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Are You Prepared for Unexpected College Costs?
June 14, 2017

By now we all know that college is expensive. But many students and families are unprepared for the full toll of paying for college -- particularly when you factor in unanticipated, unexpected and underestimated costs. While you can’t plan for everything, you can make sure you’re as informed as possible regarding what you’ll be paying for and when. Here’s a closer look at college-related expenses, along with at some tips aimed at helping you prepare.


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Six Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for Students
May 31, 2017
From staying in touch with far-off friends and family members to keeping up on the latest news, social media has many benefits. It can even be a wonderful form of self-expression. However, this doesn’t mean you can post and share whatever you want. Students, in particular, need to exercise goo...

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Why You Could Skip the College Tour
May 17, 2017
Once thought to be the cornerstone of the college selection process, college tours aren’t always the best choice. While they may be a good idea for some, there are multiple other ways to determine whether a campus is right for you.  Let’s take a look at four reasons why you could sk...

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5 Online Tools to Enhance Your Learning
May 4, 2017
You need these 5 online learning tools to enhance your studying and your overall learning.  What are they?  Let’s take a closer look.

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Need Money For College? Ask A Music Star.
April 28, 2017
Want to go to college?  Ask Beyoncé.  Or her husband, Jay Z.  How about Rihanna?  Or Yoko Ono, wife of the late John Lennon?  Maybe Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, or will.i.am will be able to help you.   For musical superstars, it’s not just about hitting...

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Why Twenty-First-Century Students Should Study History
April 19, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “We are not makers of history.  We are made by history.”  From defining your identity to shaping the world, let’s take a closer look at why studying history is crucial to humanity.

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Four Ways Your Parents Can Help You Prepare for Your College Interviews
April 5, 2017
For some college applicants one part of the process is particularly stressful. The interview. From fears about being hit with a question you can’t answer to concerns about crossing the line between confident and cocky, interviews can be tricky territory, making preparing for them a daunting ta...

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Why Southern California is the Place to Study Abroad in the Summer
April 5, 2017
When students’ thoughts turn to summer, words like sun, fun and travel usually come to mind. One word that doesn’t usually make the list? Studying. However, the reality is that studying abroad in the summer has many advantages for international students, including everything from honing ...

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Why You Should Study In Norway
April 4, 2017
There are too many reasons to list why you should study in Norway.  Where should we start?  Is it because it’s one of the happiest places on the planet?  Or that you can take all of your courses in English?  Or the Northern lights?  Polar bears?  Perhaps the fact ...

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How Women Can Rise In Academia
March 8, 2017
In honor of International Women’s Day, we celebrate women in academia—and acknowledge the long road women still must travel to rise to the top.  There are wages to be equalized, jobs to be had, obstacles to overcome, and glass ceilings to shatter.  Let’s take a closer loo...

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January 15, 2019

After visiting a university laboratory in Bristol, Universities and Science Minister Chris Skidmore expressed high hopes for work being done there wit...


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January 14, 2019

It's a tired old trope that teens oversleep, hit the snooze button ten times, and miss their first class. But, in fact, research suggests school start...