October 16, 2012
Should your child take an unpaid internship? Sometimes it’s a difficult decision to make. Your student wants experience, but at what price does that come? This infographic from OnlineCollegeCourses.com brings to light some shocking facts about internships and can help you and your student make an informed choice.
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October 11, 2012
While in the USA we have been celebrating Halloween for years, in Latin America, it is just a new tradition that will need time to be acepted as a part of latin culture. Many latin holidays are based on the calendar and we present you some of the most popular ones:On November 2nd, Mexico, like many Latin American countries celebrates the Day of the Dead. Latin American people believe that death is a transition from one life to another. Therefore, the Day of the Dead in Mexico is not a morbid affair, rather a happy and colorful celebration.
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October 8, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS — The state’s higher education chief will launch a series of community-based events at eight locations across Indiana to encourage more Hoosiers to complete college degrees and technical programs. The tour will begin Wednesday in Jeffersonville and end Dec. 6 in Evansville.
Indiana ranks 40th nationally in the number of adults who have completed an educational program past high school.
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has established a goal of increasing the proportion of Hoosiers with a college credential — including one-year workforce certificates, two-year associate degrees and four-year bachelor’s degrees — to 60 percent of the state’s population by 2025.
“It is not an overstatement to say that Indiana’s future depends on the education level of our citizens,” said Commissioner Teresa Lubbers. “Incr
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September 21, 2012
The University of Rochester has announced that starting immediately they will be using a test flexible approach in undergraduate admissions.
What this means in practical terms is that you can still submit SAT or ACT scores if you wish. However, as an alternative, you can also now submit other types of test scores including SAT Subject Test scores, IB exam results, and AP exam scores.
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September 11, 2012
If your student is anything like most college students, he has a lot of stuff. How much is your student’s property worth? What if your student’s things were to be lost, stolen or damage? Could you afford to replace them? By downloading the College Parents of America Student Personal Property Checklist, you and your student can take inventory and make an estimate that can help you determine whether your student’s belongings need protection.
College Parents of America Checklist – Personal Property Inventory
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