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December 17 2017, 3:06PM PST

Finding an Accredited Online College

When you're shopping for an online school, there are a few things you'll want to keep in mind in order to find the best online college for you. Here are some tips on how to find the best online college:

Look for Schools with Accreditation

In the U.S., there are six main college accrediting agencies: Middle States, New England, North Central, Northwest, Southern, and Western. When you looking for a school's accreditation, make sure that they list one of these [Read More]

How to Get Online College Scholarships

A scholarship is a form of financial aid that is awarded to a student based on certain qualities such as financial need, educational merit, involvement in community service, or membership in a certain group. However, each scholarship will have its own specific requirements. Scholarships vary in amount and do not have to be repaid. Often, students are required to submit certain things in order to be considered for a scholarship, including an application, FAFSA results, and an essay.

There [Read More]

The ET-List is Started - Education & Teacher Bloggers List.

Okay Education/Teacher bloggers, it's time to get known. I have to say that I hate this kind of game but since it could be helpful for everyone especially teachers, why not? The goal is simple, I want my favorite education/teacher blogs to be discovered by a maximum of people from the education space.
ET-List stands for Education/Teacher list. This concept have been used in the past with the Z-List. This time, it's up to education and teacher bloggers [Read More]

Website Offers Free College Admissions Counseling

College admission counselors help students decide on what colleges to apply to by considering their grades, their involvement in extracurricular activities, and their desires for their education. Hiring the services of a college admissions counselor can be costly, as much as $6,500 for the process. However, the American Educational Guidance Center is offering free college admissions counseling, until August 15th, to the first 300 students who request it. According to North Texas e-News:

There is just one catch. Students must agree [Read More]

Top Ten Part-Time MBA Programs

If you're looking to enroll in a part-time MBA program, then you may be interested in these rankings of the top ten part-time MBA programs from MBA Admission:

  1. University of Chicago
  2. NYU (Stern)
  3. Northwestern (Kellogg)
  4. UCLA (Anderson)
  5. Michigan
  6. Berkeley (Haas)
  7. USC (Marshall)
  8. DePaul
  9. Maryland (Smith)
  10. Babson

The following things were considered to determine these rankings: opinions of individuals from top MBA reporting firms, opinions of graduates of the program, recruiter perspectives, incoming student qualifications, [Read More]

Website Ranks Online Degrees by Cost

GetEducated.com has recently released their annual affordability rankings of online colleges that offer degrees in the social sciences, psychology, and human services. Their results rate 26 accredited online universities on the cost of their master's degree courses. According to PRWeb:

West Virginia University ranks number one on GetEducated.com's Best Buy list for their distance master's in rehabilitation counseling management. State residents will pay a remarkably low rate of about $2,500 for the entire master's while non-residents can expect to pay significantly [Read More]

Best 2008 Graduate MBA programs

Every year, U.S. News and World Report ranks the best grad schools in 10 different fields of study. Their 2008 report ranks the following ten graduate schools in business as the best in the country:

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)
  • Northwestern University (Kellogg) (IL)
  • University of Chicago
  • Dartmouth College (Tuck) (NH)
  • University of California"Berkeley (Haas)
  • Columbia University (NY)
  • New York University (Stern)

Their ranking consider many factors, including [Read More]

Choosing an Online School

Administrators at Virginia College have recently released a set of guidelines that students should abide by whenever they're choosing an online college. According to openPR.com:

Make sure the school is accredited by a reputable government agency. While many schools will tout their accreditation, the agencies aren't all created equal. Schools that offer Federal Title IV financial aid, including student loans and Pell grants, are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

The best online schools will have admissions counselors available to help [Read More]


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