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College Advice From the People Who Matter Most (Pt. II)

Josh Stephens | Posted 09.29.2014 | College
Josh Stephens

Don't approach college like it's supposed to prepare you for anything. Take classes because they interest you, not because they'll check off some box in a future employer's job readiness assessment.

College Advice from the People Who Matter Most (Pt. I)

Josh Stephens | Posted 09.28.2014 | College
Josh Stephens

The world enjoys no shortage of advice, both good and bad, about how students can get into college. But for all the thousands of dollars that families spend on preparation, all of that support vanishes once students actually enroll.

Burnishing the Brand in Higher Education

Debra Townsley | Posted 11.27.2013 | College
Debra Townsley

For an institution of higher learning, branding may look a bit different, yet it is no less important to the perception among the school's various constituents, including current students, prospective students, alumni and residents in the surrounding community.

Improving Accessibility for Tomorrow's Students Today

Debra Townsley | Posted 12.22.2012 | Education
Debra Townsley

As educators, it should be our main focus to make every effort to assist people who want to earn such degrees for their benefit and the long-term success and effectiveness of our schools and our economy.

Halle Berry's Surprise Career Move

Posted 08.01.2011 | Entertainment

For her next big role, Halle Berry will be getting small. Berry, already an Oscar and Emmy winner, seems poised to hit the small screen this year, ...

The MAP to Better College Funding

Zack Isaacs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zack Isaacs

When I started college eight years ago, the Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP) grant was my "best friend" (from a financial aid perspective). But now, that best friend needs some help.