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September 25 2017, 3:27PM PDT

Best 2008 Graduate Programs in Education

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 education as the best in the country:

  1. Teachers College, Columbia University (NY)
  2. Stanford University (CA)
  3. Harvard University (MA)
  4. Vanderbilt University (Peabody) (TN)
  5. University of California"Los Angeles
  6. University of Michigan"Ann Arbor
  7. Northwestern University (IL)
  8. University of California"Berkeley
  9. University of Washington
  10. University of Wisconsin"Madison

Their ranking consider many factors, including peer [Read More]

The Best Law Schools

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 law schools as the best in the country:

  1. Yale University (CT)
  2. Harvard University (MA)
  3. Stanford University (CA)
  4. New York University
  5. Columbia University (NY)
  6. University of Chicago
  7. University of Pennsylvania
  8. University of California"Berkeley
  9. University of Michigan"Ann Arbor
  10. Duke University (NC)

Their ranking consider many factors, including peer assessment score, assessment score by [Read More]

Review: ReadWriteThink.org

ReadThinkWrite.org was founded in 2002. It was developed by the Verizon Foundation in partnership with the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. ReadThinkWrite offers online resources and practice in the fields of reading, literacy, and language arts for both students and their teachers in kindergarten through 12th grade. All of the site's resources are available to students and educators completely free of charge.

One facet of ReadThinkWrite.org is focused on offering teaching resources and aids to educators [Read More]

Careers & Ideas: Summer Job Hunting

So you have earned your degree and graduated. Now what? You can spend the summer enjoying some time off, or you can proactively start looking for a job. A recent post offered some tips on why to stay on top of your job search during the summer.

Since we were in school, summer has been associated with vacations, lazy days and a small break from life. Because of this association, people often forget that's not how it works [Read More]

Grad Schools: Where to Apply

The hardest part of making the decision to pursue a graduate degree may be choosing what grad schools to apply to. Many grad schools are extremely competitive, and mediocre students may have a hard time getting in. At the same time, a graduate degree from a relatively unknown grad school can be a waste of money. For this reason, Samiha Esha posted this advice on selecting a grad school:

Apply somewhere where you'll be among the most qualified students in that [Read More]

How to Find the Best 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 [Read More]

Careers & Ideas: Best Places to Work?

Many college undergraduates today already have an idea about what kind of company they want to work for when they graduate. Some even have specific companies in mind before graduation. What make certain places more desireable? Company culture, stock option, salary, etc.

Business Week profiles some of the top 25 companies to work for.

Where is the best place to start your career? The answer, of course, depends in part on your goals, personality, and ambitions. Yet there's an elite [Read More]

Scholarships for Wounded Military

Capella University is offering special scholarship opportunities for men and women who were wounded serving their country.

To honor the sacrifices of our men and women in uniform, Capella University, an accredited online university and a leader in online education, is offering five $10,000 scholarships to service members wounded in Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom. Titled "Spirit of Capella Scholarships For Injured Service Members," the scholarships may be applied to any of Capella's online degree programs. [Read More]


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