Saturday, September 18, 2021

Petition to Remove ‘Racist’ Albion President Gathers Momentum

An online petition to remove Albion College President, alleging that he has neglected several cases of racism and harassment on campus, has received 1,500 signatures so far.

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Athletics

Alabama to Raise $1.5 Billion for Scholarships, Athletics

The University of Alabama has officially unveiled the “Rising Tide Capital Campaign” to raise $1.5 billion by 2026 to support major campus improvements.
Mental health

Central Florida Opens Peer Mental Health Support System

The University of Central Florida has launched a mental health support system for college students struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tennis

Former Georgetown Coach to Plead Guilty in Admission Scandal

A former tennis coach at Georgetown University will plead guilty for accepting $2 million in bribes to help children get into the university.
The students holding a graduation cap by their hand in a bright sky during a ceremony at the university

Select Colleges Join Equity Project Supporting Minority Students

Several colleges have signed up to join a nationwide initiative that focuses on eradicating the equity gap in higher education.
Sexual assault

Auburn University Students Protest Sexual Assaults

Students at Auburn University in Alabama held a protest against a series of on-campus sexual assaults reported in just one week.

Highlights

California Colleges Detect ‘Bot Students’ Enrolled for Financial Aid

The California Community Colleges system is investigating several fraudulent incidents involving “bot students” enrolled to receive COVID-19 relief grants.

Georgia Professor Quits After Student Refuses to Wear Mask

A University of Georgia professor who had clearly stated his policy of “No mask, no class” has resigned after a student refused to mask up properly.

California Rep’s Stanford Donation Raises Questions

California Representative Ted Lieu donated more than $50,000 from his campaign fund to Stanford University right before his son was accepted to the school, raising ethical concerns.

6 in 10 College Students Will Voluntarily Mask on Campus: Survey

A recent survey has found that six in 10 college students plan to wear masks on campus even if not required by their schools.

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.

9 Best Note-Taking Methods for College Students

Having a hard time memorizing concepts and formulas? Here’s a list of nine best note-taking methods you can use during college.

The 15 Best Game Design Schools in the US

If you think gaming is serious business, check out our list of the 15 best game design schools in the US to turn your gaming habit into a full-blown career.

How to Apply to College: 9 Steps to Application Success

Applying to colleges can seem like an overwhelming and confusing process — but what if it didn’t have to be? Here's a simple step-by-step guide on how to apply to the colleges of your dreams.

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!).

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.

The 67 Top Side Hustles for College Students to Make Fast Cash

Who can say no to quick money? Here are 67 side hustles perfect for hard-working college students with tight student budgets!

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!

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.