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Posted April 13, 2015 by

5 Ways Technology can Help you Do Well in Your College Science Classes

Woman on a laptop computer, working with a group of female university students of computer science, programming code

Woman on a laptop computer, working with a group of female university students of computer science, programming code. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This acronym is used by the U.S. Department of Education when developing policies that will increase U.S. global competitiveness in the field of technology development. It’s been said that science and technology are advancing at such a rapid rate that, as a college student, much of what you’re learning right now may be obsolete by the time you graduate. However, here are some ways that technology is helping students succeed in science classes today, as well as preparing them for the advances of the future. (more…)

Posted October 06, 2014 by

A State by State Look at Education in the United States

Even though education in the United States tends to be looked at on the whole, it is probably more fair to break it down by location to get a better idea of how students are doing in different parts of the country.  As a result, it may be easier to find answers to improve the quality of education students receive.  Here is a state by state look at education in the U.S. from the following infographic. (more…)

Posted May 12, 2014 by

What You Should Know About Finding the Best Online Accredited Colleges

Are you considering getting a college education online?  If the answer is yes, then it may be important to you to find one that has earned national recognition.  In the following infographic, learn what you should know when it comes to finding the best online accredited colleges. (more…)

Posted February 27, 2012 by

College Dropouts Lost $3.8 Billion in Income in 2011

College dropout t-shirtSixty-eight percent of those who dropped out of college in 2011 stated that they blamed financial circumstances and lack of time for dropping out. According to the Department of Education, only 50 percent of this year’s freshman will graduate within five years. As bad as that sounds, a staggering 59 percent of low-income students are expected to drop-out before earning their four-year degree and the disparity is growing between their rate and the 34 percent rate amongst high-income students.

Sheila Danzig, founder of TheDegree.com said, “Students need to take advantage of what is available to them to ensure that they have the best chance at successful career. Many can test out of courses over a summer break and take less time to complete a degree.” (more…)