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Top Conservative Colleges and Universities in the United States

Some find that conservative colleges provide an important counterbalance to the progressivism and liberalism that pervade so much of American higher education.

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Choosing Between SAT and ACT

With both the SAT and ACT now holding equal ranking in college and university admissions across the country, however, it can be confusing to decide which test to take or if biting the bullet and sitting for both makes the most sense.

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Tips for a Successful Graduate Program Interview

Much like a job interview, the graduate school interview is a chance for the program to determine if the potential student has something to offer the program. Also much like a job interview, the interviewee who prepares the most stands the best chance of making a good impression and being accepted into the program.

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2-year degrees for academic and career success
Three Associate’s Degrees That Can Prepare You for In-Demand Bachelor’s Programs

Explore these 2-year degrees that can put you on track for academic and career success.

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Safety Checklist for Today's College Freshmen

Crime on college campuses is a reality that students and parents need to be aware of and discuss. And, like anyplace, common sense and vigilance are the key steps toward remaining safe on campus.
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Thursday, Jul 31 2014 09:00 AM

Best Jobs For 2014 That Are Not In Engineering, Healthcare or Information Technology

Healthcare, engineering and information technology are the hot fields, but there are still plenty of jobs available for those not interested in those areas.
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Monday, Jul 28 2014 09:00 AM

What it Costs to Attend the Best Business Schools

One survey of 21,000 alumni from 132 business schools around the world found that 94% of participants highly valued their MBA degree, 83% said they had high levels of job satisfaction, and 79% said that their expectations for their financial return on investment from their MBA were either met or exceeded.
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Tuesday, Jul 22 2014 01:00 PM

Overview of Service Members Opportunity Colleges (SOC)

The SOC is a consortium of about 1,900 universities and colleges who have agreed to work with the Department of Defense to ensure that soldiers and their family members have easier access to the educational opportunities they desire. This program applies to military personnel and their adult dependent family members, such as spouses and college-aged children.
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Saturday, Jul 19 2014 11:00 AM

Understanding the Difference Between Non-Profit and For-Profit Schools

For-profit colleges are, as the name makes clear, businesses. They exist to provide a service, in this case education, and to make a profit doing so. Many are owned by larger corporations and must answer to stockholders.
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Thursday, Jul 17 2014 11:00 AM

What is the 90/10 Rule and What Does it Mean to Military Veterans?

The 90/10 rule is a federal law that bars for-profit colleges from receiving more than 90% of their revenues from Department of Education federal student aid, also known as Title IV. The restriction was established in 1992 as the 85/15 rule and six years later was modified into the 90/10 rule.
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Tuesday, Jul 15 2014 09:00 AM

Choose A College – Articles & Guides to Selecting the Right School or University

You want to make the best decision possible when selecting a college. In this part of the resource center, U.S. New University Directory offers you a variety of articles designed to assist you in that endeavor. Some detail particular degree or certificate programs, while others serve as a guide to picking a college. Together they can help you discover how to choose a school, so start exploring the Choosing the Right School articles now!