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Sallie Mae + the Military

As graduation nears, more and more students are not thinking about where they will be after graduation, but how they will pay back their loans. This week alone I’ve received three emails from loan companies and an e-mail from the Ithaca College financial aid office reminding me about my loan exit counseling. 244 more words

Mobile + Social Media Journalism

Adaptive Strategic Thinkers

After exploring the Six Habits of True Strategic Thinkers outlined by Paul Schoemaker, I can’t help but consider the challenges facing brick and mortar universities and how we might use such an approach to meet the challenges ahead.   456 more words

Technology And Learning

Did Brandeis Abandon its Commitment to Debate and Reason?

Jon Zimmerman is a colleague of mine at New York University and a fellow historian of education. He uses his deep knowledge of history to write on many topics. 802 more words

Higher Education

I’ve “got the facts” and I still demand we scrap fees!

“Get the Facts: Student Finance” is a “factsheet” that has recently popped up on the Liberal Democrat website. Upon seeing it I was incredibly angry. I understand why my party is trying it’s best to confront and justify our position, but the way in which it does so infuriates me. 2,647 more words

A new beginning - first year students

Being a first year student can be very stressful: new place, new people, new expectations, new life. There’s nothing we can do to help students with some of these issues – it’s just part of starting university. 211 more words


E-textbooks Continue to Rise Within Higher Education

By Nora Tarabishi, Bloc Reporter

In college, textbooks can be a nightmare.

They can be expensive, annoyingly large and heavy.

The rising popularity of e-textbooks, otherwise known as digital textbooks, pose numerous advantages and disadvantages. 419 more words


MFA in Creative Nonfiction

Well, looks like my social life will be nonexistent come August with working full time and now this. Could not be happier!