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In Face of Failing Financial Model, What's a College to Do?

BY BRIAN C. MITCHELL

There is a basic, fundamental truth about the American college or university operating model: It doesn’t work.

In the second half of the 20th century, America’s colleges and universities moved toward a similar operating model, depending upon their size, purpose, and funding source. 857 more words

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JTC Singapore Government Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students, 2017 Application Deadline 31 March 2017.

JTC awards scholarships to outstanding individuals to pursue undergraduate programme at overseas and local universities in USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan, China and Singapore. International students are eligible to apply for these scholarships. 60 more words

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James Cook University, Austrialia Commonwealth Scholarships 2017 Deadlines: Round 2: opens 1 December 2016 closes 28 February 2017 Round 3: opens 1 April 2017 closes 31 July 2017

James Cook University invites you to apply for Commonwealth Scholarships tenable in their institution.  The scholarship provides eligible Indigenous higher education students with the general costs of study and support, and for those who have had to move from a regional or remote area in order to study. 98 more words

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International Admissions Scholarship for Undergraduates at University of Buffalo in USA, 2017 Deadlines: 1 February, 15 March and 15 April 2017

The University of Buffalo is offering undergraduate International Admissions Scholarship to qualified international freshmen for the academic year 2017-2018. Scholarship awards vary from $2,000–$10,000 per academic year and are renewable for up to four years with good academic standing. 64 more words

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Five Tips for Sight Reading

For some reason, sight reading is often perceived as the most onerous part of upper-level language courses. In fact, many students aren’t exposed to it until graduate school (or never!). 1,333 more words

Pauline Graham Scholarship for African Women at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in UK, 2017 - Deadline 26 April 2017.

Pauline Graham Scholarships is meant for African Women to pursue undergraduate (BSc) degree programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a world-class centre for its concentration of teaching and research across the full range of the social, political and economic sciences. 196 more words

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Snakes and Ladders as a Seminar Task

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Each year I teach an undergraduate module on The Victorians, which is intended as an introduction to the social and cultural history of the period. 307 more words

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