Wednesday, October 27, 2021

11 Top Study Methods That Are Scientifically Proven to Work

When rigorous note-taking and long hours at the library are not cutting it for you, take a look at these scientifically proven study methods to help you study smarter, not harder.

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Campus Pride Lists ‘Absolute Worst’ Colleges for LGBTQ+

An LGBTQ advocacy organization has identified the 180 “absolute worst, most unsafe campuses for LGBTQ youth."
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Colgate to Extend No-Loan Commitment to Class of 2026

Colgate University is extending its no-loan commitment to 600 freshmen owing to a billion-dollar endowment.
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23 Cheap and Healthy Recipes Students Can Make in Their Dorm Room

Tight college student budget? Here are 23 easy, affordable, and delicious recipes you can make in the comfort of your dorm!
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Biden’s Free Comm College Fails, Opts for Increased Pell Grants

President Biden announced that the proposal to make community colleges free will be temporarily abandoned.
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NJ’s Minority Serving Bloomfield College Risks Closure

Faced with financial woes and declining enrollment, Bloomfield College announced that it risks permanently closing its doors.

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Higher Education, Higher Pay? Not Necessarily, Study Finds

A Georgetown University study has revealed there is an increase in workers without college diplomas who receive a higher salary compared to employees with associate’s or bachelor’s degrees.

UT Faculty Calls to Reinstate Prof Accused of Being Chinese Spy

Several University of Tennessee at Knoxville faculty are calling to reinstate a former professor falsely accused of being a Chinese spy.

Judge Upholds Mandate for Those With ‘Natural Immunity’

A judge upheld the vaccine mandate at the University of California system despite being challenged by a "naturally immune" employee.

Western Washington University Creates ‘Black Affinity Housing’

Western Washington University has created separate on-campus housing for students of color.

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.

11 Top Study Methods That Are Scientifically Proven to Work

When rigorous note-taking and long hours at the library are not cutting it for you, take a look at these scientifically proven study methods to help you study smarter, not harder.

23 Cheap and Healthy Recipes Students Can Make in Their Dorm Room

Tight college student budget? Here are 23 easy, affordable, and delicious recipes you can make in the comfort of your dorm!

12 Top Tips for Busy College Students to Stay Fit

There’s a lot going against a college student’s desire to stay healthy. Here are the top tips to stay fit!

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!).

Grants to Go Back to College: Financing for the Nontraditional Student

One might think that financial aid options cater to recently graduated high school seniors only, but there are tons of grants for nontraditional students to get back (or started) in college too.

Does the Military Pay for College? The Full Guide to Education Benefits

The decision to enlist comes with loads of responsibility and life changes, but if you are absolutely sure the military is for you, rest assured that your academic dreams are possible too.

What Do I Need to Fill Out the FAFSA? Your Federal Aid Checklist

There are so many things you need to fill out the FAFSA. If you don't know where to start, this checklist can help you out.

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.

A Career in Marine Transport: Planning for a Life at Sea

Beyond the thrill of the wind in your hair and traveling the world, the appeal of a marine transport career lies in its comparatively high wages.

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!

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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.