Pell Grants the Real Barrier between Poor Families and College Educations

Pell Grants the Real Barrier between Poor Families and College Educations

Recently, both Slate and the New York Times ran pieces criticizing the Pell Grant program as being “not nearly enough to cover college costs for any of its recipients”, making it “impossible for [students] to graduate on time.”
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Program Encourages Native American Students to Enroll at South Dakota Colleges

Program Encourages Native American Students to Enroll at South Dakota Colleges

Minorities are unfortunately still being marginalized, but a new program started by the South Dakota Board of Regents has been started to help Native Americans become university students.
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How to Manage Stress During Exam Week

How to Manage Stress During Exam Week

With exams just around the corner, managing stress is one of the most important ingredients in doing well. Here are the top tips for getting by.
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Cheating in University

Cheating in University

Recent surveys have shown that upwards of a quarter of students in college are cheating, causing the education system to lag behind in catching them.
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U.S. Colleges Butting Out On Smoking

U.S. Colleges Butting Out On Smoking

On the third Thursday of November each year, the American Cancer Society hosts “The Great American Smokeout” (GAS). And now, colleges and universities across the country are kicking in with their own efforts.
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Using Athletics to Pay for Your Degree

Using Athletics to Pay for Your Degree

If you’re on of the thousands of student-athletes attending college, you already know that sport can be a handy way to help pay for your degree
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Giving a Voice to the Silent

Giving a Voice to the Silent

Mental illness is on the rise in college students, with at first two possible reasons: there’s actually no rise from the previous generation, just an increased awareness of it; or, to put it colloquially, there’s “something in the water.”
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Path to Professionalism

Path to Professionalism

When people think of law or med school, common responses to “What undergraduate degree is best?” are prelaw and the sciences, but that’s not always the case.
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Foreign Students at American Schools at an All-Time High

Foreign Students at American Schools at an All-Time High

For decades, foreign students have viewed getting their degree at an American college as a ticket to success. But what does it mean for the American education system?
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Is Changing Your Degree or Major a Good Idea?

Is Changing Your Degree or Major a Good Idea?

Sometimes, what looks like the worst-case scenario in college happens: you’re halfway done, and realize you’re in the wrong program. Do you switch, or keep going and finish?
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