Do You Want the School that Waitlisted You?

Robyn Tellefsen | June 4, 2013

college admissions waiting list

If you’re a fan of clear-cut, black-and-white decisions, getting a college waitlist letter probably ranks low on the list of things that make you happy. But more and more colleges are using making use of the dreaded limbo list. According to the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) 2011 Admission Trends Survey, nearly 45 percent of colleges use waitlists.

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10 Interesting College Commencement Speakers

Lori Johnston | May 31, 2013

Grads hear from President Obama, Oprah, the Dalai Lama, and more during commencement.

It’s a great year to be a grad. At commencement ceremonies across the country, celebrating graduates will sit back and hear from some of our country’s most powerful — and popular — people.

From President Obama to the founder of Twitter (read more on our MyEducation blog) to actresses, actors, authors, and athletes, the star-studded lineup of speakers commencement a hot ticket for some folks. Some schools are providing live streams of the speeches, too.

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Start College With These “A’s” Up Your Sleeve

Robyn Tellefsen | January 29, 2013

getting an A

If going back to school is on your to-do list this year, you’re not alone. Research by Franklin Covey indicates that education has been a growing resolution among adult Americans over the past decade, and is one of the top resolutions for 2013. If you want to make your back-to-school resolution a reality this year, start by taking some A+ advice compiled by experts at Brandman University, a private, nonprofit university providing on-campus programs throughout California and Washington, and online degree programs across the United States.

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How Liberal Arts Majors Can Get Ahead

Robyn Tellefsen | January 9, 2013

liberal arts majors jobs

If you just earned your bachelor’s degree in comparative literature and you’re finding slim pickings in the job department, don’t despair. There are steps you can take to become more attractive to employers.

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