Paying for a college education is a daunting task for any family, and like finding the right college, finding the right scholarships requires time and effort. Parents can and should play an active role in helping their children secure these scholarships; students are often too busy to give the scholarship search the time it’s due […]
After the joy of acceptance wears off, the daunting reality of paying for your child’s college education sets in. For those lucky students who were admitted to highly selective colleges, the euphoria of being admitted can last a lifetime. Yet, if you’re a parent or guardian of these select few students, it is hard not […]
There is a definite hierarchy to America’s universities. It’s a pecking order where only a handful of “elite” schools lead the pack in being the most selective, having top faculty, large financial resources and pristine campus facilities. While this hierarchy has, to some extent, remained fairly stable over the last century, there have been a […]
Article by: Laura J. Miller Article provided by Next Step Magazine Q: I have no idea what I want to do for a major. Is that normal? (I’m in 11th grade.) What can I do to help me decide on picking a major? A: Do you know what the most popular freshman college major is? […]
The NCES recently revealed in their annual report card that for the first time in 19 years, overall fourth grade math scores have shown no improvement..
On my morning commute, I read the eSchool News article “Gates Foundation: Teachers trump class size”. “The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation… found the key to better education is not necessarily smaller schools but more effective teachers.” Small schools and effective teachers come hand in hand. There is a reciprocal relationship between good teachers and […]