Wednesday, July 28, 2021

New McDonald’s Program to Focus on Asian-American Student Success

McDonald’s US has launched a program called “APA Next,” designed to assist Asian-American students achieve their educational goals.

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College of Marin Offering $2,000 Incentive to Win Back Students

College of Marin in California is offering a $2,000 incentive to financially disadvantaged students to persuade them to resume school this fall.
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Illinois Students Develop New Way to Track Crime on Campus

A newly-developed crime map created by students from the mathematics and computer science department at the University of Illinois will help to track violence on campus.
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Syracuse Supports Veterans Through Free Training Programs

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University is offering two free programs for military veterans to adjust to civilian life after discharge.
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UTSA Creates Safe Space for Community To Discuss Critical Issues

The University of Texas at San Antonio has established an Office of Restorative Justice to discuss critical matters such as political and racial issues.
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Cleveland to Offer Heavy Machine Operation Program to Students

Cleveland Community College is establishing a program to educate students in heavy machine operation starting this fall.

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Data Science: Why It Matters and How It Can Make You Rich

Got an eye for math, science, and/or technology? Maybe you can turn your passion into profit by pursuing a career as a data scientist!

Western Michigan University Criticized for Recent Rebranding Efforts

Western Michigan University is facing a backlash for its attempt at rebranding, especially its new university logo and color scheme.

Brandeis Labels ‘Picnic,’ ‘Rule of Thumb’ as ‘Oppressive’ Language

Brandeis University has cautioned its students and teachers to refrain from using words and phrases that “link to violence” and can reinforce “systems of oppression," putting the words "picnic," "rule of thumb," and "policeman" on its list of "oppressive" language.

Rhodes College to Charge Unvaccinated Students $1,500 Extra Per Semester

Rhodes College is taking a controversial step to encourage its students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, charging those who fail to get the shot $1,500 per semester extra.

How to Succeed in College

College success is about more than a 4.0 GPA. From choosing the right classes and staying motivated to making lifelong friendships and decorating your dorm room, here are our top tips for getting the most out of your college experience.

Everything You Need to Know About College Application Deadlines

Submitting a college application requires you to bring your A game. This step-by-step guide will help you to not only meet deadlines like a pro but also know what to do if you miss one.

Data Science: Why It Matters and How It Can Make You Rich

Got an eye for math, science, and/or technology? Maybe you can turn your passion into profit by pursuing a career as a data scientist!

How to Get a Top College Recommendation Letter: The Ultimate Guide

The recommendation letter is your chance to provide context to your application and land a spot in your dream college — so make sure to get one that shines!

Your Guide to College Finance

Student loans, grants and scholarships, creating a budget — paying for college is no simple matter. Here’s everything you need to know to set yourself up for financial success (and how to find student-only discounts and freebies!).

19 Colleges You Can Attend Tuition Free (Yes, They Do Exist!)

One of the worst things about college is how expensive it can be. Lucky for you, we found 19 colleges that you can attend tuition-free!

How to Find Scholarships for College: Top Tips for a Successful Search

It can be hard to find the perfect scholarship, but it's not impossible. Find out how and where to look with these tips for a successful search!

How Much Do College Classes and Credits Cost?

The cost of college and college credits isn't always easy to understand. Follow this simple guide to know how to decipher the price of your college classes!

Life After College

Want to make sure the work you’re putting in now is going to pay off later? Check out these tips for getting your dream job, managing student debt, and navigating the professional world.

The College Student’s Guide to Career Counselors and Guidance

Whether you’re a freshman looking for career options or a graduate looking for a job, working with a career counselor can help you understand the planning and decision-making process.

The 13 Top Jobs for College Graduates (and How to Get Hired!)

Want to score an in-demand job as a new college graduate? Read on to find out how you can prepare for life after university and snag a career!

These Are the Skills You Need to Get a Job After College

Getting a job straight out of college is no easy feat — but by priming your resume with these skills, you can make sure you're career-ready.

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Who Will Benefit Under President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness?

While President Biden’s plans to eliminate student loan debt will be a reprieve for many federal loan borrowers, private loan recipients can still explore their options for better repayment options.

Capitol Attack and 2011 UC Davis Protests, Compared

The scene at the 2011 UC Davis protest was very different from the January 6 chaos in Washington, DC, but the differences are instructive.

The SAT Eliminated Its Essay. Now What?

While the SAT essay is no more, students still need to demonstrate competence in essay composition and proofreading, and educators still need to ensure that students can develop cogent, evidence-based, and persuasive arguments.

Why the Test Prep Industry Must Focus on Equity of Access

SAT and ACT scores correlate with family income and wealth, reflecting higher-income students' many academic advantages. Test prep companies must address this opportunity gap.