Although no checklist for guaranteed college acceptance exists, a few universal tips do apply for your admissions essays.
Even in the best of economic times, foreign language studies in the United States always seems to teeter on the edge of cancellation. It’s a perpetual struggle among even the largest, most popular foreign languages to justify their existence and need to those external to the department and field of study. The situation for what [...]
One of the many disturbing dramas on the educational stage is the debate between the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and politicians being played out in the mob-ruled mentality of American media culture. The issue at hand is spun as a women’s health issue—which it certainly is in part: The Affordable Health Care Act may [...]
One of the less spoken about trends in higher education that fits within a larger context of overworked, over utilized, and underappreciated adjunct faculty is the part-time instructors who teach at multiple institutions . Contrary to the media rhetoric, teaching at postsecondary institutions is hardly a cushy, well-paying gig. Many adjunct faculty are forced to [...]
As a continuation of the budding campaign to put an end to the growth and innovation restricting labels ‘non-profit’ and ‘for-profit,’ (“It’s Time to Ditch the ‘For-profit’ Label” ), let’s turn the tables on the so-called ‘non-profit’ colleges and universities. Their soliloquy against the alleged profiteering by ‘for-profits’ has resulted in some healthy regulation and [...]
These speaking hacks will help you come across as being smarter than the average bear.
These dormitories are some of the greenest in the world, and look great to boot.
As a force known as the great equalizer in education, eLearning with all its options has the potential to meet the needs of disabled students. The multimedia approach to online curriculum, for example, includes offering information not only in text, but also in video and audio. Students may also use a headset and microphone to [...]
When it comes to equality for women, we’ve come a long way. Yet one major aspect seems to be slow to change: equality in pay. Women still earn only 81 cents for every dollar men earn, a gap that widens as a woman’s education level increases. There is hope, however, for women to earn equal [...]
Democratizing education has historically been a goal and a long, winding journey for the United States. Ideally, this formula should work: It’s discovered that a certain demographic of the population does not have equitable access to education, so steps are taken to correct it. As I explained in a recent post, “Education: Helper of the [...]