College Readiness

By Mr. Fatta | Graduation may seem to be far in the future but it will be here before you know it. Benjamin Franklin said, “If you are failing to plan, you are planning to fail.” Although the process of searching for and applying to colleges may seem daunting at first, if you start early and dedicate a little time each day and week it will become easier and more rewarding in the end.

The Best Colleges for Your Money

Move over, Ivy League. Schools in our "Paycheck League" offer you the best odds of real-world success.<p>Thirty years ago, when the cost of sending a …

Education

The 8 best IT jobs for new college grads and other tips on landing a job in tech

The brutal job interview processes at great tech companies like Google and Facebook are legendary.<p>So, if you are a new college grad, it may comfort you to know that landing a great job in tech, and negotiating a salary, might be easier than you think.<p>IT consultant and IT staffing provider …

College & University

New York Becomes Only State to Offer Free Four-Year College

New York will be the only state in the country to offer universal public college tuition coverage for working- and middle-class residents after the program was included in the budget package approved Sunday night.<p>The state's Excelsior Scholarship program will be rolled out in tiers over the next …

How to Get Accepted to Vet School

As most aspiring vets are aware, there are only 28 veterinary schools accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association in the U.S. and …

A West Virginia teen taught himself how to build a rapping AI using Kanye West lyrics

Robbie Barrat started building AI on a bet.<p>His high school programming club was arguing about whether artificial intelligence could ever accomplish tasks better than humans. Barrat thought the answer was obvious. A few of his peers, however, weren’t so easily convinced and asked for proof by the …

I graduated from Harvard without debt — here are my 7 best tips to score a full ride college scholarship

The cost of attending a private university, like Harvard, has increased by 13% in the past five years.<p>Because I had a lot of demonstrated need, sought outside scholarships, and worked during college, I was able to graduate from Harvard completely debt-free.<p>Even if you don’t have demonstrated need, …

Students

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method<p>Teaching children according to their individual “learning style” does not achieve better results and should be ditched by schools in favour of evidence-based practice, according to …

Nearly 40,000 people applied to Harvard this year — experts say it's harder than ever to get into elite schools

Harvard College received 39,494 applications for the Class of 2021.<p>That's the most applications in the history of the school.<p>The ever-increasing number of applicants at elite schools elicits the question of whether it's more difficult to get into elite schools today than ever before.<p>Former Ivy …

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How to Pay for College Without Lots of Debt

With some planning, it is possible to pay for a college education without putting yourself behind the eight ball and piling up debt.<p>Getting a …

One of the largest jobs companies in the world reveals how robots are going to change employment forever

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND — ManpowerGroup, one of the world's largest jobs companies, released a report detailing how the technological revolution is going to change the employment market forever.<p>The company released the report, entitled "The Skills Revolution," on conjunction with the World Economic …

Intelligence

6 in-demand skills you can learn online

In the days of yore, skill acquisition and dissemination were limited to certain geographical locations because of the low level of technological know-how.<p>However, the advent of sophisticated technology — which propelled the development of many apps, software and social media — has made skills and …

Learning
Students

The Gaps in New York's Free-College Plan

Critics worry that the students who need the most help might be among the least likely to receive it.<p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced plans to provide free tuition at the state’s public two- and four-year colleges to residents making up to $125,000. Standing next to former …

U.S. News names top online bachelor's and graduate programs

If you want to earn a bachelor’s without ever leaving the house, you could do much worse than Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.<p>The latest college rankings from <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> put the Daytona Beach, Fla.-based school at the top of its 2017 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The …

Trump Just Lied About GM. Their Response Is Perfect

Today, Donald Trump decided to boost his “tough on corporations!” image by – of course – taking cheap potshots from Twitter at multinational …

Is Free College Really Free?

"Free" is a word with a powerful appeal. And in the past year or so it has been tossed around a lot, followed by another word: "college."<p>Both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton spent a lot of time talking about free tuition. And this week, the promise has been taken up by one of the largest public …

Higher Education

A Debt-Free College State of Mind

Tom Stiglich/Creators Syndicate<p>Dana Summers/Tribune Content Agency<p>Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate<p>Scott Stantis/Tribune Content Agency<p>Steve …

What The People Who Read Your College Application Really Think

Time to get together the transcripts and the test scores and put the final touches on those personal essays. It's college application season, again.<p>To a lot of students, the process seems wrapped in a shroud of mystery. What exactly happens when you send your application out into the unknown only …

Education

Which Is Better for Your Career - College or a Coding Bootcamp?

<i>How is a BS in CS from a big name CS university (Berkeley, Stanford, CMU, UIUC) different from a intense coding bootcamp training? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Abhinav Sharma, Product</b> …

Computer Science

NOBEL ECONOMIST: 'I don’t think globalisation is anywhere near the threat that robots are'

A Nobel Prize-winning economist has warned that the rise in robotics and automation could destroy millions of jobs across the world.<p>Angus Deaton, who won the Nobel Prize last year for his work on health, wealth, and inequality, told the Financial Times he believes robots are a much greater threat …

Economics

91 Great Colleges That Give Every Freshman a Scholarship

All offer more than $10,000.<p>Name<p>Rank<p>City<p>State<p>Avg. freshman grant (2013-14)<p>Cost of attendance (2015-16)<p>Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and …

Early Childhood Education

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Treat student loan defaulters like tax evaders, says think tank

Foreign students who do not repay loans should be arrested as the public will get back £22 for every £1 spent on prosecution, a leading think tank has suggested.<p>Researchers have suggested millions of pounds that come out taxpayers’ pockets could be clawed back by detaining loan fraudsters at the …

Students

9 appearance mistakes that could be holding you back at work

You do your job well, you add value to your team, and you contribute to the company's bottom line — and yet, you haven't been promoted in years.<p>Can't figure out why?<p>Well, it turns out that your professional success doesn't depend entirely on your work ethic and performance.<p>A survey from …

Clothing

Coding Bootcamps - The Best of 2017

Choosing a code school can be difficult, even overwhelming. But don’t worry, we’ve got your back and narrowed it down to the top 33 bootcamps in the …

Programming, Data Science, Coding Courses at Galvanize

Where our Graduates Work<p>After leaving Galvanize, our students go on to work at some of the most exciting and innovative tech companies all across the …

23 Colleges Abroad That Are Cheaper Than US Schools

You can save money on college tuition and see the world at these many beautiful college campuses abroad.<p>College costs are a big barrier for many …