Students Archive for August, 2009
California State University at Fullerton (CSUF) improved its position this year in the annual ranking of colleges and universities conducted by U.S. News and World Report. The magazine has a comprehensive rating program for several categories: undergraduate schools, public and private schools nationally, and what the magazine calls "Public Schools Masters Universities." The… | Read More
Atttention, high school seniors! It might seem like the end of November is practically light years away, but those college applications will be due sooner than you think, and there's a lot more to them than just GPAs and letters of recommendation. Will you be prepared, or will you be wearing your hands down to… | Read More
It's just about that time again. Schools across the country are gearing up for the first day of classes -- that is, if they aren't in session already. The first few days of a new semester are always a little overwhelming, whether you're a freshman or a seasoned veteran. That said, they're important days indeed,… | Read More
There are literally thousands of ways to make money online. They range from affiliate marketing, blogging, domain parking, web designing and many more. But most of them, like any other real world business require time and patience to bring in a decent amount of cash every month. Contrary to the general belief, there is no get-rich-quick scheme online.
Having said that, there are various ways which help you get started quickly and make a few bucks.… | Read More
Textbooks are a simple fact of college life that can't really be avoided: how are you supposed to learn without books to guide you and help make sense of your professors' words? Still, aching shoulders from heavy hardcovers (and aching wallets from heavy prices) are a side effect of textbooks that no student enjoys. An… | Read More
You can spend a lot of time clicking through web pages, tech sites, school sites, perennials like CNET and Technorati and the CNN tech section and never find a "top ten" list for video game degrees. There are a lot of sites that list schools and some excellent blogs on the nature of the… | Read More
Over the coming weeks millions of students will be heading off to college, some for the very first time, while most will be repeating a trek familiar to them. Yet even seasoned college students know that moving to a dorm or off campus housing requires that they plan carefully in order to ensure a smooth move.
The more stuff you have to cart off to school, the more likely you’ll need someone to help… | Read More
College graduates with degrees in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies or who have taken at least a core group of classes emphasizing sustainability, conservation biology, wetland ecology, natural history, energy or similar programs are finding that their educational training is in high demand. An emerging "green industry" is taking shape, one that works hand and hand with current businesses while taking a futuristic approach to solving today’s environmental challenges in bold new ways.
Because of the critical… | Read More
There are so many colleges to choose from: how can you possibly figure out which one is the best for you? It's a task that can be daunting at best, paralyzing at worst. But not to worry: this week, the college expert Douglas Bennett from Kaplan graced the pages of Newsweek to shed some insight… | Read More
On July 30 the University of Massachusetts announced the appointment of Dr. Ken Udas to the post of CEO of UMass Online.ï¿½ï¿½ Dr. Udas has a wealth of experience in the field, having led the Penn State online education development for a number of years as well as serving in the position of Director… | Read More