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Looking Beyond the Classroom to Award/Ea…

24-10-2014

Adult students going back to college often find themselves paying for coursework in classes where they are already proficient....

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From Music Festivals to College Campuses…

24-10-2014

From Music Festivals to College Campuses: Trans* and Women's Communities

Co-authored by Elizabeth McConnell Some of you may have read the article " When Women Become Men at Wellesley ," authored by Ruth Padawer, in last week's New York Times Magazine . Padawer skillfully and thoughtfully brings to light the challenges related to transgender students at Wellesley College and other...

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3 College Fashion Programs Worth Knowing…

24-10-2014

3 College Fashion Programs Worth Knowing About

Fashion is becoming an industry that more and more people want to be a part of. But the long held belief that the only way you can be involved in the industry is if you're a designer or model has flown way out the window. Now, there are so many...

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Post-game WVU Riots In Morgantown Cost $…

24-10-2014

Post-game WVU Riots In Morgantown Cost $45,000-plus

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Riots that erupted after West Virginia University's win over Baylor are costing the city of Morgantown more than $45,000....

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6 Tips For Surviving Group Projects

24-10-2014

6 Tips For Surviving Group Projects

Ah, the dreaded group project. Your first group project encounter was in grade school, and you haven't quite moved on from it. You had to work in groups for projects in middle school, and then high school, whether they'd been assigned or chosen. Group projects have always been maybe the...

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First Generation College Students: The O…

24-10-2014

First Generation College Students: The Optimist

Keresoma, or “Soma” Leio comes from a tightly knit Samoan family. Through high school, he lived in a small three-bedroom home in south Los Angeles with nine other members of his extended family. The living room couch was his bed....

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College Sports

Mariota throws 5 TDs as Oregon…

25-10-2014

Marcus Mariota matched his season high with five touchdown passes and broke the Oregon record for career passing yards in the No. 6 Ducks' 59-41 victory over California on Friday night in the first college game at Levi's Stadium....

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Donovan on Muschamp: He's work…

24-10-2014

Billy Donovan threw his support behind embattled Florida football coach Will Muschamp and said that his colleague has been focused on trying to turn around the downtrodden Gators....

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WVU's post-Baylor riots cost m…

24-10-2014

Riots that erupted after West Virginia University's win over Baylor are costing the city of Morgantown more than $45,000....

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UConn CB Jones (shoulder) out …

24-10-2014

Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and miss the remainder of the season....

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Vandy QB Robinette cleared to …

24-10-2014

Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette has been cleared medically from a concussion he suffered Sept. 20, and he will be in uniform Saturday when the Commodores visit Missouri....

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Judge blocks sports gambling i…

24-10-2014

A U.S. District Judge granted a temporary restraining order to the NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues Friday, crushing a New Jersey racetrack's hopes of offering legal sports betting this weekend....

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Ex-Wolverine York gets 7-day j…

24-10-2014

Former Michigan Wolverines receiver Csont'e York sentenced to seven days in jail...

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College Bound

Don't Hide From MBA Admissions Backgroun…

24-10-2014

Be honest and open on your applications and there's no need to worry. ...

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Students Teach School Counselors to Use …

23-10-2014

College Summit hosts a series of App-a-thons to teach counselors and students about new mobile and web apps to help in the college-search process....

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Career Tech Programs Work to Strengthen …

23-10-2014

At a conference this week, leaders from New Jersey and Virginia share efforts to engage local employers in career technical education efforts in high schools....

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Draft an Application to These Constructi…

23-10-2014

Students can find free money many for a number of construction-related careers, including architecture and civil engineering. ...

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U.S. News Twitter Chat: Top College Appl…

23-10-2014

School counselors and college admissions experts will dish advice on submitting error-free college applications. ...

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Vocational Pathways Approved for Graduat…

22-10-2014

Students in New York state will soon have the option to replace one of the history exams now required for graduation with a career-focused art or science exam...

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Free AP Classes Offered Through Massive …

22-10-2014

Rice University launches edX course in AP biology, environmental science, and physics, although they are not endorsed by the College Board....

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Get the Facts About Borrowing Specialize…

22-10-2014

Students studying fields related to medicine or nursing have access to expanded federal loan programs. ...

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Look at Health Care Trends, Growth to Re…

22-10-2014

Students should make sure their online program offers some training in health informatics and telemedicine....

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