Loans Fill Gaps left by Grants and Scholarships

Higher education is an expensive proposition, even for students receiving grants and scholarships to help pay for school. The costs aren’t limited to tuition either. Books, housing, meals and other college costs add-up too, leaving some students with financial gaps to fill.

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10 Essential Social Media Sites for College Students

  With the growing importance of Social Media networking, now many colleges are thinking to start social networking sites to connect, engage and share information, ideas among students and professors.  As college social networking has become more competitive business as many startups compete to offer services to help college students and recent graduates find jobs …

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How to Identify a Genuine Academic Writing Service from a Scam One

A good academic assignment writing agency or a genuine academic writer is a rare breed. Sure, there are several academic writing agencies in the market but 60% of them are scanners and supply plagiarised, duplicate and poor quality essays or dissertations or theme papers research works and assignments. Beware of such scammers who will take …

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Financial Aid for Online Graduate School Students

 If you’ve determined that you’re interested in going back to school for an online graduate degree, you may be overwhelmed at the thought of paying for it. While financial aid is sometimes not as easy to obtain for a graduate degree, there could be money is out there to help you, if you qualify, reach your …

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Studying In College

For many young people, college is supposed to be the natural next step after graduating high school. Unfortunately, a lot of high school students are unprepared for the transition to college education. Even the best students get caught off guard by the multiple deadlines, more reading, and more homework of college courses. College life moves …

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How to Prepare for the Future…While Still in College

While college is the time to study, make friends, and have fun, it is also the time to start thinking about the future and taking advantage of all the great resources that surround you. It’s way too common, and unfortunately I was no exception, to procrastinate certain actions and steps that can contribute to future …

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Growth of Online Graduate Programs over the Years

One of the upshots of going to graduate school, other than a boost in credentials, is that students can now attend through the ease of online courses. The volume of students attending on-campus graduate courses has gradually decreased over the last few years, with higher volumes of applicants and lower volumes of acceptances. On the …

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Are MOOCs the Future of Online Education?

What’s at stake?: $400 billion: amount of money spent annually in U.S. on universities. The $400 billion represents: more than the annual revenues of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter combined. Every educational institution wants a piece of that pie. MOOCs could jeopardize that. 10 million is the estimated number of students who have taken at least …

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Education for everyday life, not just for getting a job

Studying and education is often seen as a means to an end; a way to get a job and progress in your career. However, anyone who has been to university or taken a Higher Education course will tell you that this is only half the story. Education is about enhancing your everyday life, not merely …

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