives you the inside story on classes, dorms and professors at Bucknell University. CollegeClickTV

From the President of WGU

University President Robert Mendenhall explains the commitment Western Governors University makes to its students.

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Computer systems analysts help various organizations achieve their goals by designing, implementing and maintaining computer systems.

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Soft skills matter to many employers.

Soft Skills Matter to Many Employers

The knowledge and skills students acquire while pursuing a bachelor's degree no doubt influence their success in the post-graduation job search.

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Oberlin tables trigger warning policies following opposition.
Oberlin Tables Trigger Warning Policies Following Opposition

Despite the general acceptance of disclaimers coming before television programs and blog entries, the emergence of so-called "trigger warnings" throughout some U.S. universities has been leaving some individuals uneasy.

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More families are saving money for children
Study Reveals How Families Save for College

A recent study from Sallie Mae and Ipsos Public Affairs examined how parents of children under the age of 18 are saving for college.

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Ruling deems student athletes salaried employees.
Ruling Deems Student Athletes Salaried Employees

While most college students view tackling the assignments on their lengthy semester syllabi to be a challenge, school athletes have to worry about coursework, in addition to practicing and performing on the court or field.

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Professional and Graduate School Fair Checklist

But attending graduate school requires preparation not unlike the process students undertake in selecting their undergraduate course of study. That means thinking about programs of interest, the schools that offer them and ways to pay for it all. Throw in the possibility of having to work around job commitments, and serious planning is required. A good place to start is a graduate school fair.

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Tips for Writing a Statement of Purpose for PhD or Grad school

Advanced-degree programs want candidates with defined goals, unlike undergraduate programs, which are more understanding of students still trying to find their way. A statement of purpose — which will vary in length from 300 to 1,000 words, depending upon the school -- should describe your interest in the chosen discipline, while demonstrating your background

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Download Your Free Financial Aid Guide

You don’t have to pay for school all by yourself – there are grants, loans and scholarships that can offset your educational expenses. Download our free financial aid guide to find out how.

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Everything You need to Know About On-Campus and Online Education

Whether you decide to attend an online college or pursue a more traditional on-campus program, how well you research your options can affect how quickly you find your ideal school.  U.S. News University Directory provides you with a comprehensive listing of America’s best colleges and graduate schools, along with a school search feature that allows you to explore them by name, location, or degree level and subjects offered.  But we don’t stop there.

Here in our resource center you can find the latest news articles and videos, which will keep you informed about what’s going on in the world of education.  Then there are our financial aid articles and free financial aid guide; they can help you save thousands on college tuition.  Please use all of these resources to make sure you find the college or university that’s perfect for you!