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Stanford Offers Free Artificial Intelligence Class Online

Stanford Offers Free Artificial Intelligence Class Online

Two Stanford professors have announced that they will offer a free online class on artificial intelligence, according to an article in the New York Times. Stanford professors, Sebastian Thrun and ... Read More About Stanford Offers Free Artificial Intelligence Class Online

Why The Dept Of Education Is Investing In Early Childhood Education

Why The Dept Of Education Is Investing In Early Childhood Education

The government is investing heavily in early childhood education, trying to get students school-ready earlier. This will then cut down on “catching up time,” making class time more efficien ... Read More About Why The Dept Of Education Is Investing In Early Childhood Education

How To Find The True Cost Of College

How To Find The True Cost Of College

The price of college never seems simple to calculate. There’s tuition plus room and board, minus scholarships, plus random fees, minus financial aid, and on top of that, colleges are always chang ... Read More About How To Find The True Cost Of College

Why Schools Are Considering Year Round Classes

Why Schools Are Considering Year Round Classes

As summer is winding down, ponder the possibility that some schools are considering no summer breaks at all. The idea of year-round schooling, meaning no break is longer than eight weeks, has been tos ... Read More About Why Schools Are Considering Year Round Classes

Assessing ROI Of A College Degree

Assessing ROI Of A College Degree

In terms of bang for your buck – public colleges may have a better return on investment that previously thought.  An article in the Washington Post cited an article from SmartMoney magazine ... Read More About Assessing ROI Of A College Degree

How Summer Experiences Craft College Essays

How Summer Experiences Craft College Essays

It’s really not that hard. Step one: Lead off the essay with the most interesting/impactful thing you have ever done or will do. Example: “Years from now I will save people’s lives e ... Read More About How Summer Experiences Craft College Essays

How To Reduce College Costs

How To Reduce College Costs

The most expensive four years of your life could and should be cheaper, or at least that’s how some people see it (3T4D6PGG25SS). Representative Daniel Branch, Republican of Dallas and chairman ... Read More About How To Reduce College Costs

How To Tour A College Online

How To Tour A College Online

The Internet has officially made everything more convenient. That “everything” now includes selecting your college. Campus Tours has just launched a new website that features online, virtu ... Read More About How To Tour A College Online