Education, News

According to many educators and researchers, there is a cheating crisis in American schools. While cheating in school has always been an option for desperate students, today’s technology makes it even easier, and maybe even more tempting. Cheating scandals have exploded across the nation in recent years, from teachers changing

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Education, News

In the United States, some parents and educators think, “The kids are all right,” while others see the entire education system falling apart. In part, the problem of interpretation rests in the inability of American high school students to score well in two particular areas: math and science. Time and time

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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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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

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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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For parents who hope to help with their child’s college tuition someday, the looming cost of an education can be intimidating. It may seem impossible, but starting early and saving right can go a long way. One strategy for saving up tuition money is the 529 Savings Plan. Here’s a quick

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Financial Aid, Tuition

College can be a financially difficult time for many students. At the same time students are establishing their independence, they’re dealing with many new and challenging financial issues. It can often be overwhelming to stay organized and ahead of the game. To help you in your research, this article will provide useful

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