Tuesday, December 7, 2021

New Bill to Exempt Ohio Graduates from State Income Tax

A Republican lawmaker has proposed a bill to exempt all Ohio graduates from state income tax if they are fully employed in the state.

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Princeton Sued for ‘Trauma’ After Acclaimed Prof Defends Rapist

An ex-Princeton student is suing the university after a campus hearing on her alleged rape caused her to drop out.
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Police Shoot Florida Tech Student After Campus Knife Attack

A Florida Institute of Technology student who attacked several other students with a knife was killed by police officers.
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Learning Together: 11 Best Online Study Tools for Collaborating Like a Pro

If you're struggling to communicate with your classmates while working on a project, why not try some of the best online collaboration tools?
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Idaho Prof: Bar Women From Engineering, Medicine, Law

A Boise State professor is urging schools to bar women from engineering, medicine, and law because independent women are "quarrelsome.” 
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The Best Student Laptops of 2021: All You Need to Know

Whatever your requirements, these seven top-of-the-line student laptops will help you keep up with both academics and extracurriculars.

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Backlash at Catholic College After George Floyd Replaces Jesus

Paintings depicting Jesus Christ as George Floyd at The Catholic University of America have angered students who called it “heretical” and “blasphemous.” 

Virginia Professor Faces Backlash After Defending Pedophiles

A sociology professor's controversial comments about pedophiles have sparked outrage.

Google Eases Access to Certificates for Community Colleges

Google has announced that all community colleges and career and technical education high schools in the US can access its professional certificates for free.

Campus Pride Lists ‘Absolute Worst’ Colleges for LGBTQ+

An LGBTQ advocacy organization has identified the 180 “absolute worst, most unsafe campuses for LGBTQ youth."

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.

Learning Together: 11 Best Online Study Tools for Collaborating Like a Pro

If you're struggling to communicate with your classmates while working on a project, why not try some of the best online collaboration tools?

The Best Student Laptops of 2021: All You Need to Know

Whatever your requirements, these seven top-of-the-line student laptops will help you keep up with both academics and extracurriculars.

14 Best College Majors for the Future to Put You in High Demand

If you want to future-proof your education, here are 14 of the best college majors to prepare yourself for tomorrow’s workforce. 

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!).

23 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've hunted down 23 colleges that you can attend tuition-free!

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.

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.

14 Best College Majors for the Future to Put You in High Demand

If you want to future-proof your education, here are 14 of the best college majors to prepare yourself for tomorrow’s workforce. 

9 Student Clubs That Will Make Your Resume Stand Out After College

Ever wonder what college clubs boost your resume? No need to look any further! Here are nine awesome clubs that can do the trick.

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.

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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.