Students

Money can be tight as a college student, and being able to save money in college  certainly requires a level of financial responsibility, and careful planning. When planning your budget and going over monthly expenses in order to figure out where to cut back, you may feel like there’s one aspect

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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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Education, News

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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Education, News

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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StudentsStudy Abroad

I recently had the chance to interview a friend of mine, Nathan Kenny, currently studying for his master’s degree in Sweden about his experience studying abroad in the article “Studying Abroad: Q&A with a Student in Sweden.” One of the aspects I found most intriguing from our conversation was the

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Study Abroad

In my travel experience, one of the most difficult aspects of packing is figuring out what to leave at home. I always feel like everything I’m bringing is important, yet when I get home and unpack, there are usually items that I didn’t end up needing or could have done

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Education, NewsStudy Abroad

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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Education, News

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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Education, News

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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Students

For recent graduates looking to continue their education in a booming field, there’s an increasingly popular alternative form of education: the coding bootcamp. If you’re looking to become qualified and enter the programming industry in a short amount of time, here’s a brief look at what a coding bootcamp is, and

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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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Education, News

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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