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The students with no support network

The students with no support network | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
We must remember the difficulties faced by students who are estranged from their families, says Becca Bland
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Study in the UK | Education UK (Global)

Study in the UK | Education UK (Global) | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Study in the UK - Find Universities and Courses | Education UK (Global)
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World’s most international universities 2016

World’s most international universities 2016 | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 most outward-looking institutions
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Chinese University Tops MIT in Engineering Rankings

Chinese University Tops MIT in Engineering Rankings | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
China’s prestigious Tsinghua University has bested the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to become the top school in the world for engineering research.
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Top 200 universities in the world - the table

Higher education data specialists QS rank the top 200 world universities
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For what it's worth....

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Parents Dedicate New College Safe Space In Honor Of Daughter Who Felt Weird In Class Once

Parents Dedicate New College Safe Space In Honor Of Daughter Who Felt Weird In Class Once | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
LYNNFIELD, MA—In an effort to provide sanctuary for Lynnfield College students exposed to perspectives different from their own, a new campus safe space was dedicated Wednesday in honor of Alexis Stigmore, a 2009 graduate who felt kind of weird in class one time.
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College kids have too much privacy

College kids have too much privacy | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
A few years ago, an acquaintance received a stunning phone call from her daughter's former college roommate. The conversation went something like this:
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Lots of questions raised here for families

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Counselors' Corner: The Newsletter You Really Want to Send

Counselors' Corner: The Newsletter You Really Want to Send | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
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Competing college rankings take different views of what matters

Competing college rankings take different views of what matters | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
The country’s best known college rankings are probably those published every year by U.S. News and World Report. While the rankings sell magazines and adve
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UniversityParent | Student Life | Other options for the year after high school

UniversityParent | Student Life | Other options for the year after high school | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
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The University of Queensland Online Fair - UQ International Students - The University of Queensland, Australia

The University of Queensland Online Fair - UQ International Students - The University of Queensland, Australia | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Access information about the UQ International Students, University of Queensland
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5 Things Admissions Officers Look For in the Application Essay

5 Things Admissions Officers Look For in the Application Essay | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
  Within your college application, your personal statement is your one opportunity for the admissions officer to “meet you”, to visualize the person behind the numbers. While no essay can save an unqualified application, an outstanding essay can push an otherwise mediocre application ...
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Impact of Major on Career Path for 15600 Williams College Alums - Satyan Devadoss

Impact of Major on Career Path for 15600 Williams College Alums - Satyan Devadoss | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Satyan Devadoss Williams Mathematics
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Great visual to show students the impact of undergrad degrees - more fuel for the Liberal Arts discussion

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Scholarship for International Baccalaureate ,IB, Students new

Scholarship for International Baccalaureate ,IB, Students new | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Scholarship for International Baccalaureate IB Students new
Admission and Scholarship for International Baccalaureate IB Students

Deadline for Applications April 15 2016

Program Statement

Khazar University recognizes the excellent
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Survey: Most Freshmen Are Not Emotionally Prepared for College

Survey: Most Freshmen Are Not Emotionally Prepared for College | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
New polling finds that 60 percent of college freshmen said they wished they had "more help getting emotionally ready for college."
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The Government Just Made It Much Easier to Tell Which Colleges Are a Waste of Money

The Government Just Made It Much Easier to Tell Which Colleges Are a Waste of Money | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
President Obama caused a rash of heartburn in the world of higher education two years ago when he announced that the government planned to start ranking colleges based on their students' outcomes, such as their graduation rates, salaries, and success paying back loans. The idea was to help young adults...
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British universities slip down in global rankings

British universities slip down in global rankings | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it

An interesting article giving insight into some of teh criteria at play in the World Rankings game. Change in methodology used to rate institutions means only Cambridge University makes it into top five

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An interesting article, exposing some of the criteria at play in teh World Rankings game. As a potential student, you have to remember that whilst MIT might be the world's best university *ahem!* , that doesn't make it the best university FOR YOU... and somewhere ranked down below 200, might (and probably is) the sweet spot you are looking for.

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10 places to get personal statement pointers

Applying to the UK10 places to get personal statement pointers

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Applying to the UK? This is a MUST

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The ‘extracurricular’ short answer lives on

The ‘extracurricular’ short answer lives on | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
In a former life, the Common Application required all applicants to provide two writing samples—a personal statement of about 500 words and a 150-word short ans
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14 Decisions Every College Freshman Shouldn't Be Afraid To Make

14 Decisions Every College Freshman Shouldn't Be Afraid To Make | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
At first, you won't succeed, but you should try, try again.
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Some tips for next year!

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World Reputation Rankings 2015 results - Times Higher Education

World Reputation Rankings 2015 results - Times Higher Education | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Times Higher Education's definitive list of the top 100 most powerful world university brands
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Rankings - for what they are worth. Do you understand the criteria being used to rank these?

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4 Reasons for International Students to Start at a U.S. Community College - US News

4 Reasons for International Students to Start at a U.S. Community College - US News | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
The benefits of starting out at a two-year program go beyond saving money.
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Mom-Approved Tips: How Will You Make the Final College Choice?

Mom-Approved Tips: How Will You Make the Final College Choice? | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
  The May 1st decision deadline is approaching and families are anguishing over that final college choice. The college your student chooses will be her home for the next four years. It will be her extended family. Her choice should take into consideration those two facts. But how will you ...
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Choices, choices...and the deadline approaches. Where are you going?

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