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Tom Harkin Looks to Steal Pell Grant Money to Give to Student Loan Contractors

It’s a good thing this waste of human flesh is finally leaving the Senate after decades of living on the backs of the American people. (Thanks for the that, by the way, Iowa…) How does this dirtbag celebrate his retirement? 184 more words


Scholarship: National SMART Grant

The National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant, also known as the National Smart Grant is available during the third and fourth years of undergraduate study to full-time students who are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant and who are majoring in physical, life, or computer sciences, mathematics, technology, or engineering or in a foreign language determined critical to national security. 139 more words


Student Blog: The Jordan Experience

Ever wondered what it would be like to sail across the sandy deserts of Arabia on the “Ships of the Desert” – or what you and I would call camels? 109 more words

Study Abroad

The New College.

Outside of volunteering to teach reading and the GED in homeless shelters, my most fulfilling teaching experience was SAT-preparation at a private center in an affluent Chicago suburb. 1,633 more words


Midterm Election Results and Higher Ed Implications

I didn’t catch  all of the post-election press conferences last week (kind of busy dotting i’s and crossing t’s on college applications and early action CSS Profiles right now). 1,298 more words