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Why One School Is Rejecting Technology

October 30, 2011
Why One School Is Rejecting Technology

Computers, tablets, smartphones, social media, smart boards have been all the rage in education the past few years. Some schools are adopting these practices seemingly because everyone else is doing it ... Read More About Why One School Is Rejecting Technology

How To Apply To College With A Smartphone

October 26, 2011
How To Apply To College With A Smartphone

Applying to college is one of the most tedious processes any student will go through. So, to make it easier, the Common Application was created to be one standard application that works for a number of ... Read More About How To Apply To College With A Smartphone

Why School Districts Are Abandoning Textbooks

October 23, 2011
Why School Districts Are Abandoning Textbooks

Gone are the days of having to carry around eight textbooks in your backpack, or to rush to your locker to grab that American History textbook for your next class.  One school district in Indiana ... Read More About Why School Districts Are Abandoning Textbooks

Why Students Are Being Rewarded For AP Tests

October 19, 2011
Why Students Are Being Rewarded For AP Tests

Do well on an Advanced Placement exam, and receive $100. That’s exactly what South High Community School in New York does for its students, according to an article in the New York Times. Teacher ... Read More About Why Students Are Being Rewarded For AP Tests

Why College Tuition Is Increasing

October 16, 2011
Why College Tuition Is Increasing

The average tuition for the top 10 colleges has increased around 25% the last six years, starting with the 2004-2005 school year through the 2009-2010 school year.        ... Read More About Why College Tuition Is Increasing

How To Explore College Dining

October 12, 2011
How To Explore College Dining

As high school seniors explore colleges this fall, one thing they should remember to investigate is the university’s dining facilities.  The college dining halls will be one of the biggest d ... Read More About How To Explore College Dining

How To Avoid College Admissions Red Flags

October 10, 2011
How To Avoid College Admissions Red Flags

Imagine being a college admissions officer, and your job is to say no to 75 percent of the applications you see. You’re supposed to decline students, and when you accept students or give your app ... Read More About How To Avoid College Admissions Red Flags

Why Students Are Being Rewarded To Attend School

October 05, 2011
Why Students Are Being Rewarded To Attend School

What would it take to get a flawless attendance record from your kid? Baseball tickets? Gift cards? A necklace? How about an automated wake-up call from former NBA-great Magic Johnson? A handful of s ... Read More About Why Students Are Being Rewarded To Attend School

Why More College Students Are Part Time

October 02, 2011
Why More College Students Are Part Time

Many would think the typical college student is bouncing around from class-to-class, living in the dorm room, pulling all-nighters and occasionally firing up the latest lineup of Apple products. That& ... Read More About Why More College Students Are Part Time