Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 under Blog, Current Events, Graduation
Every spring as college seniors don their caps and gowns and prepare to receive their diplomas, great advice is given at ceremonies all over the country. Just as in years past, this year’s graduation speech quotes ranged from funny to moving.
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Posted on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 under Current Events, Holidays
As you prepare to barbecue, watch fireworks, and celebrate this great nation, you should learn a little about America’s Founding Fathers. More specifically, you should consider where they went to college.
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Posted on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 under Current Events, Graduation
It’s that time of year again.
Yes, it’s the end of May, which means the school year is wrapping up and it’s time to start gleaning some insight from the best college graduation speeches.
Whether you look up to actors, comedians, CEOs or politicians, it’s hard to avoid learning a little something from the many esteemed speakers at college graduation ceremonies.
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Posted on Thursday, August 29th, 2013 under Current Events, Paying for College
US President Obama has been busy visiting colleges to garner support for a proposal that would rate schools before allocating student aid from the government.
The plan is an attempt to make college more affordable, and though it has its supporters, it has also drawn some criticism.
Find out how the rating system will work and how it may affect the future of financial aid.
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Posted on Friday, June 7th, 2013 under Current Events, Graduation
Even if you didn’t graduate this year, you probably paid attention to the graduation ceremony at your school. After all, college commencement speakers are known for giving great advice, and they’re often famous, too.
Whether your favorite actor, inventor, or politician was one of the college commencement speakers in 2013, you might be interested in excerpts from some of the most outstanding speeches this year.
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Posted on Thursday, July 26th, 2012 under Current Events, Internships
If you are like many college students (and people around the world!), you are probably planning to watch at least one Olympic sport when the 2012 Games in London start this week. But a few students are getting even more involved this year.
Some college students have spent years preparing for the Olympics to earn their chance to win a medal. Others have chosen to do some behind-the-scenes work. While most of us sit in front of the TV, here are a few students to watch for in the middle of the action!
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Posted on Thursday, March 29th, 2012 under Current Events, Study Abroad
If you are trying to decide where to study abroad, China should be on your list.
Not only could studying in China let you finally see the Great Wall, but it also goes along with a program set up by the US government, called the 100,000 Strong Initiative.
That’s right, the White House is strongly suggesting that high school and college students alike consider studying abroad in China. The plan is to encourage 100,000 students or more to study abroad in China over a four year period.
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Posted on Thursday, July 14th, 2011 under Choosing a College, Current Events, Money
An increasing number of colleges are giving students free stuff, from computers to smartphones.
Universities and colleges that provide incoming students with such gifts often claim that the tech swag they are giving out is necessary for students to keep up in classrooms that are making increasing use of such devices.
But can the free swag that colleges give students be considered a bribe?
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Posted on Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 under Current Events, Money, Paying for College
More and more people lately have been questioning the value of a college education.
Naysayers point to decreased job and financial security, coupled with increased college tuition, as arguments against a college education.
Despite such arguments, however, college remains an invaluable experience for many that benefits students not only in their careers, but also in their personal growth.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 under Current Events
The 2009 Oscar nominees have been announced! Now, all eyes are on them as the winners are being decided.
You might know what movies they’ve been in, but do you know where these famous actors and actresses went to college?
Check out this list of the 82nd Annual Oscar nominees and their respective schools.
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Posted on Friday, February 12th, 2010 under Current Events
Today marks the beginning of the 2010 Winter Olympics! In this year’s winter games, there are many young Olympians competing. Some are just as young if not younger than you are!
Think you’ve got it tough in college? Some athletes are still in college and have to balance their rigorous training with academics.
Check out the participating US Olympians that are still in college!
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Posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2009 under Current Events, Graduate School, Jobs
Advanced education may sound like a cozy hide-out while the economy reestablishes itself, but going to graduate school may not be as fool-proof as you think.
Before flipping through a GRE prep book, consider these pros and cons of going to graduate school.
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