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College Programs for Teaching and Education

By Becca Huntting on Tue, May 07, 2013 @ 03:02 PM

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!  

While we celebrate teachers’ hard work all year long, teacher appreciation week is a special time to recognize educators going above and beyond. Teaching is a difficult, but extremely rewarding profession. Many colleges allow students to major in education and work towards a teacher’s certificate so that they may start a career in teaching right after graduation.  

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Weekly College News Roundup, April 29-May 3

By Becca Huntting on Fri, May 03, 2013 @ 10:22 AM

NCAA Reserves Two New Recruiting Rules, Duke Faculty Vote Against New Online Course Initiative

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:    

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What’s Your “AP”titude?

By Becca Huntting on Wed, May 01, 2013 @ 10:53 AM

How to Prepare For and Conquer Your AP Exams Without Going Crazy!  

AP exams are fast approaching, and high school students across the country are preparing for these college credit-bearing tests. Taking multiple AP exams, having AP exams on top of other finals, or just balancing your study schedule with daily life can be a challenge, especially if you’re feeling the end of the year burnout coming on fast.  

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Weekly College News Roundup, April 22-26

By Becca Huntting on Fri, Apr 26, 2013 @ 09:43 AM

Cooper Union Will Charge Tuition For First Time in History, STEM Students in US May Actually Be in Surplus  

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:   

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Colleges That Celebrate Earth Day

By Becca Huntting on Mon, Apr 22, 2013 @ 04:58 PM

These Campuses Hold Special Events to Celebrate Going Green

Earth Day inspires students and schools to take initiative and help the environment. Some schools use Earth Day as a time to spread awareness and aid the effort to go green by hosting week-long events, fairs, and fundraisers.  

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Weekly College News Roundup, April 15-19

By Becca Huntting on Fri, Apr 19, 2013 @ 10:19 AM

Schools Across the Country Raise Money for Families of Boston Marathon Victims, Corporations Offer Credit-bearing Courses for Employees  

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:  

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Giving Back in College

By Becca Huntting on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 @ 10:39 AM

Schools With Service Learning Programs

While community service is required during the admissions process, does not need to stop for students when they attend college. In addition to individual service projects and organized days when student bodies volunteer in their communities, some schools incorporate service learning into the core curriculum. Service learning usually encompasses classroom discussions and lectures that are conducted simultaneously with hands-on projects so that students are able to directly apply new knowledge to helping their communities. Students who are passionate about community service should consider finding a school with a pre-established program that weaves service learning in with other core classes.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, April 8-12

By Becca Huntting on Fri, Apr 12, 2013 @ 11:53 AM

UNC Expected To Announce School's First Female Chancellor, Louisville Wins NCAA Championship

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week: 

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Researchers Find Mindful Meditation May Increase Test Scores

By Becca Huntting on Mon, Apr 08, 2013 @ 02:53 PM

Mindful Meditation Helping Students Focus, Test Better

In addition to decreasing stress and increasing focus, new research from the University of California-Santa Barbara suggests that mindful meditation may also help students increase test scores and retain information better.  

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, April 1-5

By Becca Huntting on Fri, Apr 05, 2013 @ 10:17 AM

Rutgers Fires Basketball Coach After Tapes Reveal Verbal and Physical Abuse, Ivy League Acceptance Rates Hit Record-Lows

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:  

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