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Five lessons I learned the hard way from the college application process
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Jul 22, 2016
“A college-bound freshman writes about how she navigated the admissions process, and what she learned along the way.”
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Why is Turkey cracking down on its educators?
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Jul 21, 2016
“Following last week’s military coup attempt, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is leading a sweeping crackdown on those suspected of involvement in the suppressed insurrection. Arrests, detentions, suspensions, and dismissals have already affected tens of thousands of military and government employees, reaching into the corners of the Turkish bureaucratic structure. The decision comes a day after more than 15,000 Ministry of Education teachers and staff were suspended, and the Higher Education Board called for the resignation of 1,577 university deans.”
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5 Tips for Finding Off-Campus Housing Overseas
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Jul 21, 2016
“Not all global universities offer dorms or other types of student housing like many U.S. schools do. For this and other reasons, students pursuing long-term international studies or international degree programs may have to fend for themselves when it comes to finding a place to live. Eve Binder, a U.S. student, had to find her own housing in the U.K. prior to starting a master's degree program at the University of Oxford.”
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12 Colleges That Have Produced the Most Astronauts
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Jul 21, 2016
“Before Astronaut School, There Was College”
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Turkish President Announces 3-Month State of Emergency After Failed Military Coup
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Jul 21, 2016
“Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency, less than a week after a failed military coup attempted to remove his government from power. The Board of Higher Education yesterday demanded the resignation of 1,577 deans from every university in the country, according to state-run Turkish media. The Ministry of Education also fired 15,200 teachers because of suspected ties to organizers of the coup, according to The AP.”
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Did your college mislead you about job prospects? It might become far easier to have your loans forgiven.
by Education
Jul 21, 2016
“Colleges should worry about a new rule that could lead to billions of dollars in college loan forgiveness.”
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