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Neil Patrick Harris Doesn't Know If His …

04-03-2015

Neil Patrick Harris Doesn't Know If His 'Family Or Soul' Could Take Another Oscars

Though the 87th annual Academy Awards has received mixed reviews , polls indicate a majority of viewers want Neil Patrick Harris to return as host . The problem is Harris doesn't seem sold on the idea of a return engagement. "I don’t know that my family nor my soul could...

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As a Muslim American Teen, I Shouldn't H…

04-03-2015

I've lived in America my entire life. I identify as an American. I watch fireworks on the Fourth of July; I have said the Pledge of Allegiance my entire public school career, and I strongly believe in the First Amendment, which includes freedom of religion. Neither my parents nor I...

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The Problem with Princeton University Ba…

04-03-2015

The Problem with Princeton University Bathrooms: A Case of Institutionalized Sexism

Princeton University first instituted codes on female restrooms in 1978 with the intention of keeping non-students out of women's bathrooms. However, with the installation of the prox swipe-in system outside of residential buildings in 1999, the original function of the codes was rendered obsolete. No male restroom requires a code...

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Advocating for HBCUs

04-03-2015

Advocating for HBCUs

Several blog postings ago, I promised to share my thoughts about what I believe HBCU alumni can do to support their alma mater. As we enter 2015, a year filled with unlimited possibilities, today seems like an excellent time to discuss how we can support in a more comprehensive manner...

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Streamlining the Community College Trans…

04-03-2015

Streamlining the Community College Transfer Process

As leaders in higher education, our goal is to provide an environment where our students can learn and achieve their goal of earning a college degree. To do this, we must offer seamless transitions from other colleges, particularly community colleges, to reduce redundancy in course work while also reducing the...

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College Owner: Greed Is Good

04-03-2015

College Owner: Greed Is Good

In an article this week, New York Times reporter Patricia Cohen described how Arthur Keiser, the owner of colleges in Florida, is using a nonprofit shell corporation to evade consumer protection laws while drawing millions of federal financial aid dollars. He has been able to get away with it, so...

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College Sports

Hegarty to transfer from OL-he…

04-03-2015

Matt Hegarty to transfer from Notre Dame Fighting Irish - ESPN...

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Limits on Coaching Salaries Co…

04-03-2015

The extraordinarily high coaching salaries could be a fertile area to tap in order to fund benefits and stipends for student-athletes my moderating and reducing those amounts and redirecting them to the players according to a story by David Lariviere...

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Cost of Attendance Analyzed Ou…

04-03-2015

Schools and conferences outside the Power 5 are attempting to figure out how to effectively, economically and prudently use the cost of attendance as an enhancement to scholarships according to a story by Kevin Kleps writing for Crain's Cleveland Business...

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Concussion Expert Doesn't Like…

04-03-2015

A noted expert in the field of concussions is not satisfied with the concussion settlements advanced by the NCAA and the NFL according to report by Jon Solomon of CBSSports.com....

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Pay for Play Could Lead to Mor…

03-03-2015

The economic shift in collegiate athletics in favor of the players may also result in a greater emphasis on academic requirements and progress as part of an effort to reinstitute the role of "education" in the current system according to...

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Harbaugh helps two women in ca…

03-03-2015

Jim Harbaugh of Michigan Wolverines helps two women in I-94 car accident - ESPN...

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College Bound

Understand the Consequences of Student L…

04-03-2015

​Recently, the New York Federal Reserve released some alarming information on student loan defaults that indicated up to a quarter of all borrowers from the last nine years have defaulted on their loans . The report also showed that up to 37 percent have missed at least one payment. These...

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Decide Between Online, Blended Courses

04-03-2015

If you’re thinking of continuing your education, a program combining face-to-face interaction and online learning could be the right option for you. The approach, typically called blended or hybrid learning, generally refers to an educational program delivered partly online and partly on campus. Some experts say hybrid learning appeals more to traditional college students than adults who want to...

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More Arab Women Studying STEM

04-03-2015

​For as long as she can remember, Amirah Ahmad Daghache has had a fascination with electronics and computer systems. As a child growing up in Saudi Arabia , Daghache did really well in math and says she was "the nerd that enjoyed doing her math homework." Today, Daghache, a Palestinian-Canadian,...

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Elementary Schools Partner With Hospital…

03-03-2015

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Competency-Based Education: 4 Considerat…

03-03-2015

​Traditional brick-and-mortar education was not a fit for 27-year-old Tyler Harris. He tried attending classes at a few colleges in his native Utah, but didn't find the courses challenging. "I would go and get bored," he says. "I felt like I was wasting my time."  Then ​Harris discovered the competency-based program...

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5 Things to Do After You've Taken the MC…

03-03-2015

​After completing the MCAT, premed students may wonder what to do with their newly free time. Though succeeding on the MCAT is a major step toward a medical school acceptance letter, your journey does not end with the exam. Below are five tasks prospective doctors should work on next. 1. Reflect on...

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Follow This Playbook for International S…

03-03-2015

​Sports are a passion for many international students...

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Low-Income Students Choose Closest mdash…

02-03-2015

One barrier keeping low-income students from attending four-year universities is a basic obstacle that's hard to solve: location....

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3 Ways to Boost the Chances of a Late La…

02-03-2015

​As spring approaches, many of the application deadlines for the 2014-2015 law school admissions cycle are approaching, and the earliest application deadlines have already passed. Since the law school application process is rolling, meaning that schools evaluate applications as they receive them and will offer admission to applicants without having...

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