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Education, News

In 2007, it became apparent to the American Federal Department of Education that there were serious problems with the loan lending practices of certain education facilities. In fact, 55 colleges were faced with inquiries regarding questionable loan lending behavior. Forty-eight of these colleges had a single lender for more than 95%

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It has become a common practice for many students to attend two years at a community college, then transfer to a four-year college or university. The movement is common enough that it has its own name – the “2 + 2 model.” If you’re considering pursuing this type of educational career,

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Financial aid has become an essential part of a student’s journey through higher education. Without this aid, it would be nearly impossible for many students to earn a degree and significantly contribute to the economy. One of the programs that has become popular as a source of financial aid is the Federal

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With such a large number of study abroad programs available to college students today, it can be difficult to know which is the best study abroad program for you. So what are some important aspects of personal preference to consider? To help you in your research, consider these three essential questions

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When you finish high school in the United States, you have three basic choices for furthering your education. These are: Community College, Four-year College and Technical or Vocational School. While the focus has always been on four-year colleges, currently, the move is towards community and vocational schools. This has largely

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In the last decade, school gardens have become increasingly popular in public schools. While some parents have been known to complain, others have embraced the idea as a wonderful chance for students to learn about the food chain. The U.S. Department of Agriculture supports school gardens as part of the “Farm

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Education, News

When it comes to preparing the 2015 education budget – or any year’s education budget, it is never a straightforward matter. A variety of factors affect whether the amount the federal or even state governments spend on the education system. From after-school programs to tuition pricing for universities, a lot rides

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Education, News

If you are planning ahead for college, you may want to think about finding a scholarship. Scholarships are an excellent way to help pay for your tuition and other expenses. The problem is that your family may make too much money for you to qualify for a need-based scholarship. There is also

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Education, News

Sometimes, due to life circumstances, education after high school has to be delayed. An individual may have gone into the military or immediately started working. Whatever the reason, the decision to go back to school later in life may offer be a chance to retake control of this aspect of life. Yet, this is

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Sending your recently graduated teen off to college can be scary on so many levels. It is hard to step back and watch them take those first real steps away from the nest. It is important for young adults to become independent, but they’re facing one of the most difficult

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When a child graduates high school and goes off to college, the question of where he or she will obtain health insurance is a common one. No matter what your stance or preference as a parent, it is important to think ahead. Your child now turned into a young adult also should

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In today’s society, technology is used for just about everything. More and more people are turning to the internet to obtain their degrees in flexible online learning programs. But, like so much on the internet, legitimate sites are mixed together with online scams. While many universities and colleges offer online courses,

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Today’s society is deeply intertwined with technology, and books — both physically and in terms of our attention spans — seem to be becoming a dying endeavor. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean you can’t still engage in the art of reading a good book. Books give you the freedom to imagine your own

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When it comes times for parents and students to look into educating their children outside the public school system for K-12 or higher education, accreditation becomes an important criterion. In the United States and elsewhere in the world, accreditation is a yard stick by which to measure the accountability, quality

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