Archive for December, 2013

Strategies and Pointers For The Anxious Test Taker

Strategies and Pointers For The Anxious Test Taker

Test anxiety is an all too common problem for students of all ages. Even among students who have studied hard and know a subject matter inside out, the anxiety of not knowing what questions will be on a test, or concern that they may not answer all of the questions […]

by December 31, 2013 Comments are Disabled University
Chic Hints To Make A Job Interview Glide: Forewarned Is Forearmed

Chic Hints To Make A Job Interview Glide: Forewarned Is Forearmed

«One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation». Even if you are an exceptional specialist, have a great wealth of experience and good contacts with right people, have a mass of skills and knowledges – all this completely doesn’t mean that you will effortlessly […]

by December 26, 2013 Comments are Disabled General
Catholic Educators Protest $1M Gift Accepted By Church

Catholic Educators Protest $1M Gift Accepted By Church

The Catholic Church recently received a $1 million grant from a foundation that has ties to the Koch brothers, who have become quite famous for their libertarian views. The money was given to the Catholic University of America, and was protested by fifty different Catholic educators, saying that the acceptance […]

by December 25, 2013 Comments are Disabled Politics & Policies, University
UC Chancellor Will Become New CEO Of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

UC Chancellor Will Become New CEO Of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

A Chancellor at the University of California in San Francisco has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The New York Times reported that Susan Desmond-Hellman will become the new CEO of the Gates Foundation, one of the largest charitable organizations in […]

by December 25, 2013 Comments are Disabled Business
Kent State President Retiring, Planning On Forming Consulting Firm

Kent State President Retiring, Planning On Forming Consulting Firm

Lester Lefton, the Kent State University president who is retiring in six months, will be forming a consulting firm after he does. This was reported in the university newspaper, and will apparently be a consulting firm for higher education. The Daily Kent Stater reported that Lefton will start the LeftonGroup, […]

by December 25, 2013 Comments are Disabled University
The Most Popular Jobs In Texas

The Most Popular Jobs In Texas

Taking into account the challenges of the modern world, hardly anyone can survive comfortably without working for even a month. Just like a number of other parts of the world, the US economy also went through a slump in recent years and it is still recovering from the shocks of […]

by December 23, 2013 Comments are Disabled General
5 Ways Students Can Get Over Writer’s Block

5 Ways Students Can Get Over Writer’s Block

The insidious nature of writer’s block makes it a dangerous trap for students to fall into. It can strike anytime and often at the most inopportune moments. Getting out can be a challenge, especially when work is piling up. To blast your way out of writer’s block, try these five […]

by December 21, 2013 Comments are Disabled Online Schools
Top Engineering Firms for Valuable Internships

Top Engineering Firms for Valuable Internships

One problem many masters in electrical engineering online degree graduates have when finding a job is that they lack experience. But how can you get experience without a job? It seems like a vicious cycle. An internship either before or after graduation can help, though. Engineering internships are crucial both […]

by December 20, 2013 Comments are Disabled University
Should Higher Education Be Free?

Should Higher Education Be Free?

In the United States, the higher education system is largely dysfunctional and is plagued by low graduation rates. Worse, the cost of a college education has increased by over 400 percent since 1980, even after adjusting for inflation. Accumulated student debt from higher education has topped one trillion dollars and […]

by December 20, 2013 Comments are Disabled University
UMD Mascot Nearly Burned in Fire

UMD Mascot Nearly Burned in Fire

One of the traditions at the University of Maryland, College Park, is that students place things around the campus mascot for good luck. The mascot’s name is Testudo, and is a bronze statue that weighs approximately half a ton. Authorities say that sometime after midnight when one of the offerings […]

by December 20, 2013 Comments are Disabled University