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Florida making moves towards flat-rate tuition in college

November 30,2010 by: Susan Edmondson

Florida is planning to make changes in college tuitions, but so far, only the University of Florida is showing interest in allowing this change to take place. The public universities are now given a chance to switch to flat-rate tuitions. This means that, regardless of how many courses a student takes, the tuition rate is flat instead of credit hour charge. The University of Central Florida and the Florida Atlantic University have no tactics of making this huge switch at anytime, according to their school officials. They need more time to plan this out and the chances of getting enough … (more) November 30, 2010

Collegeweeklive unveils college fair

November 29,2010 by: Susan Edmondson

CollegeWeekLive’s FALL college fair online in Connecticut expects about 50,000 students in high school to attend from Wednesday to Thursday at 9 o’clock in the morning up until 10 o’clock in the evening. The great thing about the fair is that it is free and the students get to choose from above 300 college or university websites to visit. They can communicate with admissions staff thru chat and even financial aid staff to gather information and advice regarding their respective schools. They can also chat with students from their preferred colleges or universities. Hartford’s Academy of Engineering and Green Technology … (more) November 29, 2010

Tennessee received $1.7m award for financial education for college access and success

November 28,2010 by: Susan Edmondson

The state Department of Education has recently released funds amounting to $1 million for the College Access and Success program. This grant is for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the finance instructional and teaching materials for middle school and high school. This program is intended to assess the students in order to improve their performance for them to be qualified for the federal student aid, and be able to get into college. Here, new approaches will be implemented to train students how to create and investment in higher education, and to prepare financial decisions. School districts were challenged to … (more) November 28, 2010

Dr. Patricia Fioriello Unveils 18 Ways for Parents to Deal High School Years

November 27,2010 by: Susan Edmondson

Many parents have a dilemma with their teen age daughter or son. These parents are some called to the principal’s office a little bit more frequent than other parents. People go through different stages when going to school and being with other people. These changes that occur in kids are things that make life stressful for a mom or both parents. Teen age years has always been known as a stormy years and this is when the attention and understanding of parents are badly needed. Parents need to spend quality time eventhough they are busy at work they need to … (more) November 27, 2010

Department of education orders online universities to provide job placement to graduates

November 26,2010 by: Susan Edmondson

By year 2011, for-profit schools, together with the biggest online universities like Kaplan University, University of Phoenix and Strayer University, shall provide job placement to incoming students and applicants, as ordered by the Department of Education. This is one of goals of the government which will be imposed to for-profits schools which start on July1, 2011. This ruling shall help students make good career decisions and thus be able to be motivated in their studies whether it be associate or degree courses. Students will also benefit from what they pay for and that they can be fully prepared to acquire … (more) November 26, 2010