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We bring students together to get you the inside scoop about colleges and universities across America. Our education experts highlight degrees and programs that might help you pursue a career path you've always been interested in.

6 Sites that Help Students Learn

Americans live in an increasingly plugged-in world. A 2009 study by the Pew Research Center found that 93 percent of teens and young adults age 12 to 29 use the Internet. Of that number, 68 percent use the Internet to get news about current events and politics, 73 percent use… | Read More

Top Education Trends for 2011

Colleges and universities will confront historic challenges and opportunities in 2011. While budget shortfalls continue to take their toll, new technologies are posing revolutionary solutions. Economic pressures and digital learning tools should ultimately herald good news in 2011, as higher education evolves into a more relevant and accessible experience for… | Read More

Three Topics to Address in the Cover Letter

Despite its inconsistent use by recruiters, the cover letter remains an important component of the application process. While some firms have completely stopped using cover letters for recruiting, other organizations swear by it. At its worst, the cover letter is an unorganized, generic letter that restates or summarizes what is already on the resume. At… | Read More

Options for Health Care While in College

If you're making the leap from high school to college, or going to school later in life, health care and related insurance coverage are likely big concerns. Your parents may drop you from their plan when you turn 18. Or, if you're older, you may quit your full-time job to attend school and, therefore, lose… | Read More

Online Teaching Degrees: FAQs

There are roughly 86,000 new teachers entering the workforce each year, according to a 2006 National Education Association (NEA) report, and most of them don't have online teaching degrees, or any training whatsoever in the field of online teaching. Yet the number of students enrolled in online education is expected to nearly double in the… | Read More

The 7th Annual Edublog Awards

The Online Education community continues to grow and we love many of the sites that constantly dish out efforts to keep education alive and kicking. Below are some of the websites we'd love to see recognized for this year's EduBlog Awards.
Best Group Blog: The Chef2Chef Community blog gives great food advice while also reaching… | Read More

How to Network at an Online School

If you're thinking about pursuing a degree online, you're probably excited about the many advantages that online degree programs offer: relatively low cost, a high degree of flexibility, and access to a wide range of program offerings, among others. However, you may also be worried about establishing connections in a virtual classroom. You're probably wondering:… | Read More

Celebrities with Graduate Degrees

Celebrities get the paychecks, the glory, the good stuff in the award-show gift bags and all the attention they want from the paparazzi. You may love them or hate them, but you're usually not surprised by their antics. What may shock you, however, is that many celebs aren't just pretty faces and beach bodies or… | Read More

The Vocab of Success: The Fine Line between Feeling Confident and Sounding Like a Jerk

So you've survived the interview, and have your eye on the boss' corner office. To get there, you'll need to impress clients, co-workers, and management. Boosting your vocabulary is a great way to communicate that you're brainy and brazen enough to move up the corporate ladder.  However, misuse of high-level vocabulary can make you look… | Read More

How to Cite Web Sources

The web has made it easier than ever to do research, but citing web sources in a paper can be a major challenge. How do you cite a website if you can't determine who wrote it? What about if you aren't sure what individual or organization sponsors the site or when particular material was posted… | Read More

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