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There are two areas where students can need help with their schoolwork: help with specific subjects and help with study skills. The learning center at your school has resources for both. Community College of Philadelphia, for instance, has tutoring ava
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Wake up -- it might improve your G.P.A.! A recent study shows that students who drag themselves out of bed to get to an early class actually have better grades. Two psychology professors at St. Lawrence University in New York surveyed about 253 studen
With the new semester soon approaching, millions of student around the United States are registering for their next semester's classes. Which means it's time, once again, for students to spend hours scouring RateMyProfessors.com. The site en
If you're still scratching your head over what the Occupy Wall Street movement is really all about, you're in luck -- NYU plans to offer a course breaking down the protest and its impact on society. From the beginning, the Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Co
Columbia University joins NYU as the second New York City college to offer a course about the Occupy Wall Street movement. Upperclass and grad students can enroll in the class beginning next semester, according to the New York Post.
Dr. Hannah Appel, a f
Just over a week after a Columbia University professor announced she would be teaching a course on the Occupy Wall Street movement, the school says it will not be offering any such class.
Elizabeth Povinelli, chair of Columbia's anthropology department,
A student at Oakland University was suspended after turning in a journal for a writing class that held his explicit thoughts about his female professors. According to Inside Higher Education, Joseph Corlett had several entries that described the physica
Five prestigious U.S. universities will create free online courses for students worldwide through a new, interactive education platform dubbed Coursera, the founders announced Wednesday.
The two founders, both professors of computer science at Stanford
In defense of the trimester ... Stuart J. Lipper is the dean of the graduate school of business administration at Fordham University in New York City. How did Fordham arrive at a trimester system? The MBA has always been the largest master's program