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Education, News

The idea of having a four-day school has been around for several decades, and has been considered at least since the 1930s, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. But recently, there has been a move towards shorter weeks across the United States. While it was first a mostly Western-state phenomenon, the idea has

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Study Abroad

Studying abroad is a chance to get out in the world, discover new things, and experience new cultures. While more students than ever are seeking out these travel opportunities, many aren’t prepared to be immersed in another culture and can have negative emotional reactions toward the host country and community once

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Financial Aid, Tuition

One of the key issues surrounding higher education is affordability. No matter what side of the fence politicians sit on, they agree that something has to be done to ensure everyone gets a college education. Just as important as availability and affordability is the need to make certain that the

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Financial Aid, Tuition

So you’ve been accepted to a college or university, you’ve completed and filed the FAFSA, and now you’re looking at your financial aid package and trying to figure out the best decisions to make in order to fund your education. You’ve determined that you’ll need to take out student loans

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Education, News

One common option for many students looking to further their education is attending a for-profit college. These are institutions that are run by the private sector with the intention of providing an education for students. Yet, these institutions are different than other schools when it comes to finances. For-profit colleges are

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Financial Aid, Tuition

Early in 2015, President Obama announced his plan to make community college free. The plan is formally called “America’s College Promise,” and is based on the successful Tennessee program called the “Tennessee Promise.” President Obama made the case for the program in a January speech at Pellissippi State Community College in Tennessee: “Here in America,

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Financial Aid, Tuition

The concept of performance-based funding is not new. In fact, it has been implemented by several states since the 1990s, including Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in 2000 (Hillman et al., 2014). It has both its supporters and its detractors. Yet, some believe the concept of performance-based funding is the answer

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Machi Picchu : Latin America For Less
Study Abroad

Traveling as a student, whether through a study abroad program, independently over the summer or during a gap year, can be advantageous in many ways and a way to deepen the college experience. The main setback to traveling during college, however, is often finances. Traveling can be quite expensive, and

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Students

Are you in school and always broke? Do you already have a job but have no money after you pay all of your bills? Here are some ways you can make some quick cash in a few hours or less! Research and surveys You can sell your body to science

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Classroom, eLearning

It has been several years since the technological revolution turned towards improving the state of education. Many advancements have been made in improving access to higher education with initiatives such as Open Learning and an increase of technology in the classrooms. One of the more recent developments, Massive Open Online

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