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This week’s Learnist Top Ten feature is dedicated to planning for your future and getting you ready for college. From applications to graduation, it's here.
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There's a huge amount of competition for every spot in a college classroom. Here's a few tips for high school students to make sure they make the grade.
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Technology is breaking down the barriers between colleges and students. From current students to alumni, it's easier than ever to connect schools and students. But what about applicants? How are admissions offices around the world using tools like blogs to connect with applicants? Is it working? See for yourself.
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In a tight budget environment, institutions of higher education can potentially increase their revenues and enrich the educational experience by recruiting international students. However they are often constrained by the expense of setting up an active international office.
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Faced with exploding costs of processing ever increasing admissions paperwork, Boston College adopted a novel, Cloud-based approach. The school teamed up with a Boston-based SaaS provider, FolderWave to replace its manual, paper-based admissions system with an electronic folder-in-the-cloud solution. The results underscore the importance of delivering early success, and staying focused on business outcomes.
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The following is a guest post from Bob Burke, President of FolderWave,Inc, a cloud-based company offering products and services designed to significantly improve complex, high-volume time-dependent process and data ma...
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As tuition and fees continue to skyrocket for all universities, in-state options with “discounted” price tags seem all the more appealing to residents feeling strapped for cash.
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The allure of a high-paying and respected job has been a big reason many people go to law school. But what if the higher salaries are getting fewer and far between? What if the respect earned by attaining a law degree...
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Hoping to take some of the mystery and anxiety out of college admissions, AdmissionSplash, a new Facebook app might be the dose of reality college applicants need. The app basically rates your chances of being accepte...
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I'd like to talk about how we conduct ourselves--all of us. In person, on Facebook, when anonymously posting on blogs, through e-mails, text messages, and every other way that we communicate.
As an attorney, your reputation is your most important asset. They told this to me at my law school orientation in 1996 and it's still true. Who will refer cases to the know-it-all in class? Who will tell you about a job opening at their firm if you're known to be an egomaniac, a jerk or are dishonest or lazy?
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Whether or not you have been to / are in / are considering applying to law school, this is funny. The dialogue is offered in a computer-y monotone that offers little inflection and even less sensitivity. Trust me, ...
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College applications aren't easy. There's a host of stressful sections that you must fill out and agonize over. From the essay (don't sound like everyone else!) to your transcripts (let's hope they don't see that B-!)...
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We suspect this may happen at many schools around the country, but a new report by the Daily Princetonian is shedding some light on how schools fill out the target demographic requirements for an incoming class. Here'...
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It's been a whirlwind day for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, former dean of Harvard Law School. The school's campus was buzzing as staff, faculty, and students met to watch Elena's nomination by President Obama on...