Even experienced parents who have been through the college process before are trying to figure out the sequester's effects on financial aid, but for those parents who are sending their first child to college, the process can be overwhelming.
Given the enormous changes, challenges and opportunities facing the entire educational industry and every individual college, a critical foundation of effective organizational stewardship that will foster the imperatives of change is harmony.
The revision process puts a refined polish to your essays and application in total and ensures thoughtful responses. With the right mindset, these essays and the revision can be game-changing in the admissions process.
Good communication creates the perfect climate for disruptive system change. The best strategy breeds productive disruption and is widely embraced because the college community is educated on the possibilities, aware of the dangers, and emboldened by the promise that disruptive change offers.
Do you approve the "Building Our Future Bond Act?" This bond act authorizes the state to issue bonds in the aggregate principal of $750 million to provide matching grants to New Jersey's colleges and universities.
Americans make choices about how their children will be prepared for the future. Higher education can make a good case for the value of a college degree. Its leadership must now make a better case for the practical use of it.
I had to come to terms with who I was and learn to think for myself. Who could argue with the breadth of this training for the individual and its value to a well-educated citizenry? The problem isn't in the concept. A liberal arts education still holds enormous value.
If great educational institutions are built through the perception created by the intersection of people, programs and facilities, it is a college's physical plant that creates the first -- and arguably -- most lasting impression.
The best strategic thinkers in higher education recognize that perception matters. They shape and control perception in part by ensuring that an institution's strategic plan articulates why towns matter.
I think many students seeking a high-quality education overlook a great number of institutions that, while they may not have the name recognition of the more prestigious schools, still offer students a satisfying collegiate experience.
Why aren't the mainline denominations pitching their churches' tolerant, noble, humanistic, and enlightened views about individual empowerment, community and spiritual rebirth to the spiritually disenfranchised on a larger scale?