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College Students Share Common App Tips, Tactics
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Jul 25, 2016
“College application season is always a busy time for high school students. Every school has its own specific set of application requirements, and every student has a different set of outside responsibilities. Luckily, The Common Application exists to help ease some of this stress, allowing students to use a standard application for most U.S. colleges and universities.”
Special Report: Students, teachers detail cheating in program owned by test giant ACT
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Jul 25, 2016
“Prepare for the ACT, America’s most popular college entrance exam. The program, known as the Global Assessment Certificate, also offers some students an advantage that isn’t advertised: At three different GAC centers, school officials and proctors ignored and were sometimes complicit in student cheating on the ACT, according to seven students interviewed by Reuters. The GAC program, which can cost students $10,000 a year or more, has emerged as one of many avenues in Asia used to exploit weaknesses in the U.S. college admissions process.”
Malcolm Gladwell: Get Angry at America’s Best Colleges
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Jul 24, 2016
“The bestselling author says American colleges do not do nearly as good a job at helping young people reach their potential as we would like to believe.”
Five lessons I learned the hard way from the college application process
by Education
Jul 22, 2016
“A college-bound freshman writes about how she navigated the admissions process, and what she learned along the way.”
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.”
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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