Big corporations recruit from larger state colleges

September 26, 2010
Employers Favor State Schools for Hires By JENNIFER MERRITT from the Wall Street Journal U.S. companies largely favor graduates of big state universities over Ivy League and other elite liberal-arts schools when hiring to fill entry-level jobs, a Wall Street Journal study found. Jennifer Merritt discusses a new Wall Street Journal survey, which reveals recruiters […]

Employers Favor State Schools for Hires By JENNIFER MERRITT from the Wall Street Journal U.S. companies largely favor graduates of big state universities over Ivy League and other elite liberal-arts schools when hiring to fill entry-level jobs, a Wall Street Journal study found. Jennifer Merritt discusses a new Wall Street Journal survey, which reveals recruiters […]

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Does a college degree guarantee job security -WSJ

September 23, 2010
College Grads Expand Lead in Job Security By CONOR DOUGHERTY from the Wall Street Journal GARY, Ind.—Fifteen years after high school, the working lives of Tremell Sinclair and Phyllis Sellars have evolved very differently, largely because of a single decision. That decision has always shaped their economic prospects, but never more so than during the […]

College Grads Expand Lead in Job Security By CONOR DOUGHERTY from the Wall Street Journal GARY, Ind.—Fifteen years after high school, the working lives of Tremell Sinclair and Phyllis Sellars have evolved very differently, largely because of a single decision. That decision has always shaped their economic prospects, but never more so than during the […]

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College fair Phoenix, Scottsdale, Chandler

September 21, 2010
Phoenix Convention Center is host a college fair on September 26th Sunday. Fair Hours: Sunday, September 26, 2010 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (200 colleges will be in attendance.) Also on the same day is the Scottsdale College Fair in the evening, Sunday, September 26, 2010 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for […]

Phoenix Convention Center is host a college fair on September 26th Sunday. Fair Hours: Sunday, September 26, 2010 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (200 colleges will be in attendance.) Also on the same day is the Scottsdale College Fair in the evening, Sunday, September 26, 2010 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for […]

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Why an airline ticket is the same as college

September 21, 2010
The next time you are on an airplane, or see a commercial on TV for an airline, know that every passenger around you paid a different price for their seat. Some paid more, some paid less. College is no different.  In both cases, whether you’re buying an airline ticket or paying for college, the best and […]

The next time you are on an airplane, or see a commercial on TV for an airline, know that every passenger around you paid a different price for their seat. Some paid more, some paid less. College is no different.  In both cases, whether you’re buying an airline ticket or paying for college, the best and […]

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Expert reveals how to reduce what you pay for a college higher education.

September 20, 2010
Expert reveals how to reduce what you pay for a college higher education. Buy the best education for less than what you would be paying for second best or a third-rate college using closely guarded secrets the college financial aid department hopes you never discover. Do you want the best for your child but don’t […]

Expert reveals how to reduce what you pay for a college higher education. Buy the best education for less than what you would be paying for second best or a third-rate college using closely guarded secrets the college financial aid department hopes you never discover. Do you want the best for your child but don’t […]

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MTV prompts ads to promote finding financial aid ideas

September 16, 2010
Is this a marketing ploy or does the College Board and MTV really want to help find a solution? Here is an article by JACQUES STEINBERG a writer for the New York Times. MTV — Yes, MTV — Wants Your Financial Aid Ideas As the stern proctor of the hardly hip SAT exam, the College […]

Is this a marketing ploy or does the College Board and MTV really want to help find a solution? Here is an article by JACQUES STEINBERG a writer for the New York Times. MTV — Yes, MTV — Wants Your Financial Aid Ideas As the stern proctor of the hardly hip SAT exam, the College […]

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Eliminating a college based on the sticker price is bad advice

September 2, 2010
Eliminating a college based solely on the sticker price is just bad advice. The proper thing to do is position the parent’s assets and position the student so that they receive the most amount of aid. As an example, this last year one of my students who took my advice did extremely well. She applied […]

Eliminating a college based solely on the sticker price is just bad advice. The proper thing to do is position the parent’s assets and position the student so that they receive the most amount of aid. As an example, this last year one of my students who took my advice did extremely well. She applied […]

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what grade level is your writing?

August 30, 2010
Fear crept over the class room like an icy hand. The teacher’s lips moved but no sound could be heard as she wrote the assignment on the board. ‘Write an 800 word essay’. The groans of dissatisfaction were evident on every student in the class, save one. You. The kid with the ripped Misfits t-shirt […]

Fear crept over the class room like an icy hand. The teacher’s lips moved but no sound could be heard as she wrote the assignment on the board. ‘Write an 800 word essay’. The groans of dissatisfaction were evident on every student in the class, save one. You. The kid with the ripped Misfits t-shirt […]

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test anxiety, how to avoid it

August 27, 2010
With the new SAT and ACT test season quickly coming upon us, I found this information. A recent study showed 61% of students suffer from test anxiety. The SAT and ACT are *implied to carry so much weight that this unseen stress can jump on anyone’s back. To crack the SAT/ACT, become familiar with the […]

With the new SAT and ACT test season quickly coming upon us, I found this information. A recent study showed 61% of students suffer from test anxiety. The SAT and ACT are *implied to carry so much weight that this unseen stress can jump on anyone’s back. To crack the SAT/ACT, become familiar with the […]

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Is help on the way?

August 6, 2010
Financial Aid: Help Is on the Way Changes to big financial aid programs, including federal student loans and Pell grants, will make more students eligible and terms more attractive By Alison Damast Students taking out federal student loans will be confronted with a bevy of changes when they visit their school's financial aid office this […]

Financial Aid: Help Is on the Way Changes to big financial aid programs, including federal student loans and Pell grants, will make more students eligible and terms more attractive By Alison Damast Students taking out federal student loans will be confronted with a bevy of changes when they visit their school’s financial aid office this […]

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