Student Debt Burdens All Ages -- Seniors Included
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. After struggling with divorce, health problems and an underwater home mortgage, the 57-year-old anticipates there could come a day when her Social Security benefits will be docked to make the payments.
Amateurism and Intercollegiate Athletics
The alarm clock beeps, she rolls over, it's 5:30 a.m. At 6:00 a.m. the bus leaves to drive 30 minutes north to Oklahoma City. On board are 70 women on the University of Oklahoma's rowing roster. Forty-nine of these women receive no athletic scholarship for their participation. These student-athletes are the true modern amateur participants in college sports.
College first in the nation for these admissions
In what could be considered not only a unique marketing move for a brand-conscious college, but also a giant step forward in creating admissions equity for a more diverse population, Goucher College today has become the first college in the nation to create an application option requesting student-submitted videos as the decisive factor for admission.
How to Interpret a Job Posting
Job postings are the lingua franca of the job market. They are the way employers communicate with job seekers. All too often, however, the messages conveyed by those ads are one-sided and muddled by corporate jargon. So, how can you interpret the content of job postings to determine which openings are right for you?
Everything That You Say/Write Will Be Used Against You
In the three previous blog posts we discussed the purpose of resumes and cover letters. This post articulates the imperative that the job seeker spends countless hours laboring over them. The saying that "You only get one chance to make a first impression" certainly rings true in the job search process.
Social Media Campaign Publicizes Lifeline Law
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Students at 13 Indiana college campuses will receive social media messages about the state law that allows minors who have been drinking to report a medical emergency or a crime without getting in trouble.
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