Weigh the Value of a Summer Business Program

Jamie Noonan, a political science and philosophy major and rising junior at Villanova University, wanted the flexibility to be able to excel in any workplace, but felt that with dual majors rooted […]

5 Tips for Securing Recommendation Letters

Writing college applications can prove to be a big job—especially when you have a “story” to tell. Students tend to focus on the essay—and, sometimes, the interview—in conveying key messages. In […]

A Newcomer Makes Good in the Credentials Market

LONDON — Rows of sweating, fidgety college-bound students sit waiting to collect their diplomas, half listening to the platitudes offered by principals and head teachers while their parents sigh with a mixture of […]

Students experience political change in Morocco

During the course of the past several months, numerous countries of the Middle East and Northern Africa, including those of Tunisia and Egypt, have experienced sweeping and dramatic reforms.

Citizens took to the streets […]

Race as a Factor in College Admissions

Fifty years ago, Congress and federal regulators redefined how the nation would deal with blatant and latent racism. Two generations have passed. Today, more minority families have succeeded in careers once closed […]

Federal Agency Won’t Drop Restriction on Public Advocacy by Sea Grant Recipients

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has refused to amend a guide for Sea Grant extension agents to let them take stands on matters of public debate, frustrating environmentalists who had sought the change because […]

6 Steps to Beating the Shortage of Financial Aid for College Students

Did you know that only about 40 to 50 percent of college students will get some type of financial assistance in the form of grants and scholarships in 2011 and 2012? According to […]

Why You Shouldn’t Take Summer School

In elementary and high school, one would think those two words should be never be so close together. It seems though, that somewhere in the madness of college, students did a complete 180 […]