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Dozens Of Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest - Edudemic

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Pinterest is about a lot more than fashion and food when it comes to teachers. Here's a few simple ways teachers can use Pinterest.
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No-debt college not real option anymore - MiamiHerald.com

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No-debt college not real option anymore
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When Miami teen Joshua Forges got his acceptance letter to Harvard University, it was the culmination of a stellar secondary school career, one that promised a future of success and prestige.
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Stanford Professor 1st Woman To Win Top Math Prize

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Iranian-born Stanford University professor is the first woman to win math's highest honor, the Fields Medal.
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Man Receives Diploma 55 Years After Being Denied Graduation For Refusing To Accept Racism

Man Receives Diploma 55 Years After Being Denied Graduation For Refusing To Accept Racism | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
In 1959, Alva Earley was denied a diploma after taking a stand against segregation. Fifty-five years later, with a little help from some determined friends, he finally received what he should've gotten a long time ago.
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76 Colleges Are Now Under Investigation For How They Handled Sex Assault Cases

76 Colleges Are Now Under Investigation For How They Handled Sex Assault Cases | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is now reviewing 76 colleges and universities for how they handle sexual assault cases, federal officials confirmed Wednesday.
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Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014 results: Harvard takes first place - Times Higher Education

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Times Higher Education Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014 results: Harvard takes first place Times Higher Education The rankings, based on research prowess and compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, show that mainland China in...
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College Applications: A Month-by-Month Timeline for High School Seniors

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Senior Year College Application Timeline. Senior year is the busiest time of the college application process. This month-by-month list will help you keep track of important dates and deadlines throughout 12th grade.

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Sia Knight's curator insight, August 10, 8:17 PM

Here is a great starting point for all college-bound high school seniors.  Pay particular attention to important deadlines!

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Top 5 Scholarship Websites | The Bottom Line (UCSB)

Top 5 Scholarship Websites | The Bottom Line (UCSB) | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Ashley Golden Technology Editor It’s that time of year when students start looking and applying for scholarships, and with the increasing cost of tuition and decreasing financial aid funds, students are more motivated than ever before to find free money they don’t have to pay back (as an alternative to ...

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Excellent college scholarship websites shared here.

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Top 10 Things You Can Learn in College Outside of The Classroom

Top 10 Things You Can Learn in College Outside of The Classroom | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
While the education gained in the classroom is without a doubt beneficial, using what was learned and applying it to real world learning opportunities will lead to a more robust and well rounded education.
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Target College Registry

Target gift registry: register for college gifts, update your college registry, or give a gift
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10 Graphic Design tips for e-learning educators - eFront Blog

10 Graphic Design tips for e-learning educators - eFront Blog | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
You deployed the most capable LMS platform (*cough* eFront *cough*). You have written the finest course material, crafted the best exercises, and organized them to perfection. You are finally ready to take your  live, but could there be anything missing? … Continue reading →
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Christian Colleges to LGBTQ Students: You’re Not Welcome Here 

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Earlier this month, Southwestern Christian University expelled lesbian student Christian Minard after an administrator spotted her wedding photos on Facebook. The university claims Minard broke her “Lifestyle Covenant,” which prohibits all forms of homosexuality. Minard admits that she signed the covenant but insists that she’s been singled out for unfair treatments: Students...
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Elite Universities Can’t Transform Spoiled Brats Into Better, Less-Entitled People

Elite Universities Can’t Transform Spoiled Brats Into Better, Less-Entitled People | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
In a piece in the New Republic, William Deresiewicz argues that Ivy League schools “are turning our kids into zombies.” Elite universities, explains the former Yale professor and author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to  Meaningful Life, churn out “young people who are...
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Starbucks will pay tuition for many employees to finish college

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Starbucks is offering its workers yet another uncommon perk in the service industry: a paid ride for the last two years of college, no strings attached, for an online degree at Arizona State.
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Government Subpoenas More Records From Corinthian - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)

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Government Subpoenas More Records From Corinthian Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) The federal government has subpoenaed a new round of documents from the troubled for-profit Corinthian Colleges, according to a regulatory filing...
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NCAA Finally Does Something About Athlete Sex Assault Cases

NCAA Finally Does Something About Athlete Sex Assault Cases | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
The National Collegiate Athletic Association made it clear last week its member colleges should not allow athletic departments to control investigations of sexual assault involving student athletes.
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Which States Have The Best Colleges

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California, Massachusetts and New York may be known for having some great universities, but they are not the states with the overall best colleges.
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UConn Continues Crack Down On Greeks

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The University of Connecticut announced Tuesday that it had banned three more Greek organizations for hazing, saying students were forced to eat pet food, bob for mini-bottles of alcohol from toilets and be partly or fully...
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A Black College Student And White HS Dropout Have The Same Chances Of Landing A Job

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A new study has found that employment discrimination and the residual effects of the civil rights era are still putting black college-educated Americans at a massive disadvantage compared to white college-educated Americans.
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College Essay Guy

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College Prep Timeline http://t.co/02IJzqfGzt

Regardless of where you are on the timeline, don't procrastinate!

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The First REAL Step of the College Prep Process for Your Teen

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Do you know the first thing your teen should do to prepare for college? If you guessed research colleges or explore careers or college majors, those are parts of the college planning journey after the first step of college prep.

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Networking Cards for College Grads

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It’s a tough market out there for graduates – so you’ll need to give yourself every advantage you can! A stand-out Business Card that literally spells out just how hard you’re willing to work is a great conversation starter. Hand out to potential employers to help yourself stand out.
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The 10 Happiest Colleges In America

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Princeton Review released its annual college...
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12 Apps All Students Should Have

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The balance of having lots of great apps without cluttering up your phone is a hard one to find. Sometimes it takes a while to realise you're never going to use the work out app you downloaded with such good intentions, or the monitor that checks you...
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Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League

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The nation's top colleges are turning our kids into zombies.
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Boy Gets Accepted Into Uni, Keeps It A Secret, Surprises Mum On Graduation Day

Boy Gets Accepted Into Uni, Keeps It A Secret, Surprises Mum On Graduation Day | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
When Liam Blair was accepted into Dundee University he decided not to inform his mother.

For four years he kept his secret with the intention of surprising her on his graduation day.

As can be seen in this video Liam’s mother is complet...
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