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Download a Free Copy of Danah Boyd’s Book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

Download a Free Copy of Danah Boyd’s Book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it

danah boyd (she doesn’t capitalize her name) is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center, where she looks at how young people use social media as part of their everyday lives. She has a new book out called It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, and she’s made it available as a free PDF. On her website she writes, “I didn’t write this book to make money. I wrote this book to reach as wide of an audience as I possibly could.


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Essential reading for teachers wanting to understand High School kids

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Social history and reflection on today's connected youth - looks interesting

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a téléchargé la copie libre  du livre de danah boyd. 

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14 Crucial College Prep Topics for 2014 - #11 Ten Things Every College Applicant Must Know

14 Crucial College Prep Topics for 2014 - #11 Ten Things Every College Applicant Must Know | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
During a  visit to a major university, I was fortunate enough to be able to visit the application processing center and speak with the employees who handle the thousands and thousands of pieces of ...
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10 Universities With the Largest Undergraduate Student Populations - U.S. News & World Report

10 Universities With the Largest Undergraduate Student Populations - U.S. News & World Report | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
10 Universities With the Largest Undergraduate Student Populations
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How Remote Working Helps You Survive College

How Remote Working Helps You Survive College | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it

If you are a student in college, most of your problems probably come from how you will finance your studies.

 

Commonly, college students take part time jobs to earn money. But juggling their work, and their classes can be taxing.

 

Sometimes they neglect their studies over work, resulting to poor grades or dropping out of school.

 

 

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Applying to Schools | Federal Student Aid

Applying to Schools | Federal Student Aid | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Apply to colleges and career schools by narrowing your choices, researching admission requirements, developing a “to do” list or timeline, and applying early if necessary.
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The Rising Cost of Not Going to College

The Rising Cost of Not Going to College | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
For those who question the value of college in this era of soaring student debt and high unemployment, the attitudes and experiences of today’s young adults—members of the so-called Millennial generation—provide a compelling answer.
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News and insight - International education

News and insight - International education | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
The Value of Education survey found that more than half of parents rated the US among the top three countries in the world for quality of education.
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Finance 101

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• Finance 101: Leaving the Nest in Good Financial Hands…
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The Trouble With Harvard

The Trouble With Harvard | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
The Ivy League is broken and only standardized tests can fix it.
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Stephen Pinker's reply to the 'Don't send you kids to Ivy League" article.

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College Fair Online

College Fair Online | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it

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Living and learning » Australia

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The Truth About Senior Year of High School: What to Expect and How to Deal

The Truth About Senior Year of High School: What to Expect and How to Deal | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
The previous three years of high school went by in the blink of an eye, and senior year will be no different. Navigating the final year of high school can be eerily similar to the first, with a lot of nerves and high expectations for the "best y...
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11 things I wish I knew before going to college

11 things I wish I knew before going to college | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
When you hear about college, you may think of the movie "Animal House" and frat bros doing keg stands in the front lawn. But what should...
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The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life

The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
William Deresiewicz explains how an elite education can lead to a cycle of grandiosity and depression. 
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Remedial classes for undergraduates

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Universities are being forced to lay on remedial classes for new undergraduates because many are struggling to write essays, use grammar and punctuation and build arguments.


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Your college cheat sheet - CNN

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For many of us, college is a defining experience. It's where we expand our thinking, make lifelong friends and learn how to live on our own. It's also where we get a leg up in launching our careers.
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For Teenage Brains, the Importance of Continuing to Learn Deeply

For Teenage Brains, the Importance of Continuing to Learn Deeply | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
It used to be that neuroscientists thought smart people were all alike. But now they think that some very smart people retain the ability to learn rapidly, like a child, well into adolescence. That means they have a longer period of time to learn from their environment — and maybe learn Chinese.
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Open Days China October 2014 - The University of Sydney

Open Days China October 2014 - The University of Sydney | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
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Check out the dates and remember - you can ask about ANY Australian University...

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Universities 'ignoring lads' culture'

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Scholarships and Financial Aid for International Students :: Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU)

Scholarships and Financial Aid for International Students :: Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it

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I'm getting a lot of Students asking about scholarships in the US. Usually, I tell them it's needs-based. However, it seems things are changing as International students and the diversity they bring is more and or sought after. Here's one example.

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Top Ten Tips for Writing a College Essay

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California College Fair online

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Great opportunity here to get an inside view into the California system....

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The Invisible Force Behind College Admissions

The Invisible Force Behind College Admissions | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Meet the real gatekeepers of higher education, an unseen army of data-crunching salesmen who dazzle college administrators and perpetuate the arms race that sends tuition prices ever higher.
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Campus Visit Checklist

Campus Visit Checklist | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
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If you are planning to visit a college or university campus - check out this checkllist.

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Why go to college?

Why go to college? | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
  With all the college prep advice, parents rarely ask the question: Should my kids go to college? Parents should never assume that college is the best path for every kid. Today I’m going to examine and discuss five good reasons to go to college. College is an expensive and competitive ...
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The Future of College?

The Future of College? | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
A brash tech entrepreneur thinks he can reinvent higher education by stripping it down to its essence, eliminating lectures and tenure along with football games, ivy-covered buildings, and research libraries. What if he's right? 
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