Monday, June 14, 2021

Fitchburg High School Graduate Donates Scholarship to Other Students

Recent Fitchburg High School graduate Verda Tetteh performed an inspirational act of generosity when she asked her Massachusetts high school to re-allocate a scholarship she was awarded to other students.

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Colorado Community Colleges Awarded $1 Million Scholarship Fund

The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges has been awarded $1 million to create a scholarship program to help develop a more diverse healthcare workforce.
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Dartmouth Drops Online Cheating Charges Against Med Students

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College has dropped all charges against a group of 17 students accused of cheating on their remote tests. 
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‘College for All Act’ Would Make Tuition Free for Low-Income Students

Congressman Joe Morelle unveiled the “College for All Act,” a sweeping initiative to make public education more affordable throughout the country. 
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Faculty Organization Sanctions National University for Mass Firing

The American Association of University Professors has sanctioned the National University after investigating the mass firing of full-time professors and associate vice presidents.
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Wells Fargo Teams Up With Schools to Bridge Racial Wealth Divide

Seven colleges and universities across the country are collaborating with Wells Fargo to help students fight hunger, student loan debt, and other financial hardships.

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Princeton Classics Dept. Removes Greek, Latin as Course Requirement

Classics majors at Princeton University will no longer be required to learn Greek or Latin in an attempt to give more students the opportunity to major in the discipline.

Penn State to Stop Using ‘Male-Centric’ Terms Such as Freshman

Penn State faculty approved a proposal that recommends changing several common college terms to their gender-neutral equivalent.

Bloomsburg University Ends All Greek Life Programs

Bloomsburg University officials announced that the school has ended all sorority and fraternity programs. 

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.

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.

How to Transfer College Credits: 7 Steps to Graduate on Schedule

If you're thinking about switching schools you need to make sure you transfer your college credits so you don't lose your hard work: here's how — foolproof!

How Many Colleges Should I Apply to? 5 Factors to Consider

Many counselors agree that 5 to 6 colleges is the right number to apply to — but it's vital to find your personal number of college applications. Here's how!

SAT Dates and Deadlines: Quick Guide and Tips [2021-2022]

Find out all the upcoming SAT dates and deadlines so you can plan accordingly and ace the test. Plus, know what to expect on the day of your exam.

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!).

How to Pay for College: 10 Surefire Strategies

No one wants to come away from college saddled with tens of thousands of dollars in student debt. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to fund your education without breaking the bank.

7 Ways to Go to College for Free (or Ultra-Cheap!)

Want a college degree but don't want to break your bank? Here is how you can attend college free — or at least ridiculously cheap!

How to Apply for Scholarships and Grants: All You Need to Know

Tuition, room, and board add up fast. Here's how to reduce your college expenses by applying for (and getting!) scholarships and grants.

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.