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Jaime Castano's Lawyer: Prosecution Can'…

25-01-2015

Jaime Castano's Lawyer: Prosecution Can't Prove Woman Didn't Want To Be Set On Fire

Jaime Castano is accused of setting his classmate on fire while she slept....

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Fake Colleges Attract Attention From Fed…

24-01-2015

Fake Colleges Attract Attention From Federal Investigators

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- From her hometown in India in 2010, Bhanu Challa said she had no reason to doubt that Tri-Valley University was a legitimate American school where she could pursue a master's degree. Its website featured smiling students in caps and gowns and promised a leafy campus in...

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Lena Dunham Dings Woody Allen, Discusses…

24-01-2015

Lena Dunham Dings Woody Allen, Discusses Campus Rape At Sundance

PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 23: Actor Brad Pitt attends the 'True Story' premiere during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images for Sundance) PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 23: Actor James Franco attends the 'True Story'...

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CFES Looking to Help Five Low-Income Sch…

24-01-2015

A national nonprofit, College For Every Student (CFES), ­­is searching for five schools to participate in a high-impact program that will help low-income students become college and career ready. The five schools will receive Closing the Gap awards through support from private donors....

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CFES Looking to Help Five Low-Income Sch…

24-01-2015

A national nonprofit, College For Every Student (CFES), ­­is searching for five schools to participate in a high-impact program that will help low-income students become college and career ready. The five schools will receive Closing the Gap awards through support from private donors....

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Fox News Raises Alarm Over College Cours…

24-01-2015

Fox News Raises Alarm Over College Course About Race

Fox News is raising alarm bells over an Arizona college course that studies whiteness . The network’s “Fox and Friends” show ran a segment Friday titled “Trouble with Schools,” criticizing an Arizona State University course called “U.S. Race Theory & the Problem of Whiteness,” portraying it as an attack on...

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College Sports

Abdullah leads North by South …

24-01-2015

Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska Cornhuskers leads North over South in Senior Bowl - ESPN...

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Abdullah leads North by South …

24-01-2015

Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska Cornhuskers leads North over South in Senior Bowl - ESPN...

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Ohio St. celebrates title in f…

24-01-2015

Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate their title at Ohio Stadium - ESPN...

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Kiffin to remain Alabama OC, t…

24-01-2015

Lane Kiffin to remain offensive coordinator of Alabama Crimson Tide - ESPN...

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Irish's Hardy to transfer afte…

23-01-2015

Eilar Hardy transfer request granted by Notre Dame Fighting Irish - ESPN...

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Officials ask judge to dismiss…

23-01-2015

Officials file to dismiss lawsuit against Penn State, NCAA - ESPN...

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Ex-Iowa St. WR charged with do…

23-01-2015

P.J. Harris, former Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver charged with domestic assault - ESPN...

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College Bound

6 Signs of a Bad Online Instructor

23-01-2015

Online students have more choices than ever. About 5.4 million students, or 1 in 4, took at least one distance education course during the fall of 2012, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. That said, even the best online programs – like their traditional campus counterparts – have some poor professors. And it can be trickier...

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For Liberal Arts Colleges, Enrolling Min…

23-01-2015

At top-ranked liberal arts colleges , there have been some gains and some setbacks in creating diverse student bodies. At Amherst College , 15.8 percent of the freshman class in fall 2014 was black, according to a December report from the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education. It had the...

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Decide If, When to Retake the GMAT

23-01-2015

​While I occasionally hear tales of MBA applicants offered admission in a top business school with a 640 GMAT score, the truth is that  accepting students with stellar scores of 700 or higher is more the norm at the most competitive programs.  Before you start to panic and become hung up on achieving the highest score...

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Students Weigh In on Factors for New Col…

23-01-2015

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Testing Volume Down With Rollout of New …

22-01-2015

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Explore Scholarships for Students With U…

22-01-2015

​When people ask about your major or what you want to study, you’ll sometimes get raised eyebrows and looks of confusion. That’s even more true for students who study more obscure topics , like turf grass science . But that’s not to say every uncommon major will lead to a...

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How Transferring Schools Can Affect Stud…

21-01-2015

​If you’re planning on switching schools, there are likely a number of reasons behind the decision. Some people transfer after realizing a different academic program will better fit their long-term career goals, while others simply want to be closer to their families. No matter their reason for transferring, all of...

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Free Community College Plan Tops Obama's…

21-01-2015

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Choose the Right Online IT Training

21-01-2015

When it comes to choosing an online information technology program, there are options available beyond just the standard degree . There are nanodegrees , a relatively new type of IT online credential that provides skills for specific job tracks, like data analyst or iOS developer. Or, an online boot camp could prepare you for one...

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