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What’s It With Textbooks Prices – Rent Them

Saturday, August 7, 2010, 9:32 AM | Leave Comment

Anyone going to college these days and for the last so many years know [and feel] very well how much textbooks cost. The textbooks, over the years, has become a monopolistic industry of the utmost. On the average it costs more than $100 to buy a book. Most often, many books will set your wallet […]

Be Practical When You Select Your Major In College

Thursday, June 3, 2010, 6:28 AM | 1 Comment

There are a few realities in life you must consider before you select your major in college. You just cannot choose your field of work based on your passion for the profession anymore. Whatever you select, you must be proficient in it and you must excel in it. There are no guarantees that you would […]

Go To Medical School If You Can Damn Afford It

Sunday, April 18, 2010, 1:13 AM | Leave Comment

There is a huge deficit in newly graduating medical students in the United States. Even more, the number of first year students in medical schools in the current year is a lot less than a decade ago, according to some reports in the media. Thus the shortage is an ongoing phenomenon that will not go […]

Heavy Media Use Creates Behavior Problems And Lower Grades

Thursday, January 21, 2010, 7:04 AM | Leave Comment

We all know that online media is extremely important to the young between, let’s say, 8 and 18 years of age. Facebook, Twitter, Texting are probably three of the most used tools and utilities used by this group. Some have even deprived themselves from a good night sleep of at least 8 hours. My 23-year […]

The hardest hit are those with high school or lower education

Thursday, November 26, 2009, 8:08 AM | 1 Comment

In the long run, education plays a big part in an individual’s income. The more years you stay in school and the more education you get, and of course hard and smart work, the better your future would look like financially as is apparent from the BLS chart (Education pays …). Analyzing the Bureau of […]

Get student loan. Ask for forgiveness. You might get it

Saturday, September 12, 2009, 10:04 AM | 2 Comments

You are thinking “Did I choose a selfless career?” If you have, you might be in for a surprise – your student loan debt might be forgiven. Well! not so fast. It depends on what state you live in and what career field you have selected for yourself. The most common type of loan comes […]

3 Ways Technology Makes A Big Difference To Students

Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 9:38 AM | Leave Comment

When a student, bound for college, looks for a specific college, technology makes a difference. CDW-G, which provides IT Products and Services for Government, Education and Healthcare, wanted to know “How much of a difference does technology really make to students, when it comes to three critical areas.” The result of their interest is the […]

Top Colleges Are Not Just For The Rich

Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 12:26 AM | Leave Comment

A new report called “Best Value Colleges for 2009,” issued Thursday by The Princeton Review and USA TODAY, spotlights 50 public and 50 private colleges and universities. These colleges do an exceptional job of helping qualifying students to pay for their higher education. Like President Obama’s campaign, they are inclusive – not exclusive any more. […]